Aasha Mehreen Amin | The Daily Star
  • Aasha Mehreen Amin

    Aasha Mehreen Amin

    Deputy Editor, Editorial & Op-ed, The Daily Star

  • Are we looking at a hug-less world?

    I have to confess, one of the most frustrating things I have had to face during The Year of Covid-19 is having to restrain myself from hugging people.
  • The MP’s words are an insult to all women

    One would think it to be the rantings of a madman had it not been the words of a parliamentarian—that feminists are to blame for the rape incidents across the country.
  • Has the Noakhali gang rape shaken us enough?

    By now, many people have already watched the video. Others could only stomach the transcript, also shared on social media.
  • Air travel in the time of corona is surreal

    I don’t know why I was expecting that I would not be fazed at embarking on a journey across the Atlantic at a time when just stepping out of my bedroom had the potential to kill me.
  • Remembering Murtaja Baseer: The master of ‘abstract realism’

    At 75, Murtaja Baseer is as agile and hyperactive as a child, with a mind as sharp and clear. In his cosy apartment in Manipuripara, Baseer eagerly shows his oil paintings stacked against the walls and explains the various phases that he has gone through as an artist and the mentors who have helped him along the way.