October 21, 2021 03:14 (IST)
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Bangladesh witnesses protests over recent communal violence

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.

US condemns attacks on Hindu Durga Puja pandals, temples in Bangladesh

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.

Delhi lawyer urges Bangladesh Supreme Court to order probe into attacks on Hindus

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.

Attack on Hindus: Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina asks Home Minister to take strict action against those who incited violence

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.

Protection of Hindus and others must be ensured amid ongoing violence in Bangladesh: Amnesty International

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

Bangladesh communal violence: Police file 71 cases, arrest 450

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.

Attacks on Hindus must end in Bangladesh: UN

Dhaka: UN Resident Coordinator in Bangladesh Mia Seppo on Monday said attacks on Hindu community of the country should stop.

Bangladesh witnessing alarming rise in meth trade, law enforcement agencies put on alert

Dhaka: Bangladeshi law enforcement agencies are alert as there has been a spike in trade and use of highly addictive drug methamphetamine.

Bangladesh: One person die as explosion rocks Chattogram house

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.

Bangladesh Hindu pandals attack: Minister hopes real perpetrators behind Cumilla incident will be identified soon

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.

Bangladesh will not bow to communal forces, says minister amid attack on Hindu temples, Durga Puja pandals

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.

Bangladesh: Attackers target JM Sen Hall’s Durga Puja Venue in Chittagong, Hindu leaders call half-day strike

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.

At least five killed after boat capsizes in Bangladesh

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.

Bangladesh witnesses 21 COVID-19 deaths in past 24 hours 

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.

Refugee Leader Killing: Bangladeshi court sends two suspects to 3-day remand

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.