Gaddafi was behind coup attempts against Zia, Ershad

Bangabandhu’s self-confessed killer Syed Farooq Rahman had allegedly attempted to assassinate former military dictator HM Ershad in 1985 with the help of slain Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, acc ...

USAID fund was diverted to pay razakars

A CIA declassified document released online last week suggests that the then East Pakistan authorities were diverting USAID contributions to pay the salaries of razakars who collaborated with the Paki ...

Houses, rail-road were heavily hit by 1971 war

Apart from carrying out genocide and rape in a mass scale, the Pakistani Army also burnt to ashes most of the rural households and destroyed the country’s rail communications during the 1971 Lib ...

6 more Bangladeshi trafficking victims charged without probe

The officials of Swarupnagar police station in North 24 Parganas of West Bengal have repeatedly been found arresting Bangladeshi trafficking victims mainly women and children, and suing them under the ...

MASUM: Release Bangladeshi trafficking victims

A West Bengal-based human rights organisation has sought intervention of the National Human Rights Commission of India for the release of seven Bangladeshi women, who were trafficked to India. ...

NHRC India urged to release Bangladeshi trafficking victims

A West Bengal-based human rights organisation has sought intervention of the National Human Rights Commission of India for the release of seven Bangladeshi women, who were trafficked to India. In a ...

JMB denies links to recent attacks

For the first time, outlawed militant group JMB has issued a statement describing the aims and activities of the current leadership, listing dozens of murders their members have carried out in the las ...

JMB statement solves many cases

As banned militant outfit JMB has issued a statement, for the first time, claiming responsibility for the attacks they have carried out since 2000, the mystery behind many sensational cases could now ...

IS claims Shyamanondo murder

International terrorist group Islamic State has claimed the murder of Hindu priest Shyamanondo Das killed earlier on Friday, the group's fifth victim in the district since January. Shyamanondo ...

Monkeys in double trouble

The authorities should make it mandatory for industries and households to arrange alternative food sources for the yet-to-extinct wild animals affected by their development activities razing forests ...

Probir K Sarker

 Probir K Sarker is a journalist.

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