21 August grenade attack case verdict

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 12, 2018
October 12, 2018

War expertise used in blast

A court observation in the August 21 grenade attack case verdicts highlights the expertise of the attackers.

October 11, 2018
October 11, 2018

‘State-sponsored verdicts’ in Aug-21 cases to ruin BNP: Rizvi

BNP alleges that 'state-sponsored' verdicts were given in the August 21 grenade attack cases, aiming to destroy BNP in a planned way.

October 11, 2018
October 11, 2018

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.

October 11, 2018
October 11, 2018
October 11, 2018
October 11, 2018

TIMELINE

August 21, 2004...

October 11, 2018
October 11, 2018

A close shave

The day before August 21, 2004, Dhaka city Awami League leaders had an informal meeting with party chief Sheikh Hasina for her directives on the next day's rally on Bangabandhu Avenue.