Bangladesh transport strike | The Daily Star
  • Don't call transport strikes: Quader

    Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader has urged the transport owners and workers to refrain from calling strikes. The new transport law will be implemented despite all difficulties, he said.

  • Transport Strike: Ctg ‘cut off’ from 9 dists for 10 hours

    Chattogram’s road communication with nine districts was nearly cut off for about 10 hours due to a strike enforced by a group of transport owners, causing daylong suffering to thousands of people yesterday.

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    48-hr transport strike in Ctg starts tomorrow

    A transport workers' federation has called for a 48-hour transport strike in greater Chattogram from 6:00am tomorrow, protesting alleged extortion by Chattogram-4 lawmaker Didarul Alam.

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    Why no compensation to newborn's parents

    The High Court yesterday issued a rule asking the respondents to explain why they should not be directed to give Tk 50 lakh in compensation to the parents of a seven-day old girl in Moulvibazar,

  • Deaths During Transport Strike: Still reeling from shock

    Shukria Begum, the 11-month-old daughter of Hamida Begum, was having breathing difficulties and was showing signs of diarrhoea in late October. Hamida took her to a nearby doctor at Shahbajpur Bazar of Moulvibazar's Baralekha upazila on 28 October as her condition deteriorated.

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    Murder case filed over baby's death during strike

    At least 160 alleged transport workers have been accused in a case filed in connection with obstructing an ambulance carrying a child during the recent transport strike that led to the child's death in Moulvibazar.

  • Excesses committed

    Already helpless due to the transport workers' strike, commuters yesterday struggled to find alternative modes of transportation to reach their destinations, which was, oftentimes, made impossible.