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Trump says solution to shutdown impasse ‘so simple’

With the government mired in shutdown week four, President Donald Trump rejected a short-term legislative fix and dug in for more combat, declaring he would “never ever back down.”

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 ruling upholding his death penalty for war crimes.

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.

March 22, 2015
March 22, 2015

4 arson victims die at DMCH

Four including three of the nine who suffered severe burns in the mindless petrol bomb attack on a truck in Magura succumbed to their injuries at DMCH

March 19, 2015
March 19, 2015

BNP declares demo seeking Salahuddin’s return

Dhaka city unit of BNP will bring out processions at all thanas and wards in the capital on Saturday demanding return of missing BNP leader Salahuddin Ahmed

March 17, 2015
March 17, 2015

Hartal extended till 6am Friday

BNP-led 20-party alliance has extended its countrywide hartal till 6:00am Friday demanding return of BNP leader Salahuddin Ahmed who remains missing since March 10