BNP's democracy means carrying out torture and oppression on opposition: Sajeeb Wazed

BNP's democracy meant carrying out torture and oppression on opposition party as BNP-Jamaat government used to foil Awami League rally through charging batons and firing tear-gas, Prime Minister's ICT Affairs Adviser Sajeeb Wazed Joy said. He came up with the comment in a facebook post from his verified account this evening. A photograph of a n...

Tarique Rahman had a meeting at Hawa Bhaban and ordered to kill Sheikh Hasina : Sajeeb Wazed Joy

Prime Minister's son and ICT Advisor Sajeeb Wazed Joy has said BNP leader Tarique Rahman had a meeting with the planners and enforcers at Hawa Bhaban prior to the August 21 grenade attack in 2004. He said this in a post on his verified Facebook account with a 2-minute visual statement yesterday (August 23, 2022). On August 14, 2004, Tarique ha...

21st August 2004: Attack on Democracy

On 21st August 2004, state-sponsored terrorists carried out a gruesome grenade attack on a rally in front of the Awami League's central office on Bangabandhu Avenue in the capital. Sheikh Hasina and top leaders of the Awami League narrowly escaped, but the splinters killed Ivy Rahman and 24 activists. The attack injured more than four hundred pe...

August 21 grenade attack: A dark chapter for Bangladesh politics

Hiren Pandit: The Honourable Prime Minister (the then Leader of the Opposition) Sheikh Hasina, and the leaders of the Awami League miraculously survived a horrific grenade attack at an Awami League rally on August 21, 2004. However, 24 Awami League leaders and activists including Ivy Rahman were killed. Hundreds were injured. Many have been...

Martyrs of 21st August Grenade Attack

Martyrs of 21st August Grenade Attack

10 million families will get ration cards: HPM Sheikh Hasina

To tackle the global recession from hitting Bangladesh, 10 million families will be provided with ration cards soon, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said. “Considering the global economic situation, the government will give 3.5 million people rice at Tk15 per kg only. We are also arranging ration cards for 10 million families,” she...

All You Need to Know About the 21st August Grenade Attack Case

On 21 August 2004, several military grade grenades were hurled at an Awami League rally in Bangabandhu Avenue, Dhaka. Twenty-four leaders and activists of the Awami League and its associate bodies were killed and over 300 others suffered splinter injuries in the August 21 attack. Among the dead were Ivy Rahman, then Mohila Awami League Chief and...

Awami League pays homage to martyrs of 21st August Grenade attack

The Bangladesh Awami League has paid rich tributes to the victims of the August 21 grenade attack in 2004.  The leaders led by AL general secretary Obaidul Quader paid the tribute by placing wreaths at a makeshift memorial, built in memory of the victims of the grenade attack, in front of Awami League’s central office ...

21 August, 2004: All Hell Broke Loose by State-Sponsored Terrorism

Seventeen years ago on 21st August, the nation was about to burst against the state-sponsored militancy, in the capital. Ironically, shortly after, the anti-militancy protesters themselves became victims of the country’s most gruesome militant attack masterminded by then BNP-Jamaat government. The anti-militancy campaigners in their hundreds ...