A 27-year-old Bangladeshi blogger was on Monday hacked to death by machete-wielding three suspected Islamists with two of them being arrested here, a month after a prominent American writer was killed in a similar manner in the national capital.
Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh, a banned terrorist outfit, was planning to destabilise the democratically-elected government in Bangladesh by establishing a network in India, an official of the National Investigating Agency said on Monday.
A blogger was hacked to death in the Bangladesh capital on Monday, police said, in the latest attack on the country`s independent writers after an American atheist blogger was killed in the same way in February.
After the arrest of two Bangladeshi nationals for their alleged involvement in the nun gangrape case, BJP National Secretary Siddharth Nath Singh on Saturday said the case has corroborated the party's view about the menance of Bangladeshi infiltration in West Bengal.
West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi on Saturday said the central and the state government must jointly look into the issue of cross-border infiltration and take all the necessary measures to stop the illegal immigration of Bangladeshi nationals in the state.
In the backdrop of recent arrest of two Bangladeshi nationals in connection with Ranaghat nun gang-rape case, West Bengal governor KN Tripathi on Saturday said that Centre and the state must work together to curb infiltration.
At least 10 Hindu pilgrims, including seven women, were killed and 50 others injured on Friday in a stampede when hundreds of thousands converged for the annual 'Ashtami Snan' on the banks of the Old Brahmaputra River outside the Bangladeshi capital.
The wife of a US blogger who was killed by suspected Islamic militants while visiting Bangladesh said on Wednesday that she had suffered brain injuries during the attack and called on Dhaka authorities to "pursue a thorough investigation.”
Two Bangladeshi citizens, among a group of foreign workers taken hostage by the Islamic State militant group in an attack on a Libyan oilfield, have been released after more than two weeks, the foreign ministry said on Wednesday.
President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday greeted the people of Bangladesh on the eve of the country's National Day and expressed confidence that the relationship between New Delhi and Dhaka would continue to grow.