Shaheen Mollah | The Daily Star
  • Shaheen Mollah

  • The allure is a free pass to extort

    For the past month, every lamppost, electric pole and balustrade in the neighbourhoods in Dhaka-14 constituency was strung up with technicolor posters of at least 33 politicians vying to be the oarsman of one boat -- that of the seat left empty by deceased parliamentarian Aslamul Haque.
  • Dreams burnt to ashes

    Nazma Begum Swapna has spent half of her life living in Mohakhali’s Sattola slum.
  • Dhaka Pallabi

    Cops took no steps despite two GDs

    After being attacked three times in last six years, receiving numerous death threats, and even after filing general diaries in this regard, Shahinuddin, a trader, was attacked once again on May 16 and lost his life this time.
  • Home-goers unstoppable

    The ban on inter-district buses and restrictions on public movement could not stop the mad rush of homebound people, as thousands made arduous journeys yesterday to celebrate the Eid with their loved ones amid the pandemic.
  • Home rush set to get madder still

    Be it on the highways or on ferries, people’s desperate rush to go to their home towns for Eid only heightened yesterday, despite mounting difficulties.