Student movement for safe roads

Quota reform leader Luma lands in jail after remand

A Dhaka court rejects a petition seeking bail for quota reform leader Lutfun Nahar Luma and sends her to jail in a case filed on charges of “spreading rumours on social media and instigating...

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 5, 2018
August 5, 2018

Action if limit crossed: Home minister

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan warns of taking stern action against anyone who will be “crossing the limit of patience” of the government.

August 5, 2018
August 5, 2018

Public sufferings mount as bus ‘strike’ continue for 3rd day

Long-route bus service remain suspended for the third consecutive day as an apparent counter-programme against the ongoing student movement for safe road, causing immense sufferings to people...

August 5, 2018
August 5, 2018

No one allowed to gather at Mirpur-10

Hundreds of police armed with weapons and sticks take position at Mirpur-10 roundabout where students held protest since July 29 following the death of two students in a road accident on Airport Road.

August 4, 2018
August 4, 2018

Bus 'strike' makes people suffer

In what appears to be an old trick to counter the ongoing student movement for safe roads, transport owners and workers yesterday suspended bus services between the capital and other districts in...