Hartal

Sound bursts used to thwart pro-hartal activists

Sound bursts have been used to disperse pro-shutdown activists in Dhaka city, during a pro-left sponsored half-day hartal protesting retail power tariff hike. The hartal has had little observable effect on daily city life.

May 26, 2019
May 26, 2019

AL leader murder: Bandarban hartal ends peacefully

The six-hour hartal enforced by Bandarban district Awami League protesting the murder of its leader ends peacefully.

November 30, 2017
November 30, 2017

Sound bursts used to thwart pro-hartal activists

Sound bursts have been used to disperse pro-shutdown activists in Dhaka city, during a pro-left sponsored half-day hartal protesting retail power tariff hike. The hartal has had little observable effect on daily city life.

November 23, 2017
November 23, 2017

Power tariff hike: Left-leaning parties call hartal on Nov 30

Left-leaning political parties call countrywide half-day hartal on November 30 protesting power tariff hike.

October 11, 2017
October 11, 2017

JU to hold C unit entry test tomorrow amid hartal

The authorities of Jahangirnagar University (JU) have decided to continue the ongoing entry test tomorrow for the 2017-18 academic session amid the countrywide dawn-to-dusk hartal called by Jamaat-e-Islami.

October 10, 2017
October 10, 2017

Jamaat calls hartal for Thursday

Jamaat-e-Islami calls countrywide dawn-to-dusk hartal for Thursday protesting arrest and remand of its ameer and top eight other leaders.

February 28, 2017
February 28, 2017

After hartal, leftists threaten to besiege ministry

After sponsoring a half-day shutdown in capital Dhaka; left-leaning political parties threaten to besiege the power ministry protesting the latest gas tariff hike.

May 12, 2016
May 12, 2016

Jamaat’s 24-hr hartal progressing peacefully

The 24-hour countrywide hartal enforced by Jamaat-e-Islami is progressing peacefully with very little hindrance to public life.

May 12, 2016
May 12, 2016

HSC exams deferred for Jamaat hartal

As the Jamaat-e-Islami enforces a countrywide 24-hour hartal from 5:00am today over the execution of its chief Motiur

May 11, 2016
May 11, 2016

Tomorrow’s HSC exams moved to May 20 for hartal

Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) examination scheduled for tomorrow is shifted to Friday, May 20, in view of the hartal sponsored by Jamaat-e-Islami.

May 8, 2016
May 8, 2016

14 hurt in Mirpur AL infighting

At least 14 people are injured in a clash between supporters of two ruling party lawmakers while bringing out an anti-hartal procession in Mirpur area of Dhaka.