Partha Pratim Bhattacharjee | The Daily Star
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  • ‘Mass uprising was a dress rehearsal for our brightest achievements’

    January 24 is observed as the Mass Uprising Day. On this day in 1969, young school student Matiur Rahman and a rickshaw puller were shot down by police on the streets of Dhaka, giving further momentum to the movement to remove the Ayub Khan regime from power.
  • A perfect riposte

    It was a dream of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman which his daughter Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, with her steely resolve, is about to fulfill.
  • Grassroots Units: AL chief riled by inclusion of tainted faces

    Awami League President Sheikh Hasina yesterday expressed disappointment after seeing several names of “wrongdoers and infiltrators” were proposed for inclusion in the district, city and upazila committees of the party.
  • AL decides to come out of Covid hiatus

    After a lull of organisational activities for about five months amid the Covid-19 outbreak, the ruling Awami League has decided to revive the activities on a limited scale following health safety guidelines.
  • Rabindranath Tagore’s 79th Death Anniversary: A Chronicle of Tagore’s Final Moments

    “All people must die. The human body must come to an end in one way or another; if mine ends following its natural course, where’s the harm in it? What’s the point of tearing it to shreds? It is better to return this body intact to Him.”