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  • Jamaat faces heat over '71 apology

    Jamaat's assistant secretary general Barrister Abdur Razzaq has resigned from the party, a move insiders say will create pressure on Jamaat to reform its charter.

  • Dhaka-8 election result

    Jamaat Men in Race: HC questions EC decision

    The High Court yesterday questioned the legality of the Election Commission's rejection of an application for cancelling the candidacy of 25 Jamaat-e-Islami leaders.

  • ‘Jamaat a threat to democracy, progress in Bangladesh’

    United States Congressman Jim Banks says the US stands with Bangladeshi people seeking free, fair and safe democratic elections but cautions that Islamist groups like Jamaat-e-Islami pose a great threat to the country’s democracy and progress.

  • Jamaat leader Shafiqur Rahman

    25 Jamaat men awarded BNP nominations

    The BNP has nominated 25 leaders of Jamaat-e-Islami, a key component of the 20-party alliance, to contest the upcoming parliamentary polls.

  • BNP Senior Joint Secretary General Rizvi Ahmed talks on 11th Bangladesh general election

    BNP will resolve problem with Jamaat ‘soon’

    BNP will soon resolve the problem it is facing with Jamaat-e-Islami over Sylhet City Corporation election, the party’s senior Joint Secretary General Ruhul Kabir Rizvi says.

  • Bangladesh National Election likely on December 27 Muhith

    Jamaat has no right to stay in Bangladesh: Muhith

    Finance Minister AMA Muhith describes Jamaat-e-Islami as enemy of the country saying that “they have no rights to stay in Bangladesh”.

  • International Crimes Tribunal

    Ex-Jamaat MP, 5 other Gaibandha war criminals get death

    A special tribunal in Dhaka hands death penalty to six people from Gaibandha, including a former Jamaat-e-Islami lawmaker, for committing crimes against humanity during the Liberation War in 1971.

  • Narayanganj Jamaat chief among 13 detained

    Police detain 13 leaders and activists of Jamaat-e-Islami including its Narayanganj city chief and general secretary allegedly for plotting subversive activities.

  • Arrest

    21 Islami Chhatri Sangstha activists held in Dhaka

    Police claim to have arrested 21 members of the Jamaat-e-Islami's female student front Islami Chhatri Sangstha in Dhaka.

  • Jahangirnagar University main gate

    JU to hold C unit entry test tomorrow amid hartal

    The authorities of Jahangirnagar University (JU) have decided to continue the ongoing entry test tomorrow for the 2017-18 academic session amid the countrywide dawn-to-dusk hartal called by Jamaat-e-Islami.

  • Jamaat-e-Islami Ameer Maqbul Ahmad

    Jamaat ameer, 7 other top leaders remanded

    Jamaat-e-Islami Ameer Maqbul Ahmad, its Secretary General Shafiqur Rahman and six other top leaders are placed on a ten-day remand for each in connection with two cases.

  • Jamaat-e-Islami Ameer Maqbul Ahmad

    Jamaat Ameer Maqbul, eight others held in Dhaka

    Jamaat-e-Islami Ameer Maqbul Ahmad and eight other leaders of the party are detained from Uttara in Dhaka for holding a secret meeting to carry out subversive activities, police say.

  • Kashimpur in photos

    The photos are taken at Kashimpur Central Jail-2 premises where death row war criminal Mir Quasem Ali is being held, awaiting his execution.

  • War crimes: Quasem seeks deferral of review hearing

    Convicted war criminal Mir Quasem Ali files a petition with the Supreme Court seeking two-month deferment on his review hearing against the judgement that upheld his death penalty.

  • 10 ‘militants’ detained on day 6

    Police claims detention of 10 suspected militants on the sixth day of the nationwide crackdown on militancy.

  • Shibir leader remanded over Hindu ashram volunteer murder

    A Pabna court places a Islami Chhatra Shibir leader on a five-day remand in connection with the killing of Nityaranjan Pande, volunteer of a Hindu Ashram, who was hacked to death by unidentified assailants four days ago.

  • Nityaranjan Pandey

    ‘Shibir leader’ held in Pabna Hindu ashram volunteer killing

    Police pick up an alleged Shibir leader in suspicion of his involvement with the killing of a volunteer of a Hindu ashram in Pabna.

  • All-out efforts on to hunt down killers: PM

    Pointing the finger at the BNP-Jamaat clique for all the recent secret killings in the country, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says the intelligence and law enforcement agencies are out there to track down the culprits.

  • War trial: Death warrant for Quasem reaches Dhaka jail

    The death warrant for war criminal Mir Quasem Ali reaches Dhaka Central Jail around half an hour after the international crimes tribunal issued the warrant.

  • AG gets death threat again

    “I received a letter this afternoon that said I would be killed in a month,” says Attorney General Mahbubey Alam. “The senders introduced themselves as leaders of Jamaat-e-Islami,” he adds.

  • Opinion: Nizami, Mojaheed were war heroes!

    Provincial assembly of Punjab in Pakistan did nothing wrong by passing a resolution recently seeking conferment of Nishan-e Pakistan on Jamaat-e-Islami leaders executed for the crimes against humanity during Bangladesh’s Liberation War in 1971. Its action is justified because Jamaat leaders had sided Pakistan occupational army to carry out genocide on Bangalis. Their goals were the same.

  • JMB man confesses to killing Prof Rezaul: Cops

    An arrested JMB operative makes judicial confession about his involvement in murder of RU teacher AFM Rezaul Karim Siddiquee, police say. According to them, Maskawat Hasan is Rajshahi region's operational commander of the banned militant outfit.

  • Motiur Rahman Nizami

    One issue shouldn't cloud ties with Dhaka: Islamabad

    Apparently showing their affection for war criminals being tried in Bangladesh for their crimes against humanity, Pakistan has said the relations between the two countries 'should not be clouded' with a single issue.

  • Pakistan to move UN on hanging of war criminals

    Pakistan Prime minister’s Advisor on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz says the country will raise the issue of executing Jamaat-e-Islami leaders in Bangladesh at the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC).

  • Some unresolved issues

    Not only the ruling coalition and its main Opposition (which is outside the Parliament) contradict each other as to who have been killing writers, bloggers and freethinkers in the country, but some ministers of the coalition government also contradict each other in this regard.

  • Motiur Rahman Nizami

    Pakistan’s criticism met with Dhaka’s protest

    Bangladesh has summoned Pakistan envoy in Dhaka in a quick response to the condemnation note Islamabad handed over for the execution of a top war criminal, Motiur Rahman Niazami. While Pakistan envoy insists that bilateral relations won't be harmed, Dhaka hands another strong protest.

  • Jamaat’s 24-hr hartal progressing peacefully

    The 24-hour countrywide hartal enforced by Jamaat-e-Islami is progressing peacefully with very little hindrance to public life.

  • Pakistan parliament condemns Nizami hanging

    Pakistan’s parliament passes a unanimous resolution expressing “concern” and condemns the hanging of war criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami. Sidewise, the country’s foreign ministry issues a statement voicing sadness over the execution. It also terms the execution “unfortunate.”

  • Jamaat-Shibir men clash with cops in Rajshahi

    Law enforcers open fire on activists of Jamaat-e-Islami and its student wing Islami Chhatra Shibir during a clash in Rajshahi.

  • Nizami’s profile

    War criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami's appointment as a minister by the BNP-led government was a slap in the face to our Liberation