Rashad Ahamad

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    100 RMG units closed, BGB deployed

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:00am on January 10, 2019

    At least 70 people, including 10 law enforcers, were injured in clashes between police and apparel workers in Savar, on the outskirts of Dhaka, and...

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    Worker killed, 100 injured in clashes

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 01:35pm on January 08, 2019

    A garment worker was killed and around 100 others were injured in clashes with police at Savar and Uttara in Dhaka and in Gazipur as...

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    Apparel workers continue protests for wage hike

    Rashad Ahamad with Mohammad Ali Zheelon in Gazipur | Updated at 01:45pm on January 07, 2019

    Thousands of apparel workers in Dhaka, Gazipur and Savar staged protests on Monday for proportional wage hike for all grades of workers forcing to shut...

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    Apparel workers block road, demand wage hike

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:38pm on January 06, 2019

    Thousands of apparel workers from factories at Uttara, Abdullahpur, Azampur and the adjacent areas blockaded the Dhaka-Mymensingh Highway from Airport to Abdullahpur in the capital...

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    Nation celebrates 48th Victory Day

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 01:19am on December 18, 2018

    The nation on Sunday celebrated the 48th Victory Day paying homage to countless freedom fighters who made the supreme sacrifice to free Bangladesh from the...

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    Labour unrest forces closure of 70 RMG factories

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 03:39am on December 14, 2018

    Labour unrest forced the shut-down of at least 70 apparel factories at Ashulia, Gazipur and Narayanganj Thursday....

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    Disappearance threatens Dhaka canals

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 01:59am on December 07, 2018

    Dhaka city canals are under an imminent threat of disappearance as grabbing of the water-bodies, said to be the veins of the capital, continues amid...

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    Hazardous labour hijacks childhood of 1.28m children

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:00am on November 30, 2018

    Poverty still pushes a huge number of children into hazardous labour across the country, depriving them of their rights to a merry childhood...

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    Only seven witnesses examined so far

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:21am on November 24, 2018

    Only seven witnesses, out of 104, were examined in three years since charges were framed in September 2015 against 13 people in Tazreen Fashions fire...

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    EC seems lenient about code violations

    Ahammad Foyez and Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:00am on November 20, 2018

    The Election Commission seems to be lenient about violation of the electoral code of conduct as it has taken no action although its instructions to...