Rafiul Islam | The Daily Star
  • Rafiul Islam


    Tara Mia finds it difficult to even move his right arm deformed since birth. A bit tall and scrawny, the man from Sunamganj's Jamalganj upazila uses his left hand to have meals.
  • BNP pinned down on its own turf

    The BNP has virtually been sidelined in its Lakshmipur stronghold while its rival Awami League's campaigning has been going on in full swing.
  • Defy obstacles, cast your vote

    Top leaders of the Jatiya Oikyafront yesterday said December 30 would be the “day of freedom” for the country's people as no one would be able to snatch their victory in the 11th parliamentary election.
  • Police to get AL men's help!

    Noakhali police have drawn up a polling centre-based list of Awami League men to “take help” from them for carrying out duties on the voting day.
  • BNP leader Moudud Ahmed

    No sight of 'sheaf of paddy'

    Setting foot in Noakhali-5 constituency -- made up of Kabirhat and Companiganj upazilas -- one may think that no one from the BNP is contesting for this seat in the December 30 polls.