Law and Order

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.

November 28, 2015
November 28, 2015

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.

November 26, 2015
November 26, 2015

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.

November 8, 2015
November 8, 2015

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.

November 4, 2015
November 4, 2015

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.

November 2, 2015
November 2, 2015

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.

October 25, 2015
October 25, 2015

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.

October 18, 2015
October 18, 2015

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.

October 13, 2015
October 13, 2015

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.

October 6, 2015
October 6, 2015

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.

October 5, 2015
October 5, 2015

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.