Ashutosh Sarkar

September 16, 2021
September 16, 2021

Courts hamstrung by judge shortage

With backlogs of pending cases piling up due to crisis of judges, the government does not seem to have any specific plan to appoint new judges to the Appellate and High Court divisions of the...

September 15, 2021
September 15, 2021

Pori Moni Detention: 2 judges say sorry over remand orders

Two lower court judges have apologised to the High Court for their “unintended mistakes and faults” in placing actor Pori Moni on remand in phases in a narcotics case.

September 10, 2021
September 10, 2021

HC criticises judge for giving cop bail secretly

The High Court has slammed and cautioned Judge Md Iqbal Hossain of Special Judge Court-5 of Dhaka for hurriedly and secretly granting bail to Partha Gopal Banik, a suspended deputy inspector...

September 9, 2021
September 9, 2021

Placing Pori on Remands: HC censures two judges, IO

The High Court has said the investigation officer  disregarded the Supreme Court guidelines and laws in seeking remand for actor Pori Moni for the second and third time in a narcotics case.

August 27, 2021
August 27, 2021

ACC cannot freeze, attach property: HC

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has no authority to freeze, attach or impose any restrictions on anybody’s property without permission from the court, the High Court has observed in a verdict.

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...