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    Hawkers want government incentives

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:19am on May 08, 2020

    Central leaders of Bangladesh Hawkers Union on Thursday at a human chain called on the government to introduce ration cards and allocation of cash money...

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    Hawkers urge government to allow them on city streets

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:45pm on May 07, 2020

    Street vendors protested at the government’s decision of reopening markets since May 10 in limited scale keeping trade on footpath shut, and demanded permission to...

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    KSRM distributes foods among newspaper hawkers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:50pm on April 19, 2020

    Steel producing industrial group KSRM has distributed food items among 350 newspaper hawker families, who had become helpless during the ongoing COVID-19 situation, in Chattogram....

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    Hawkers lose livelihoods, getting no support during crisis

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 01:01am on April 18, 2020

    Thousands of hawkers in the capital and other cities of Bangladesh are faced with a dire situation when COVID-19 rages and after the government declared...

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    Hawkers beat student to death

    Staff Correspondent . Sylhet | Updated at 01:18am on March 07, 2020

    A college student was beaten to death allegedly by a group of street vendors in Sylhet on Thursday night. The deceased was identified as Nazrul...

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    Police bar hawkers’ union procession

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:51pm on December 03, 2019

    The police barred a procession of the Bangladesh Hawkers’ Union in front of the National Press Club while the activists were heading towards the Dhaka...

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    Extortion major obstacle to hawkers’ rehabilitation

    | Updated at 12:00am on October 20, 2019

    GOVERNMENT efforts to contain extortion seem to have failed as certain quarters are reported to be extorting at least Tk 100 crore a month from...

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    Clique amasses fortune from hawkers, rickshaws

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:10am on October 19, 2019

    A Clique comprising ruling party leaders, law enforcers and city corporation officials is making crores of taka by allowing thousands of illegal hawkers on footpaths...

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    Hawkers demonstrate near Nagar Bhaban

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:39am on April 26, 2019

    Bangladesh Hawkers Union on Thursday demonstrated near Dhaka South City Corporation office to press home its three demands, including their rehabilitation as they were forced...

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    Hawkers block city road for rehabilitation before eviction

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on April 12, 2019

    Several hundred street vendors on Thursday blockaded Phoenix Road in front of the Nagar Bhaban to press home their various demands including rehabilitation before eviction...