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Home minister to visit Myanmar this month

Home Minister Asadzzaman Khan Kamal says that he would visit Myanmar this month to discuss the smooth and immediate repatriation of the Rohingyas, who have fled to Bangladesh for persecution in...

April 16, 2016
April 16, 2016

No IS existence in Bangladesh

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal yesterday reiterated that there is no base or organisational existence of global militant outfit Islamic State (IS) in Bangladesh.

April 7, 2016
April 7, 2016

Govt to scrutinise slain Nazim's writings: Minister

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal says that the write-ups of the slain secular activist Nazimuddin Samad are needed to be scrutinised to see whether he wrote anything objectionable about religion.

April 3, 2016
April 3, 2016

Vuvuzela banned at Mongol Shovajatra

Vuvuzela, matches and lighters have been banned at Mongol Shovajatra brought out from the Institute of Fine Arts in Dhaka every year to celebrate the Bangla new year, the home minister said today.

April 1, 2016
April 1, 2016

Voting was free, fair: Minister on UP polls

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan verses a chorus with the Election Commission claiming that the second phase of union parishad elections was free and fair.

February 2, 2016
February 2, 2016

‘Sherpur arms, ammo belong to Indian separatist group’

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal hints that the arms and ammo recovered by members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) in Sherpur district belong to an Indian separatist group.

January 3, 2016
January 3, 2016

Step up effort to catch fugitives

With more than half of the war crimes accused remaining fugitives in the cases filed since August 2014, Home Minister Asaduzzaman

November 28, 2015
November 28, 2015

IS conspiracy against Bangladesh: Home boss

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan says a vested quarter is conspiring to make Bangladesh “dysfunctional” by smearing it with the name of Islamic State (IS).

November 24, 2015
November 24, 2015

No existence of IS in country: Home boss

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan reiterates there is no organisational existence of terrorist outfit Islamic State (IS) in Bangladesh.

November 2, 2015
November 2, 2015

These are not “isolated” events

The latest killings indicate that the killers have expanded their target. Can it get any worse than this? Will it be fear mongering to suggest that the next targets might be those who sell their...

October 7, 2015
October 7, 2015

JMB trying to resurface, govt not letting: Kamal

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal says banned militant outfit JMB is trying to surface again but failed due to government’s strong vigilance.