Islamist Militancy in Bangladesh

Aug 17 series blast: 14 JMB militants jailed for 20yrs

A Tangail court sentences 14 militants of banned outfit Jama’atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) to 20 years’ imprisonment in August 17 series blast case in Tangail district 12 years ago.

August 31, 2017
August 31, 2017

3 'militants of Sarwar-Tamim group’ held in Tangail

Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) detains three suspected militants of the “Sarwar-Tamim group” of the banned outfit Jama’atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) in Tangail.

August 8, 2017
August 8, 2017

Aug 17 series blast: 14 JMB militants jailed for 20yrs

A Tangail court sentences 14 militants of banned outfit Jama’atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) to 20 years’ imprisonment in August 17 series blast case in Tangail district 12 years ago.

July 1, 2017
July 1, 2017

Militancy now under control: Quader

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader says that the menace of militancy and terrorism in the country is under control with the bold stance of the government.

March 29, 2017
March 29, 2017

Resist terrorism, militancy: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina urges the people of all strata to resist terrorism and militancy, saying these are not our path to tread.

August 24, 2016
August 24, 2016

Cops to write to home ministry to ban Ansar-Al-Islam

Law enforcers are to write to the home ministry to take necessary steps to ban militant outfit Ansar-Al-Islam, an alleged Bangladesh chapter of al-Qaeda in the Indian Sub-Continent.

August 22, 2016
August 22, 2016

4 female JMB members on 4-day fresh remand

A Dhaka court places four female members of banned militant outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) on a four-day fresh remand in a case filed under the Anti-Terrorism Act.

August 21, 2016
August 21, 2016

DMP publishes videos of ‘Avijit killers’

Dhaka Metropolitan Police publishes seven videos of six suspected killers of writer and blogger Avijit Roy.

August 13, 2016
August 13, 2016

‘No national unity with BNP’

The ruling Awami League-led 14-party alliance leaders turn down any possibility of forging a national unity with BNP-led alliance for stamping out militancy from the country.

August 7, 2016
August 7, 2016

Japanese killing: 8 JMB men indicted

Eight militants of the banned Jama’atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) are indicted over the murder of Japanese national Kunio Hoshi in Rangpur.

August 5, 2016
August 5, 2016

RU hands over list of 30 ‘absent’ students to cops

Rajshahi University (RU) authorities hand over a list of 30 students of different departments who remained “absent” for a long time.