Rafiul Islam

September 6, 2020
September 6, 2020

Will pray, be back soon to watch cartoon

“Ma, do not change the cartoon channel. I will go to the mosque with Baba, pray, and then come back and watch cartoons again.”

September 2, 2020
September 2, 2020

Trafficking Victims: Jail straightaway, not rehabilitation

Eighty-one migrant workers who returned to the country after being exploited in Vietnam for months were thrown into jail yesterday, whereas the perpetrators either remain scot-free or face little...

August 30, 2020
August 30, 2020

Hoping against hope

Sumi Rani Das never forgets to wear her sakha (bangles) and sindoor (vermillion).

August 10, 2020
August 10, 2020

‘Shootout-Deaths’ in Custody: Law enforcers liable only on paper

On September 4 last year, Belal Hossain, an accused in several cases, surrendered to Khulshi Police Station under Chattogram Metropolitan Police with intent to return to a normal life.

August 7, 2020
August 7, 2020

As crooked as a cop can get

In November 2015, a police probe found the then officer-in-charge Pradeep Kumar Das of Bayezid Bostami Police Station guilty of filing a false case against an oil company high-ups to harass them.

June 30, 2020
June 30, 2020

32 perished in Buriganga: Steering to disaster

A novice was allegedly at the helm moving the Moyur-2 astern when the vessel slammed into a smaller launch, causing it to sink and drown at least 32 people in the Buriganga at the capital's...

June 25, 2020
June 25, 2020

Lockdown helped in East Rajabazar

The two-week lockdown of East Rajabazar has resulted in reduced number of cases of Covid-19 transmission.

June 21, 2020
June 21, 2020

Living with the dead to save the living

His workplace and home are 150 yards apart, a distance that takes no more than five minutes to cover.

June 20, 2020
June 20, 2020

Living in DMC mortuary for 3 months to keep his family safe

His workplace and home are 150 yards apart, a distance that takes no more than five minutes to cover.

June 17, 2020
June 17, 2020

Policemen’s children still await return of their fathers fallen in Covid-19 battle

“Why does my father not come to me? When will he wake up?” These are the questions three-and-half-year-old Rayed Muntasir Alif frequently asks his mother and close ones.