targeted killings

June 18, 2016
June 18, 2016

194 'militants' held in 7 days

The weeklong special drive against militants ended yesterday with 17 suspected militants being arrested in the last 24 hours of the countrywide crackdown.

June 17, 2016
June 17, 2016

RK Mission chief gets threat letter

The head Hindu priest of Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission in the capital has received a threat on his life.

June 16, 2016
June 16, 2016

No political motive behind it

Claiming that the ongoing crackdown on militants was not politically motivated, Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan yesterday said the drive was being conducted as part of security measures following...

June 14, 2016
June 14, 2016

After Ashraf, JP MP also criticises Inu

Opposing induction of JSD leader Hasanul Huq Inu as a minister, Jatiya Party lawmaker Kazi Firoz Rashid expresses his fear that the prime minister might even bring some secret killers to the...

June 14, 2016
June 14, 2016

A good initiative to protect people

Amid the recent attacks and killings in the country, the superintendent of police in Magura has taken a unique initiative to protect the people in his district.

June 14, 2016
June 14, 2016

Rising number of murders worries UN

The UN rights chief yesterday expressed serious concern over the dramatic increase in brutal murders in Bangladesh and urged the authorities to ensure full respect for human rights in investigating...

June 13, 2016
June 13, 2016

BNA to join AL-led protest progamme: Huda

Ex-BNP leader Nazmul Huda-led Bangladesh National Alliance (BNA), a platform of 31 political parties, expresses solidarity with Awami League-led 14-party alliance and will join programmes led by...

June 13, 2016
June 13, 2016

UN concerned over Bangladesh killings

United Nations expresses concern at the significant increase of murders in Bangladesh, including that of religious minorities and called for the investigation and prosecution of the perpetrators of...

June 12, 2016
June 12, 2016

Hasina vows to stop secret killings

Renewing her allegation that the BNP-Jamaat clique is behind the recent killings in Bangladesh, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday

June 11, 2016
June 11, 2016

BNP questions motive of crackdown

The BNP yesterday expressed its fear that the government might suppress the opposition on the pretext of launching a crackdown on extremists across the country.