Ashutosh Sarkar

March 16, 2022
March 16, 2022

Ramadan price shock: Family cards may ease it a little

As the prices of daily essentials continue to soar, the government has decided to sell several essential goods at subsidised prices to 88 lakh selected low-income families outside the capital from...

March 6, 2022
March 6, 2022

ACC couldn’t probe money launderers in five years

The High Court five years ago allowed the Anti-Corruption Commission to conduct enquiries and investigations into any type of corruption and take necessary action against the offenders, but the...

March 2, 2022
March 2, 2022

Enacting laws for constitutional posts: Mandates unfulfilled

The country’s constitution stipulates that there should be specific laws to appoint Supreme Court judges and regulate the appointments of the chiefs of staff of the defence services.

February 25, 2022
February 25, 2022

13 Years of BDR mutiny: Justice tangled up in lengthy procedures

Thirteen years have passed after the BDR munity, but the victims’ families and the accused in the carnage case are still waiting for justice due to the lengthy legal process and the Covid-19 pandemic.

February 22, 2022
February 22, 2022

Evidence Act: Both sections questioning victims will be amended

Law Minister Anisul Huq yesterday said the government will amend both the relevant sections of the Evidence Act in order to block all avenues of questioning the character of rape victims in court.

February 21, 2022
February 21, 2022

EC posts: Ex-bureaucrats dominate the final list too

The search committee is likely to propose names of former bureaucrats for the helm of the next Election Commission, sources said.

February 21, 2022
February 21, 2022

Evidence act amendment: Draft leaves one questionable section alone

The government has drafted an amendment to the Evidence Act, seeking to repeal only one of the two sections that allow questioning the character of a rape victim in court.

February 20, 2022
February 20, 2022

Search panel may not disclose final 10

The search committee is not likely to disclose whom it will recommend to the president for the posts of the chief election commissioner and other commissioners.

February 12, 2022
February 12, 2022

Nasirnagar mayhem: No evidence, yet Rasraj faces charges

In their forensic report, police found no evidence of Rasraj’s involvement in spreading a photograph that led to a mayhem in Brahmanbaria’s Nasirnagar in October 2016.

February 11, 2022
February 11, 2022

Introduce death penalty for graft

Corruption is a mental disease that cannot be cured only by corporal punishment, the High Court said in the full text of a verdict in a graft case recommending introduction of the death penalty for...