Banshkhali | The Daily Star
  • BCL man killed

    2 cops stabbed in Ctg

    Two policemen sustain stab injuries after they reportedly came under attack while conducting a drive to confiscate the property of a fugitive accused in Banshkhali upazila of Chattogram.

  • Man shot dead by brother in Ctg

    A man has been shot dead reportedly by his elder brother in Banshkhali upazila of Chittagong following a family feud.

  • Raids spark panic in Gondamara

    Panic has gripped the locals of Gondamara union in Banshkhali upazila as police continued to raid the area for the third

  • Coal-fired power plant must not harm environment, Banshkhali locals say

    People of Gondamara in Banshkhali will support installation of a coal-based power plant there only if the plant does not harm the environment, said speakers at a view exchange meeting yesterday.

  • Chittagong admin tries to dispel fear

    S Alam Group will have to ensure alternative livelihoods for the villagers in Gondamara of Banshkhali upazila if it is to set up a coal-based power plant there, speakers say at a views-exchange meeting.

  • Banshkhali power plant: Khas land people wary of eviction

    Fear of losing livelihood and shelter on khas land has turned hundreds of landless families in coastal Gondamara union of Banshkhali upazila against the proposed coal-fired power plant of S Alam Group.

  • In Banshkhali, despair and panic is all

    Md Shafiq, a 14-year-old boy from Pashchim Gondamara, somehow escaped from the police vehicle after being picked up from his house, but his elder brother Rafiq, also a teenager, could not.

  • Govt tries to dispel Banshkhali fear

    The government has extended its full support for the coal-fired power plant to be set up in Banshkhali of Chittagong amid growing protests over the project and last week's clashes that left at least four people killed and scores more injured.

  • Banshkhali protests postponed for 15 days

    A committee for the protection of houses and graveyard in Gondamara union yesterday postponed its today's

  • Hartal called in Banshkhali tomorrow

    Banshkhali Chhatra Oikya Forum calls a dawn-to-dusk hartal in the upazila of Chittagong for Wednesday protesting Monday's incident that left four people killed in “police firing”.

  • 4 killed in clash over setting up power plant

    At least four persons were killed and 30 others injured yesterday in a clash between law enforcers and locals in Banshkhali upazila of Chittagong over installation of a coal-based power plant, said police.

  • 3 killed in Ctg cops firing

    At least three persons are killed, 11 policemen among 30 injured as cops open fire after being attacked by locals protesting power plant project at Banshkhali in Chittagong, SP says

  • ‘Robber’ killed in Ctg ‘gunfight’

    An alleged robber is killed in a “gunfight” between his cohorts and police in Banshkhali upazila of Chittagong.