Protest for Safe Roads in Bangladesh

August 7, 2018
August 7, 2018

Noted photojournalist Raghu Rai urges PM to not punish Shahidul

Noted Indian photojournalist and a friend of Bangladesh Liberation War Raghu Rai urges Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to not punish photographer Shahidul Alam in an open letter published on Facebook.

August 7, 2018
August 7, 2018

Proposed Road Transport Bill a jugglery: BNP

BNP terms the proposed Road Transport Bill as jugglery saying that it will not be able to ensure safety and security of people on the roads.

August 7, 2018
August 7, 2018

37 students released from police custody

Police have released 37 students, who were detained during student protest yesterday, into the custody of their parents.

August 7, 2018
August 7, 2018

Causing Death by Rash Driving: Maximum 5 years' jail

A draft law approved by the cabinet yesterday proposes a maximum punishment of five years' imprisonment for causing death to a person by reckless driving, drawing strong criticism from road...

August 7, 2018
August 7, 2018

Disorder in transport sector was not created in a day

The ongoing student protest is the outburst of years of pent-up grievances, said Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) Mayor Sayeed Khokon as he painted a gloomy picture of the country's...

August 6, 2018
August 6, 2018

Safe roads: Canada condemns violence against students

The High Commission of Canada to Bangladesh expresses concern over the violence against students staging peaceful demonstrations demanding safe roads and calls for action against the attackers.

August 6, 2018
August 6, 2018

JU students stage demo demanding release of fellows

Hundreds of students of Jahangirnagar University (JU) bring out a protest procession demanding the release of four JU students from police custody.

August 6, 2018
August 6, 2018

2 cases filed over attack on AL office in Dhanmondi

Two separate cases are filed in connection with the alleged attack on Awami League’s party office in Dhanmondi of Dhaka on Saturday during student protests in the area demanding safe roads.

August 6, 2018
August 6, 2018

Cops gas, ‘goons’ charge at EWU students

Police throw tear gas shells on students of East West University at Rampura. A tense situation is prevailing in the area as police have apparently teamed up with stick-wielding thugs to hold the...

August 6, 2018
August 6, 2018

Pounced again

At least nine people including five photojournalists are injured allegedly in BCL attacks in Dhaka’s Dhanmondi and Science Lab areas during student protests demanding safe roads. It was apparently...