Liberation War

One held for murder attempt on Sarwar Ali

Law enforcers arrested a boy in connection with an attack on Liberation War Museum Trustee Dr Sarwar Ali at his home in the capital’s Uttara on January 5, according to Police Bureau of...

March 22, 2019
March 22, 2019

The sixth meeting

After holding a meeting with Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Pakistan president Yahya Khan postponed the March 25 session of the National Assembly saying it was deferred to create unity among...

March 21, 2019
March 21, 2019

Dhaka city sees wave of protests

On the 20th day of the agitation movement, Dhaka city was riding on a wave of freedom crazed processions chanting slogans -- “Joy Bangla” and “Joy Bangabandhu”.

March 19, 2019
March 19, 2019

Situation gets even more critical

The situation in what was then East Pakistan, and is now Bangladesh, was getting more critical by the day.

March 15, 2019
March 15, 2019

Yahya in town

On this day in 1971, all offices and businesses remained shut in continuation of a peaceful movement.

March 13, 2019
March 13, 2019

MARCH 13, 1971: Civilian staff of military warned

As the situation in the then East Pakistan worsened by the day, all employed civilians, on March 13, were ordered to restart their duties at the military establishments by authorities of the...

March 11, 2019
March 11, 2019

MARCH 11, 1971: In defiance of tyrants

As the non-cooperation movement gained momentum by the day, East Pakistan was literally run under the direct orders of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

March 6, 2019
March 6, 2019

Songs of freedom

A nation waited with bated breaths days before Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's soon-to-be historic rally to be held at Race Course ground.

February 15, 2019
February 15, 2019

Anti-Liberation Role: Jamaat torn over apology question

The rift between the young and senior leaders of the Jamaat-e-Islami has widened further over renaming the party and apologising to the nation for its role during the Liberation War, say party...

December 22, 2018
December 22, 2018

Artistic way to recall 1971

Craftsman Dhananjoy Roy has turned his thatched hut in a remote village of Nilphamari into a mini Liberation War museum.

March 31, 2018
March 31, 2018

MARCH 31, 1971: Indira Gandhi pledges support

The month of March, that saw the ignition of flames of freedom, finally came to an end.