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.

October 22, 2015
October 22, 2015

Justice Manik comes under attack in London

Justice AHM Shamsuddin Choudhury, a former Supreme Court judge, comes under attack in London, says his daughter Nadia Choudhury in her Facebook account.

October 9, 2015
October 9, 2015

Mojaheed hopes 'justice' in verdict review: Family

Condemned war criminal Ali Ahsan Muhammad Mojaheed hopes that he will get "justice" after he seeks review of the Supreme Court ruling that upheld his death penalty.

August 12, 2015
August 12, 2015

Rayerbazar memorial

The Rayerbazar momorial is the site we go to pay our respects every year to intellectuals massacred on the eve of victory on December 14, 1971.

June 18, 2015
June 18, 2015

DU unveils ’71 martyrs monument (video)

Dhaka University has unveiled a monument consisting of names of all of its staffs who embraced martyrdom in 1971.

June 7, 2015
June 7, 2015

Honour to Vajpayee great pride for India: Modi

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi says it is a matter of great pride for India to receive BJP leader Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s award for his contribution in Bangladesh’s Liberation War.

March 31, 2015
March 31, 2015

The trial is more important than the accused

Here we publish a letter written by Kamruddin Ahmad to the Law Minister on November 21, 1972. Kamruddin Ahmad was a Language Movement hero, politician, lawyer and diplomat.

March 30, 2015
March 30, 2015

“I Don't Like Twirling the Baton of Politics”

BEFORE we knew it, it was the year 1970. There were political movements all around. The confrontations of the students and the public of East Bengal had reached their peak.

March 28, 2015
March 28, 2015

Bangladesh's Liberation War -- Documents and History

Here we publish an excerpt from Hasan Hafizur Rahman's introduction to History of Bangladesh War of Independence: Documents, the largest collection of the Liberation War documents.

March 28, 2015
March 28, 2015

Cultural programmes marking Independence Day

Marking Independence and National Day 2015, cultural institutions and organisations on the capital arranged celebration programmes.

March 23, 2015
March 23, 2015

A journey through light and shadow

BANGLADESH'S War of Independence in 1971 was the culmination of a prolonged movement for emancipation from economic, political and cultural subjugation by West Pakistan.