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  • Teacher’s humiliation: Cops say Osman a ‘victim’

    Police submit probe report before the High Court portraying lawmaker Salim Osman as a victim in the incident of humiliation of a Narayanganj teacher.

  • Teacher humiliation: N’ganj cops get more time to submit report

    The High Court directs the superintendent of police and officer-in-charge of Bandar Police Station in Narayanganj to submit detailed reports by August 4 on the incident of public humiliation of schoolteacher Shyamal Kanti Bhakta.

  • A symptom of the disease

    How can freedom of speech flourish when sensitivities are so high, and public patience so low, when dissent is considered dangerous, any critique is considered to be a challenge, and all opposition is viewed as an existential threat that must be crushed? How credible are the preachy platitudes about democracy coming from people who are not its best exemplar?

  • HC wants details on N’ganj teacher humiliation

    High Court directs the authorities concerned to submit before it three detail reports specifying the steps taken against those responsible for humiliating Narayanganj teacher Shyamal Kanti Bhakta.

  • N'ganj teacher did not demean Islam

    An education ministry probe has found that the Piyar Sattar Latif High School committee had forced headteacher Shyamal Kanti Bhakta to resign with unproven allegation that he had hurt the religious sentiment of the Muslims.

  • ‘N’ganj teacher was forced to sign resignation letter’

    Education ministry-formed committee says the way Narayanganj school headmaster Shyamal Kanti Bhakta was suspended was beyond relevant rules. A school student made inconsistent statements on whether the teacher said anything demeaning religion and hence the allegation may not be considered acceptable, the report said.

  • MP plays judge-jury-prosecutor!

    An MP – who paradoxically represents the ruling coalition as well as its opposition in the parliament – recently played the proverbial role of the judge, jury and prosecutor.

  • Now Hefajat enters scene

    Hefajat-e Islam, a radical Islamist group, yesterday gave a 72-hour ultimatum to the government to try Shyamal Kanti Bhakta for

  • N’ganj headmaster taken to Dhaka Medical

    Narayanganj school headmaster Shyamal Kanti Bhakta, who was in attention for the last few days over an incident of humiliation by a local lawmaker, is moved to Dhaka for better treatments.

  • A teacher has been taught his lesson!

    Greek historian Herodotus, living in the fifth century, couldn't have known in advance that a headmaster was going to be humiliated in Narayanganj on the second Friday of May 2016.

  • Injustice done to him

    An education ministry probe committee found no evidence that Shyamal Kanti Bhakta had hurt anyone's religious sentiment though, on this allegation, the Narayanganj headmaster was publicly humiliated on a local lawmaker's instruction.

  • MP Osman won’t apologise

    Local lawmaker from Jatiya Party, AKM Salim Osman, says he will not apologise for forcing a high school headmaster to squat holding his ears in public.

  • N’ganj teacher wants justice

    Shyamal Kanti Bhakta, the school headmaster of Narayanganj, wants justice for his humiliation over the allegation of his disparaging statements about religion.

  • Bangladesh High Court

    Why no action for N’ganj teacher’s humiliation: HC

    The High Court issues a rule upon the government to explain in two weeks as to why it should not be directed to take necessary legal actions against local lawmaker Salim Osman and others who humiliated a schoolteacher of Narayanganj.