For most guests of honour at seminars, inaugurations or book launches, if they are VIPs, being on time is unthinkable. The norm is to arrive at least an hour later than the stipulated time, while the other guests and participants huff and puff with exasperation and then speak well over the allotted time.
India today (May 21, 2022) handed over the victim, who was gang-raped in the southern Indian city of Bengaluru in May last year, to Bangladesh.
A special court in India’s Bengaluru city has convicted nine Bangladeshis and punished them with sentences ranging from five years to life imprisonment in connection with the gang-rape of a another Bangladeshi in May last year.
Protests today erupted in Delhi’s Shaheen Bagh area, which was a key centre of a prolonged agitation against the Citizenship Amendment Act in 2019-20, as hundreds of people opposed the local civic body’s anti-encroachment drive armed with bulldozers in presence of heavy police deployment.
Nine Bangladeshi women and children return home after languishing in an Indian jail there for nearly four years.
Around 50,000 Bangladeshis are freed from different foreign jails over the last five years, Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali said in the parliament.
They had no idea about how they would get to the United States of America. They were kept in the dark about their uncertain and perilous journey. They were just asked to follow instructions, no questions asked.
The United States will send back 30 Bangladeshis living there illegally.
The 26 Bangladeshis, who were deported from Singapore allegedly for being members of a terror cell, have no links to Islamic State or al-Qaeda, according to police in Dhaka.