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June 19, 2022
June 19, 2022

“Response to insulting Prophet": Islamic State claims attack on Kabul Sikh temple

An attack claimed by Islamic State on a Sikh temple in the Afghan capital Kabul on Saturday killed at least two people and injured seven, officials said, another deadly incident in a spate of violence targeting minorities and places of worship.

May 22, 2022
May 22, 2022

India needs to protect rights of all including minorities: Dipu Moni

Bangladesh Education Minister Dipu Moni has said India needs to ensure “protecting and guaranteeing the fundamental rights of every citizen including minorities” if it wants to emerge as a great world economic power.

June 19, 2016
June 19, 2016

India lauds Hasina’s ‘strong steps’ on militancy

India comes out full throttle in support of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for her government’s drive against militancy, saying the PM takes “strong steps”.

June 10, 2016
June 10, 2016

Hindu monastery worker killed in Pabna

Unidentified assailants hack dead a worker of a Hindu ashram (monastery) in Pabna in a style similar to the recent suspected militant killings. Nitya Ranjan Pande, 60, was a saint of Sri Sri Thakur Anukul Chandra Satsanga Ashram at Hemayetpur in Pabna Sadar upazila.

May 2, 2016
May 2, 2016

Motion Timeline: 29 killings in 4 years

Since 2013, at least 29 secular activists, publishers, minorities and advocates of free thinking have been killed in grisly attacks, which are believed to be works of militants. Trial for only one such brutal attack has been completed so far.

June 18, 2015
June 18, 2015

Rohingya issue needs careful handling: Suu Kyi

In rare comments on Myanmar's persecuted Rohingya Muslims, opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi urges caution on granting citizenship to minorities, saying the sensitive issue must be addressed "very, very carefully."