transport strike

‘Special train’ for Awami League, ‘transport strike’ for BNP

Why should two political parties of the same nation receive polar opposite treatments?

No transport strike before BNP rally in Cumilla

The transport owners’ association in Cumilla is not calling any strike ahead of the BNP rally scheduled to be held on Saturday (November 26, 2022).

BNP activists thronging Sylhet rally venue

Thousands of BNP activists have gathered on Alia Madrasa ground in Sylhet city’s Chowhatta area, hours before the rally starts.

Thousands set up camp at BNP’s Sylhet rally venue

Thousands of BNP supporters have already gone to the Alia Madrasa field in Sylhet city and set up camp there, a day before the party’s divisional rally tomorrow.

Launch, speedboat strike ahead of BNP’s Barishal rally

Launch and speedboat operations on Barishal-Bhola route have been suspended ahead of BNP's divisional rally slated for Saturday (November 5, 2022).    

Goods transport strike in Sylhet: “Vegetable prices hiked by Tk 10-20 per kg”

The fish and vegetable markets in Sylhet have become unstable due to the ongoing 48-hour goods transport strike in the area.

Now, three-wheeler strike in Barishal on Nov 4, 5 ahead of BNP rally

Three-wheeler workers in Barishal have called a strike on November 4 and 5 demanding authorities to allow their vehicles on the highway.

2-day transport strike in Rangpur ahead of BNP rally

Rangpur District Motor Owners' Association has called for a strike -- from 6am tomorrow (October 28, 2022) to 6pm on October 29 – demanding ban on illegal vehicles, including three-wheelers, on the highway and an end to “administrative harassment” on Rangpur-Kurigram Road.

Transport strike in Sylhet withdrawn

After three and a half hours of public suffering, the transport workers in Sylhet have finally lifted their strike tonight (September 22, 2022).

August 7, 2022
August 7, 2022

Tank-lorry owners in Faridpur, Khulna call off strike

Supply of fuel resumed in 14 districts of greater Khulna and Faridpur after nine hours as tank-lorry owners called off their strike this afternoon (August 7, 2022) following assurance of Khulna Deputy Commissioner Md Moniruzzaman Talukdar.

October 22, 2019
October 22, 2019

Ctg transport strike spells misery for commuters

Thousands of commuters suffered immensely in Chattogram city yesterday as a section of bus owners and workers enforced a sudden strike, protesting the jailing of three of their fellows by a mobile court the day before.

August 4, 2019
August 4, 2019

Bus owners call indefinite transport strike in Chattogram

Inter-district bus owners in Chattogram call an indefinite transport strike.

April 26, 2019
April 26, 2019

Trouble from transport strike

The transport strike in Chattogram and Rangpur was called off yesterday after it caused immense suffering to commuters and businesspeople.

November 1, 2018
November 1, 2018

Take action over death of 3 infants: HC

The High Court directs the Inspector General of Police (IGP) to take appropriate action against the unruly transport workers who are responsible for the tragic deaths of three infants and chaotic activities during the recent 48-hour road transport strike across the country.

October 30, 2018
October 30, 2018

Strike piles on misery

Federation's General Secretary Osman Ali told The Daily Star that they would go for the strike as the government did not communicate the platform over its eight-point demand, including amendments to the recently passed Road Transport Act-2018.

October 30, 2018
October 30, 2018

Outrage over strike, death of infant

Students, different rights organisations and road safety campaigners yesterday expressed strong condemnation over the recent transport workers' strike, which resulted in the death of an infant, among other things.

October 30, 2018
October 30, 2018

Businesses hit hard by strike

Businesses incurred massive losses following the two-day countrywide transport strike that almost stalled the mobility of workers and goods.

October 29, 2018
October 29, 2018

Transporters mulling tougher strike

Transport workers are considering tougher programmes to meet their demands.

October 29, 2018
October 29, 2018

Passengers’ body requests ending transport strike

A passengers’ welfare body requests transport owners to withdraw their strike.