21 August grenade attack

August 21, 2019
August 21, 2019

Khaleda can’t evade responsibility for Aug-21 attack: Info Minister

Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud says BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia cannot evade the responsibility for the grisly August-21 grenade attack.

August 21, 2019
August 21, 2019

Hearing on death references in Aug 21 grenade attack cases likely this year

The High Court (HC) may start hearing on the death references and appeals in August 21 grenade attack cases by this year as paper books of those will be prepared in two-four months, says Law Minister Anisul Huq.

August 21, 2019
August 21, 2019

Perpetrators of Aug 21 grenade attack will be punished: PM

Accusing the past BNP-Jamaat government and Begum Khaleda Zia and her elder son Tarique Rahman of perpetrating the August 21 grenade attack on an Awami League rally in the capital, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina asserts that punishment would be inflicted to those responsible for the heinous attack.

August 21, 2019
August 21, 2019

Tarique to be exposed for highest punishment: Quader

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader has said the mastermind of 21st August grenade attack Tarique Rahman will be exposed for the highest punishment.

January 28, 2019
January 28, 2019

August 21 attack: 2 sent to jail on surrender

A Dhaka court sends two convicts to jail after they surrendered before it in connection with a case filed over grenade attack on an Awami League rally 15 years ago.

November 28, 2018
November 28, 2018

Death references reach HC for examination

The death references on August 21 grenade attack cases yesterday reached the High Court for examination of the trial court's verdict that sentenced 19 persons including former state minister and BNP leader Lutfozzaman Babar to death, while 19 others including BNP's acting chairman Tarique Rahman got life imprisonment.

October 14, 2018
October 14, 2018

‘Govt doesn’t want to curb free speech’

The government has no intention to curb freedom of expression which lays foundation of its democratic governance, Law Minister Anisul Huq briefs diplomats.

October 12, 2018
October 12, 2018

Bringing Tarique back not difficult: AG

Attorney General Mahbubey Alam yesterday said it will not be difficult for the government to bring Tarique Rahman, BNP's senior vice chairman who is a convict in the August 21 grenade attack cases, back to the country.

October 12, 2018
October 12, 2018

21 August Attack: Babar-nama

It was the cabinet's oath-taking night after the 2001 parliamentary elections. The phone rang in the newsroom of The Daily Star. On the other end of the phone was the quivering voice of a man who, in his Dhaka University student days, was an infamous “armed cadre” of a political party.

October 11, 2018
October 11, 2018

AL, associates demand capital punishment of Tarique

Several hundred leaders and activists of Awami League and its associate bodies bring out a procession in Dhaka demanding capital punishment to BNP acting Chairman Tarique Rahman in connection with August 21 grenade attack case.