Ashutosh Sarkar | The Daily Star
  • Ashutosh Sarkar

  • Legal aid for those who can’t afford it

    Shah Alam and Jahanara got married seven years back in Cumilla, and they were living peacefully with their two children despite struggling with finances. But as time went on frequent disputes among family members ultimately led to the two getting divorced.
  • Ramna Batamul Carnage: Justice in legal tangle

    Some legal tangles have caused an unusual delay in hearing and disposal of the 2001 sensational Ramna Batamul carnage case at the High Court for nearly six years, as two separate HC benches have refused to deal with them for different reasons.
  • Tenure of Life Imprisonment: Over 5,000 prisoners’ fate in the balance

    Around 5,000 prisoners, who have been convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment, are yet to know how long they will have to serve in jails, as the Supreme Court has not delivered its verdict on the long pending review petition involving the dispute over the tenure of life imprisonment.
  • BDR Carnage Case: SC appeal delayed by closure of court

    The ongoing coronavirus outbreak has caused a delay in filing appeals with the Supreme Court challenging its High Court verdict in the sensational BDR carnage case.
  • High Court

    Clearing Case Backlog: Judges of SC, HC to work extra hours

    Judges of the Supreme Court’s appellate and high court divisions have decided in principle that they will work extra time after their office hours in two days a week to reduce the backlog of pending cases.