Bulbul Ahmed | The Daily Star
  • Bulbul Ahmed

  • Life passing by in chains

    He spent more than half his life, nearly 22 years, being chained to a tree next to a mud hut that belongs to his family.
  • Irregularities tarnish Ashrayan project in Naldanga

    The government's Ashrayan project has been lauded for rehabilitating hundreds of destitute people in different districts. But oftentimes the commendable effort has been tainted by allegations of corruption by a handful of dishonest individuals.
  • Bridges that bridge little

    Bridges that bridge little

    More than half of the 45 bridges, built in two Natore upazilas a couple of years ago, are not bringing much benefit to the local people.
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    No privacy while voting

    Jamshed Ali had to cast his vote for “boat” openly in front of the polling officials and agents, which is a blatant violation of the electoral code of conduct.
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    Son casts vote on behalf of sick father!

    It was 2:42pm when these correspondents entered a voting booth at Lalbagh Government Primary School in Natore sadar. A voter named Mobarak Hossain, 35, told the polling official his serial number -- 169 -- and his name.