Shaheen Mollah | The Daily Star
  • Shaheen Mollah

  • Dreams of a family, burnt down to ashes

    Kohinur Begum (57) came to the capital 25 years ago with her husband, who was a rickshaw puller, and four sons from Bhola, as their house was destroyed by the nearby river.
  • Locals still afraid to talk about Erfan

    With suspended ward councillor Erfan Salim behind bars, locals in Debidas Ghat Lane of the capital’s Chawkbazar are still afraid to talk out about his illegal activities.
  • Even ‘Fokinni Bazar’ not spared from price hike

    It had nearly been an hour, but Khadiza Khatun was still moving from vendor to vendor with her empty bazaar bag in Tejgaon kitchen market.
  • The woes of cardiac patients amid Covid-19 pandemic

    Let’s take the example of Sufia Khatun, 65, a resident of Dhanmondi in the capital. She had suffered a heart attack in 2018 and saw doctors both in Bangladesh and India and was on medication prescribed by a cardiologist in Delhi. Torsemide was working well.
  • Onion price peels off middle-class stability

    Lutfur Rahman, a resident of Shuritola, never thought he would reach such a point in his life where he would have to purchase essentials from a government subsidised OMS truck. But there he was yesterday, standing in a long queue leading up to a truck that came to his area.