About 110 people, including Indians and Bangladeshis, held at three immigration detention centers in the US are on hunger strike demanding an end to their indefinite confinement and improved conditions.
BJP president Amit Shah on Friday accused the Congress government in Assam of allowing illegal immigrants from Bangladesh to enter the north-eastern state for vote bank politics, which threatened national security.
The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for an attack on worshippers at a Shiite mosque in northern Bangladesh that killed one and wounded three others, the US-based monitoring organisation SITE said toay.
A suspected fundamentalist Jamaat-e- Islami activist has been arrested for issuing death threats on internet to several civil society figures identifying himself as an Islamic State operator, police said on Wednesday.
A 60-year-old Japanese woman living illegally in Bangladesh is feared to have been murdered and buried in a graveyard here as a Muslim after she went missing last month, police said on Tuesday as they arrested five people in this connection.
India is likely to back Bangladesh if the issue of execution of two influential Opposition leaders for war crimes during the country's 1971 independence struggle against Pakistan was taken to any multilateral or international forum.
Bangladesh on Sunday executed two top opposition leaders for war crimes committed during the 1971 war of independence against Pakistan, hours after President Abdul Hamid rejected their mercy petitions.