Wednesday, July 24, 2024

Hefajat secy gen Babunagari detained

Police detained Hefajat-e-Islam secretary general Junaid Babunagari from Dhakeshwari Temple area in Lalbagh on Monday night. Contacted, DC (Lalbagh zone) Harun-Or-Rashid said that Babunagari was detained at about 8 pm for interrogation. But witnesses said Babunagari was brought to the police station shortly after 8.30pm on the day. His arrest came hours after police today

Hefazat chief flown to Chittagong

Radical Islamist outfit Hefazat-e-Islam Bangladesh ameer Allama Shah Ahmed Shafi was reportedly forced out to Chittagong from Dhaka city by air on Monday afternoon. He reached Chittagong Shah Amanat International Airport at 7:40 pm by a flight of Regent Airways. Allama Shafi was taken to Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport by DB police and was scheduled ... Read more

4 killed in police-HIB clash during siege

Part of capital Dhaka turned into veritable inferno during the Dhaka siege programme of the radical Islamist group Hefazat-e-Islam, Bangladesh (HIB) on Sunday as HIB activists fought pitched battles with the law enforcers and ruling party activists throughout the day leaving at least four people dead and over 100 including journalists and cops injured. Tens ... Read more

HIB siege paralyses capital

As the Hefazat-e-Islam Bangladesh (HIB) began its planned siege on Dhaka after the Fajr prayers on Sunday, the capital was virtually cut off from the rest of the country. Thousands of HIB activists hit the roads at six entry points of the capital – from Abdullahpur to Tongi Bridge, Gabtoli Mazar Road to Aminbazar Bridge, ... Read more

Ganajagaran Mancha holds stick procession against Hefazat

The supporters of Ganajagaran Mancha, on Sunday, took out a stick procession from Shahbagh Square to voice their opposition to the 13-point charter of demands placed by the Hefazat-e-Islam (HIB). Led by Mancha convener Dr Imran H Sarkar, hundreds of people paraded the TSC area and the Arts faculty of Dhaka University. They raised slogans against ... Read more

Hefazat’s ‘Dhaka siege’ today

Leaders of Hefazat-e-Islam Bangladesh (HIB), on Saturday, announced that they were firm in their intention to besiege Dhaka, at any cost, today, despite the Prime Minister’s call to postpone their programme. Premier Sheikh Hasina had urged them to defer their blockade programme, so as to help rescue operations at the building that collapsed in Savar,

Hefazat turns down PM’s proposal

Immediately after the Prime Minister’s call to postpone its Dhaka siege programme scheduled for May 5, Ameer of Hefazat-e-Islam Bangladesh (HIB) Maulana Ahmad Shafi  on Friday said they would go ahead with their programme.  “There was no assurance and directive about implementation of Hefazat’s 13-point demands in prime minister’s speech during her press

FBCCI urges Hefazat to withdraw siege

Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) at a press conference on Friday urged Hefazat-e-Islam to withdraw its Dhaka siege programme considering the rescue operations of the tragic Savar building collapse incident. “The programme will create a new crisis in the country’s political arena,”

Hefazat calls for ouster of ‘atheist’ govt

Hefazat-e Islam leaders on Friday branded the government as atheist and demanded its ouster. “This government has strayed from the path of Islam. It has removed the clause on full confidence in Almighty Allah from the Constitution and formulated an anti-Islam women’s policy,” a leader of the Islamist organisation told a Shane Resalat rally on ... Read more