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Ex Bangladesh minister under H M Ershad indicted for war crimes

Last Updated: Sunday, February 02, 2014, 18:53

A former Bangladeshi minister from Jatiya Party was on Sunday indicted by a special court here on 16 war crime charges, including genocide, committed during the country`s 1971 liberation war.

`Butcher of Mirpur` gets to live more after Bangladesh court stays his execution

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 10, 2013, 23:24

A Bangladeshi court tonight granted a last minute reprieve to senior Jamaat-e-Islami leader Abdul Quader Mollah, staying his execution shortly before he was to be hanged for genocide during the country`s 1971 liberation war.

Bangladesh court issues death warrant for `Butcher of Mirpur`

Last Updated: Sunday, December 08, 2013, 22:14

Bangladesh ordered execution of senior leader of fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami, who was sentenced to death 3 months ago for genocide during the 1971 liberation war, raising fears of fresh violence.

Death toll in Bangladesh violence rises to 6

Last Updated: Saturday, October 26, 2013, 11:12

The death toll in violence across Bangladesh, following dispute over electoral system, raised to six even as the country braced for a 60-hour opposition strike tomorrow, calling for a neutral caretaker government to oversee the next General Elections.

Bangladesh SC gives death to top Jamaat leader for 1971 war crimes

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 10:43

A top Islamist leader of the ruling party convicted of crimes against humanity during the 1971 war of independence and was sentenced to death by the apex court in Bangladesh on Tuesday.

India to find out cemeteries of Bangladesh liberation war martyrs

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 03, 2013, 21:40

A Bangladeshi delegation was assured in a district collector level meeting that an effort would be made to find out the graves of the fighters.

President Pranab pays tribute to Bangladesh Liberation War martyrs

Last Updated: Sunday, March 03, 2013, 18:08

President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday paid rich tribute to the 1971 Liberation War martyrs as he visited the national memorial at Savar.

No exodus from Bangladesh to WB; border security strengthened

Last Updated: Saturday, March 02, 2013, 17:03

There has not been any exodus from Bangladesh to West Bengal following violence in the neighbouring country over a top Jamaat-e-Islami leader being sentenced to death.

Admire young people expressing their concerns: Salman Khurshid

Last Updated: Saturday, February 16, 2013, 20:22

As Dhaka remained jammed for nearly two weeks because of protests by students and youth who are demanding capital punishment for the "traitors" of the 1971 Liberation War, Salman Khurshid expressed admiration for the protestors.

Top JI leader jailed for life in Bangladesh; riots follow

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 05, 2013, 16:22

A top leader of Bangladesh`s fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami was sentenced to life by a special tribunal for "crime against humanity".

B`desh asks Turkey not to meddle in 1971 war crime trial

Last Updated: Friday, December 28, 2012, 18:40

A visit by a 14-member Turkish political delegation to Dhaka to witness the trial process has worsened the matter.

B`desh asks Pak to apologise for 1971 atrociticities

Last Updated: Friday, November 09, 2012, 15:30

Bangladesh on Friday demanded a formal apology from Pakistan for the genocide committed by its troops during the 1971 liberation war.