Badiuzzaman Bay | The Daily Star
  • Badiuzzaman Bay

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

  • Hello from Humanity

    Winter lasted a little longer than usual this year. Having grown used to shorter, barely cold seasons in recent years, it was something of a surprise to see a winter extending well into March.
  • Opinion: BCS & Other Drugs

    Every day, long before dawn, before insanity grips Dhaka and all manners of chaos start swirling around us, certain parts of the capital fall into a familiar routine: alarms go off and shoes go on. A group of students are on their way to the university library.
  • The Accidental Truthteller

    If Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) KM Nurul Huda is not your favourite go-to guy when you look for truths, he has only himself to blame.
  • I’ve no idea who these candidates are, but they surely sell hard

    If the heavens are kind this time and everything pans out as expected by the mayoral wannabes, a golden age for Dhaka is now within reach.
  • Compensation for road crash victims is a means to accountability

    Catherine Masud is an American-born filmmaker and road safety activist. Until her late husband-director Tareque Masud’s death in a road crash in 2011, they worked together to produce numerous award-winning documentaries and features.