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The Making of Islamophobia Inc.

The Making of Islamophobia Inc. A well-funded network is trying to strip the right to speak away from American Muslims and fanning the politics of fear. A decade ago, few outside the academy would have noticed Jonathan Brown’s lecture on slavery. A Washington native who looks a good bit younger than his 39 years, Brown […]

Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir has alleged that Bangladesh Awami League (AL) government wants to exploit the issue of militancy for its political gains. “The issue of militancy is still shrouded with mystery. Positions of RAB and police over the matter are conflicting, too,” said Fakhrul while talking to newsmen […]

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Amid agitations by students of College of Home Economics, demonstrations erupted against them by Dhaka University students and hawkers, who run businesses in the area. Home Economics students have blocked the New Market intersection for a fourth day and continued to demonstrate for the recognition of their college as an Institute of Dhaka University. Around […]

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Four suspected militants of Neo JMB was killed in an overnight raid of joint forces in a militant hideout in Chittagong’s Sitakunda. The drive “Assault 16” was jointly carried out by Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime unit, SWAT, Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) – 7, and Chittagong district police. Four hours after the renewed drive, Chittagong […]

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US president Donald Trump holds a rally at Municipal Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee, US March 15, 2017. — Reuters photo A Federal judge in Hawaii has blocked president Donald Trump’s new travel ban, hours before it was due to begin at midnight on Thursday. US District judge Derrick Watson cited ‘questionable evidence’ in the government’s […]

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The Supreme Court has ordered the government to return Tk 6.15 billion to 11 companies, which were ‘confiscated’ during the military-installed caretaker administration. On Thursday, the four-member Appellate Division bench led by Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha scrapped Bangladesh Bank’s appeal against the High Court verdict in favour of the 11 organisations. Counsel Ahsanul Karim, […]

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