Tabligh Jamaat | The Daily Star
  • Ijtema ends with Akheri Munajat

    The second and last phase of three-day Biswa Ijtema, the second largest Muslim congregation after Hajj, ends with Akheri Munajat (final prayers) on the Turag banks, seeking divine blessings for all.

  • Biswa Ijtema begins on Turag bank

    Biswa Ijtema, one of the largest congregations of Muslims, began on the banks of Turag in Tongi after Fazr prayers yesterday.

  • ‘Separate activities in Tabligh Jamaat factions can bring peace’

    Amid the confrontational situation between two factions of Tabligh Jamaat, one group says they do not see peace without division in the Islamic group and separate arrangement of Ijtema and other activities.

  • 'Tabligh mayhem'

    Tabligh Jamaat has been operating its activities in a very peaceful manner in Bangladesh. And it has been giving the Muslim ummah across the world lessons of peace,

  • Tabligh Jamaat’s factional clashes in Dhaka

    Case filed over Tabligh Jamaat’s factional clashes

    A case has been filed for obstructing police from performing their duties and attacking them during clashes between two factions of Tabligh Jamaat on the bank of the Turag river in Gazipur's Tongi on Saturday.

  • Police take over Ijtema ground

    A day after the mayhem by two factions of Tabligh Jamaat at Tongi Maidan, police yesterday took control of the Ijtema venue and prevented all from entering the ground.

  • Tabligh factions clash

    An elderly man was killed and more than 200 others were injured as a fierce fight between two factions of Tabligh Jamaat virtually turned the Tongi Ijtema Maidan into a battlefield yesterday.

  • Tabligh Jamaat and Hefajat men hold rally in Mohammadpur

    People suffer as Tablig, Hefajat men hold rally in Mohammadpur

    The residents of Dhaka’s Mohammadpur and its adjoining areas suffer due to severe traffic gridlock following a rally arranged by a faction of Tablig Jamaat and followers of Hefajat-e Islam.

  • Protests cannot cause public suffering

    We simply cannot comprehend how, on Wednesday, factions of Tabligh Jamaat were allowed to immobilise a busy section of the capital city—and thus in effect its entirety—for hours on end, including the country's biggest airport.

  • Maulana Saad Kandhalvi

    Maulana Saad won't attend Biswa Ijtema

    In the face of stern opposition from a faction of Tabligh Jamaat, the movement's top leader Maulana Saad Kandhalvi will keep clear of this year's Biswa Ijtema and will likely go back to India today.