Ahmed Rajib Haider

Two get death term for Bangladeshi blogger's death

The High Court here on Sunday confirmed the death sentence for two persons and different terms in jail for six others for killing Bangladeshi blogger Ahmed Rajib Haider.

Apr 02, 2017, 17:49 PM IST

Bangladesh professor hacked to death in suspected Islamist attack

Police said English professor Rezaul Karim Siddique, 58, was hacked from behind with machetes as he walked to the bus station from his home in the country`s northwestern city of Rajshahi.

Apr 23, 2016, 11:35 AM IST

Two sentenced to death for Bangladesh blogger murder

The judge convicted all eight accused in the murder case and sentenced two students to death.

Dec 31, 2015, 13:28 PM IST

Bangladesh police urge ban on Islamist group after killings

Bangladesh police said Tuesday they have asked the government to ban an Islamist militant group they suspect of involvement in the murders of atheist bloggers.

May 19, 2015, 12:51 PM IST

Eight charged in Bangladesh blogger's 2013 murder

A court in Bangladesh`s capital Dhaka has framed charges against eight people in connection with the murder of blogger Ahmed Rajib Haider in 2013, media reported on Wednesday.

Mar 18, 2015, 20:34 PM IST

Atheist US blogger hacked to death in Bangladesh

A prominent American blogger of Bangladeshi origin was hacked to death with machetes by unidentified assailants in Dhaka on Thursday, police said, with the atheist writer`s family claiming he had received numerous threats from Islamists.

Feb 27, 2015, 07:18 AM IST

Shahbag uprising: India should stand by ‘true friend’ Sheikh Hasina

A stable and friendly Bangladesh is a necessity for India.

Feb 28, 2013, 20:10 PM IST