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Two alleged Rohingya drug dealers found dead in Bangladesh

Two alleged Rohingya drug dealers found dead in Bangladesh

DHAKA: police on Saturday found the bullet-ridden bodies of two alleged Rohingya drug dealers in a southeastern coastal town notorious for its connection with the meth trade. Teknaf town police chief Prodip Kumar Das said the bodies were found lying next to a highway beside the sea and some 10,000 […]

Global Support Lets Bangladesh Prime Minister Withstand Election Concerns

Global Support Lets Bangladesh Prime Minister Withstand Election Concerns

Congratulatory messages are flowing to Bangladesh Prime Minister-elect Sheikh Hasina, ensuring she will withstand calls to investigate allegations of widespread serious irregularities in last Sunday’s election that was dominated by her coalition. Hasina is set to form her third consecutive government and fourth overall, and on Thursday figurehead President M. […]

Second Rohingya group set to be deported to Myanmar

Second Rohingya group set to be deported to Myanmar

GUWAHATI: Police on Thursdaytook a Rohingya Muslim family of five to the border by bus,readying to deport them to neighbouring as the second such group expelled in four months during a crackdown on illegal immigrants. The Rohingya are regarded as illegal aliens in India and are considered as a security […]

State bodies slam Centre‘s ‘tactics‘ to quell citizenship bill opposition

State bodies slam Centre‘s ‘tactics‘ to quell citizenship bill opposition

GUWAHATI: The Union cabinet‘s decision to constitute a high-powered committee for implementation of Clause 6 of the Accord has been criticized by the (Aasu) and Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS)-led 70 organisations as ‘diversionary tactics‘ by the Centre against the rising opposition to the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016. Aasu, one […]

7 KMSS activists launch indefinite fast

7 KMSS activists launch indefinite fast

JORHAT: Seven activists of Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) on Wednesday launched an indefinite hunger strike at in protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016. KMSS said they are ready for making the ultimate sacrifice unless their demands are met. The activists are KMSS‘s Jorhat unit president Mridul Borah, joint […]