Religion

Oppositions in parliament exist only on ‘pen and paper’: Opposition MPs

Members of the opposition Jatiya Party (JaPa) and BNP have raised questions regarding the role of opposition in the parliament

Parliament building

Indian Hindu hardliners set fire to Salman Khurshid’s home

Religious minorities in Hindu-majority India have faced increased levels of discrimination and violence since Modi’s Hindu nationalist BJP came to power in 2014, say activists

Indian Hindu hardliners set fire to Salman Khurshid’s home

Hindus in Bangladesh decrease by 7.5 million over 50 years

Persons of all religions are supposed to live with equal dignity in independent Bangladesh. Reality has not been so.

Hindus in Bangladesh decrease by 7.5 million over 50 years

Communal violence and thoughts of leadership at the grassroots

Over the past few decades our politicians have become exceedingly subservient to religious groups, even implementing their agenda, an example of which is the changes brought to the school curriculum

Communal violence and thoughts of leadership at the grassroots

Use majoritarian privilege against communal attacks

People of the minority communities in our country, due to religion, culture or whatsoever, dream of a normal life. It is very unfortunate that they have to dream of it, while living in the same land, ...

Two Hindu women wail as they losing everything after miscreants set their homes to fire in Boro Karimpur area of Majhipara village in Pirganj, Rangpur on 17 October 2021 as part of a series of communal violence recently.

Hanif blames education system for fanaticism

Awami League joint general secretary Mahbubul Alam Hanif has said the number of fanatics are higher than the pious people due to the education system in the country

Hanif blames education system for fanaticism

In search of a cohesive society

Building up a cohesive society in our country is difficult. The main impediments are our colonial hangover, social fragmentation in the subcontinent, backward-looking, politics that relies on money ...

The attack on the minorities has dealt a blow to our existence

Communal violence in Noakhali

Hindu people had nobody by their side during attacks

The people of the Hindu community did not get any support during attacks and vandalism of the temples and mandaps in Chowmuhani of Noakhali from the ruling Awami League, as well as the police

The vandalised Radha Madhab temple in Bank Road in Chowmuhani, Noakhali

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

Communal harmony won't fall from the sky

Communal harmony does not sprout from the ground or fall from the sky. It is a matter of exercise, practice. One cannot hope for peace and tolerance while hatred simmers in the political arena

Protests in Shahbagh over the attacks on Hindu community in various areas of the country
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