October 23, 2021
October 23, 2021

Expelled BCL leader, who masterminded Pirganj communal attack, arrested

Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) yesterday arrested two people, including one of the masterminds behind the attack on Hindu houses and shops in Rangpur's Pirganj upazila.

October 23, 2021
October 23, 2021

Communal violence in Cumilla: Fayez gives confessional statement, sent to jail

Mohammad Fayez, charged under the Digital Security Act for going live on social media from Cumilla's Nanua Dighir Par puja mandap on October 13, gave his confessional statement before a...

October 23, 2021
October 23, 2021

Communal Attacks: Law enforcers cannot avoid responsibilities

Forty-seven eminent citizens yesterday said the recurrence of communal attacks in the country was due to a prevailing culture of impunity.

October 23, 2021
October 23, 2021

Cumilla Mayhem: Iqbal admits to his crime, say police

Hours after his arrest, Iqbal Hossain confessed to putting the Holy Quran inside Nanua Dighir Par puja mandap in Cumilla but the motive behind it still remains unknown, police said.

October 23, 2021
October 23, 2021

Shariatpur UNO files GD after life threats

The upzila nirbahi officer (UNO) of Shariatpur Sadar filed a general diary as he received multiple life threats from unidentified people.

October 23, 2021
October 23, 2021

War crimes trials at a standstill

The backlog of war crimes cases and related appeals at the International Crimes Tribunal and the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court is growing as their proceedings remain halted for about 20...

October 23, 2021
October 23, 2021

Forcibly Cutting Hair: Probe report on Farhana submitted

The probe body formed to investigate into the incident of forcefully cutting students’ hair at Sirajganj’s Rabindra University has submitted its report on Thursday afternoon, though its findings...

October 23, 2021
October 23, 2021

‘Culture of impunity reason behind the attacks’

A culture of impunity is the main reason behind recurrent attacks on Hindus in the country, observed leaders of Hindu organisations yesterday.

October 23, 2021
October 23, 2021

Attack in Rohingya Camp: UNHCR calls for improving security

The UNHCR, has urged Bangladesh to take immediate measures to improve security in the Rohingya camps, saying that it is “extremely concerned” by another violent attack there.

October 22, 2021
October 22, 2021

Killings in Rohingya camp to disrupt repatriation: Foreign minister

Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen said one incident after one is being planned in the Rohingya camps to hold back repatriation.