Tapos Kanti Das

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    Scores injured as police, BNP activists clash

    Tapos Kanti Das | Updated at 12:00am on November 15, 2018

    A pitched battle between police and Bangladesh Nationalist Party activists in the capital left scores, including cops, injured and a number of vehicles burnt on...

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    11th JS elections on Dec 23

    Ahammad Foyez and Tapos Kanti Das | Updated at 07:06pm on November 08, 2018

    The Election Commission on Thursday announced the schedule for the 11th parliamentary elections fixing December 23 as the polling day despite protests from opposition parties...

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    Street movement if talks fail: JOF

    Manzur H Maswood and Tapos Kanti Das | Updated at 12:00am on November 07, 2018

    The Jatiya Oikya Front on Tuesday threatened to go for street movement, including road march and rallies, if the ongoing dialogue with the government failed...

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    Two to die for genocide

    Tapos Kanti Das | Updated at 12:57pm on November 05, 2018

    The three-judge International Crimes Tribunal-1 on Monday handed death sentence to former Lakhai thana Awami League president Md Liakat Ali, 64, and an Al-Badr commander...

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    Highest 422 in 10 months

    Tapos Kanti Das | Updated at 11:48pm on November 03, 2018

    The country witnessed the highest extrajudicial killings of 422 people either in custody or in reported ‘gunfight’ and ‘shootout’ in the past 10 months of...

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    Bullet-hit bodies raise concerns

    Tapos Kanti Das | Updated at 11:53pm on November 02, 2018

    Recent incidents of the recovery of bullet-hit bodies in Narayanganj and elsewhere and families’ allegations of picking up the victims by law enforcers before the...

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    Khaleda, 3 others jailed for 7 years

    Tapos Kanti Das and M Moneruzzaman | Updated at 12:22pm on October 29, 2018

    The Dhaka Special Judge’s Court-5 on Monday sentenced the jailed former prime minister Khaleda Zia, also the Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson, and three others to...

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    255 killed, 40,000 held so far in Bangladesh

    Tapos Kanti Das | Updated at 12:06am on October 24, 2018

    At least 255 people have so far been killed in the countrywide ongoing anti-drug drives in the last five months, with law enforcers still busting...

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    Pledge to keep police above political influence falls flat

    Tapos Kanti Das | Updated at 12:00am on October 13, 2018

    The Awami League-led government seems to have forgotten its election pledge to keep law enforcement agencies above political influence as the government continues to use...

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    Survivors not fully satisfied, want Tarique’s death penalty

    Tapos Kanti Das | Updated at 01:50am on October 11, 2018

    Survivors of August 21, 2004 grenade attack said on Wednesday that they were not fully satisfied with the verdict in the grenade attack cases as...