• Tuesday, Sep 18, 2018
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Man jailed for 14 years for torturing...

Man jailed for 14 years for torturing...

Court

Tue, Aug 14 2018

The court also fined the convict, 35-year-old Awlad Hossain, Tk25,000

Odhikar: 418 rapes in seven months

Odhikar: 418 rapes in seven months

Bangladesh

Thu, Aug 2 2018

The July report shows a disturbing rise in instances of child rape

New law proposes 5-year jail time for...

New law proposes 5-year jail time for...

Parliament

Mon, Jun 25 2018

The draft law has been prepared rearranging the original Dowry Prohibition Act, 1980 and its subsequent...

Drowning in dowry

Drowning in dowry

Miti Sanjana

Fri, May 18 2018

'Proper education and financial independence is the best dowry that any parent can ever give to their...

Cabinet approves revised dowry law

Cabinet approves revised dowry law

Law & Rights

Mon, May 7 2018

The cabinet simultaneously proposed slapping of an amount of Tk50,000 for demanding or giving dowry

Husband, father-in-law held for torturing...

Husband, father-in-law held for torturing...

Bangladesh

Fri, Jan 19 2018

The victim's husband and father-in-law were arrested on Friday morning, but her mother-in-law is still...

Woman beaten dead by husband, in-laws...

Woman beaten dead by husband, in-laws...

Nation

Thu, Dec 7 2017

The husband and his family has gone into hiding since the incident, according to their neighbours

Court denies bail to pop singer Mila’s...

Court denies bail to pop singer Mila’s...

Court

Sun, Oct 15 2017

Pervez Sanjary, a pilot of a privately-run domestic airline company, was arrested on October 5 following...

Man reportedly kills newborn, tries...

Man reportedly kills newborn, tries...

Crime

Fri, Oct 13 2017

In-laws allege that Raju Khan carried out the barbaric crimes after failing to squeeze them for...

Cricketer Arafat Sunny indicted in ICT...

Cricketer Arafat Sunny indicted in ICT...

Court

Thu, Oct 12 2017

The national cricketer is also accused in two more cases filed by his wife Nasrin Sultana

Housewife brutally tortured for dowry,...

Housewife brutally tortured for dowry,...

Nation

Mon, Jul 17 2017

Manu Mia married Roksana, the only daughter of Rafiqul Islam from Panbazar village, about a year ago...

Cricketer Arafat Sunny gets bail in...

Cricketer Arafat Sunny gets bail in...

Court

Mon, Jul 17 2017

An arrest warrant was issued against him on Sunday

Arrest warrant issued against cricketer...

Arrest warrant issued against cricketer...

Court

Sun, Jul 16 2017

Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Md Zakir Hossain Tipu framed the charges against Sunny after rejecting...

Policeman arrested for attempted murder...

Policeman arrested for attempted murder...

Crime

Sat, Jul 8 2017

The traffic policeman tortured his wife often for dowry

Ex Jammat ameer sued for dowry

Ex Jammat ameer sued for dowry

Nation

Wed, Jul 5 2017

Ataur married Rasheda Begum on April 11, 2016 and promised her to disclose the matter after the political...

Man buries wife alive for dowry

Man buries wife alive for dowry

Nation

Thu, May 25 2017

According to Ain o Salish Kendra, 126 women were killed in dowry-related violence last year

Man sentenced to death for killing...

Man sentenced to death for killing...

Nation

Tue, May 16 2017

The convict suffocated his wife to death at his residence in November 2012 when she refused to pay...

Husband arrested for torturing wife...

Husband arrested for torturing wife...

Crime

Fri, Apr 28 2017

The woman's husband and her in-laws had recently began pressurising her to pay them Tk1 lakh more as...

Cricketer Sunny gets interim bail in...

Cricketer Sunny gets interim bail in...

Court

Wed, Apr 5 2017

On March 15, Sunny got permanent bail in another case filed under the ICT Act after his wife told the...

Man held over murder of wife for...

Man held over murder of wife for...

Crime

Wed, Mar 15 2017

'Tarun used to torture my daughter for dowry. When she refused to pay him, Tarun started torturing...

Girl murdered within 2 months of...

Girl murdered within 2 months of...

Nation

Tue, Feb 28 2017

A newlywed teenage bride was murdered reportedly by her in-laws over dowry in Faridpur town’s Gowalchamat...