political violence

May 9, 2016
May 9, 2016

Fakhrul gets bail in Paltan arson case

A Dhaka court grants bail to BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir in an arson case filed with Paltan Police Station.

May 3, 2016
May 3, 2016

Charges pressed against Fakhrul, 42 others in arson case

Police presses charges against BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir and 42 others in an arson case filed with Paltan Police Station.

April 15, 2016
April 15, 2016

AL men rampage at Ctg party office over UP nomination

Supporters of nomination hopefuls go on rampage and vandalised local Awami League office in Chittagong ahead of the upcoming union parishad elections.

March 24, 2016
March 24, 2016

Trends and patterns

Political violence remains inseparable from Bangladeshi politics and election violence is an integral part of that violence.

February 2, 2016
February 2, 2016

Charges against Fakhrul, Moudud, 34 other BNP men accepted

A Dhaka court takes cognisance of charges against BNP’s senior leaders Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir, Moudud Ahmed and 34 other party men for hurling crude bombs at policemen in March 2013.

January 20, 2016
January 20, 2016

Workers Party leader shot dead in Pabna

A local leader of Workers Party of Bangladesh is shot dead allegedly by outlaws in Atghoria upazila of Pabna this evening.

January 9, 2016
January 9, 2016

No time to rest

Ilias Biswas cannot afford to stay at home.

January 9, 2016
January 9, 2016

Living with old memories

For 91 days from January 5 to April 5 last year, there was hardly a single day when innocent people were not burnt to death or injured in arson attacks on public transports. Some lost their loved...

November 26, 2015
November 26, 2015

Opinion: Cutting the head to cure headache?

It’s been a week since the government has blocked public access to several social media and Internet applications...

April 21, 2015
April 21, 2015

US deplores violence over Dhaka city polls

The United States today deplored political violence surrounding the city elections in Dhaka, and called on all of those involved in the elections to uphold their responsibility to ensure the polls...