gridlock

People suffer for hours

Thousands of commuters suffered long delays yesterday as they had to endure gridlocks on different city roads due to a grand rally of the ruling Awami League at the Suhrawardy Udyan.

June 18, 2017
June 18, 2017

It's same old story

Commuters suffered long delays as moderate rain caused gridlock on city roads yesterday. The traffic situation worsened as a large number of Eid shoppers poured into malls at the weekend.

January 12, 2016
January 12, 2016

People suffer for hours

Thousands of commuters suffered long delays yesterday as they had to endure gridlocks on different city roads due to a grand rally of the ruling Awami League at the Suhrawardy Udyan.

September 21, 2015
September 21, 2015

Eid rush, rain cause 20km-tailback on highway

Thousands of passengers face untold sufferings on Dhaka-Tangail highway due to a 20-kilometre tailback caused by incessant rain and heavy pressure of vehicles ahead of Eid-ul-Azha since early morning.

August 12, 2015
August 12, 2015

Highway accidents: The insane ideas

Every day as holidayers returned from home, scores died in road crashes. And this prompted the government to make some insanely funny decisions.

July 15, 2015
July 15, 2015

Long tailback on Dhaka-Ctg highway

Traffic on the Dhaka-Chittagong highway suffers a blow after a truck lost one of its tyres in Comilla creating a 22-kilometre long tailback.

June 11, 2015
June 11, 2015

City dwellers gasp in gridlock

In addition to water-logging on some key city roads, vehicles passing through Gulshan-1, Gulshan-2, Rampura, Badda and Baridhara remained stuck for hours as police cleared route for passage of the prime minister.

April 7, 2015
April 7, 2015

An avoidable public nuisance

WE are aghast by the shameful display of indifference to public suffering that Shipping Minister Shahjahan Khan and his supporters had shown day before yesterday by bringing out a one-kilometre-long march, creating hours of gridlock across the capital.