Hartal

Sound bursts used to thwart pro-hartal activists

Sound bursts have been used to disperse pro-shutdown activists in Dhaka city, during a pro-left sponsored half-day hartal protesting retail power tariff hike. The hartal has had little observable...

May 12, 2016
May 12, 2016

Jamaat’s 24-hr hartal progressing peacefully

The 24-hour countrywide hartal enforced by Jamaat-e-Islami is progressing peacefully with very little hindrance to public life.

May 12, 2016
May 12, 2016

HSC exams deferred for Jamaat hartal

As the Jamaat-e-Islami enforces a countrywide 24-hour hartal from 5:00am today over the execution of its chief Motiur

May 11, 2016
May 11, 2016

Tomorrow’s HSC exams moved to May 20 for hartal

Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) examination scheduled for tomorrow is shifted to Friday, May 20, in view of the hartal sponsored by Jamaat-e-Islami.

May 8, 2016
May 8, 2016

14 hurt in Mirpur AL infighting

At least 14 people are injured in a clash between supporters of two ruling party lawmakers while bringing out an anti-hartal procession in Mirpur area of Dhaka.

May 8, 2016
May 8, 2016

24-hr hartal underway, Jamaat man held

An alleged activist of Jamaat-e-Islami was detained while trying to bring out a procession in Dhaka during the party-enforced 24-hour countrywide hartal.

May 5, 2016
May 5, 2016

HSC exams rescheduled for hartal

The government reschedules the Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and its equivalent examinations scheduled for Sunday due to the 24-hour hartal called by Jamaat-e-Islami.

May 5, 2016
May 5, 2016

Jamaat calls hartal for Sunday

Jamaat-e-Islami has called a 24-hour countrywide hartal (shutdown) for Sunday after the Supreme Court upheld death penalty awarded to the party’s chief Motiur Rahman Nizami for his 1971 war crimes.

April 25, 2016
April 25, 2016

Dhaka traffic suffers in hartal

Students’ blockade protesting the murder of Tonu at Shahbagh intersection, one of the major intersections in Dhaka, created acute traffic congestion in the capital.

April 25, 2016
April 25, 2016

Shahbagh blocked during students’ hartal for Tonu

Student bodies blockade Dhaka's key intersection Shahbagh ‎to begin the countrywide hartal clamped protesting government's failure to arrest the killers of Comilla college student Sohagi...

April 23, 2016
April 23, 2016

Torch march for Tonu tomorrow, hartal the day after

Students will march with torch tomorrow in favour of the countrywide hartal on April 25 protesting government’s failure to catch the killers of Comilla college student Sohagi Jahan Tonu.