Dhaka: Several social, political and cultural organisations have staged demonstrations and protest marches across Bangladesh over the communal violence against the minority Hindu community during the Durga Puja.
Dhaka/Washington: The United States on Wednesday condemned the recent violence in Bangladesh where Hindu temples and pandals were attacked by unknown men and urged authorities to 'investigate' the matter.
New Delhi/UNI: A Delhi lawyer has urged the Supreme Court of Bangladesh to order a judicial probe into the attacks against Hindus and temples, and give a direction to the government to provide security for the minority community.
Dhaka: Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday directed the country's home minister to initiate immediate actions against those who incited violence using religion across the nation during Durga Puja celebrations.
Dhaka: Responding to the violent attacks on Hindu minority households and temples in Bangladesh during and after the Durga Puja, the country’s biggest Hindu festival, Amnesty International’s South Asia Campaigner, Saad Hammadi, said such incidents are symptomatic of the growing anti-minority sentiment in the country
Dhaka/UNI: At least 71 cases have been filed and over 450 people arrested in connection with the attacks at Durga Puja venues, temples, Hindu homes and businesses and for spreading rumours on social media last week, said Bangladesh Police.
Dhaka: UN Resident Coordinator in Bangladesh Mia Seppo on Monday said attacks on Hindu community of the country should stop.
Dhaka: Bangladeshi law enforcement agencies are alert as there has been a spike in trade and use of highly addictive drug methamphetamine.
Chattogram: At least one person died and three others were hurt as an explosion rocked a house in Bangladesh's Chattogram city on Sunday, media reports said.
Dhaka: Bangladesh Home minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Sunday said he is hopeful that those involved in the vandalization of Durga Puja pandal in Cumilla area, which triggered violence and destruction of pandals and Hindu temples across the country, will be arrested.
Dhaka/Noakhali: Bangladesh minister Tazul Islam has asked the local public representatives to be alert and stand strong against those who would seek to destroy communal harmony in the country.
Chittagong: Hindu leaders decided to call a half-day strike to protest in Chittagong city of Bangladesh against the vandalism of JM Sen Hall’s Durga Puja venue by a group of men.
Dhaka/UNI/Xinhua: At least five bodies were recovered after a boat capsized in the Turag river in Savar, on the outskirts of Bangladesh capital Dhaka on Saturday.
Dhaka: Bangladesh, a nation that witnessed a deadly wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in recent times, registered 21 deaths due to the virus in the past 24 hours.
Cox's Bazar: A local Bangladeshi court on Sunday sent two suspects arrested in connection with the killing of Rohingya refugee leader Mohib Ullah at a refugee camp in Ukhiya to three days police custody, media reports said.