Ashutosh Sarkar

November 3, 2021
November 3, 2021

Jail Killing Day: Too dark for an autumn morning

The clock struck around four in the morning.

October 30, 2021
October 30, 2021

Compensations for Rape Victims: A scheme ever elusive

As she sits on her wheelchair, eleven-year-old Setu (real name withheld) can feel the discomfort of her extra-large baby diapers and a urinary catheter leading to a collection bag. 

October 29, 2021
October 29, 2021

It’s unfortunate tech giants ‘not paying tax’

The High Court has castigated global tech giants, including Google, Facebook and Yahoo, for not paying income tax to the government of Bangladesh.

October 23, 2021
October 23, 2021

War crimes trials at a standstill

The backlog of war crimes cases and related appeals at the International Crimes Tribunal and the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court is growing as their proceedings remain halted for about 20...

October 12, 2021
October 12, 2021

Apex court guidelines to ensure quick compensation for accidents

Accident is undoubtedly a regular phenomenon in the country. Families or well-wishers of accident victims approach the higher court of the country seeking appropriate compensation.

October 6, 2021
October 6, 2021

Judges ignoring SC directives, law

Judges of lower courts are not following the relevant laws and Supreme Court directives while issuing orders on remand prayers, the High Court has observed.

October 6, 2021
October 6, 2021

Rajarbagh Pir: NHRC wants his dens shut

The National Human Rights Commission had recommended shutting down the dens of Rajarbagh Darbar Shareef’s Pir Dillur Rahman and its branches to stop them using religion to deceive people and grab...

October 5, 2021
October 5, 2021

Invoking three sections of DSA debatable

In the full text of Jhumon Das’s bail order, the High Court observed that invoking the three sections of the Digital Security Act, for which he was in jail over six months, was debatable.

September 30, 2021
September 30, 2021

9 Years of Ramu mayhem: No closure, no justice

Nine years after the mindless communal attacks on the Buddhist community in Ramu upazila of Cox’s Bazar, the victims are yet to get justice as no significant progress has been made in the...

September 26, 2021
September 26, 2021

Law for EC Appointments: It’s needed more than ever now

With the national elections about two years away, the framing of a specific law as mandated by the constitution for appointments of election commissioners is back to the fore against the backdrop...