Ashutosh Sarkar | The Daily Star
  • Ashutosh Sarkar

  • Review not heard in one and a half years

    One and a half years have passed since the government sought review of the Supreme Court verdict upholding cancellation of the 16th constitutional amendment that restored parliament’s power to remove judges for incapacity or misconduct, but it is still uncertain when the apex court will hear the petition.
  • Minimum age of freedom fighters Gazette illegal says High Court

    House Rent Control: HC verdict ineffective

    The landmark High Court verdict delivered in 2015 to prevent owners from arbitrarily raising house rents and collecting excess rents from tenants has become ineffective as its full text could not be released due to death of the judge presiding the relevant bench.
  • rape incidents in Bangladesh

    Ramna Batamul Carnage: Justice tangled up in High Court

    The death references and appeals of the 2001 sensational Ramna Batamul carnage case have been pending with the High Court for nearly five years due to legal tangles.
  • bottled drinking water

    Unsafe Bottled, Jar Water: BSTI acts against 10 brands

    Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution (BSTI) has cancelled the licence of three bottled and jar water brands and suspended operations of seven others after finding their water unsafe.
  • Pilkhana BDR Mutiny

    Pilkhana Carnage: HC yet to release complete verdict

    The defence and the prosecution are unable to move appeals before the Appellate Division in the sensational BDR carnage case, as the High Court is yet to release the full text of its verdict.