As if in vengeance we have been ferociously and relentlessly destroying our rivers in, what can only be termed as, a suicidal streak.
The tax authority yesterday announced Transcom Group Chairman Shahnaz Rahman, The Daily Star Editor and Publisher Mahfuz Anam, and Prothom Alo Editor Matiur Rahman as top taxpayers for fiscal 2021-22.
The Daily Star Editor and Publisher Mahfuz Anam and Prothom Alo Editor Matiur Rahman have been named as the top taxpayers in the journalist category for the seventh consecutive year.
With the numerous laws that already exist to regulate—or better still, suppress—the media, and the diligence with which new ones are being prepared, one would think that of all the areas that need fixing, our government expects the journalists to be “fixed” first. But why?
Yesterday, Wednesday, 18th May, during her speech marking her homecoming from exile, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina made a reference to me.
Two important members of our South Asian community stand as examples of how not to run a country.
We condemn the official who issued it, commend the one who withdrew it and ask the question why was it necessary?
The attack on Twin Towers by Al Qaeda launched the so-called “war on terror”. The massacre of 50 innocent worshippers in Christchurch should now trigger a global “war on hatred”. If the jihadists needed to be reined in, and correctly so, the white supremacists need to be stopped with equal vigour and urgency.
The Daily Star celebrates Mahfuz Anam's spectacular journey of 25 years with the newspaper as its editor.
It was my grand privilege to have succeeded our founding editor SM Ali in November 1993. Journalism has undergone dramatic transformation in these last 24 years, regrettably not all for the better.
We hope that instead of a knee-jerk reaction, the present ruling leadership will see the merit of the criticisms made and do their own homework so that all the vital organs of our constitution can work together and establish a functional state under law.
The High Court yesterday stayed for three months the proceedings of 10 cases against The Daily Star Editor and Publisher Mahfuz Anam.
High Court has stayed for three months the proceedings of 10 cases filed on charges of defamation and sedition against The Daily Star Editor and Publisher Mahfuz Anam.
The High Court yesterday granted anticipatory bail to The Daily Star Editor and Publisher Mahfuz Anam for eight weeks in 10 cases.
The High Court today grants anticipatory bail to The Daily Star Editor and Publisher Mahfuz Anam for eight weeks in 10 cases.
The Editors Guild of India has expressed its deep concern at the barrage of criminal defamation and sedition cases filed against Mahfuz Anam, editor and publisher of The Daily Star and a columnist of several Indian newspapers.
The High Court yesterday stayed for three months the proceedings of 72 cases against The Daily Star Editor and Publisher Mahfuz Anam.
High Court stays for three months the proceedings of 72 cases against The Daily Star Editor and Publisher Mahfuz Anam. The court also issues a rule upon the authorities concerned to explain as to why the initiation and continuation of the cases should not be declared illegal. The rule is returnable in three weeks, the court says.