Editorial / Agitation for exam schedule

Reportedly, Thursday's student demonstration and the consequent mishaps could have been prevented had the authorities been more involved with the student's welfare.

Arrest warrant for 23 BNP leaders in Paltan case

Arrest warrants have been floated for 23 leaders of BNP, including several of its seniors, as a Dhaka court takes into cognisance of an explosives case.

Khulna jute mills workers block road, rail routes

State-run jute mills’ workers of Khulna have blockaded the road and railway in the district to press for their five-point demand. The blockade is running parallel to a strike they are observing since April 4.

Teachers extend ‘no agitation’ till Feb 23

Public university teachers have extended their “no agitation” plan over their issue of eradicating discrepancies in new pay scale until February 23.

Public universities resume class tomorrow

A day after the Prime Minister's assurances to take steps to resolve the issue of pay disparity, agitating teachers declare to postpone their nine day long strike and resume classes at all 37 public universities from tomorrow.

After teachers, Dhaka medical doctors strike too

Demanding a separate pay scale for the physicians, doctors of Dhaka Medical College Hospital go on strike – causing sufferings to the patients.

Rajshahi transport strike called off

Transport strike in Rajshahi called off as Rajshahi District Motor Workers’ Union gets assurance from local authorities to stop illegal vehicles from plying highways.

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 withdraw Shahbagh sit-in

Students seeking retake of the MBBS and BDS admission tests withdraw their six-hour sit-in at Shahbagh intersection in Dhaka for today.

September 5, 2015
September 5, 2015

Public university teachers call strike Sep 8

Public university teachers call a strike for September 8 across all state-run universities demanding revision of the proposed 8th national pay scale and a separate one for them.

August 30, 2015
August 30, 2015

'BCL men' attack Sust teachers’ demo

Bangladesh Chhatra League attack a teachers’ demonstration demanding vice-chancellor’s resignation at Shahjalal University in Sylhet.

May 28, 2015
May 28, 2015

Arson: Khaleda’s indictment, arrest decision Jun 28

A Dhaka court sets June 28 to decide on indictment and arrest of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia and 37 others in two cases filed over Jatrabari arson.