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    National minorities’ future uncertain, says Santu

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:20am on August 06, 2019

    It is difficult to say where the country is headed with the Chittagong Hill Tracts remaining volatile while the national minorities in the plains suffer...

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    Ethnic groups want recognition

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:30am on July 01, 2019

    A couple of Chattogram Hill Tracts-based organisations observed a token strike in front of the National Press Club in the capital on Sunday demanding constitutional...

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    Dev in CHT won’t be sustainable without harmony: roundtable

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:44am on June 28, 2019

    Speakers at a roundtable discussion on Thursday emphasised promoting peace and harmony in the Chittagong Hill Tracts to ensure sustainable development in the region...

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    Rights campaigners call allocations for ethnic groups discriminatory

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:47am on June 21, 2019

    Rights campaigners on Thursday demanded increasing the allocation for the ethnic groups in the proposed national budget to at least Tk 4,000 crore. Bangladesh Adivasi...

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    Ethnic unity urged against repression

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:33am on April 06, 2019

    Ethnic communities of Bangladesh should set aside their differences and unite to bring an end to the repressive rule of the incumbent government, speakers told...

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    Regional parties might behind Baghaichari attack: CEC

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:21pm on March 21, 2019

    The chief election commissioner, KM Nurul Huda, on Thursday said that the regional political parties in the Chittagong Hill Tracts might be involved...

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    UPDF man shot dead in Rangamati

    United News of Bangladesh . Rangamati | Updated at 12:56am on March 08, 2019

    An activist of United People’s Democratic Front, a Chittagong Hill Tracts-based political group, was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Bongol Toli area in Baghaichari...

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    Compensation for CHT land acquisition to go up, bill placed

    United News of Bangladesh . Sangsad Bhaban | Updated at 12:33am on February 19, 2019

    The Chittagong Hill Tracts (Land Acquisition) Regulation (Amendment) Bill, 2019 was placed in the Jatiya Sangsad on Monday for providing 200 to 300 per cent...

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    Bill seeks increasing compensation for CHT land acquisition

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 08:36pm on February 18, 2019

    The Chittagong Hill Tracts (Land Acquisition) Regulation (Amendment) Bill, 2019 was placed in the Jatiya Sangsad on Monday for providing 200-300 per cent more than...

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    No congenial election atmosphere in CHT for ethnic minorities: rights campaigners

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:59am on December 13, 2018

    There is no congenial election atmosphere for the national minorities in Chittagong Hill Tracts, rights organizations said Wednesday....