extremist

Read the extremists threat correctly

The government must realise that it is against heavy odds, that it faces an organised group that is well led both at the strategic and tactical level as evident from the recent conduct of the...

April 24, 2017
April 24, 2017

Busting of extremists' dens

Quite a few extremist dens have been discovered by law enforcing and counterterrorism agencies across the country in recent times.

June 9, 2016
June 9, 2016

Read the extremists threat correctly

The government must realise that it is against heavy odds, that it faces an organised group that is well led both at the strategic and tactical level as evident from the recent conduct of the...

May 9, 2016
May 9, 2016

Intolerance continues to kill

The motive behind the horrid murder of Shahidullah, a 'Pir' in Rajshahi, is unknown but the way unidentified assailants killed him bears the hallmark of extremists who have been behind...

January 9, 2016
January 9, 2016

We are better off but not happy!

Bangladeshis simply cannot allow extremists to triumph over liberalism and the way to defeat extremism is neither through dagger nor through 'development' but through unadulterated...

December 29, 2015
December 29, 2015

Recrudescence of extremists

Quite a few extremist dens have been busted over the last several days. And that is a matter of both comfort as well as alarm.

November 3, 2015
November 3, 2015

It must be stopped

Emboldened by the government's lack of action, the extremists will eventually expand their attacks on liberals, politicians, journalists, writers and anyone who disagrees with their views and...

November 2, 2015
November 2, 2015

ISIS in Bangladesh: Contradictory messages deepen anxiety

Siegfried O. Wolf, a professor of political science at the South Asia Institute of the University of Heidelberg, said that foreign intelligence agencies did withhold sensitive information from...

May 13, 2015
May 13, 2015

Iran's foreign policy ploys

Iran has played the extremist card to the hilt and managed to run rings around the US that continues to suffer from a joint ISIS-Al Qaeda phobia...

April 19, 2015
April 19, 2015

IS shows purported executions of Ethiopia Christians in Libya

The Islamic State jihadist group has released a video purportedly showing the executions of some 30 Ethiopian Christians in Libya.

April 5, 2015
April 5, 2015

Islam does not preach intolerance

IN recent times, an upsurge of extremist movements, zealotry and fanaticism has almost shaken the foundation of our fledgling democracy.