Ashutosh Sarkar

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...

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...

July 6, 2021
July 6, 2021

HC appoints 5 independent directors at Int’l Leasing

The High Court has appointed five independent directors to the much-talked about International Leasing and Financial Services for smoothly running operations as it had incurred a loss of around Tk...

July 1, 2021
July 1, 2021

HC may begin hearing soon in Gulshan attack case

The High Court is expected to start its hearing soon on the death reference and appeals of the Holey Artisan attack case, as the case paper book has already been prepared by the office concerned of...

June 28, 2021
June 28, 2021

It’s a case of suicide, not murder

The High Court yesterday acquitted a death-row prisoner convicted of killing his wife in Gournadi, Barishal, in 2010.

June 21, 2021
June 21, 2021

Distant dream becomes reality

Having gotten used to a hand-to-mouth existence, and at times even worse, Birangona Shila Guha could never imagine that she would have her own a house with running water and electricity.

June 20, 2021
June 20, 2021

Ashrayan-2 Project: 20 families now all smiles

Surobala Das, 60, a landless single mother of three from Brahmanbaria cannot believe her luck.