Partha Pratim Bhattacharjee | The Daily Star
  • Partha Pratim Bhattacharjee

  • DCs now want bank, special force, univ

    Deputy Commissioners want more power and benefits to have a stronger grip on the field-level administration. They have proposed that the government allow them to give executive magistrates powers that stem from some sections of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC).
  • Barguna AL: Where politics is rivalry of two

    Catch a snatch of a conversation between party leaders of any level in Barguna and you will learn that Awami League politics in the district is actually the show of two men: Dhirendra Debnath Shambhu and Jahangir Kabir.
  • Rifat Murder: Organised crime at the core

    Nayan Bond used to run an illicit business with a network of over a hundred members of Facebook messenger group “007”. His close friend Rifat Sharif was killed by the Bond gang after he left the network. But what gave rise to the gang culture there and who are the patronisers?
  • Rifat Sharif murder

    A gang of 20 took part in Rifat killing

    At least 20 people took part in the murder of Rifat Sharif in Barguna on June 26, investigators said based on information gleaned from two accused arrested recently.
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    AL to identify ‘BNP-Jamaat infiltrators’

    The Awami League has initiated a process to identify the BNP, Jamaat and Shibir men who have allegedly infiltrated the ruling party in the last few years to make a fortune or to avoid lawsuits.