Ashutosh Sarkar

May 10, 2022
May 10, 2022

Don’t ask govt to absorb contractual staffers

The Supreme Court has prohibited all courts from directing the government to absorb contractual employees or officers of projects as permanent employees unless there is a statutory provision to this effect.

May 7, 2022
May 7, 2022

An 18-year wait for justice

Eighteen years have passed since veteran freedom fighter and Awami League lawmaker Ahsanullah Master was brutally killed in a burst of fire at a rally near his house in Gazipur’s Tongi.

April 22, 2022
April 22, 2022

Three online shops: BFIU finds evidence of money laundering

Bangladesh Financial Intelligence Unit has found evidence of money laundering by e-commerce platforms -- Boom Boom Ltd, Qcoom Ltd, and Sirajganj Shop.

April 21, 2022
April 21, 2022

HC grants record 1,498 bail petitions in a day

In a historic move, a High Court bench yesterday disposed of 1,498 bail petitions.

April 17, 2022
April 17, 2022

Ilias missing: 10 years gone, no trace yet

“We, the family members of the victims of enforced disappearance, have been leading a miserable life.

April 14, 2022
April 14, 2022

Stuck in legal tangles for 21yrs

Twenty years have passed since two bombs blasted during Bangla New Year celebrations at Dhaka’s Ramna Batamul on this day in 2001, but the final justice is yet to be delivered. Appeals and death reference in connection with the case are still pending with the High Court.

April 12, 2022
April 12, 2022

Azad to Avijit: Deadly cost of freethinking

Both of them shared some common principles and championed the causes of freethought and secularism. And both met the same fate.

April 10, 2022
April 10, 2022

Nusrat Murder: 3yrs on, family awaits ‘final justice’

Three years have passed since Nusrat Jahan Rafi, a madrasa student in Feni, was set on fire and killed, but her family’s wait for final justice is yet to end due to lengthy legal procedures.

April 6, 2022
April 6, 2022

A new dimension in the judiciary

Earlier in 2007, the then Chief Justice Md Ruhul Amin had for the first time constituted a division bench of the HC comprising Justice Zinat Ara and Justice Farah Mahbub for delivering Justice. 

April 2, 2022
April 2, 2022

‘It’s unfortunate, unprecedented’

The result of Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) election has not been declared even after 17 days, making an unprecedented event in the history of SCBA that has more than 8,000 lawyers as members.