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    Leaders blamed for rise in journalist murders

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:01pm on December 18, 2018

    Hatred whipped up by ‘unscrupulous politicians’ has contributed to the shocking rise in the number of journalists murdered in 2018, a media watchdog said Tuesday.Eighty...

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    Satkhira JOF candidate arrested at village home

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:49pm on December 16, 2018

    Police arrested Jatiya Oikya Front candidate for Satkhira-4 and former Jamaat-e-Islami lawmaker Gazi Nazrul Islam and his three supporters from...

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    74 arrested

    United News of Bangladesh . Satkhira | Updated at 01:11am on December 16, 2018

    Police arrested 74 people in special drives conducted in eight upazilas of Satkhira from Friday evening to Saturday morning....

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    Three JMB operatives held in Dhaka

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:28am on December 16, 2018

    Police arrested three operatives of banned militant outfit of the Jama’atul Mujahideen Bangladesh in possession of commando knives and explosives from the capital’s Kamalapur area....

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    BNP leader, three others held while ‘consuming yaba’

    United News of Bangladesh . Chattogram | Updated at 11:39am on December 15, 2018

    Police arrested four people, including Chattogram city unit Bangladesh Nationalist Party office secretary Tinku Das, while they were allegedly consuming yaba pills at Chaitanya Gali...

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    2 held for ‘defamatory’ Facebook posts about Hasina

    Staff Correspondent . Chattogram | Updated at 12:42am on December 15, 2018

    Two people were arrested on Friday in Chattogram for posting ‘defamatory remarks’ on Facebook about prime minister Sheikh Hasina....

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    Violence, arrests continue as polls near

    Rashed Ahmed Mitul and Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:10am on December 15, 2018

    Main opposition alliance Jatiya Oikya Front chief Dr Kamal Hossain’s motorcade was attacked reportedly by ruling Awami League activists in Dhaka on Friday as opposition’s...

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    Gazipur 5 BNP candidate Fazlul held

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:19pm on December 13, 2018

    Police on Thursday arrested Bangladesh Nationalist Party’s candidate for Gazipur 5 constituency and the party’s organising secretary for Dhaka division Fazlul Haque Milon was arrested...

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    Arrests, attacks, intimidation continue

    Tapos Kanti Das and Ahammad Foyez | Updated at 12:38am on December 13, 2018

    Attacks on opposition election campaigners and their arrest continued on Wednesday with ruling Bangladesh Awami League and opposition Attacks on opposition election campaigners and their...

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    BNP candidate for Sylhet 6 alleges of intentional arrests

    Staff Correspondent . Sylhet | Updated at 12:26am on December 11, 2018

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party nominated candidate for Sylhet 6 (Golapganj-Beanibazar) constituency Faysal Ahmad Chowdhury on Monday complained against arrests and intimidation by police ahead of the...