religious extremism

Enemy of none, lover of sitar

He was a sitar player. All his life, he was devoted to music, culture and peace. His family members and colleagues don't believe he had enmity with anyone. He never said or wrote anything against any religion or hurt anybody's religious sentiment.

May 1, 2019
May 1, 2019

Another den busted

The RAB raid on April 29 ended with two terrorists blowing themselves up in the Bosila area.

April 24, 2016
April 24, 2016

Enemy of none, lover of sitar

He was a sitar player. All his life, he was devoted to music, culture and peace. His family members and colleagues don't believe he had enmity with anyone. He never said or wrote anything against any religion or hurt anybody's religious sentiment.

March 18, 2016
March 18, 2016

BNP may amend charter to denounce extremism

The BNP is likely to amend its declaration and charter to clear its stance on religious extremism, amid criticisms at home and abroad for its alleged leniency towards militancy and radicalism.

March 5, 2016
March 5, 2016

AL has no strong political opposition: Quader

Observing that Awami League has no strong opposition in politics right now, Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader says the ruling party’s main challenge is actually to tackle religious extremism.

March 2, 2016
March 2, 2016

The yearning for ancestral roots

The distress felt in identity formation is only rarely directed towards religious extremism, but is present nevertheless. The 'unbelonging' is in part because people of Bangladeshi origin living overseas do not see their lives reflected in story telling industries.

January 21, 2016
January 21, 2016

Uniting to prevent violent extremism

Violent extremism is a direct assault on the United Nations Charter and a grave threat to international peace and security.

December 31, 2015
December 31, 2015

Reactivated JMB!

If all those extremists killed and arrested in the last one month belong to the JMB then all those that had written off the extremist group as a non-entity and without the capacity to create problems for the country must be eating their words, and that includes the head of our police too.

November 26, 2015
November 26, 2015

In the grip of madness

Bangladesh's experience with ribald extremism and terrorism is more recent and, so far, has been less painful in terms of mass attacks or casualties. But there has been a slow, but steady gnawing at the very soul of this country.

November 21, 2015
November 21, 2015

Understanding the insidious extremism

Against the obscurantism of the scheming religious extremists, one has to realise that in rural Bangladesh, religious and traditional beliefs are far more tenacious than the liberal fronts imagine.

October 10, 2015
October 10, 2015

Bangladeshis are religious, not bigots: BNP

People of Bangladesh are religious, but not bigots and they do not support religious extremism, says BNP.