Ashutosh Sarkar

August 26, 2021
August 26, 2021

‘Is ACC above the law? NO!’

The High Court in the full text of a verdict has come down hard on the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) for its failure to complete investigations and submitting their reports to the lower courts...

August 24, 2021
August 24, 2021

But what about the trees?

The Ministry of Liberation War Affairs yesterday submitted a meeting resolution centring the construction of an independence monument at the capital’s Suhrawardy Udyan to the High Court. The...

August 20, 2021
August 20, 2021

August 21 grenade attack 2004: 17 years on, the road to justice not over yet

Final justice has yet to be delivered over the August 21, 2004 grenade attack on an Awami League rally on the capital’s Bangabandhu Avenue, even almost three years after a trial court found 49...

August 15, 2021
August 15, 2021

Assasssination of Bangabandhu: Where are the five fugitive killers?

Twelve years have gone by since the trial of our history’s most tragic assassination has been completed, but the five self-confessed killers could not be brought back to the country for execution.

August 10, 2021
August 10, 2021

Kotalipara Bomb Plot: Attempt on PM’s life disgraceful chapter for nation

The attempt of perpetrators to kill Awami League President and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina by detonating bombs in Gopalganj in 2000 is an ignominious chapter for the nation, the HC said in the...

August 10, 2021
August 10, 2021

Limited Court Functions: Lawyers, litigants left distressed

The Supreme Court buildings, most of which were constructed in the beginning of the 20th century, stand still with an eerie calm hanging all over the premises.

July 28, 2021
July 28, 2021

2019 Dengue Outbreak: Uncertainty over hearing of judicial probe report

The High Court could not deliver its decision on a judicial inquiry committee’s findings over the dengue outbreak in 2019 even 16 months after the submission of the probe report.

July 25, 2021
July 25, 2021

Suhrawardy Udyan: Fate of trees still in limbo?

The government is yet to inform the High Court about its decision over the old and ecologically important trees at the capital’s Suhrawardy Udyan, although the court wanted to know about it more...

July 16, 2021
July 16, 2021

Life sentence is 30 years

Life imprisonment means 30 years in jail and a convict awarded such a sentence should get remission of seven and a half years as per the laws, according to a Supreme Court judgement.

July 14, 2021
July 14, 2021

HC throws a lifeline to troubled People’s Leasing

The High Court has thrown a lifeline to People’s Leasing and Financial Services Ltd (PLFSL) as it constituted a 10-member board to run the troubled non-bank financial institution, thus saving it...