1971 War of Independence

India greets Bangladesh on Independence Day

India extends greetings to Bangladesh on Independence Day expressing confidence that bilateral relations with Bangladesh will reach new heights, reports our New Delhi correspondent.

May 9, 2016
May 9, 2016

Govt hands Pakistan envoy protest letter

Foreign ministry hands ‘strongly-worded’ protest letter to Pakistan envoy in protest against the country’s statement on Supreme Court verdict dismissing the review plea of condemned war criminal and Jamaat leader Nizami. Bangladesh terms the May 6 Pakistan statement "unacceptable".

March 26, 2016
March 26, 2016

India greets Bangladesh on Independence Day

India extends greetings to Bangladesh on Independence Day expressing confidence that bilateral relations with Bangladesh will reach new heights, reports our New Delhi correspondent.

March 26, 2016
March 26, 2016

Get united for prosperity: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina urges all to build the country through united efforts so that the national does not lag behind anymore.

January 6, 2016
January 6, 2016

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.

December 22, 2015
December 22, 2015

‘Khaleda still loyal to Pakistani forces’

The Ekattorer Ghatak Dalal Nirmul Committee strongly criticises BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia’s recent statement on the number of martyrs during the country’s 1971 Liberation War.

December 16, 2015
December 16, 2015

After 1971 defeat, Bhutto dreamt of confederation

Even before the bloods of 30 million Bangalis had dried, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, the villain behind the breakup of Pakistan and the political mastermind of genocide in 1971, had expressed an audacious proposal of Pakistan and Bangladesh uniting again.

December 16, 2015
December 16, 2015

Sun rose from ruins

It was a treacherous journey. On bull-carts and on foot. But it was the journey that finally led to the fall of Dhaka in 1971 and the victory for Bangladesh and its 75 million Bangalis.

December 14, 2015
December 14, 2015

Opinion: BNP-Jamaat must explain what is Hanadar Bahini

BNP, Jatiya Party and the Jamaat-e-Islami Bangladesh in their official statements marking the Martyred Intellectuals Day did not mention Pakistan army and their local collaborators who spearheaded the killing of the intellectuals.

December 11, 2015
December 11, 2015

Oh Pakistan!

It is really not a surprise that Pakistan would make a statement which pretty much echoes what the research has been revealing all along: that Pakistan justifies the war crimes; that Pakistan will not take responsibility for the harm they inflicted on an entire people in 1971.

December 9, 2015
December 9, 2015

Pakistan still in denial and self-deceit

More than four decades on, the present day government of Pakistan has unabashedly and deliberately chosen to deny history. This is not just shameful; it is infinitely more immoral.