Safe Road Demand in Bangladesh

4 students denied bail once again

Four private university students were denied bail again yesterday in two cases filed over vandalism and attacks on policemen during student protests for safe road.

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

Bashundhara battlefield

Police did not attempt to drive away the armed youths; rather, they charged teargas canisters into the campus, witnesses and students said.

August 6, 2018
August 6, 2018

DU, RU students protest attacks on students

Students of both Dhaka University (DU) and Rajshahi University (RU) stages demonstration on their respective campuses condemning the recent attack on students during the safe road demonstration in...

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

Heavy patrols at Bashundhara R/A, cops charging civilians

Law enforcers are seen patrolling Bashundhara Residential Area since this morning inflicting panic among dwellers and passers-by, after intense student protests there yesterday.

August 6, 2018
August 6, 2018

30 cases filed for expired license, invalid papers at Science Lab

Traffic police file at least 30 cases against vehicles at Science Lab intersection in Dhaka for carrying expired licenses or having invalid papers.

August 6, 2018
August 6, 2018

Owners resume bus services; passengers low

Transport owners begin plying buses on the streets, what they have kept halted since the student agitation in Dhaka last week.

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...

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 6, 2018
August 6, 2018

Long lines at BRTA

A huge number of people are turning up at Bangladesh Road Transport Authority's (BRTA) office in Mirpur for driving licences and fitness certificates, creating a huge gathering there, with...