Ashik Abdullah Apu

Reporter, Print/Digital, The Daily Star

‘AL lost its pro-people image’

Leaders and activists from various levels of the ruling Awami League have voiced concerns that the party has strayed from its founding principles, urging a focus on devoted activists rather than infiltrators.

46m ago

Languishing in BCS LOOP

Imam Hossein had applied for the 41st Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) exams in November 2019, just months after completing his master’s from Jagannath University.

1m ago

A house of representatives!

With his son’s victory in Wednesday’s upazila chairman polls in Subarnachar, local Awami League lawmaker Ekramul Karim Chowdhury have further consolidated his grip on politics, said party insiders.

1m ago

Corrupt official let off with just a temporary pay cut

The government has reduced the salary of an assistant commissioner (land) of Bogura sadar upazila for 12 months after he was found guilty of forgery.

1m ago

Relatives in UZ Polls: Unfazed, AL MPs breach party directive

The ruling Awami League issues some directives and makes some strategic decisions before local government polls, but its ranks hardly ever abide by those.

2m ago

Relatives in UZ Polls: AL chief’s directive for MPs largely unheeded

Awami League lawmakers’ urge to tighten their grip on the grassroots seems to be prevailing over the party president’s directive to have their family members and close relatives withdraw from the upazila parishad polls.

2m ago

The taste of Royal Tehari House: A Nilkhet heritage

Nestled among the busy bookshops of Nilkhet, Royal Tehari House is a shop that offers students a delectable treat without burning a hole in their pockets.

2m ago

Price cap is not working

The price cap on 29 commodities exists on paper only as most of those items are being sold at prices higher than those fixed by the government.

3m ago
June 24, 2024
June 24, 2024

‘AL lost its pro-people image’

Leaders and activists from various levels of the ruling Awami League have voiced concerns that the party has strayed from its founding principles, urging a focus on devoted activists rather than infiltrators.

May 12, 2024
May 12, 2024

Languishing in BCS LOOP

Imam Hossein had applied for the 41st Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) exams in November 2019, just months after completing his master’s from Jagannath University.

May 10, 2024
May 10, 2024

A house of representatives!

With his son’s victory in Wednesday’s upazila chairman polls in Subarnachar, local Awami League lawmaker Ekramul Karim Chowdhury have further consolidated his grip on politics, said party insiders.

April 28, 2024
April 28, 2024

Corrupt official let off with just a temporary pay cut

The government has reduced the salary of an assistant commissioner (land) of Bogura sadar upazila for 12 months after he was found guilty of forgery.

April 23, 2024
April 23, 2024

Relatives in UZ Polls: Unfazed, AL MPs breach party directive

The ruling Awami League issues some directives and makes some strategic decisions before local government polls, but its ranks hardly ever abide by those.

April 22, 2024
April 22, 2024

Relatives in UZ Polls: AL chief’s directive for MPs largely unheeded

Awami League lawmakers’ urge to tighten their grip on the grassroots seems to be prevailing over the party president’s directive to have their family members and close relatives withdraw from the upazila parishad polls.

April 12, 2024
April 12, 2024

The taste of Royal Tehari House: A Nilkhet heritage

Nestled among the busy bookshops of Nilkhet, Royal Tehari House is a shop that offers students a delectable treat without burning a hole in their pockets.

March 17, 2024
March 17, 2024

Price cap is not working

The price cap on 29 commodities exists on paper only as most of those items are being sold at prices higher than those fixed by the government.

March 9, 2024
March 9, 2024

First city polls under new AL govt today

Mymensingh and Cumilla cities go to polls today to pick their mayors and councillors, just two months after the Awami League formed a new government.

March 8, 2024
March 8, 2024

Cumilla City Corporation By-election: No enthusiasm among voters

Despite 13-day-long vigorous campaigning by mayoral candidates in Cumilla City Corporation by-polls that ended last night, there is no apparent enthusiasm among voters.

push notification