• Editors are partners of conspiracy

    Editors sometimes work as partners of conspiracy against the country's interest, Mahbubul Alam Hanif, Awami League joint general

  • Youth held over friend's murder

    Police on Thursday night detained a college student at Mymensingh town in connection with the murder of his friend Muhtasim Billah Shakil.

  • Tea workers in fear of attack

    Around five thousand families of agitating tea garden workers in Chandpur of Habiganj are passing their days in fear of attack by Chunarughat upazila chairman men who allegedly roughed up three protesters on Saturday.

  • Chasing off upazila chairman, tea workers withdraw blockade

    Tea workers of Habiganj chase away a muscle showdown of Chunarughat upazila chairman and block a highway for nearly three hours protesting a special economic zone in the area.

  • Teachers go on strike today over 'pay disparity'

    An indefinite teachers' strike begins at all the public universities today in protest at the “government inaction” on fulfilling their demands, including removal of "discriminatory provisions" in the eighth national pay scale and retaining selection grade and time scale.

  • Shias protest Pakistan's role in Saudi-led military coalition

    Hundreds of people joined a Shia-led protest in Islamabad against Pakistan's decision to join Saudi Arabia's 34-country coalition against extremism, as Riyadh's foreign minister ended a two-day visit to the country.

  • Cancel move by Jan 25

    Tea garden workers in Habiganj yesterday issued a 16-day ultimatum to the government to cancel the move towards setting up a special economic zone (SEZ) in Chunarughat upazila.

  • Habiganj tea workers go on strike against SEZ

    Thousands of tea workers in Habiganj abandon work and gather for a mass rally against government plans for a Special Economic Zone in the area.

  • Hundreds protest at Gulshan against Khaleda

    Protesters, hundreds in number including freedom fighters and several cultural and political activists, have formed a human chain at Gulshan-2 intersection of Dhaka against BNP chief Khaleda Zia’s statement on the count of 1971 martyrs.

  • Protests go on at Chandpur tea estate

    Workers of Chandpur Tea Estate in Chunarughat upazila of Habiganj yesterday held a rally at the estate, protesting the government move to set up a special economic zone there.

  • Ugly clashes at anti-Islam rallies in Australia

    Ten Australians have been arrested in nationwide protests involving both anti-Islam and anti-racism groups.

  • Jamaat calls nationwide protest tomorrow

    Jamaat-e-Islami will stage a countrywide “peaceful” protest tomorrow demanding the release of its secretary general Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mojaheed, a death row war criminal.

  • Paris mosque urges Muslims to join 'anti-terror' protest

    The Great Mosque of Paris urges French Muslims to gather at the country's most important mosque Friday to say "No to terror" and "We are all Paris!".

  • We're committed to play Pakistan in Dec: BCCI president

    Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has not completely ruled out the series against Pakistan in December even as uncertainty continues on the issue.

  • Cops charge batons at Medical test protesters

    Police charge batons to disperse medical test protesters demanding retake of medical and dental college tests at Karwan Bazar today, as they were heading towards health directorate to submit evidence of question paper leak.

  • Medical test protesters to demo at Shahbagh tomorrow

    Students to hold a demonstration at Dhaka’s Shahbagh to press for retake of medical and dental college admission tests.

  • Cops nab 16 medical test protesters

    Police allegedly arrest 16 agitators demanding retake of admission test for entry into medical colleges on the 12th day of their agitation.

  • RMG workers block highway in Gazipur for salary

    Agitating garment workers in Gazipur block Dhaka-Mymensingh highway demanding their salaries and festival bonus for the upcoming Eid-ul-Azha.

  • Public university teachers’ pay to get reviewed

    Government forms cabinet committee to review pay structure of public university teachers after months of protests. The teachers have been terming the latest pay structure "disgraceful and discriminatory".

  • Clashes rock Al-Aqsa mosque for third day (video)

    Palestinians clashed with Israeli security forces at Jerusalem's flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound for a third straight day on Tuesday.

  • Dhaka-Aricha highway blocked in anti-VAT demo

    Agitating private university students have blockaded Dhaka-Aricha highway in Savar in continued demonstration against the 7.5 percent VAT.

  • Cops fire on anti-VAT student demo: 15 hurt

    East West University students clash with police during demonstration protesting VAT on tuition fees. Badda-Rampura road blockaded for half-an-hour.

  • Mass protest against Malaysia PM

    Tens of thousands of Malaysians protest in the capital Kuala Lumpur and elsewhere, calling for Prime Minister Najib Razak to step down over a financial scandal.

  • BNP to protest if Teesta deal delayed: Noman

    BNP will go for protest if the Teesta water-sharing deal is not signed during Indian premier Narendra Modi’s June 6-7 Dhaka visit.

  • If the police were all women

    The role of the police is guided by the same principle in the case of both a female and a male head of state. The principle is based on class differences.

  • Awami League activist

    Feeling down? Watch this clown (video)

    Video of an Awami League activist protesting against Dr Zafar Iqbal goes viral as he admits before camera that he doesn’t know what he is complaining about.

  • cops attack on protester

    The system redux

    THEY had pink in common. The girl in my office and the girl in the newspaper picture both were wearing pink.

  • Report on action against assaulter cops: HC

    High Court today asks authorities to report by June 14 the action taken against policemen who assaulted demonstrators near Dhaka police headquarters recently.

  • Outrage for justice over sex assault (video)

    Leaders and activists of different socio-political organisations besiege the office of Dhaka University Vice Chancellor protesting the authorities’ dillydallying role to punish the culprits involved in sexual assault against women during Pahela Baishakh celebrations.

  • Freddie Gray protests in several US cities

    Protests are taking place in several US cities over Freddie Gray, whose death from injuries sustained in police custody has stoked unrest in Baltimore.

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