Bangladesh Road safety demand

July 30, 2019
July 30, 2019

1 Year of Road Safety Demo: 22 students still tangled up in cases

Students who took to the streets last year for safer roads could not achieve what they had set out to do, but now many of them have to appear before courts almost every month as the police accused them of vandalism.

July 29, 2019
July 29, 2019

A Year Since Road Safety Demo: Lofty promises, little action

After last year’s unprecedented demonstration for safer roads, different government bodies, police, and transport leaders made a series of lofty promises.

March 21, 2019
March 21, 2019

Students to return on Sunday for peaceful protests on Progati Sarani

Students demanding safer roads will return on Sunday again to continue their protest as they end their human chain programme on Progati Sarani in front of Bashundhara gate.

March 20, 2019
March 20, 2019

Suprobhat bus hit girl before hitting Abrar

The suspected driver of the bus of ‘Suprobhat Paribahan’, which ran over Bangladesh University of Professionals (BUP) student Abrar Ahmed Chowdhury, was on a frenzy to flee the scene after the bus had earlier hit another pedestrian in Dhaka’s Shahjadpur area.

March 20, 2019
March 20, 2019

Students call off demonstration till March 28

A section of students, who were staging demonstrations demanding justice to one of their fellows killed in a road crash in Dhaka, announces to postpone the ongoing agitation till March 28.

March 20, 2019
March 20, 2019

Death of Abrar: Bus driver of Suprobhat Paribahan remanded

A Dhaka court places the bus driver of Suprobhat Paribhan on a seven-day remand in a case filed in connection with a road accident that claimed life of a university student at Nodda near Dhaka’s Bashundhara Residential area yesterday.

March 20, 2019
March 20, 2019

We apologise

The Daily Star, in its online version, last night carried photograph of a burning bus with a grave mistake in the caption.

March 20, 2019
March 20, 2019

Foot overbridge on Pragati Sarani to be named after Abrar

As per the demand of the students demonstrating for safe road, Dhaka North City Corporation lays foundation of a foot overbridge on Pragati Sarani, where a university student was killed in a road crash yesterday.

March 20, 2019
March 20, 2019

Students call off demonstration till March 28

A section of students, who were staging demonstrations demanding justice to one of their fellows killed in a road crash in Dhaka, announces to postpone the ongoing agitation till March 28.