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Jamaat leader fit for court appearance: Bangladesh authorities

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 14:47

Bangladesh`s prison authorities have said fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami chief Matiur Rahman Nizami was fit for court appearance, 10 days after a special tribunal deferred the verdict on war crimes charges against him due to his sickness.

Bangladesh Islamist party chief war crimes verdict postponed

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 10:10

A Bangladeshi war crimes tribunal deferred its verdict on an Islamist party chief already sentenced to death in a separate case on Tuesday because he is sick, lawyers said.

Bangladesh PM Hasina says no further action against Jamaat-e-Islami

Last Updated: Saturday, May 31, 2014, 21:34

Bangladesh`s Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday said legal obstacles barred her government from pursuing further charges against the fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami for crimes during the 1971 war as she backed her law minister, under fire for going soft on the Islamists.

Jamaat-e-Islami Hind extends support to Kejriwal in Varanasi

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 07, 2014, 18:07

An influential Muslim organisation, Jamaat-e-Islami Hind, has endorsed the candidature of Aam Aadmi Party`s Arvind Kejriwal for the Varanasi seat where he is contesting against BJP`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi.

Jamaat announces support to Kejriwal ahead of Varanasi battle

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 06, 2014, 16:38

The Jamaat-e-Islami Hind on Tuesday announced its support to AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal in Varanasi, where he is contesting against BJP`s Narendra Modi in the Lok Sabha election.

Pakistan politician praises India`s election commission

Last Updated: Saturday, May 03, 2014, 23:03

In a rare compliment for an Indian institution from across the border, the chief of the conservative Jamaat-e-Islami party here today praised India`s election commission for its conduct of the Lok Sabha polls.

Bangladesh SC wraps up death penalty review for war crimes suspect

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 20:48

Bangladesh`s Supreme Court today wrapped up the appeal hearing against the judgement of a special tribunal that had sentenced to death a key 1971 war crimes suspect with the final verdict due any day now.

Sirajul Haq elected as Pakistan`s Jamaat-e-Islami chief

Last Updated: Sunday, March 30, 2014, 22:10

Sirajul Haq, a hardliner politician from Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province, was on Sunday elected as the new chief of Pakistan`s right-wing party Jamaat-e-Islami.

Jamaat-e-Islami to stay away from Lok Sabh polls

Last Updated: Sunday, March 23, 2014, 18:40

Jamaat-e-Islami Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday announced that it will not take part in the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections.

Bangladesh war crimes accused Jamaat leader dies

Last Updated: Sunday, February 09, 2014, 23:22

AKM Yusuf, one of the top leaders of Jamaat-e-Islami who was charged with crimes against humanity committed during Bangladesh`s 1971 liberation war against Pakistan, died on Sunday.

Jamaat-e-Islami Hind to back AAP in elections

Last Updated: Saturday, February 01, 2014, 20:44

Jamaat-e-Islami Hind on Saturday said it would extend support to Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in upcoming Lok Sabha elections to bring in better governance and weed out corruption.

Bangladesh arms haul case: Jamaat calls nationwide strike

Last Updated: Saturday, February 01, 2014, 17:49

Jamaat-e-Islami called a nationwide general strike in Bangladesh on Monday to protest the death sentence given to its chief along with ULFA leader Paresh Barua in an arms smuggling case.