Tagged: Independence

Moulana Motiur Rahman Nizami, chief of the Jamaat-e-Islami, Bangladesh's biggest Islamic Political Party and an alliance of the ruling Bangladesh Nationalist Party, addresses a rally protesting against Western newspapers that published cartoons on Prophet Mohammad in Dhaka February 11, 2006. 

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Bangladesh upholds death sentence for Islamist leader Motiur Rahman Nizami

The Bangladesh Supreme Court has advocated the death sentence of Motiur Rahman Nizami, 72, the leader of the country’s largest Islamist party for crimes during its 1971 independence battle, four decades ago, from Pakistan....

66 years on, agriculture still India’s backbone 311

66 years on, agriculture still India’s backbone

It is going to be 66 years since Jawaharlal Nehru on the eve of 14th August 1947 spoke his golden words, “At the stroke of the midnight hour, when the world sleeps, India will...

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Pain for Spain, as Catalonia play tiki taka for freedom

Two months ago, Barcelona witnessed the biggest independence march in Europe since the WW2. Next weekend, a regional election will serve as a quasi-plebiscite on secession. But could Catalonia really make a go of...