Shahbagh intersection

Shahbagh aflame with quota demo

At least 75 people were injured yesterday as police clashed with students demanding reforms in the quota system in public service, turning the capital's Shahbagh intersection and its adjacent areas into a battlefield.

July 18, 2019
July 18, 2019

DU students block road at Shahbagh

Dhaka University students yesterday blocked the Shahbagh intersection for two hours, demanding the university cancel affiliation of the capital’s seven colleges with it.

April 9, 2018
April 9, 2018

Shahbagh aflame with quota demo

At least 75 people were injured yesterday as police clashed with students demanding reforms in the quota system in public service, turning the capital's Shahbagh intersection and its adjacent areas into a battlefield.

April 2, 2016
April 2, 2016

Unemployed nurses lay siege to directorate office

Unemployed nurses lay siege to the Directorate of Nursing Services at Agargaon in Dhaka since this morning protesting a circular seeking to recruit 3,616 senior nurses.

March 30, 2016
March 30, 2016

10 hurt as cops thwart nurses’ demo, 7 held

At least 10 people injured as police use force to disperse a road blockade of unemployed nurses in Dhaka city’s key intersection Shahbagh.

March 30, 2016
March 30, 2016

Tonu’s body exhumed

The body of Sohagi Jahan Tonu is exhumed for conducting a fresh autopsy, 10 days after she was found murdered inside Comilla Cantonment area.

March 29, 2016
March 29, 2016

Tonu killing: Strike called at all educational institutions Apr 3

Students demonstrating at Shahbagh intersection in Dhaka call daylong strike at all educational institutions on April 3 demanding punishment to Tonu killers.

February 26, 2016
February 26, 2016

Demo for raising job age limit foiled, 12 held

At least a dozen people are detained from a demonstration in Dhaka’s Shahbagh demanding a raise in the age limit for entering government service.

January 29, 2016
January 29, 2016

Job seekers block Shahbagh for raising age bar

Demonstrators block Dhaka's Shahbagh intersection demanding a rise in the age ceiling for civil service. Currently, the age limit to apply for civil service is 30. Demonstrators demand that the ceiling be raised to 35.

November 3, 2015
November 3, 2015

Gonojagoron Mancha to hold coffin procession Thursday

Protesting the recent attacks on publishers and bloggers, the activists and supporters of Gonojagoron Mancha will bring out a coffin procession towards the home ministry on Thursday.

November 1, 2015
November 1, 2015

Publisher murder: Aziz Super Market to remain closed till tomorrow

Aggrieved by the brutal murder of one of their colleagues, book shop owners and businessmen of Aziz Cooperative Super Market in Shahbagh will keep their shops closed till tomorrow.