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    Police acting on EC directives, says CEC

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 25, 2018

    Chief election commissioner KM Nurul Huda on Saturday said that police were not arresting any innocent people and that they were only carrying out the...

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    Karnaphuli editor held  

    United News of Bangladesh . Chattogram | Updated at 12:49pm on November 19, 2018

    Detectives arrested a leader of Jamaat-e-Islami at his house at Chawkbazar in Chattogram city on Sunday evening in connection with a sabotage case.The arrested was...

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    Shahidul's immediate release demanded

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:36pm on November 13, 2018

    Rights activists marking 100-day of imprisonment of photographer Shahidul Alam on Tuesday said that the government’s plot to silence dissidents or activists will go in...

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    Mass arrests of opposition activists continue

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 12:00am on November 10, 2018

    Opposition activists, mainly from the Bangladesh Nationalist Party, continue to be arrested in a huge number across the country, which has crowded the prisons more...

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    2,200 arrested despite PM’s assurance, alleges BNP

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:54am on November 09, 2018

    BNP on Thursday alleged that its more than 2,200 leaders and activists were arrested over the last three days centring Oikya Front’s Tuesday’s Suhrawardy Udyan...

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    Jamaat leader held in Thakurgaon

    United News of Bangladesh . Thakurgaon | Updated at 01:48am on November 03, 2018

    Police, in a drive on Thursday, arrested a local leader of Jamaat-e-Islami at his house at Hazipara in Thakurgaon Sadar upazila in a sabotage case.The...

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    Ctg jailor suspended, sent to jail

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:37am on October 28, 2018

    Jail authorities suspended Chittagong Central Jail’s jailor Md Sohel Rana Biswas on Saturday, a day after he was arrested with a huge amount of cash...

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    Mainul Hosein arrested

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:45pm on October 22, 2018

    Detective Branch of police on Monday night picked up former army-backed caretaker government adviser Mainul Hosein, also an organiser of newly-floated opposition political alliance Jatiya...

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    Myanmar arrests three journalists over report on Suu Kyi protege

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 12:36am on October 11, 2018

    Myanmar police Wednesday arrested three journalists after their paper criticised the financial management of Yangon’s government, which is overseen by a protege of leader Aung...

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    DU teachers protest against detention of CU teacher

    DU Correspondent | Updated at 12:47am on October 10, 2018

    A section of Dhaka University teachers on Tuesday brought out a silent procession wrapping their mouths with black cloth to protest against the detention, remand...