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    Jamaat-e-Islami chief to be executed tonight: Bangladesh minister

    World | May 10, 2016 23:51 IST

    Dhaka: Fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami chief Motiur Rahman Nizami will be executed tonight after he refused to seek presidential clemency for war crimes committed during Bangladesh's 1971 Liberation War against Pakistan, Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan

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    2-day shutdown in Bangladesh against Jammat chief's death sentence

    World | May 08, 2016 17:28 IST

    Dhaka: A two-day nationwide shutdown called by the Jamaat-e-Islami began today in Bangladesh against a Supreme Court verdict upholding the death penalty for its chief for the 1971 war crimes. Hours after the court on

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    Bangladesh SC upholds Jamaat chief's death sentence, rejects Nizami's final appeal

    World | May 05, 2016 15:47 IST

    Dhaka: Bangladesh's Supreme Court today upheld the death sentence it handed down to chief of fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami Motiur Rahman Nizami over crimes against humanity during the 1971 Liberation War with Pakistan. The four-member Appellate

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    Muslim Body opposes Uniform Civil Code, says impossible in multi-religious India

    India | November 07, 2015 21:41 IST

    New Delhi: Amid the growing demands of Uniform Civil Code (UCC) and Judiciary's instruction to government for its implementation, Muslim body Jamaat-e-Islami Hind has come in strong opposition to enforce its implementation.Jamaat Chief Syed Jalauddin

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    Pakistan's Jamaat-e-Islami chief offers Rs 1 billion who arrests Modi

    World | June 02, 2015 7:45 IST

    New Delhi: The chief of Hardline political group Jamaat-e-Islami Pakistan, Siraj-ul-Haq, on Monday announced reward of Rs 1 billion to anyone who ‘arrests' Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.He also denounced Pakistani politicians who are trying

  • bangladesh on alert after top jamaat leader s execution

    Bangladesh on alert after top Jamaat leader's execution

    World | April 12, 2015 19:21 IST

    Dhaka: Bangladesh was today put on alert fearing a possible backlash to the execution of top Jamaat-e-Islami leader Muhammad Quamaruzzaman for 1971 war crimes as thousands of people took to streets to applaud the move,

  • bangladesh hangs top jamaat leader

    Bangladesh hangs top Jamaat leader

    World | April 11, 2015 23:42 IST

    Dhaka: Top Jamaat-e-Islami stalwart Muhammad Quamaruzzaman was hanged tonight for committing atrocities and mass killing during Bangladesh's 1971 independence war against Pakistan, the second leader from the fundamentalist Islamist party to be executed for war

  • bangla police charges khaleda zia for instigating violence

    Bangla police charges Khaleda Zia for instigating violence

    World | February 04, 2015 17:24 IST

    Dhaka: Bangladesh opposition leader Khaleda Zia was today charged by the police with ‘instigation' of the fire-bombing of a bus that left 7 people dead amid escalating political crisis in the country that has claimed

  • top jamaat leader sentenced to death for 1971 war crimes

    Top Jamaat leader sentenced to death for 1971 war crimes

    World | December 30, 2014 18:18 IST

    Dhaka: A T M Azharul Islam, a top leader of fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami party, was sentenced to death today by a Bangladeshi special court for committing warcrimes during the country's independence war against Pakistan.The International Crimes

  • bangladesh tribunal sentences jamaat e islami chief to death

    Bangladesh tribunal sentences Jamaat-e-Islami chief to death

    World | October 29, 2014 15:21 IST

    Dhaka: Bangladesh's fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami chief Matiur Rahman Nizami was today sentenced to death by a special tribunal for the war crimes committed by him during the 1971 independence war against Pakistan.  “He shall be hanged

  • last wish of convicted 1971 war criminal sparks controversy

    Last wish of convicted 1971 war criminal sparks controversy

    World | October 24, 2014 17:45 IST

    Dhaka: Bangladeshi war criminal Ghulam Azam's last wish before his death has sparked controversy as he wanted his funeral prayers to be led by one of the two fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami leaders also convicted for atrocities

  • bangladesh war criminal ghulam azam dead at 92

    Bangladesh war criminal Ghulam Azam dead at 92

    World | October 24, 2014 6:40 IST

    Dhaka: Bangladeshi war criminal Ghulam Azam, who was sentenced last year to 90 years in prison for masterminding atrocities during the country's 1971 war of independence, died tonight aged 92 after suffering a stroke.  Azam,

  • bangladesh sc to hear appeal on verdict against 1971 war

    Bangladesh SC to hear appeal on verdict against 1971 war criminal

    World | October 22, 2014 15:05 IST

    Dhaka: Bangladesh Supreme Court today accepted appeals against a verdict sentencing fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami's former chief Ghulam Azam to 90 years in prison for committing crimes against humanity during 1971 liberation war against Pakistan.The five-member apex

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    Bangladesh SC commutes JeI leader Delwar Hossain Sayedee's death penalty

    World | September 17, 2014 13:45 IST

    Dhaka: Bangladesh Supreme Court on Wednesday commuted the death sentence of Delwar Hossain Sayedee, a key 1971 war criminal and fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami (JeI) leader, saying he would now have to serve in prison ‘until his

  • jamaat e islami to support aap in lok sabha elections

    Jamaat-e-Islami to support AAP in Lok Sabha elections

    Politics | February 01, 2014 21:44 IST

    Jalna (Maharashtra): Jamaat-e-Islami Hind today said it would extend support to Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in upcoming Lok Sabha elections to bring in better governance and weed out corruption."It's a good sign that a new

  • bangladesh summons pak envoy to protest resolutions on

    Bangladesh summons Pak envoy to protest resolutions on Mollah

    World | December 17, 2013 21:10 IST

    Dhaka: Bangladesh today summoned the Pakistani envoy here and lodged a strong protest against resolutions adopted by Pakistan expressing concern over the execution of Jamaat leader Abdul Quader Mollah for 1971 war crimes.“This evening the

  • massive jamaat protests in pakistan against mollah s

    Massive Jamaat protests in Pakistan against Mollah's execution

    World | December 14, 2013 16:31 IST

    Islamabad: Pakistani activists of the Jamaat-i-Islami held protests in various Sindh towns giving vent to their anger over the execution of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami leader and war criminal Abdul Quader Mollah.The activists also offered funeral prayers

  • geelani enraged over execution of bangladesh jamaat leader

    Geelani enraged over execution of Bangladesh Jamaat leader Mollah

    Politics | December 14, 2013 15:14 IST

    Srinagar: A day after a Jamaat-e-Islami leader was executed for genocide in Bangladesh, hardline Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani Friday described Pakistan as "extremely ungrateful" for acting as a "mute spectator"."Jamaat-e-Islami leaders are being

  • jamaat leader executed in bangladesh for 1971 war crimes

    Jamaat Leader Executed In Bangladesh For 1971 War Crimes

    World | December 12, 2013 23:15 IST

    Dhaka: Abdul Quader Mollah, a senior leader of the fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami party, was executed today for genocide during Bangladesh's 1971 liberation war, hours after the Supreme Court rejected his review petition.The 65-year-old Mollah, infamous as

  • bangladesh apex court clears way for jamaat leader s

    Bangladesh apex court clears way for Jamaat leader's execution

    World | December 05, 2013 19:58 IST

    Dhaka: Bangladesh's Supreme Court today cleared the way for the execution of a senior leader of the fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami, three months after it overturned a tribunal's ruling that sentenced him to life for genocide during

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