Badiuzzaman Bay | The Daily Star
  • Badiuzzaman Bay

    The writer is a member of the editorial team at The Daily Star.

  • Muhammad Rashed Khan

    'Job or no job, we'll keep fighting for the students'

    We launched the quota movement on February 17. It lasted for nearly eight months, until October 4 when the public administration ministry issued a circular officially scrapping the quota system.
  • 'We're scraping the bottom of the barrel for school teachers'

    The Ministry of Primary and Mass Education has recently decided to discontinue exams at grades 1-3, which means students of those classes will no longer have to sit for formal exams. How do you see this development?
  • And what it means for our student politics

    Death of the Ducsu Dream?

    The March 11 election to Ducsu, or Dhaka University Central Students' Union, marks a moment in the history of student politics that is
  • All cards laid on the table, what now for Dhaka North?

    One more day and it's election time for the northern part of the capital city. Residents of the Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) will choose their mayor for the second time in four years since the first mayoral election of a bifurcated Dhaka was held in 2015.
  • The irony of an appointment

    On February 18, while raising a supplementary question in parliament, Jatiya Party leader Fakhrul Imam offered a glimpse into two of