All stories by Anisur Rahman
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.
B'desh court indicts country's 1st Hindu Chief Justice in graft caseRediff.com13 Aug 2020
The indictment comes seven months after another Dhaka court issued an arrest warrant against the 69-year-old ex-chief justice who lives in the United States
Bangladesh hangs ex-Army officer for Sheikh Mujib's assassinationRediff.com12 Apr 2020
Former captain Abdul Majed was hanged for his involvement in the 1975 coup in which the country's founder Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was assassinated, nearly four-and-a-half decades after the high profile massacre.
CAB may weaken India's secular character: BangladeshRediff.com12 Dec 2019
B'desh minister termed as "untrue" the allegations of minority repression in the country.
Plane hijack bid foiled in Bangladesh, passengers safeRediff.com24 Feb 2019
The lone suspect has been detained and is being interrogated.
70 killed as massive blaze rips through chemical warehouses in DhakaRediff.com21 Feb 2019
Bangladesh's fire service chief Ali Ahmed said the accident may have started with a gas cylinder.
Sheikh Hasina takes oath as Bangladesh PM for 3rd straight termRediff.com7 Jan 2019
Hasina, the president of the Awami League, won the 11th parliamentary elections with a landslide victory even as the Opposition rejected the "farcical" polls marred by violence that claimed 17 lives, making it one of the deadliest polls in the country's history.
Landslide win for Hasina in Bangladesh polls; Opposition rejects resultsRediff.com31 Dec 2018
The ruling Awami League-led grand alliance has won 288 seats in the 300-member Parliament, Election Commission secretary Helaluddin Ahmed said.
Voting ends in Bangladesh, 17 killed in poll-related violenceRediff.com30 Dec 2018
The unofficial results were expected by Monday morning which would be announced by the commission headquarters in the capital.
Ex-Bangla PM Khaleda Zia sentenced to 5 years in graft caseRediff.com8 Feb 2018
In the same case, her son Tarique Rahman and four others have been sentenced to 10 years in jail.
In Dhaka, Pope apologises for indifference towards RohingyasRediff.com1 Dec 2017
In a moving encounter, Francis blessed them, held their hands and intently listened to their heart-rending tales of escape from the Buddhist-majority nation, in an apparent show of public solidarity towards Asia's worst refugee crisis in decades.
Myanmar signs deal with B'desh, to take back Rohingya refugees in 2 monthsRediff.com23 Nov 2017
Over 600,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled Myanmar's violence hit Rakhine state to neighbouring Bangladesh since August when the military intensified crackdown against alleged militant outfits of Rohingya Muslims.
Return of 'displaced persons' can restore normalcy: Swaraj on Rohingya crisisRediff.com22 Oct 2017
She, however, preferred not to use the word 'Rohingya' and said 'we have urged that the situation be handled with restraint, keeping in mind the welfare of the population'.
Myanmar proposes to take back Rohingya refugees from BangladeshRediff.com2 Oct 2017
The two sides agreed on forming a joint working group to oversee the repatriation process but its composition would be decided later by both the countries.
'India pushing Myanmar to take back Rohingya refugees'Rediff.com15 Sep 2017
More than 3,00,000 Rohingya have poured into Bangladesh since the latest flare-up in violence on August 25.
India sends relief materials for Rohingya refugees in BangladeshRediff.com14 Sep 2017
The relief material consists of items required urgently by the affected people, namely rice, pulses, sugar, salt, cooking oil, tea, ready to eat noodles, biscuits, mosquito nets etc, it said.
144 dead in B'desh landslides, fresh rescue campaign launchedRediff.com14 Jun 2017
Officials feared that the death toll could rise as rescuers find it difficult to reach remote areas.
Indian Navy saves 33 as Cyclone Mora kills 9 in BangladeshRediff.com31 May 2017
Despite low casualty figure, the storm left behind a trail of destruction as thousands of people lost their houses.
3 more militants killed in Bangladesh anti-terror raidRediff.com1 Apr 2017
Security forces in the past 10 days have witnessed four major anti-militancy assaults against Islamic-State inclined Neo-Jamaatul Mujahideen Bangladesh in which seven people including an army lieutenant colonel and two police inspectors lost their lives while the assaults killed 15 militants and their children.
Operation Twilight: Chief of neo-JMB killed in Sylhet, claims policeRediff.com28 Mar 2017
The chief of the terror group blamed for Bangladesh's worst terror attack at a Dhaka cafe was among the four Islamist militants killed in one of the country's longest anti-terror operations in Sylhet, police said on Tuesday.