anti-VAT demo

September 14, 2015
September 14, 2015

VAT protesters, Titumir BCL scuffle at Kakoli

About 29 people are injured after anti-VAT demonstrators and Titumir College Chhatra League activists scuffle at Kakoli today.

September 14, 2015
September 14, 2015

VAT protest on, key Dhaka roads blocked again

Students continue their protest against 7.5 percent VAT on private universities’ tuition fees and blocked some key roads in Dhaka again.

September 13, 2015
September 13, 2015

Govt may review VAT on tuition fees: Muhith

Finance Minister AMA Muhith softens his position about the VAT on private universities’ tuition fees saying the government may review the decision.

September 13, 2015
September 13, 2015

VAT protesters lift road blockade for today

Private university students protesting VAT on “tuition fees” call off their demonstrations in Dhaka for today.

September 13, 2015
September 13, 2015

VAT protesters give flowers to cops, take selfies

Students demonstrating for withdrawal of value added tax (VAT) from private universities’ tuition fees pass another day on the streets peacefully.

September 13, 2015
September 13, 2015

NSU suspends classes, IUB declares Eid vacation

North South University (NSU) and Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) suspend classes and examinations till September 15 and September 27 respectively amid student protests against VAT on private universities’ tuition fees.

September 13, 2015
September 13, 2015

Daylong traffic chaos stops Dhaka

Dhaka city dwellers suffer immensely as the agitating students blocked several key points in Rampura, Mohakhali, Baridhara, Dhanmondi and other areas causing severe traffic congestion in the capital.

September 13, 2015
September 13, 2015

#NoVatOnEducation messages

The anti-VAT protest that erupted on Wednesday produces a large number of messages in the form of handwritten placards and street paintings – both serious and humorous – pointing out the absurdity of imposing VAT on education.

September 12, 2015
September 12, 2015

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.