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Pak 'saddened' by Ali's execution, slams 'flawed' trial

Pakistan tonight said it was "deeply saddened" by Bangladesh's execution of Jamaat-e-Islami leader Mir Quasem Ali and alleged that he was hanged after a conviction "through a flawed judicial process".

Countdown starts for Bangla Jamaat stalwart's execution

Countdown starts for Bangla Jamaat stalwart's execution

The countdown for the execution of 1971 Bangladesh war crimes convict and fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami-linked business tycoon Mir Quasem Ali began as prison authorities today conveyed to him the Supreme Court decision sealing his fate.

Bangladesh: Ex-MP from Jamaat-e-Islami gets death penalty for war crimes

Bangladesh has so far executed four war crimes convicts since the process began to try the top Bengali perpetrators of 1971 atrocities.

Dhaka court indicts five militants for blogger's murder in 2015

A Dhaka court on Wednesday charged five activists of a banned militant outfit for the 2015 murder of popular blogger Oyasiqur Rahman Babu, who wrote against the Jamaat-e-Islami and radical Islamists.

Rising violence in Bangladesh: What`s behind it?

Rising violence in Bangladesh: What`s behind it?

Although around 90 percent of Bangladesh`s 160 million-strong population is Muslim, mostly Sunni, the nation is officially secular.

Islamic State planning attacks in India after terrorising Bangladesh's Dhaka: Report

Islamic State planning attacks in India after terrorising Bangladesh's Dhaka: Report

Recently, an Islamic State module was busted in Hyderabad, ringing an alarm bell for authorities.

Rights experts slam mass arrests as Bangladesh hunts killers

Sheikh Hasina accuses the main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party and its Islamist party ally, Jamaat-e-Islami, of orchestrating the killings to destabilise the country.

Bangladesh clerics issue fatwa on Islamist killings

The Islamic State and a South Asian branch of al Qaeda have claimed responsibilities for many of the murders in Bangladesh.

Anti-terrorist drive: Bangladesh arrests over 3,000; PM Hasina vows no mercy to those behind killings

Anti-terrorist drive: Bangladesh arrests over 3,000; PM Hasina vows no mercy to those behind killings

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday vowed to hunt down those behind the recent targeted killings of bloggers and minorities as police detained over 3,000 people, including 37 suspected Islamists, on the first day of a nationwide anti-terrorist drive.

'Bar on RSS men in Central govt jobs unconstitutional'

'Bar on RSS men in Central govt jobs unconstitutional'

The Centre, by its 1966 order, had banned government employees from participating in activities of RSS and Jamaat-e-Islami.

RSS, Jamaat cadres may be allowed to join Central govt jobs

RSS, Jamaat cadres may be allowed to join Central govt jobs

The Home Ministry had first issued the order in 1966 making it mandatory for all new recruits to give a declaration that he or she does not have membership of either RSS and Jamaat-e-Islami.

We support retributive justice for war crimes in Bangladesh: India on Nizami's hanging

Reacting to execution of top Islamist leader Motiur Rahman Nizami, India today said it was supportive of the judicial process to ensure justice in war crimes committed during the movement for the independence of Bangladesh in 1971.

Clashes in Bangladesh after Jamaat-e-Islami chief's execution

Clashes broke out between activists of Jamaat-e-Islami and police in several Bangladeshi cities on Wednesday after the execution of the top Islamist leader Motiur Rahman Nizami for war crimes committed during the 1971 Liberation War against Pakistan.

B'desh hangs Jamaat-e-Islami chief for 1971 war crime

Dhaka's district magistrate, the inspector general of prisons and senior police officials witnessed the hanging inside the high security prison compound.

Bangladesh summons Pak envoy, slams reaction to war crimes trial

Bangladesh on Monday summoned the Pakistani high commissioner here to lodge a protest over Islamabad's reaction to a Supreme Court judgment that confirmed the death penalty for Jamaat-e-Islami chief and 1971 war crimes convict Motiur Rahman Nizami.

Bangladesh clears execution of top Islamist leader Motiur Rahman Nizami

Bangladesh clears execution of top Islamist leader Motiur Rahman Nizami

Bangladesh's Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the death sentence of top Islamist party leader Motiur Rahman Nizami for war crimes, paving the way for his execution within days.

Bangla SC to pronounce fate of Jamaat-e-Islami chief on May 5

Bangladesh Supreme Court will pronounce the final verdict on May 5 on the death sentence it handed down to chief of fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami, Motiur Rahman Nizami, deciding his fate over crimes against humanity during the 1971 Liberation War.

Three detained for murder of Hindu tailor in Bangladesh

Bangladesh police on Sunday arrested three men, including a member of the fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami and a journalist, for the brutal murder of a Hindu tailor by machete-wielding ISIS militants in the latest attack on secular writers and minorities in the Muslim-majority nation.

Panama Papers leak: Pakistani opposition steps up pressure on Nawaz Sahrif

Islamabad: Pakistani opposition parties have discussed various probe options as also stepped up pressure as the Panama Papers` issue continues to haunt Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his family.

Bangladesh HC rejects petition challenging Islam as state religion

Bangladesh High Court on Monday rejected a petition by secular activists that challenges the constitutional provision recognising Islam as the state religion of the Muslim-majority nation.The bench of Justice