Student Protest for Safe Roads in Bangladesh | The Daily Star
  • Social media accounts identified

    'Inciting Violence': Police gather details of 100 social media accounts

    Police have gathered details about a hundred social media accounts which incited violence centring on the student movement for road safety by spreading provocative contents and going live on Facebook, said a top DMP official.

  • Teachers want students freed; Nahid cites law

    Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid says the law will take its own course against students who have been booked during the student protests in Dhaka.

  • Students sued, not attackers

    Leaving out the alleged ruling party men involved in attacks on road safety demonstrators and journalists, police have made students accused in cases filed over the last few days' violence in the capital.

  • rumors on social media

    'Spreading Rumour': Four held, 16 others sued

    Law enforcers have arrested four more people from the capital for allegedly trying to create unrest by spreading rumours on social media instigating the student protest.

  • people queue up for renewing their licences and fitness certificates

    Long lines at BRTA

    A huge number of people are turning up at Bangladesh Road Transport Authority's (BRTA) office in Mirpur for driving licences and fitness certificates, creating a huge gathering there, with agitating students checking vehicle documents last few days.

  • Actress Quazi Nawshaba Ahmed

    Nawshaba remanded over fanning rumour

    Actress Quazi Nawshaba Ahmed, who iss held for spreading rumour on Facebook, is remanded in a case filed under the ICT Act.

  • Student Protest for Safe Roads in Bangladesh

    DU students block Shahbagh chanting ‘We Want Justice’

    General students of Dhaka University (DU) take to the streets and block Shahbagh intersection for one and half hour protesting the attacks on students by law enforcers and alleged activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League at Jigatola in Dhaka’s Dhanmondi.

  • BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir talks on August 21 grenade attack case verdict

    BNP blames govt for attacks on students

    ​BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir blames the ruling Awami League for carrying out sporadic attacks on the agitating students at different places across Dhaka that left several innocent students critically injured.