Mohammad Al-Masum Molla

Mohammad Al-Masum Molla

Multimedia journalist with nearly 10 years’ experience in mainstream media in Bangladesh with a background in investigative journalism and environmental, political and human rights reporting.

September 17, 2022
September 17, 2022

EC's electoral roadmap: All challenges not addressed

The Election Commission’s roadmap for the next parliamentary polls is very much “conventional” and it does not detail how the challenges of holding a free, fair and inclusive election will be addressed, say experts.

September 16, 2022
September 16, 2022

EC doctored parties’ stance on EVM

According to the Election Commission, 17 parties during their talks with the EC opined in favour of using EVMs in the next national polls but The Daily Star found that at least four of them actually spoke against using EVMs.

September 14, 2022
September 14, 2022

Reclaiming voters’ trust: EC banks on technologies

The Election Commission plans to tap into modern technologies in the next national election as part of its efforts to win back people’s confidence in polls, say EC officials.

September 10, 2022
September 10, 2022

BNP looks to turn up the heat on govt

Considering the ongoing countrywide protest programmes a “success”, the BNP now mulls over spreading the demonstrations to cities, divisional headquarters and districts to keep their presence on the streets.

September 9, 2022
September 9, 2022

Outcomes of PM’s india visit: Between hope and despair

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s four-day visit to India brought some positive outcomes like the offer of free transit through India to third countries and the Kushiyara water-sharing MoU.

September 6, 2022
September 6, 2022

The 7 MoUs that may be signed during PM’s trip to India

Dhaka and Delhi are likely to sign seven MoUs during Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s visit to India.

September 5, 2022
September 5, 2022

India visit: Foreign Minister Momen not accompanying PM Hasina

Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen did not accompany Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on her four-day state visit to India, sources said.

September 5, 2022
September 5, 2022

A visit more crucial amid global crisis

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today begins a four-day New Delhi visit, which is expected to take the 50-year diplomatic ties between India and Bangladesh to a new height amid global and regional crises fuelled by the Ukraine war and the Covid pandemic.

September 4, 2022
September 4, 2022

AL, BNP headed for a face-off

With the ruling Awami League and opposition BNP unwavering in their stances, the country’s politics seems set on a path towards confrontation, one and a half years away from the next general election.

September 3, 2022
September 3, 2022

Aman planting behind target this season

Planting of Aman seedlings has suffered a setback this season as it is so far 14 percent less than the target set by the government.