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    Housewife set on fire by husband, dies at hospital

    Our Correspondent . Rangpur | Updated at 12:56am on May 06, 2019

    A housewife succumbed to her injuries at Rangpur Medical College Hospital on Sunday four days after she was set on fire allegedly by her husband.The...

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    Victim’s father files case

    Our Correspondent . Lakshmipur | Updated at 01:09am on April 24, 2019

    The father of a 24-year-old woman, allegedly burnt to death by her reported husband at Ayubnagar of Kamalnagar upazila in Lakshmipur, lodged a murder case...

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    Women’s temple ban debate rages in India flashpoint vote

    Agence-France-Presse . India | Updated at 12:00am on April 24, 2019

    Voters in a flashpoint constituency in southern India went to the polls Tuesday after a campaign dominated by the fallout from the controversial decision to...

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    Husband kills wife over talking on cell phone

    Staff Correspondent . Sylhet | Updated at 11:49pm on April 22, 2019

    An employee of Sylhet City Corporation allegedly strangulated his newly married wife to death early Monday following a quarrel over talking to her relatives on...

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    Ilhan Omar caught in a political maelstrom

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on April 17, 2019

    A former refugee and the first black Muslim woman elected to Congress, Ilhan Omar embodied the American dream in her November victory but faces controversies...

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    Woman found dead in Pabna

    Our Correspondent . Pabna | Updated at 12:20am on March 17, 2019

    Police recovered the body of a woman from an apartment on Bank Road (Sutapatti) in the district headquarters on Saturday noon. The victim, identified as...

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    Women denied land ownership

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:04am on March 14, 2019

    Women in Bangladesh are denied land ownership though their contribution in agriculture is higher than men, women rights activists said at a seminar Wednesday.The Association...

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    Women more vulnerable to diseases, but neglected: experts

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on March 10, 2019

    Women are more vulnerable to different diseases, especially in regards to sexual and reproductive health, compared to men, but their health issues are largely neglected...

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    No let-up in violence against women in Bangladesh in sight

    Tapos Kanti Das | Updated at 12:17am on March 08, 2019

    ‘We have nowhere to seek justice except from Allah,’ said in despair Md Nazmul Hossain, elder brother of Comilla Victoria College student Shohagi Jahan Tonu...

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    Legal barriers, social taboo main hindrances to gender equality in Bangladesh: activists

    Shakhawat Hossain | Updated at 12:14am on March 08, 2019

    Legal barriers and social taboo hinder women from enjoying equal rights and creating awareness and removing the legal barriers and social taboos will lead Bangladesh...