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...

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...

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.

October 1, 2015
October 1, 2015

Medical test protesters to demo at Shahbagh tomorrow

Students to hold a demonstration at Dhaka’s Shahbagh to press for retake of medical and dental college admission tests.

March 23, 2015
March 23, 2015

2 injured in TSC blasts, bus torched at Shahbagh

At least two people injured in crude bomb blasts at TSC on Dhaka University campus, while miscreants torch a bus at Shahbagh intersection

February 27, 2015
February 27, 2015

24-hr ultimatum to arrest Avijit killers

Protesters issue a 24-hour-ultimatum to the authorities to arrest the killers of blogger and writer Avijit Roy.