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Cumilla

Interview: Pankaj Bhattacharya

'Lack of justice is instigating communal violence'

Democracy is steadily shrinking and falling into a crisis. The rule of law must be ensured, the criminals must be caught and punished, we must emerge from this lack of justice, says veteran ...

Pankaj Bhattacharya

Madrasah teacher ‘confesses’ to leading communal attacks in Hajiganj

So far, 33 people, including Abbasi, have been arrested in 10 cases filed over the attacks at different puja mandaps in Hajiganj, Chandpur

Bholadighi Kamil Madrasah teacher Kamaluddin Abbasi

Communal violence in Cumilla

‘Awami League leaders were mere spectators’

MP Bahauddin said they faced some problems in the first few hours. The leaders and activists took to the streets later

Law enforcement at a puja mandap in Cumilla after incidents of violence took place

Iqbal among 4 put on 7-day remanded for hurting religious sentiment

A Cumilla court has placed Iqbal Hossain and three others on seven-day remand each in a case filed for allegedly hurting the religious sentiments of the Muslims

Iqbal among 4 put on 7-day remanded for hurting religious sentiment

Iqbal confesses to demeaning Quran, yet to say who is behind

Seven days after the desecration of the Holy Quran in Cumilla, police declared they identified the person who did it. The person, Iqbal Hossain, is a resident of Cumilla city and a ‘vagrant and drug ...

Iqbal confesses to demeaning Quran, yet to say who is behind

Communal violence

Hindu community demonstrates at Shahbagh

Members of the Hindu community have been observing sit-ins and mass hunger strike at the Shahbagh intersection in the capital protesting against the attacks, vandalisation and setting on fire temples ...

Hindu community demonstrates at Shahbagh

Cumilla violence: 1 injured die in DMCH

A person who sustained injuries during the attack in Cumilla's puja mandap, died on Thursday night while undergoing treatment in Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH)

Cumilla violence: 1 injured die in DMCH

Placing Quran at puja mandap

Suspect Iqbal brought to Cumilla

Iqbal Hossain, the man arrested from Cox’s Bazar last night for allegedly keeping the Holy Quran at a Durga Puja venue, has been brought to Cumilla

Suspect Iqbal brought to Cumilla

Puja Celebration Council raises certain questions on the Cumilla incident

Bangladesh Puja Celebration Council has raised certain questions regarding the incident at the Durga Puja mandap in Nanua Dighi, Cumilla

A press briefing on the attacks on puja mandaps by communal forces, including arson, vandalisation and killing during Durga Puja is held at the Dhakeswari national temple on Friday morning.

Man detained in Cox’s Bazar is Iqbal: Police

The man detained in Cox’s Bazar is Iqbal Hossain from Cumilla, said superintendent of police in Cumilla Faruq Ahmed

Man detained in Cox’s Bazar is Iqbal: Police
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