Rafiul Islam

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 Shyambazar yesterday.

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.

June 10, 2020
June 10, 2020

As we saw it: Lockdown in the red zone of East Rajabazar

The first day of experimental lockdown in the city’s East Rajabazar area was enforced strictly, with no residents except those in emergency duty allowed to go outside today.

June 4, 2020
June 4, 2020

Over 50 involved in trafficking racket

More than 50 people were involved in the trafficking of the 26 Bangladeshis killed by kidnappers in Libya last week, say investigators.