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Four massacres by the Grand Coalition government

মহাজোটের চার গণহত্যা শেখ হাসিনা নেতৃত্বাধীন মহাজোট সরকার ক্ষমতায় আসার পর গত চার বছরে চারটি বড় গণহত্যা সংঘটিত হয়েছে বাংলাদেশে। এসব গণহত্যায় জীবন গেছে নিরীহ মানুষ, পোশাক শ্রমিক, আলেম, সেনা কর্মকর্তা, পুলিশ ও বিডিআর সদস্যদের। তবে সবচেয়ে বেশি প্রাণ গেছে আলেম-ওলামাদের। রোববার মাঝ রাতে মতিঝিলের শাপলা চত্বরে জিকিররত আলেমদের বুকে একযোগে গুলি চালিয়েছে র্যাব, পুলিশ, […]

The News Intelligence Network By Aslam Khan ISLAMABAD: A sensational American report has confirmed the Research and Analysis Wing (RAW), India’s most powerful intelligence agency, was directly involved in the secession of East Pakistan into Bangladesh, and is currently engaged in similar activities. RAW has a long history of activity in Bangladesh supporting both secular […]

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Police raided the residence of BNP’s Vice-President Sadeque Hossain Khoka in the city’s Gopibagh on Wednesday night. The detectives were at the house of the main opposition party’s Dhaka City unit Convener at around 11:45pm. Officer-In-Charge of Wari Police Station Tapan Chandra Das told bdnews24.com that the Detective Branch (DB) was conducting the raid. The […]

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For 15 days Hosena has been waiting at Adhar Chandra High School playground for her only daughter Marzina. She had hoped to find her alive but now, in tears, Hosena waits for the body. Marzina was the sole bread earner in the two-member family as Hosena’s husband abandoned them a few months after Marzina was […]

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 A sweater factory, housed in an 11-stoery building near Bangla College in the city’s Mirpur area, caught fire on Wednesday night. Fire Brigade sources said the fire broke out around 11:05 pm on the first floor of Tung Hai Sweater Factory at Technical Intersection and it soon roared through its second floor. On information, 13 […]

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After months of sharp differences, Russia and the United States have agreed to push both sides in Syria to find an end to the bloodshed, offering to hold an international conference in search of peace. Syrian rebels meanwhile said they had seized four Filipino peacekeepers in the Golan Heights, the second time in two months […]

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Youths at Shahbagh sing patriotic songs to uphold their spirit on Wednesday evening. Photo courtesy by Blogger and Online Activist Network – BOAN Facebook page The youths are back. With songs and slogans in their spirited hearts Shahbagh got back its familiar look. Once again hundreds of youths gathered and lit up candles to rekindle […]

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 Apparently rejecting Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Commissioner’s version over Sunday night’s crackdown on Hefajat activists, opposition BNP on Wednesday claimed that the country’s people could not take it into confidence. “I’m not sure what they (DMP, BGB and RAB officials) said today about that day’s drive was their own words from their belief or imposed […]

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She’ll talk to John Kerry over GSP on May 17  Indicating opposition BNP, Foreign Minister Dr Dipu Moni on Wednesday said the lies and drama over the death toll in the Motijheel crackdown might cause an image crisis abroad but not because of the steps taken by the law enforcement agencies. “They (law enforcers) carried […]

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 Some 2,000 policemen along with Rab members will be on duty in the city to ensure security during the delivery of verdict against war crimes accused Jamaat leader M Kamaruzzaman by the International Crimes Tribunal-2 on Thursday. The Tribunal is set to deliver the verdict against the Jamaat leader tomorrow (Thursday). Uniform police and intelligence […]

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As growing discontent is cutting across social, political and religious divides, we ask what lies ahead for the country. In the middle of a battle for the very identity of Bangladesh, growing unrest cuts across political, social and religious divides. Security forces are accused of mass killings as opposition allies turn against the government. Bangladeshi opposition […]

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Kaikobad, the valiant man who sacrificed his life trying to rescue trapped garment workers from under the rubble of Rana Plaza in Savar, was in fact going to his construction site in Gazipur on the afternoon of April 25, a day after the building had collapsed. A Good Samaritan from childhood, the 35-year-old could not […]

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