• BNP-Jamaat out to oust govt: Hasina

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has alleged that the BNP-Jamaat nexus has joined hands with Israel to oust her government as the two parties are working against the country and Islam.

  • BNP, Jamaat joined hands with Israel to oust govt: PM

    BNP-Jamaat nexus has joined hands with Israel to oust her government, as they are working against the country and Islam, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina alleges. "The truth can never be suppressed...the BNP-Jamaat clique has joined hands with those who are frequently killing children and women in Palestine," she says.

  • Turkish envoy leaves Dhaka amid reports of withdrawal

    Turkish envoy to Bangladesh leaves Dhaka amid media reports that he has been withdrawn in response to the execution of top war criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami.

  • Nizami buried in Pabna

    Executed Jamaat ameer Motiur Rahman Nizami is buried at his village home in Santhia upazila in Pabna. Relatives and a few locals attended his namaz-e-janaza held at a madrasa at Monmothpur before he was buried around 7:15am.

  • Govt ready to execute Nizami: Home minister

    Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan says the government is fully prepared to execute the death sentence of convicted war criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami.

  • Verdict read out to Nizami

    Hours after Supreme Court released its full verdict dismissing condemned war criminal Nizami’s review plea, authorities of Dhaka jail, where he had been kept, reads out the verdict to him.

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    Nizami shifted to Dhaka jail

    Death row war criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami has been shifted to Dhaka Central Jail from a Kashimpur jail in Gazipur. The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed the Jamaat-e-Islami chief's petition for reviewing its verdict that upheld his death penalty awarded by the International Crimes Tribunal-1 in 2014.

  • Stop interfering in internal issues, Dhaka tells Islamabad

    Reacting to Pakistan's expression of concern over the dismissal of Jamaat chief Motiur Rahman Nizami's review plea against death sentence in war crimes trial, State Minister for Foreign Affairs Shahriar Alam urges Islamabad not to interfere in Bangladesh’s internal affairs.

  • 24-hr hartal underway, Jamaat man held

    An alleged activist of Jamaat-e-Islami was detained while trying to bring out a procession in Dhaka during the party-enforced 24-hour countrywide hartal.

  • NO to war criminal NIZAMI'S plea

    The legal battle in the war crimes case against Motiur Rahman Nizami has finally drawn to a close after 69 long months. The man, who led the ruthless militia Al-Badr in the massacre of Bangalees including intellectuals and professionals during the 1971 Liberation War, has now only one option left -- seeking presidential clemency by confessing to the crimes he committed during the nine-month war.

  • HSC exams rescheduled for hartal

    The government reschedules the Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and its equivalent examinations scheduled for Sunday due to the 24-hour hartal called by Jamaat-e-Islami.

  • Those who conspired to kill Joy won’t be spared: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina vows to bring to justice those who conspired both at home and abroad to abduct and kill her son Sajeeb Wazed Joy in the USA.

  • Create more scope for poor’s education: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina stresses for taking more initiatives so that the country’s poor and meritorious students have a greater access to education.

  • Jamaat calls hartal today

    The Jamaat-e-Islami yesterday called for a dawn-to-dusk “peaceful” hartal for today to protest “the conspiracy against Islam's status as the state religion in the constitution”.

  • Jamaat ready to take new name

    The Jamaat-e-Islami has almost finalised its move to reappear under a new name without words like “Islam or Muslim” if the party is banned for 1971 war crimes.

  • Jamaat calls countrywide hartal tomorrow

    Jamaat-e-Islami calls nationwide dawn-to-dusk hartal tomorrow alleging that move is on to abandon Islam as state religion.

  • Jamaat hartal ends peacefully

    The daylong countrywide hartal (shutdown) sponsored by the Jamaat-e-Islami ended without reports of any significant occurrence anywhere in Bangladesh. In Dhaka metropolitan, despite a marginally thinner traffic, all public and private transport services are plying the streets as usual.

  • BGB deployed in Dhaka

    A total of 14 platoons Border Guard Bangladesh members have been deployed in Dhaka city to avert any untoward incident ahead of Jamaat enforced tomorrow’s hartal.

  • War trial: Mir Quasem’s verdict tomorrow

    All eyes are on the Supreme Court, which is set to deliver the verdict tomorrow on the appeal filed by war criminal Mir Quasem Ali challenging his death penalty amid comments from different persons including two ministers on the chief justice.

  • Don't recruit 'Jamaat-Shibir terrorists'

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday asked the authorities concerned to stay alert so that the Jamaat-Shibir activists and those involved in terrorist and militant activities could not be recruited in the police force.

  • Latif blames designer for distortion of Bangabandhu’s image

    Ruling Awami League lawmaker MA Latif blames designers for distorting the portrait of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

  • 15 Jamaat, BNP men get life term

    A Rajshahi tribunal yesterday awarded life-term imprisonments to 15 leaders and activists of Islami Chhatra Shibir, Jamaat-e-Islami,

  • War trial: Hearing on Mir Quasem plea deferred

    The Supreme Court defers for a week the hearing on the appeal filed by war criminal Mir Quasem Ali challenging his death penalty.

  • Mir Quasem’s appeal hearing begins tomorrow

    The Supreme Court will start hearing tomorrow on an appeal challenging death penalty of war criminal and Jamaat-e-Islami leader Mir Quasem Ali for his crimes against humanity.

  • An unrepentant Jamaat

    The Supreme Court has upheld the death penalty awarded to Matiur Rahman Nizami by International Crimes Tribunal-1 in 2014.

  • Jamaat hartal: Normal life in Dhaka, elsewhere

    Jamaat’s dawn-to-dusk hartal protesting death penalty of its chief and war criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami is underway across the country without any difference. There is no report of any untoward incident anywhere in Dhaka or other parts of the country when this report was last filed.

  • ‘Execution after disposal of review, if Nizami files’

    Jamaat-e-Islami leader Motiur Rahman Nizami’s execution will be carried out after the disposal of review, if he files it, says Attorney General Mahbubey Alam.

  • 5 ‘Jamaat men’ held in Dhaka with Tk 1.5 crore

    Law enforcers detain five persons including a central leader of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami with around Tk 1.5 crore in Banasri area of Dhaka.

  • It's not enough

    It was a long battle of a father.

  • AG for upholding Nizami’s death penalty

    Attorney General Mahbubey Alam prays to the Supreme Court to uphold the death sentence of war criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami for his crimes against humanity during the country’s Liberation war in 1971.

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