Tapos Kanti Das

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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...

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    Babar, Pintu, 17 others to die, Tarique, Harris, 17 others jailed for life

    Muktadir Rashid and Tapos Kanti Das | Updated at 11:30pm on October 10, 2018

    A Dhaka tribunal on Wednesday sentenced former state minister for home Lutfozzaman Babar, former deputy minister Abdus Salam Pintu and 17 others to death and acting...

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    Proposed law could be misused

    Tapos Kanti Das | Updated at 01:00am on October 09, 2018

    Jurists and rights activists on Monday expressed fears that ordinary folks could be harassed by law enforcement agencies using the Narcotics Control Bill’s section relating...

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    Govt set to miss goal of completing trials

    Tapos Kanti Das | Updated at 12:04am on October 07, 2018

    The Awami League led government is set to miss the pledge it had made before the 2014 election that if elected it would complete the...

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    BNP stands its ground over JS polls

    Rashed Ahmed Mitul and Tapos Kanti Das | Updated at 12:05am on October 01, 2018

    Main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party sticks to its demand for release of its imprisoned chairperson Khaleda Zia and resignation of the government before announcement of...

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    AL internal feud increasing ahead of national polls

    Moloy Saha and Tapos Kanti Das | Updated at 12:15am on September 23, 2018

    Internal feuds in ruling Awami League are on the rise ahead of the national polls likely to be held in December....