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  • Justice Mahmud Hossain made CJ

    Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain, a senior judge of the Supreme Court, was appointed the 22nd chief justice of the country yesterday, superseding Justice Md Abdul Wahhab Miah, who had been discharging duties of the chief justice for the last four months.
  • Zubair Killing: HC confirms death for 5 ex-BCL men

    The High Court yesterday upheld the death sentences of five former Chhatra League activists and acquitted four others in the Jahangirnagar University student Zubair Ahmed murder case.
  • Bangladesh Supreme Court

    Legality of Article 70: HC delivers split order

    The High Court yesterday gave a split order on the legality of article 70 of the constitution, which deals with the cancellation of membership of MPs for voting against their political party.
  • Bangladesh Supreme Court

    56 days without chief justice

    In an unprecedented instance, the office of the chief justice has remained vacant for 56 days. In the past, the longest period the post lay vacant was less than two weeks, that too under extraordinary circumstances.
  • Supreme Court Day

    SC authority over lower courts intact

    The Supreme Court yesterday accepted the disciplinary rules formulated by the government for the lower court judges.