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  • Home minister Asaduzzaman khan on Jail Killing Day 2018

    'Anarchy won’t be allowed over Aug 21 grenade attack verdict'

    Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan says the law enforcement agencies have been asked to check anarchy ahead of the verdict in the August 21, 2004 grenade attack to be delivered on October 10.

  • Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader says about Bangladesh Election time government

    BNP cannot deny involvement: Quader

    Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader yesterday said the government is not interfering in the trial of August 21 grenade attack case.

  • 21 August Attack: Justice in sight after 14 years

    With over 300 splinters inside his body, all Suranjit Sengupta wanted until his death was justice for the August 21 grenade attack. "I want justice," said the Awami League leader in tears while testifying before a court in 2015, eleven years after the attack on an AL rally that left 24 people killed and over 300 wounded.

  • A trip down grenade-hit lane

    Anisur Rahman, deputy chief photographer of The Daily Star, was right behind Ivy Rahman when grenades were hurled on the truck-turned-dais at the Awami League rally on Bangabandhu Avenue on August 21, 2004. Having narrowly escaped the bloodbath, the lens man revisits the fateful afternoon.