Dhaka bans pillion riders after rioting

Jan 22, 2015

Bangladesh government yesterday imposed an indefinite ban banned motorcyclists from carrying extra passengers in a bid to halt a...

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The political scene in Bangladesh remains as turbu...

Jan 22, 2015

A ‘standard note’ circulated to MPs in the British House of Commons says ‘the political scene in Bangladesh...

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Question at the day’s end- “Is police department i...

Jan 22, 2015

Since last week, at least 3 people, 2 belonging to BNP and 1 to Jamaat-e-Islami, with names Motiur Rahman, Nurujjaman Jony and...

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Shamim Osman seeks order to eliminate BNP

Jan 21, 2015

Awami League lawmaker Shamim Osman yesterday raised the question why the BNP chief was not being arrested although she was ordering...

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Bangladesh arrests 7,015 opposition activists

Jan 21, 2015

Bangladesh security forces have arrested more than 7,000 opposition activists since the start of deadly protests a fortnight ago,...

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5 students arrested; feared ‘disappeared’ while in...

Jan 21, 2015

Five young students have ‘disappeared’ while in police custody after they were taken from their beds in the Moakhali area of...

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Political crisis 2015 – Extra judicial killi...

Jan 20, 2015

The word on the street in the last few days was that the law enforcement agencies were going to start to come down much harder on the...

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BNP calls 48-hr hartal in Dhaka, Khulna

Jan 20, 2015

The hartal will begin at 6am Wednesday and continue until 6am Friday BNP has called a 48-hour hartal for Wednesday and Thursday...

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BTRC blocks WhatsApp, extends block on Viber, Tang...

Jan 20, 2015

The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission blocked popular internet-based messaging application WhatsApp on Monday for...

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Govt using joint forces to suppress people

Jan 17, 2015

Hartal, blockade unconstitutional, says IGP; govt using joint forces to suppress people: BNP Law enforcing agencies have apparently...

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