Islamic speaker arrested for allegedly inciting temple attack

An Islamic preacher from Keraniganj was arrested on Thursday for comments that allegedly incited temple attacks over desecration of the holy Quran in Cumilla

Islamic speaker arrested for allegedly inciting temple attack

Communal violence in Cumilla

Police seeking answer to two questions

Since communal violence erupted in Cumilla, the law enforcement agencies have been seeking answers to four questions

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

Protection of Hindus, others must be ensured: Amnesty

Amnesty International’s South Asia campaigner Saad Hammadi has urged the authorities to take urgent steps to protect the members of the minority community in Bangladesh against any attacks and ensure ...

Amnesty International

25 eminent citizens call for resistance against communal violence

25 eminent citizens including writers, professors and human rights activists, have expressed have expressed deep concerns over the recent communal attacks and vandalism of idols across the country

Nanda Rani wails in front her house torched Sunday night by a group of miscreants. The picture was taken from Pirganj in Rangpur on 18 October.

Arson attack in Pirganj

'What was our fault?'

Everyone in the Barakarimpur village in Pirganj upazila of Rangpur is in a state of panic. The village is cordoned off by the members of police and Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB)

The burnt down houses of the people of Hindu community

Durga Puja begins

Durga Puja, the biggest religious festival of the Hindu community, began on Monday with the incarnation (Bodhon) of goddess Durga at temples across the country, marking Sashthi

Durga Puja begins

Durga Puja to begin Monday

Durga Puja, the biggest religious festival of the Hindu community, will begin on Monday with Maha Shasthi puja at temples across the country amid festivity and religious fervor with maintaining ...

Artisans are passing busy time with the finishing touches ahead of Durga Puja

Janmashtami observed

The Hindu community of the country celebrated Janmashtami, marking the birth of lord Krishna, on Monday with due religious fervour

Janmashtami observed

Saraswati Puja today

Saraswati Puja, one of the major religious festivals of the Hindu community, is being celebrated across the country on Tuesday

Idols of Goddess Saraswati are displayed for sell ahead of the upcoming Saraswati Puja in Dhaka on 28 January 2020.

Interview: Ranabir Samaddar

‘Bengal sees a fight between ‘Baro Bhuiyan’ and the Hindu right’

Professor Ranabir Samaddar, political analyst and chief of Kolkata-based, Mahanirban Calcutta Research Group, speaks of the sociopolitical state in India, saying that while the standard of living has ...

Ranabir Samaddar
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