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Former Bangladesh minister indicted for 1971 war crimes

Last Updated: Sunday, February 02, 2014, 14:19

A Dhaka tribunal Sunday indicted former agriculture minister Syed Mohammad Qaisar on 16 charges, including genocide, torture, murder and rape during the Bangladesh War Liberation in 1971.

Another Jamaat leader to face charges for 1971 war crimes

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 18, 2013, 19:34

The three-man tribunal was today scheduled to decide whether it will frame charges against Subhan, an alleged leader of a Peace Committee in 1971.

Protesters in B`desh express anger over resolutions on Mollah

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 18, 2013, 19:32

Hundreds of demonstrates shouting slogans today gathered outside the Pakistan High Commission here demanding the expulsion of its envoy after resolutions were adopted by Pakistan expressing concern over the execution of Jamaat leader Abdul Quader Mollah for 1971 war crimes.

Nation salutes 1971 war heroes on `Vijay Divas`

Last Updated: Monday, December 16, 2013, 11:29

The Nation on Monday paid tribute to its martyred soldiers, on the occasion of the 42nd anniversary of its victory over Pakistan in the 1971 war that resulted in the liberation of East Pakistan now called Bangladesh.

Bangladesh war crimes: BNP MP Salahuddin Quader Chowdhury sentenced to death

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 01, 2013, 13:28

Bangladesh war crimes tribunal on Tuesday sentenced an opposition lawmaker to death for his role in 1971 war crimes.

Bangladesh war crimes trial an internal matter: India

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 21:28

India on Wednesday termed as "internal matter" the decision by the Bangladesh Supreme Court to give death sentence to fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami leader Abdul Quader Mollah for 1971 war crimes.

Jamaat enforces strike in Bangladesh, 1 killed

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 14:29

One person was killed and several others injured on Wednesday in sporadic incidents of violence across Bangladesh, as fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami enforced a 48-hour strike to protest the Supreme Court verdict awarding death penalty to one of its stalwarts for 1971 war crimes.

Bangladesh to strip 1971 war criminals of voting rights

Last Updated: Monday, September 02, 2013, 19:14

The cabinet decided to strip the voting rights of people convicted of "crimes against humanity" during the 1971 liberation war.

Bangladesh`s Islamist party Jamaat-e-Islami declared illegal

Last Updated: Thursday, August 01, 2013, 08:49

In a landmark ruling, Bangladesh`s biggest right-wing party Jamaat-e-Islami was declared illegal by the High Court which banned it from contesting future polls.

Another Jamaat leader in Bangladesh charged with 1971 war crimes

Last Updated: Thursday, July 18, 2013, 17:47

Bangladesh slapped 6 war crime charges, against fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami man, day after party`s second-highest ranked man was sentenced to death for atrocities during 1971 war of independence.

Bangladesh Islamist leader sentenced to death for 1971 war crimes

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 17, 2013, 13:02

A Bangladesh war crimes tribunal convicted and sentenced a top Islamic party leader to death on Wednesday as his supporters clashed with security forces in different parts of the country.

Sam Bahadur remembered...

Last Updated: Thursday, June 27, 2013, 17:52

As India remembers Sam Manekshaw on his fifth death anniversary, Zee News pays a tribute to one of the bravest soldiers of the soil.