Zafar Sobhan

Syed Humayun Kabir was one of Bangla’s best

We have all heard of Prof Muhammad Yunus and Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, and both these gentlemen deserve all the...

Hasina seeks final solution to BNP problem

Hasina seeks final solution to BNP problem

With the announcement that Bangladesh opposition leader Khaleda Zia is likely to be brought to trial for the fire-bombing deaths...

Tax Bangla bellies, increase revenue

Tax Bangla bellies, increase revenue

It’s certainly a novel and inventive approach to raising revenue. We all know that Bangladesh needs to expand its tax...

Justice delayed is no longer justice denied

Justice delayed is no longer justice denied

21 January 2013 will always go down in Bangladeshi history as the day the first war crimes conviction was handed...

Wooing Russia is savvy statecraft

Wooing Russia is savvy statecraft

As a general principle, the Awami League (AL) government’s efforts to woo China, and now, most recently, Russia, constitute smart...

Time for BNP to pivot on war crimes

Time for BNP to pivot on war crimes

The year 2013 will most likely be remembered in Bangladeshi history as the year of the war crimes trials. There...

Awami League

Awami League

The Daily Star‘s annual opinion poll provides an encouraging start to the new year for the ruling Awami League. This...

New Year’s cheer for Awami League

New Year’s cheer for Awami League

The Daily Star‘s annual opinion poll provides an encouraging start to the new year for the ruling Awami League. This...