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 violence” during the recent student movement for safe roads.

October 14, 2018
October 14, 2018

Change must come from within, among all

Some changes in the city's traffic system have transpired following student protests for road safety but those are not visible yet, Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Commissioner Asaduzzaman Mia said yesterday.

August 20, 2018
August 20, 2018

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 violence” during the recent student movement for safe roads.

August 20, 2018
August 20, 2018

Nawshaba denied bail, sent to jail

A Dhaka court denies a petition seeking bail for actress Quazi Nawshaba Ahmed and sent her to jail in a case filed under the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Act for allegedly spreading rumours on social media during the recent student movement for safe roads.

August 12, 2018
August 12, 2018

Govt intolerant of dissenting voices

Speakers at a rally yesterday said the arrest of photographer Shahidul Alam reflected government's intention to gag freedom of expression and it could not tolerate dissenting voices.

August 11, 2018
August 11, 2018

Journalist attackers will be punished: Inu

Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu says culprits who attacked journalists will be brought to justice. The minister further said that the medical expenses of all injured journalists in Dhaka have been covered.

August 8, 2018
August 8, 2018

PM visits injured AL men at hospital

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday visited National Institute of Ophthalmology and Hospital in the capital to see Awami League activists who were undergoing treatment at the hospital after being injured in an attack during the student movement for safe roads.

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 across the country.

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.