secularism

September 10, 2018
September 10, 2018

How are we doing — as human beings?

It is one of the biggest paradoxes of present time — the contradiction of having the most remarkable advancements in technology with the most regressive developments in human civilisation.

June 9, 2017
June 9, 2017

Govt cheating with secularism tag: Fakhrul

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir alleges that that the government is “cheating” people in the name of secularism.

May 8, 2016
May 8, 2016

Pakistani activist murdered in Karachi

A prominent Pakistani journalist and human rights activist, Khurram Zaki, is shot dead in Karachi.

May 4, 2016
May 4, 2016

Govt moves to form media monitoring centre

The government has taken initiative to form a “media monitoring centre” to monitor news items published in different media, the information minister tells the parliament.

April 7, 2016
April 7, 2016

Amnesty urges action to stop attacks on secular activists

Amnesty International today urges the Bangladesh authorities to ensure protection of activists and writers who are under threat.

February 22, 2016
February 22, 2016

Murder of Hindu priest

We vehemently condemn the attack on a Hindu temple and the murder of a priest, that too on a day which, for Bangladeshis, symbolises plurality, tolerance and secularism.

January 25, 2016
January 25, 2016

The real face of Bangladesh - moderate, secular

The high-profile arrests and deportation of 27 Bangladeshi workers from Singapore for planning violent attacks overseas may have caused some Singaporeans to wonder about Bangladesh and its people. The truth is that the country is a secular, moderate nation with a Muslim-majority population.

December 12, 2015
December 12, 2015

Keep Britain Out

After all, the two communities lived together for centuries before the British introduced the separate electorate; Hindus exercising their vote only in favour of Hindu candidates and Muslims for the candidates of their own religion.

December 5, 2015
December 5, 2015

Perils of Political Islam

Bangladeshi society has been undergoing tension and contradiction between secularism and political Islam.

November 1, 2015
November 1, 2015

Engage all political parties to stop such killings: BNP

BNP says the government should engage all political parties to stop recurring of killings like the murder of Faisal Arefin Dipon, owner of a publishing house.