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  • Dispose of Khaleda Zia’s bail plea

    Aug 21 grenade attack: 2 ex-IGPs get bail

    High Court grants bail to ex-Inspectors General of Police (IGP) Shahudul Haque and Asharaful Huda for six months in August 21 grenade attack case.

  • The gruesome grenade attack on an Awami League rally on August 21

    HC accepts convicts’ appeals for hearing

    The High Court accepts for hearing forty four appeals filed by the convicted accused of the August 21 grenade attack cases.

  • Lessons of the verdict

    The verdict on the August 21 grenade attack case reveals some very dark features of politics in Bangladesh. It is indeed frightening to think that politics would degenerate to such a level where the psyche of the ruling party would be pervaded by such pathological animosity towards the opposition, so as to instigate it to eliminate the entire leadership of the...

  • Grenades came from Pakistan

    Grenades came from Pakistan

    The grenades used in the August 21 attack to kill Sheikh Hasina were supplied by former deputy minister Abdus Salam Pintu's brother Maulana Tajuddin.

  • BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir talks on August 21 grenade attack case verdict

    Verdicts at the behest of govt

    The BNP yesterday rejected the verdicts in the August 21 grenade attack cases alleging that those were delivered at the “behest of the government with a political motive”.

  • An unexploded grenade amid shoes and a victim after the attack on August 21

    Aug 21 attack verdict: Defence will appeal

    The defence counsel will be appealing against the August 21, 2004 verdict that has sentenced 19 people to death and others in imprisonment in two cases.

  • Khaleda Zia's Participation in National Election

    ‘Govt will seek higher punishment for Tarique’

    The government will seek higher punishment for BNP’s acting Chairman Tarique Rahman in the August 21 grenade attack cases, Law Minister Anisul Huq says.

  • August 21 grenade attack verdict opinion

    Next move after full text of verdict: Prosecution

    The prosecution team of August 21, 2004 grenade blast cases will now be waiting for the full text of the verdict before considering its next moves.

  • 21 August Grenade Attack on Awami League Rally Picture

    From the archives: What happened on August 21

    Let’s revisit the day on August 21, 2004 when Islamist militants in the broad daylight launched a heinous grenade attack on a rally of the then opposition Awami League at Bangabandhu Avenue in Dhaka.