5,000 of 1.5 lakh applicants to be recognised as FFs

Rozina Islam | Update: 19:56, Feb 10, 2017 On 12 January his year, the Ministry of Liberation War Affairs issued a gazette notification to form a freedom fighter...

Muktijoddha Tower illegally occupied

Rozina Islam | Update: 18:56, Dec 28, 2017 There are allegations of irregularities regarding allocation of flats built for wounded freedom fighters. Out of 84 flats,...

BCIC fertiliser worth Tk 2b vanishes

Rozina Islam | Update: 14:17, Dec 11, 2017 Transport contractors and officials of the Bangladesh Chemical Industries Corporation misappropriated hundreds of tonnes of fertiliser valued...

Effort to turn non-freedom fighters to freedom fighters

Rozina Islam | Update: 20:16, Nov 07, 2017 Seventy people from Dhaka’s Dohar area, who did not fight for the country’s independence in 1971, have...

‘Myanmar won’t resolve Rohingya crisis if int’l pressure recedes’

Interview Raheed Ejaz and Rozina Islam | Update: 21:56, Oct 27, 2017 Home minister Asaduzzaman Khan has said the Myanmar authorities would not ultimately resolve the...

From gallows to politics

Rozina Islam | Update: 12:07, Sep 24, 2017 | Print Edition Orders to hang Juba League leader Aslam Fakir, convicted for murder, were suspended at...

Random registration of freedom fighters

Rozina Islam | Update: 10:41, Sep 20, 2017 The government move to verify and register freedom fighters, is likely to face a setback as the...

Govt caught unawares by Rohingya exodus

Mizanur Rahman Khan and Rozina Islam | Update: 18:06, Sep 17, 2017   The government had no prior information about the Rohingya exodus into Bangladesh following...

Rice price spirals out of control

Rozina Islam | Update: 16:04, Sep 13, 2017 | Print Edition Rice prices have spiralled out of control, following a drastic fall in the country’s...

Bangladesh wants Rohingya ‘safe zone’ in Myanmar

Rozina Islam | Update: 13:54, Sep 08, 2017 Bangladesh has made two proposals regarding a resolution to the Rohingya crisis. The first is for Myanmar to...