All stories by Anisur Rahman
Tension escalates at Bangladesh-Myanmar border after shellingRediff.com17 Sep 2022
"Bangladesh does want war," home minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal told reporters in Dhaka when asked for comments on the Myanmar security forces actions on the borders, frightening both Bangladeshis and Rohingyas who took refuge in makeshift camps in the neighbourhood.
After 3 years Sheikh Hasina to visit India on Sep 5 for talksRediff.com22 Aug 2022
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is expected to travel to India on September 5 on a three-day official visit during which defence cooperation and regional stability are likely to be the focus of her talks with Indian counterpart Narendra Modi, an official said on Monday.
Bangladesh: 5 terrorists get death for 2015 mosque bombingRediff.com17 Aug 2022
All the convicts belonged to outlawed Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh.
40 killed, 450 hurt in fire at Bangladesh chemical container depotRediff.com5 Jun 2022
On Saturday night, the fire broke out at BM Container Depot in the Kadamrasul area in Sitakunda Upazila in Chittagong.
Ferry fire leaves 40 dead, 150 injured in BangladeshRediff.com24 Dec 2021
At least 40 people died and nearly 150 others were injured on Friday after a packed three-storey ferry carrying around 500 passengers caught fire on the Sugandha River in southern Bangladesh, officials said.
Kovind inaugurates Dhaka's Kali Mandir destroyed by Pak Army in 1971Rediff.com17 Dec 2021
The temple was totally destroyed by the Pakistani Army's operation codenamed 'Operation Searchlight' in 1971, targeting the resistance movement in the country.
President Kovind attends Victory Day Parade in DhakaRediff.com16 Dec 2021
President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday attended the Victory Day Parade as the 'Guest of Honour' in Dhaka as Bangladesh marked 50 years of victory in the Liberation War against Pakistan by showcasing its military might which included spectacular aerobatics and display of defence acquisitions.
Bangladesh has special place in India's neighbourhood first policy: KovindRediff.com16 Dec 2021
President Kovind, who arrived in Dhaka earlier in the day on his maiden State visit at the invitation of his counterpart M Abdul Hamid to attend the golden jubilee celebrations of Bangladesh's independence from Pakistan in 1971, held delegation-level talks with him which was followed by a banquet.
President Kovind to embark on 3-day visit to BangladeshRediff.com14 Dec 2021
President Ram Nath Kovind will arrive in Dhaka on Wednesday on a maiden three-day State visit during which he will hold talks with his counterpart and attend the golden jubilee celebrations of Bangladesh's 1971 independence from Pakistan.
Bangladesh riots: Key suspect admits to communal stir upRediff.com25 Oct 2021
A key suspect and his accomplice accused of fanning communal hatred on social media and instigating the recent violence against the minority Hindu community in Bangladesh have confessed to their crime in a pre-trial hearing, a court official has said.
2nd key suspect behind attack on Hindus in B'desh arrestedRediff.com23 Oct 2021
At least 70 houses and shops of the Hindus were torched in attacks at Pirganj following Mandal's Facebook post on October 17.
Key suspect behind attack on Hindus in Bangladesh arrestedRediff.com22 Oct 2021
Iqbal Hossain was arrested from Cox's Bazar sea beach area on Thursday night and is suspected to be the one who allegedly placed a copy of the Quran at a Durga Puja venue in Cumilla, bdnews24.com reported.
B'desh PM asks home minister to crack down on those inciting violence against HindusRediff.com19 Oct 2021
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday instructed her home minister to initiate immediate action against those who incited violence using religion as she asked the people not to trust anything on social media without fact-checking.
Fire at food factory kills 52 people in BangladeshRediff.com9 Jul 2021
Fire service officials and witnesses said the blaze broke out on Thursday evening and tore through the factory at the Rupganj area of Narayanganj.
Bangladesh: Jamaat leader held for violence during Modi's visitRediff.com16 May 2021
A senior leader of the hardline Jamaat-e-Islami group has been arrested in Bangladesh for allegedly instigating violence in March during Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the country, police said on Sunday.
Day 1 in Dhaka, Modi pays homage to martyrsRediff.com26 Mar 2021
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday visited the National Martyr's memorial at Savar in Dhaka and paid homage to those who sacrificed their lives in the 1971 Bangladesh War of Independence against Pakistan.
Modi reaches Bangladesh on first foreign visit after Covid outbreakRediff.com26 Mar 2021
Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Dhaka on Friday on a two-day visit to Bangladesh during which he will attend the celebrations of the golden jubilee of the country's independence, the birth centenary of 'Bangabandhu' Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and hold talks with his counterpart Sheikh Hasina.
14 Islamic militants get death for attempt to kill Bangladesh PMRediff.com23 Mar 2021
Fourteen Islamist militants were on Tuesday given death sentence by a Bangladeshi court here for attempting to kill Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in 2000.
Modi's visit to Dhaka to be very memorable: JaishankarRediff.com4 Mar 2021
Jaishankar arrived on a day-long visit to prepare the ground for Prime Minister Modi's visit to Bangladesh later this month to participate in the celebrations of 50th anniversary of Bangladesh's Independence and 50 years of Bangladesh-India diplomatic relations.
Foreign secy visit Bangladesh, meets PM Sheikh HasinaRediff.com18 Aug 2020
Shringla visited Dhaka in March last after assuming office of the Indian Foreign Secretary in January this year.