• ‘Today’s verdict dedicated to Jahanara Imam’

    The prosecution has dedicates a war crimes tribunal’s verdict, which handed death to four Kishoreganj Razakars, to Shaheed Janani Jahanara Imam.

  • Tangail tailor killing: 3 placed on 6-day remand

    A Tangail Court grants six-day remand for each of the three detainees including a local Jamaat-e-Islami leader in two cases filed in connection with killing of a Hindu tailor.

  • ‘Shibir man’ held over RU professor killing

    A person has been detained in connection with the murder of Prof AFM Reazul Karim Siddiquee, a professor of Rajshahi University.

  • 2 Jhenidah Shibir men shot dead

    The bullet-hit bodies of two Islami Chhatra Shibir men of Jhenidah are found in Jessore Sadar upazila. The victims were picked up by law enforcers last month, family alleges.

  • Condemned Nizami seeks review of SC verdict

    Jamaat-e-Islami ameer Motiur Rahmnan Nizami seeks review of Supreme Court verdict that upheld his death penalty for his 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.

  • War crimes: Charges pressed against 6 Gaibandha men

    The prosecution press three charges against six people including a former Jamaat-e-Islami lawmaker who allegedly committed crimes in Gaibandha during the Liberation War.

  • Hezbut Tawheed blames Jamaat for attack in Noakhali

    Islamist group Hezbut Tawheed blames Jamaat-e-Islami for the death of two of its men during a clash with villagers in Sonaimuri upazila of Noakhali on Monday.

  • Nizami decides to seek review

    War criminal and Jamaat-e-Islami leader Motiur Rahman Nizami will seek review of the Supreme Court verdict which upheld his death penalty, his son says after meeting him at Kashimpur jail in Gazipur.

  • 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.

  • 2 Jamaat men held in Dhaka

    Two activists of Jamaat-e-Islami are detained when they tried to vandalise vehicles from a rally in Mouchak area of Dhaka.

  • Conviction on weak evidence: Quasem’s family

    Family of war criminal Mir Quasem Ali claims that the Jamaat-e-Islami leader was convicted on weak evidence and deposition in war crimes case.

  • Mahbubey Alam

    Verdict satisfactory: AG

    Attorney General Mahbubey Alam expresses his satisfaction over the Supreme Court judgement upholding death penalty for Jamaat-e-Islami leader Mir Quasem Ali in a war crimes case.

  • ‘Quasem’s verdict is victory of our movement’

    Gonojagoron Mancha hailed the appeal verdict of war criminal Mir Quasem Ali and said it was an achievement of the movement they were all in.

  • Jamaat calls hartal tomorrow over Quasem verdict

    Jamaat calls countrywide hartal for tomorrow over the Supreme Court ruling upholding death penalty of its leader Mir Quasem for war crimes.

  • SC upholds death for Mir Quasem

    Supreme Court upholds death for Jamaat-e-Islami leader Mir Quasem Ali in a war crimes case. Five-member bench of Appellate Division acquits the war criminal of a death penalty and two other jail terms.

  • Priest killing: 3 more suspects remanded

    A Panchagarh court places three more suspects on 18 days' remand in two cases filed for killing of a priest at Sri Sri Sonto Gaurio temple in Debiganj upazila. With these six people have been remanded in the cases so far.

  • Mir Quasem Ali

    War crimes: Mir Quasem’s appeal verdict Mar 8

    Supreme Court concludes hearing and sets March 8 for delivering verdict on appeal filed by convicted war criminal and Jamaat-e-Islami leader Mir Quasem challenging his death penalty. Prosecution prays court to uphold death for Quasem, while defense seeks acquittal in conclusion hearing.

  • Quasem’s counsel ends arguments

    Counsel for war criminal Mir Quasem Ali concludes arguments on an appeal filed with the Supreme Court by Quasem challenging his death penalty for wartime offences.

  • US intel warns of expansion of terror groups in Bangladesh

    The US intelligence chief has said efforts by Bangladesh's prime minister to undermine the political opposition will probably provide openings for transnational terrorist groups to expand their presence in the South Asian country.

  • SC starts hearing war criminal Mir Quasem’s plea

    Supreme Court today starts hearing the appeal filed by Jamaat-e-Islami leader Mir Quashem Ali challenging his death sentence for his crimes against humanity during the country's Liberation War in 1971.

  • War crimes: Sayedee files review against SC verdict

    Convicted war criminal Delawar Hossain Sayedee files a review plea against Supreme Court verdict that gave him jail until death for war crimes.

  • Sayedee now to appeal for acquittal

    War criminal and Jamaat-e-Islami leader Delawar Hossain Sayedee is going to file a petition with the Supreme Court seeking review of its verdict that commuted his death penalty to jail unto death.

  • Muslim Brotherhood follows Maududi's ideology: UK report

    Jamaat-e-Islami founder Maududi's takfiri ideology that permits use of “extreme violence” for establishing Islam in the society was adopted and followed by Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, a UK review reveals.

  • Jamaat to be banned by 2016: Kamrul

    Food Minister Kamrul Islam says Jamaat-e-Islami will be banned through legal process by 2016, reports Bangla daily Prothom Alo.

  • ‘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.

  • Jamaat hartal tomorrow

    Jamaat-e-Islami calls countrywide hartal for tomorrow after the apex court upheld death penalty for its chief Motiur Rahman Nizami.

  • Nizami will decide on review: Lawyer

    After the Supreme Court upheld death for Jamaat-e-Islami leader Motiur Rahman Nizami, his lawyer says they will go for a review.

  • Jamaat calls hartal as SC upholds Nizami’s death

    Supreme Court upholds death penalty awarded to Jamaat-e-Islami amir Motiur Rahman Nizami for crimes committed against humanity in 1971. Protesting the ruling, Jamaat calls a countrywide daylong hartal for Thursday.

  • 5 Jamaat men on 10-day remand

    A Dhaka court placed five Jamaat-e-Islami men on a 10-day remand each in two separate cases filed over creating anarchy and laundering money.