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US in longest govt shutdown

The US government shutdown that has left 800,000 federal employees without salaries as a result of President Donald Trump's row with Democrats over building a Mexico border wall entered a...

March 9, 2016
March 9, 2016

Jamaat hartal ends peacefully

The daylong countrywide hartal (shutdown) sponsored by the Jamaat-e-Islami ended without reports of any significant occurrence anywhere in Bangladesh. In Dhaka metropolitan, despite a marginally...

March 8, 2016
March 8, 2016

Jamaat calls hartal tomorrow over Quasem verdict

Jamaat calls countrywide hartal for tomorrow over the Supreme Court ruling upholding death penalty of its leader Mir Quasem for war crimes.

January 7, 2016
January 7, 2016

Jamaat hartal: Normal life in Dhaka, elsewhere

Jamaat’s dawn-to-dusk hartal protesting death penalty of its chief and war criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami is underway across the country without any difference. There is no report of any untoward...

January 6, 2016
January 6, 2016

Jamaat hartal tomorrow

Jamaat-e-Islami calls countrywide hartal for tomorrow after the apex court upheld death penalty for its chief Motiur Rahman Nizami.

November 23, 2015
November 23, 2015

Cops fire on Shibir procession in Sylhet, none hurt

Police open fire to disperse a procession brought out by Islami Chhatra Shibir activists in Sylhet city during the Jamaat-e-Islami-enforced countrywide daylong hartal.

November 18, 2015
November 18, 2015

Jamaat calls hartal for Thursday

Jamaat-e-Islami calls a countrywide dawn-to-dusk hartal (shutdown) for tomorrow protesting Supreme Court’s rejection of party secretary general Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mojaheed’s plea to review its...

July 9, 2015
July 9, 2015

Anwar, Tariqul, Mintoo, Aman get bail in 56 cases

The High Court grants anticipatory bail to BNP leaders MK Anwar, Tariqul Islam, Abdul Awal Mintoo and Amanullah Aman in 56 separate arson and vandalism cases.

June 17, 2015
June 17, 2015

People defy Jamaat hartal

Despite a 24-hour countrywide hartal enforced by Jamaat-e-Islami across the country, Dhaka city dwellers came out in streets and performed their daily jobs as usual today.

May 26, 2015
May 26, 2015

HC bail for BNP’s Rafiqul in 7 cases

The High Court grants four-week anticipatory bail to BNP leader Rafiqul Islam Mia in seven criminal cases.

April 13, 2015
April 13, 2015

4 vehicles torched in Ctg, Gazipur

Alleged pickets torch and vandalise four vehicles in Chittagong and Gazipur during the countrywide daylong hartal enforced by Jamaat-e-Islami.