Shah Husain Imam | The Daily Star
  • Shah Husain Imam

    Columnist, The Daily Star

  • Child is the father of man

    This is entitled not to a freaky triumphalism but to a celebration of human compassion for the collective risk to lives on roads. This found a powerful utterance and demonstration through our tender-aged progeny's intelligent intervention for a few days.
  • Can Imran be his own man?

    The Western press by and large has called the elections in Pakistan “staged managed”—meaning the military had a hand in it.
  • Dhaka: Where will it go from here?

    Dhaka, once the Venice of the East by virtue of being surrounded by four ebullient rivers, is now an urban behemoth. In our university days, going home on a long vacation, we would be literally pining for Dhaka after a couple of weeks of sojourn with parents.
  • In apocalyptic breach of Hippocratic Oath!

    Last week has been a happening spell, in an untoward sense, for the public health landscape. From Chittagong to Khulna to Rangpur, a litany of serious lapses, irregularities and unauthorised hospital activities has come to light.
  • Of conflict of interest and public accountability

    People in high places are privileged with getting away with minor indiscretions, especially in a developing country.
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