The Awami League government has shut down Amar Desh twice. Restrictions took place in both of the times and Mahmudur Rahman was arrested. On 1 June 2010, the editor was imprisoned and the government shut the newspaper down for 10 days.
BNP political leader, Mosaddek Ali Falu and Enayetur Rahman Bappi, handling supervisor of Ntv, officially introduced Amar Desh on 23 September 2004. Reporter Amanullah Kabir was the editor of Amar Desh before it changed hands. At the time of the administration change, Ataus Samad was the acting editor. Mahmudur Rahman and TWENTY other investors took ownership and formed a brand-new board of directors 6 October 2008. Rahman became the chairperson of Amar Desh Publications Hashmat Ali was listed as author.
In 2010, Rahman explained Amar Desh before his arrest: “We are the third biggest national daily and have the second biggest Internet readership. In 2013, the circulation of Amar Desh rose greatly to 200,000 copies daily. A concern of Amar Desh is sold for 12 taka.