The High Court has summoned all the investigating officers (IOs) of 56 graft cases filed over BASIC Bank’s Tk 35 billion loan scam as they failed to complete the investigation in two and a half years. It asked IOs...
India should be ready to do business with any government in Dhaka. Ties with the Awami League appear on track even as the BNP seems to be turning a new leaf recognising the emerging realities Bharat Bhushan By playing a partisan...
I have liberty to ask questions during hearing of case Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha has urged the media not to 'misquote' him from court proceedings. He says misreporting creates confusion and he felt embarrassed by this. Justice Sinha made the...
Dhaka office Two members of a National Human Rights Commission's fact-finding committee yesterday visited The Raintree Dhaka hotel in Banani where two university students were alleged to have been raped in March. The members talked to eight hotel employees. “We will talk...
Bloody and bruised, Amar Desh acting Editor Mahmudur Rahman walking away from court premises in Kushtia after assaulted allegedly by activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League on Amar Desh acting Editor Mahmudur Rahman was hurt in an attack launched allegedly...
Afsan Chowdhury Raintree Hotel lobby In a country where the upper class enjoys almost total impunity, they suddenly faced an unexpected furor over an alleged rape incident. It allegedly happened in an upscale joint called Raintree Hotel located in Dhaka’s hyper...
The Awami League (AL) has finally proven what many outside observers had thought since 2011: a free and fair election is not possible in Bangladesh under its current political structure. The December 30 election appears from the results as...
DHAKA: The jail authorities on Wednesday night executed Harkat-ul-Jihad (HuJi) top leader Mufti Abdul Hannan and his two aides for grenade attack on the-then UK envoy in Bangladesh Anwar Choudhury in 2004. The two other militants were Sharif Shahedul Alam...
By Ruma Paul, DHAKA Jan 30 Bangladesh is hiring an international firm to assess reserves at Chevron Corp's natural gas fields in the country before placing a formal bid to buy the assets, its energy minister told Reuters on Monday. Energy-starved...
তোর মতো মালাউনের যোগ্যতা আছিলো না  আমার কেরানী হওয়ার। জীবনে কোনোদিন স্বপ্নেও ভাবিস নাই যে আমি তোরে দেশের প্রধান বিচারপতি বানামু। তোর এতবড়ো সাহস যে তুই এখন আমার চোখের সামনে খাড়াইয়া বেয়াদবি করিস!!!আমার বাবা তোর মতো মালাউনদের ঠিকই চিনছিলো।...
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