• 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.

  • Asaduzzaman Khan

    DB now investigating Tonu murder

    Detective Branch (DB) of police investigates Comilla Victoria college student Sohagi Jahan Tonu murder case.

  • Unfinished agenda of the Liberation War

    Forty five years ago, at zero hour on March 26, 1971, Pakistan Army launched one of the most heinous genocides in human history which could put Halaku and Hitler to shame due to the scale of the carnage.

  • Liberation War Denial Crimes Act drafted

    The Law Commission has drafted the Liberation War Denial Crimes Act, 2016 with a provision for five years' imprisonment as the highest punishment for denial of historically established facts and settled issues.

  • Game on '71 war out on March 26

    A group of girls have been kidnapped by the Pakistani occupation forces and are held hostage at a torture camp, four kilometres off from Shanir-char in Barisal, a strategically important Pakistani outpost. Shamsu Bahini, a group of five desperados and commandoes guerrillas who reclaimed the Char from the Pakistani's grip move to rescue their sisters.

  • Qamrul asked to give fresh explanation

    The Supreme Court yesterday ordered Food Minister Qamrul Islam and Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Haque to reappear before it on March 27 over a contempt rule against them.

  • 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.

  • Nizami to seek SC review

    Convicted war criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami would seek a review of the Supreme Court verdict that upheld his death penalty handed down by a special tribunal in October 2014.

  • Mobarak appeal comes next for SC hearing

    The Supreme Court is now set to hear and settle the appeal of war criminal Mobarak Hossain against his conviction as it is at the top of such petitions.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • SC verdict today

    The Supreme Court is set to deliver today the verdict on the appeal of war criminal Mir Quasem Ali challenging his conviction amid some “unexpected comments” by two ministers on the chief justice.

  • 14 personalities, Navy to get Independence Award

    The government decides to decorate 14 distinguished personalities and Bangladesh Navy with this year's Independence Award-2016 in recognition to their glorious and credible contributions in the national level.

  • 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.

  • Govt disowns ministers’ comments on CJ: Hasina

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina expresses dissatisfaction over the comment of two ministers on the chief justice. The government would not own the remarks, Hasina says at a regular cabinet meeting.

  • SC completes Mir Quasem proceedings

    The Supreme Court yesterday set March 8 for delivering verdict on the appeal filed by war criminal and Jamaat-e-Islami leader Mir Quasem Ali challenging his conviction.

  • 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.

  • Liberation war affairs to have 100 marks in BCS exam

    Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Huq tells Parliament that liberation war affairs will have 100 marks in BCS written examinations.

  • Remark on martyrs: Court summons Goyeshwar

    A Dhaka court summons BNP standing committee member Goyeshwar Chandra Roy to appear before it by March 16 for his derogatory comments about Liberation War martyrs.

  • Mamata for legalising all migrant Bangladeshis

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee says her government would urge the federal Indian administration to give citizenship to all Bangladeshis living in the state for five years or more.

  • Would someone stop the madness of these sycophants, please?

    There are many in our land, living either at home or abroad, who possess the unflinching dedication to the values of our Liberation War...

  • Khaleda’s war martyrs remark ‘contextually correct’: Fakhrul

    BNP acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir says his party’s chairperson Khaleda Zia’s remarks on the number of martyrs during the Liberation War of 1971 was ‘contextually correct’.

  • 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.

  • MP, ex-MP, 23 others sued for war crimes

    A freedom fighter yesterday filed a case against 25 people including an incumbent and a former Jatiya Party lawmaker for their alleged involvement in crimes against humanity committed during the Liberation War in 1971.

  • Cops foil bid to lay siege to Khaleda’s house

    Police foil an attempt of freedom fighters’ children to lay siege to BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia’s Gulshan residence protesting her remark regarding the number of Liberation War martyrs.

  • War crimes: Bail denied for JP lawmaker, his son

    A war crimes tribunal has denied bail to Jatiya Party lawmaker MA Hannan and his son Rafique Sajjad in a case of crimes against humanity committed during 1971.

  • War crimes: Pro-liberation body names 200 ex-Pakistani army men

    A pro-liberation organisation reveals a list of 200 former Pakistani army officers and demanded their trial for their crimes committed during the Liberation War in 1971.

  • Honour or insult for martyrs?

    BNP policymaker Nazrul Islam Khan's announcement that his party would prepare a list of martyrs of our Liberation War in 1971 appeared as a retaliatory step which brought out once again the party's long held dubious stance over the spirit of the Liberation War.

  • Huge ammunition haul in Sherpur

    Rapid Action Battalion recovered an astounding 41,000 bullets at Burungya Kalapani Pahar of Sherpur's Nalitabari upazila yesterday.

  • BNP to make list of 1971 martyrs

    BNP senior leader Nazrul Islam Khan has said his party will prepare a “complete” list of the Liberation War martyrs in a bid to honour them properly.