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  • Press charge if AL leader works against narco drive

    Charges should be pressed against any ruling party men who would lobby for not taking action against drug dealers, Food Minister Sadhan Chandra Majumder told a views-exchange meeting yesterday.

  • Peace, order new year's big challenge

    Taking lessons from the past, law enforcement agencies are redoing their strategies to keep law and order under control in this election year. As part of their plan, police and different intelligence agencies will prepare a fresh list of wanted criminals and probable political troublemakers ahead of the election and launch drives to arrest them. Special drives will also be made to recover illegal firearms, said a number of top police officials.

  • TIB Chairperson Sultana Kamal expresses her grave concern over absence of good governance.

    No good governance if govt takes law in hand: Sultana Kamal

    Good governance cannot be there if the government takes law in its hand to retain its existence somehow or other, Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) Chairperson Sultana Kamal says.

  • UP polls: Voting suspended in Bagmara

    Election Commission withholds all process for holding elections to all the 16 union councils of Bagmara upazila of Rajshahi.

  • BGB deployed in Dhaka

    A total of 14 platoons Border Guard Bangladesh members have been deployed in Dhaka city to avert any untoward incident ahead of Jamaat enforced tomorrow’s hartal.

  • Stay alert so that Jamaat-Shibir cannot sneak into police: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina asks the authorities concerned to stay alert so that the Jamaat-Shibir activists and those involved in terrorist and militant acts could not be recruited in the police force.

  • How they get freed on bail?

    Members of the cabinet committee on law and order yesterday came down heavily on police for torturing a Bangladesh Bank official and a staff of Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC), saying those incidents had tarnished the image of the department.

  • ‘No bar to lodge case on torturer cop now’

    There is no legal bar now to file a case over the incident of police torture on a Bangladesh Bank official, says Barrister Mahbub Uddin Khokon.

  • ‘Robber’ killed, 5 hurt in Satkhira ‘gunfight’

    Alleged robber killed and five others including two policemen injured in a “gunfight” in Tala upazila of Satkhira. Seven accomplices arrested.

  • 2 crude bombs recovered in Dhaka

    Police recover two crude bombs from Shukrabad area of Dhaka.

  • 6 Shibir leaders held with crude bombs

    Police arrest six leaders of Islami Chhatra Shibir, the student wing of Jamaat-e-Islami, with 11 crude bombs at a students' mess in Dhaka’s Arambagh area.

  • Hussaini Dalan blast: 5 JMB men remanded

    A Dhaka court places five members of the militant outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) on a five-day remand over the bomb attack on Shia Muslim community headquarters, Hussaini Dalan, in Dhaka.

  • IS presence claim ploy to taint country's image: PM

    PM Hasina says a vested quarter is cooking a plot behind the scene to taint Bangladesh’s image to create a situation like in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Libya, Iraq and Syria by saying that there is the presence of Islamic State (IS) in the country.

  • Panic grips people after cop murder: BNP

    BNP spokesperson Asaduzzaman Ripon says the country’s law and order cannot be called “normal” when law enforcers are being killed by criminals.

  • Analysis: Distasteful comments

    Should we call them unthinking or distasteful or outcome of politics overpowering ethics, tastes and values? Yes, we are talking about what the politicians and ministers are saying about the recent attacks on publishers and freethinkers.

  • Shooting boy: MP Liton denied bail

    A Gaibandha court denies bail to ruling party lawmaker Manjurul Islam Liton in a case filed over shooting a 10-year-old boy.

  • No reason behind US’ security alert update: Minister

    Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal says no situation has arisen in the country for which the US can update its security alert for its citizen here.

  • 2 drops of water don’t mean rainfall: Russian envoy

    Voicing concern over the recent killing of two foreign nationals, Russian Ambassador in Dhaka Alexander A Nikolaev says two drops of water do not mean that it is raining as a peaceful environment is prevailing in Bangladesh.

  • Diplomats seek additional security

    In the wake of killing of two foreign nationals in Bangladesh, diplomats in Dhaka seek additional security everywhere across the country.

  • Japan 'outraged' by killing of its citizen in Bangladesh

    Japan's top government spokesman expresses outrage over the killing of a Japanese citizen who became the second foreigner to be gunned down in Bangladesh in less than a week.

  • Bodi indicted in graft case, trial begins Oct 6

    Ruling Awami League’s Cox’s Bazar-4 constituency lawmaker Abdur Rahman Bodi is indicted in a graft case over amassing illegal wealth.

  • IGP justifies ‘gunfights’

    Inspector General of Police AKM Shahidul Hoque justifies the recent “gunfights” saying law enforcers have the right to self-defence.

  • ‘Robber’ killed in ‘gunfight’ with Rajbari cops

    An alleged robber has been killed in police custody in what cops say gunfight in Pangsha upazila of Rajbari district early today.

  • Amu blames ‘violence perpetrators’ for blogger killings

    Industries Minister Amir Hossain Amu dubs blogger killings “planned” and blamed the “perpetrators of violence” for the murders.

  • 3-day DC conference begins July 28

    A three-day annual conference of the deputy commissioners of the districts begins July 28 in Dhaka with problems, prospects and challenges they face.

  • Court orders further probe into Jihad’s death

    Dhaka court orders further investigation into the death of four-year-old Jihad who died after falling into a deep well last year.

  • Bangladesh High Court

    HC clears way for meeting on CU VC panel

    High Court clears way for holding a senate meeting of Chittagong University that will form a panel to elect a vice-chancellor for the institution.

  • Khilgaon OC jailed for torturing DU student

    A Dhaka court sentences Helal Uddin, a former officer-in-charge of Khilgaon Police Station, to three years’ imprisonment for torturing Dhaka University student Abdul Kadar and implicating him in three false cases three years back.

  • City polls: 7-day ban on licensed firearms

    The home ministry imposes a seven-day ban on carrying licensed firearms across Dhaka and Chittagong city corporation areas ahead of the city polls scheduled for April 28.

  • Split order on Abbas’ bail in 2 cases

    High Court gives split verdict on bail plea of BNP-endorsed Dhaka mayor candidate Mirza Abbas in two criminal cases. The chief justice will now appoint another bench for the bail hearing.