• SC starts hearing war criminal Mir Quashem’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.

  • If elected, BNP to make martyrs’ list: Nazrul

    BNP Standing Committee member Nazrul Islam Khan says the party, if elected to power, will prepare a list of all martyrs of 1971 Liberation War.

  • BNP demands list of 1971 martyrs

    BNP standing committee member Nazrul Islam Khan yesterday demanded that the government prepare a list of Liberation War martyrs like that of freedom fighters.

  • 1971 war: Ex-Indian army chief Rao passes away

    A former chief of Indian army Gen KV Krishna Rao, who played a key role in the 1971 Bangladesh’s Liberation War, dies in New Delhi at the military hospital following a cardiac arrest.

  • BNP demands 1971 martyrs’ list

    BNP leader Nazrul Islam Khan calls upon the government to prepare a list of the Liberation War martyrs like that of the freedom fighters.

  • Hasina

    PM expects highest show of patriotism from army

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says she expects the highest example of patriotism from Bangladesh Army as this organisation is born through the Liberation War.

  • Khaleda sued for sedition

    A Dhaka court yesterday summoned BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia to appear before it on March 3 in a sedition case filed for her remarks on the number of Liberation War martyrs.

  • Khaleda Zia

    Khaleda summoned following sedition suit

    A Dhaka court summons BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia on March 3 over a sedition suit filed by a Supreme Court lawyer for her statement regarding the number of martyrs in Bangladesh's 1971 Liberation War.

  • Bringing sedition charge against Khaleda okayed

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia is likely to be sued today for sedition, as the home ministry has approved a prayer for bringing the charge against her for remarks on the number of Liberation War martyrs.

  • Search for info on Pakistani POWs

    The investigation agency of the International Crimes Tribunal has formed a special committee to gather information about Pakistani prisoners of war (POWs) who were allegedly involved in war crimes in Bangladesh during the 1971 Liberation War.

  • War crimes: Body formed to collect info on Pak POWs

    A five-member committee is formed to gather information about all Pakistani prisoners of war (POWs) who were allegedly involved in war crimes during the country’s 1971 War of Independence.

  • Goodbye, dear old friend

    The man, who flew in from Kolkata on December 16, 1971 and made Pakistan army's eastern command chief AAK Niazi to agree on surrendering to the joint command of Bangladesh and India in public, passed away yesterday.

  • 1971 war hero JFR Jacob no more

    Former chief of the Indian army's eastern command Lt Gen (retd) JFR Jacob, who negotiated the surrender of Pakistani troops in Dhaka following the 1971 war, passed away at the age of 92 after prolonged illness.

  • Govt seeks SC review

    The government yesterday filed a review petition with the Supreme Court seeking death penalty for Jamaat-e-Islami leader Delawar Hossain Sayedee for the war crimes he committed during the Liberation War.

  • Losers saw him as trump card

    He was the jewel in the crown for the newly freed Bangladesh and the liberated, jubilant Bangalis.

  • The nightmare named Nizami

    On a summer morning of 1971, he invited the villagers of Bausgari in Santhia upazila of Pabna for a meeting.

  • SC to fix date tomorrow for hearing Quasem's plea

    Supreme Court defers the date till tomorrow for hearing the appeal of war criminal Mir Quasem Ali as conducting lawyer for him was not present at the court.

  • Changes likely in prosecution, probe teams

    The government may bring a change in the prosecution and investigation teams dealing with war crimes as suggested by the Supreme Court after it found neglect and incompetence in handling the case against Delawar Hossain Sayedee.

  • Full verdict on Sayedee's appeal released

    The Supreme Court releases the full judgement on war criminal Delawar Hossain Sayedee paving way for a review against his commuted punishment.

  • Heavy defeat despite heavy ballot-stuffing

    He moved heaven and earth to win it.

  • Ex-JP MP, 11 others sued for war crimes

    Son of a martyr yesterday filed a case against 12 people including a former Jatiya Party lawmaker for their alleged involvement in crimes against humanity committed during the Liberation War.

  • Contemptuous comments

    Goyeshwar Roy has shown the temerity to call the martyred intellectuals “anti liberation elements” who “died like fools”.

  • War crimes probe 'in suitable time'

    The investigation agency of the International Crimes Tribunal would start a probe against 195 Pakistani prisoners of war (POWs) whenever it found a “suitable environment” and “directives from the high-ups.”

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