Sunday, April 14, 2024

One death, many questions

A guarded regret from India followed the brutal killing of Bangladeshi girl Felani on January 7 by its border force. A “promise” of no more deaths on the border came from Delhi in March. A meeting of the two border forces also agreed on use of non-lethal weapons. But the Indian force remains trigger-happy and ... Read more

Local admin slaps ban on rallies around Felani’s house

Tension mounted in the bordering Ramkhana village in Nageshwari of Kurigram as the local unit of Awami League has called a programme at the venue where some BNP leaning freedom fighters and intellectuals are scheduled to hold a rally today in protest at the killing of Felani, a teenage girl, by the Indian border guards. ... Read more

India initiates probe of Felani killing

Indo-Bangla talks end, Delhi pledges to stop border killing India has initiated a ‘court of inquiry’ into the recent killing of a Bangladeshi minor girl in the border by its Border Security Force, according to Indian home affairs secretary. It also iterated its assurance, at the 11th India-Bangladesh home secretary-level talks that concluded in Dhaka ... Read more