recent killings

194 'militants' held in 7 days

The weeklong special drive against militants ended yesterday with 17 suspected militants being arrested in the last 24 hours of the countrywide crackdown.

July 1, 2016
July 1, 2016

‘IS claims’ Hindu priest, Buddhist man murders

A Hindu priest has been murdered in Jhenidah and a Buddhist man in a remote area of Bandarban - both attacks bearing the hallmark of previous suspected militant killings. So far, Islamic State has allegedly claimed responsibility of both the murders.

June 18, 2016
June 18, 2016

194 'militants' held in 7 days

The weeklong special drive against militants ended yesterday with 17 suspected militants being arrested in the last 24 hours of the countrywide crackdown.

June 17, 2016
June 17, 2016

RK Mission chief gets threat letter

The head Hindu priest of Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission in the capital has received a threat on his life.

June 16, 2016
June 16, 2016

No political motive behind it

Claiming that the ongoing crackdown on militants was not politically motivated, Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan yesterday said the drive was being conducted as part of security measures following recent target killings and also on the occasion of Ramadan and ahead of Eid.

June 15, 2016
June 15, 2016

Security to top agenda

Bangladesh and the United States are set to hold their 5th Partnership Dialogue in Washington on June 23-24 amid concerns over the recent systematic assaults and killings in the South Asian country.

June 15, 2016
June 15, 2016

Arrest 'trade' goes on

Muhammad Jahidul Islam is an activist of Bangladesh Chhatra League. His entire family strongly supports the Awami League. Yet, in the case filed against Jahid, Sub-Inspector Anwarul Islam of Khoksa Police Station mentioned that the accused was held on suspicion that he and some others had met to plan subversive activities to topple the government.

June 14, 2016
June 14, 2016

A good initiative to protect people

Amid the recent attacks and killings in the country, the superintendent of police in Magura has taken a unique initiative to protect the people in his district.

June 14, 2016
June 14, 2016

Rising number of murders worries UN

The UN rights chief yesterday expressed serious concern over the dramatic increase in brutal murders in Bangladesh and urged the authorities to ensure full respect for human rights in investigating and prosecuting the perpetrators of recent vicious crimes.

June 12, 2016
June 12, 2016

Hasina vows to stop secret killings

Renewing her allegation that the BNP-Jamaat clique is behind the recent killings in Bangladesh, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday

June 12, 2016
June 12, 2016

37 militant suspects among 3,192 held

As part of a weeklong special crackdown, police in the first 24 hours arrested as many as 3,192 persons, including 37 suspected