Dhaka New Market

Journalists become targets of clashing traders, students at Dhaka New Market area

At least six newsmen, including The Daily Star’s photojournalist, were attacked and injured while performing their duties during the clash between shop employees and Dhaka College students in New Market area.

April 26, 2022
April 26, 2022

Who are the helmet bahini?

They come wearing helmets, brandishing machetes and sticks; they vandalise, they kill, and then they are gone, even beyond the long arms of the law.

April 19, 2022
April 19, 2022

Journalists become targets of clashing traders, students at Dhaka New Market area

At least six newsmen, including The Daily Star’s photojournalist, were attacked and injured while performing their duties during the clash between shop employees and Dhaka College students in New Market area.

April 19, 2022
April 19, 2022

Dhaka New Market 'battleground': At least 50, including journos, police injured

At least 50 people, including seven journalists, were injured as students of Dhaka College and traders locked in clashes again in Dhaka's New Market area this morning.

February 14, 2019
February 14, 2019

HC bars steel construction at New Market

The High Court declares illegal a plan to house 178 shops on the first-floor of Dhaka’s New Market with steel structures.

January 22, 2018
January 22, 2018

New Market businessmen withdraw Nilkhet blockade

Businessmen of New Market withdraw their blockade at Nilkhet intersection in Dhaka following assurance of local lawmaker Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh that the second floor of the market will not be constructed.

January 15, 2018
January 15, 2018

No parking on New Market premises

The High Court imposes restrictions on parking all kinds of vehicles including rickshaws and private cars inside the premises of New Market, Dhaka for next six months.

February 24, 2016
February 24, 2016

Dhaka New Market fire kills 1, 3 fall sick

A young man dies from suffocation and three others fall sick as a fire broke out at a scrap material shop beside the vegetable market in Dhaka New Market area.