Safe Road demand

Another Road Crash: Teen's death sparks protest

Students and villagers blocked Rangpur-Kurigram road for nearly four hours after a 10th grader was run over and killed by a speeding bus in Ghagatpara area of Rangpur yesterday morning.

August 14, 2018
August 14, 2018

No bail yet for the 22

The private university students arrested on charges of vandalism and attacking policemen during protests for safe roads have repeatedly been denied bail in the last one week.

August 13, 2018
August 13, 2018

Another Road Crash: Teen's death sparks protest

Students and villagers blocked Rangpur-Kurigram road for nearly four hours after a 10th grader was run over and killed by a speeding bus in Ghagatpara area of Rangpur yesterday morning.

August 12, 2018
August 12, 2018

Govt intolerant of dissenting voices

Speakers at a rally yesterday said the arrest of photographer Shahidul Alam reflected government's intention to gag freedom of expression and it could not tolerate dissenting voices.

August 7, 2018
August 7, 2018

33 held, 29 cases filed for violence during student protests

Police have lodged 29 cases and arrested 33 people on charges of violence including vandalism and arson attacks on vehicles during the students’ demonstration demanding safe roads.

August 6, 2018
August 6, 2018

Traffic Week: 6,476 cases filed against offenders

Mainly cars and motorcycles came under police scrutiny on the first day of “Traffic Week” yesterday, amid an unannounced transport strike.

August 5, 2018
August 5, 2018

Protesting university students attacked on Green Road

A group of miscreants attack students of University of Asia Pacific who took position on the road opposite to Green Super Market expressing solidarity with school students demanding safer roads since July 29.

August 2, 2018
August 2, 2018

Students check licenses, discipline traffic

Taking matters on to their hands in an attempt to bring discipline in traffic management, the students have now engaged in enforcing rules and regulations. Such actions have been reported from all over – Chittagong, Tangail, Narayanganj, Savar and other places – led by protestors in Dhaka.

August 2, 2018
August 2, 2018

Students stop police DIG, find no licence or papers

Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of River Police Habib was cruising along Karwan Bazar in his black jeep, hoisting a signboard ‘police’ to avoid the students on the road. But the school and college students who are on the streets since Sunday had no time for hierarchy and spared him not. They stopped him up and asked for papers.

August 2, 2018
August 2, 2018

Celebrities take part in students' demo for road safety

A group of celebrities take to the streets expressing solidarity with the students demonstrating at Uttara demanding safe roads.

August 2, 2018
August 2, 2018

Protests ripple all over Bangladesh

Students across Bangladesh join in protests, echoing the demand for safe roads in parallel to those agitating in Dhaka with perseverance. Reports of blockades enforced have come from Savar, Narayanganj, Tangail, Natore, Bogra and Rajshahi so far.