• Bandarban UP chairman candidate shot dead

    Masked miscreants brandish guns and pick up an independent chairman candidate of the Union Parishad polls from his house before killing him in Bandarban’s Ruma upazila.

  • One killed in UP polls violence

    With elections due in 732 union parishads tomorrow, one man was killed and scores others were injured in pre-polls violence in different places of the country yesterday.

  • Why such cruelty against children?

    Weakening familial bonds and poor social interactions could be the main reasons for the spike in violence and cruelty against children, even within the supposedly safe protection of their homes.

  • The Education Antidote to Violence

    In an article titled “The Education Antidote to Radicalisation,” published on December 30, 2015 in The Daily Star, former British Prime Minister...

  • VC smells plot to create violence at DU

    Dhaka University Vice-Chancellor Prof AAMS Arefin Siddique alleges that a certain political quarter is conspiring to create deadly violence at the university campus.

  • Bangladesh High Court order

    15 Rajshahi BNP-Jamaat men jailed for life

    A speedy trial tribunal of Rajshahi hands life term prison to 15 activists of Islami Chhatra Shibir, Jamaat-e-Islami and the BNP over a violence case of December 2013 during a blockade sponsored by BNP-Jamaat.

  • Chattogram map

    Shibir 'planned riot in Ctg'

    The police claim to have thwarted an Islami Chhatra Shibir bid to create communal violence in Chittagong.

  • 21 killed in Pakistan university attack

    21 people die in a Taliban assault on a university in Pakistan Wednesday, where witnesses report two large explosions as security forces move in under dense fog to halt the bloodshed.

  • 4 held over Brahmanbaria violence

    Four people, including a Jubo Dal leader, are so far arrested in connection with violence over the death of a madrasa student in a clash of Brahmanbaria a week ago.

  • Torturer cops Masud, Akash suspended

    Dhaka police suspends two sub-inspectors (SI) for torturing two officials in Mohammadpur and Jatrabari. SI Masud Shikder of Mohammadpur Police Station and SI Arshadul Islam Akash of Jatrabari Police Station were suspended for beating up and allegedly threatening central bank official Golam Rabbi on January 9 and DSCC Conservancy Officer Bikash Chandra Das yesterday respectively.