10 years of Shahbagh Movement / Revisiting Shahbagh’s spirit

What could the youth of Bangladesh have done, on February 5 a decade ago, if not gather at Shahbagh, if not chant slogans against war criminals, if not exhibit outrage?

‘Mugger shot while attacking police in Shahbagh’

An alleged mugger sustains bullet injuries in Dhaka’s Shahbagh area as police fired gunshot after the lawmen “came under attack”.

Dhaka traffic suffers in hartal

Students’ blockade protesting the murder of Tonu at Shahbagh intersection, one of the major intersections in Dhaka, created acute traffic congestion in the capital.

Cop apologises for discourteous behaviour with DU student

A policeman apologises for his discourteous behaviour with a female student of Dhaka University during Pahela Baishakh celebration at Shahbagh in Dhaka.

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.

34th BCS non-cadre candidates stage demo in Dhaka, 5 held

Candidates, who passed the 34th BCS test for non-cadre posts, stage a demonstration at Shahbagh intersection in Dhaka demanding filling up the 672 vacant posts.

Pahela Baishakh molestation: Lone arrestee sent to jail

A Dhaka court sends Kamal Hossain, an arrestee of Pahela Baishakh sexual assault case, to jail after he refused to give confessional statement before a magistrate in connection with the sensational case.

Total chaos at Shahbagh intersection

The reckless driving of buses at Shahbagh and Matsya Bhaban intersections continued yesterday even after horrific deaths of two schoolgirls in the areas on Saturday.

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.

May 19, 2015
May 19, 2015

Analysis: Why automated traffic signal failed

A new traffic signal in Dhaka proves to be a disaster as the capital experiences a total breakdown of traffic control this week.

April 16, 2015
April 16, 2015

Case over sexual assault on women at DU

Police have sued unknown miscreants over allegations of sexual assault against women in Dhaka University during Pahela Baishakh celebrations.

April 15, 2015
April 15, 2015

Women assault at DU: Cops ask for CCTV footage

Shahbagh police seeks CCTV footage from police headquarters to identify the youths who assaulted 20 women at Dhaka University campus during Pahela Baishakh celebration yesterday.

March 3, 2015
March 3, 2015

Ex-ETV reporter Kanak Sarwar held

Detectives detain former Ekushey Television (ETV) reporter Kanak Sarwar in Dhaka’s Shahbagh area on charge of sedition.

February 28, 2015
February 28, 2015

Pragatishil Chhatra Jote calls strike at DU Mar 2

Pragatishil Chhatra Jote, a combine of leftist student organisations, has called a strike at Dhaka University campus on March 2 to realise its three-point demand including immediate arrest and punishment for the killers of secular writer Avijit Roy.