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SC lawyer summoned for 'misleading media'

SC lawyer summoned for 'misleading media'

A Supreme Court lawyer has been summoned to appear before the High Court on Sunday for giving misinformation to media on its order about measures to prevent Ebola contamination. The HC bench of Justice Naima Haider and Justice Bhabani Prasad Sinha today directed Akond to appear before it at 10:30am Sunday (October 26) to...

HC summons Akond for ‘misleading media’

HC summons Akond for ‘misleading media’

The High Court today summoned Supreme Court lawyer Eunus Ali Akond for providing misinformation to the media about its order on screening incoming passengers at international ports and borders to prevent Ebola virus. The HC bench of Justice Naima Haider and Justice Nazrul Islam Talukder ordered Akond to appear before it at 10:30am tomorrow. Talking...

Parliament and judiciary: Striking a balance

Parliament and judiciary: Striking a balance

A Supreme Court (SC) lawyer recently filed a writ petition with the High Court challenging the legality of the 16th Amendment made to the Constitution of the People's Republic of Bangladesh regarding the removal of SC judges based on incapacity and misconduct (The Daily Star, 15/10/14). The amendment allows the parliament to impeach...

TACKLING EBOLA

Screen all inbound passengers: HC

Screen all inbound passengers: HC

The High Court today asked the government to take necessary steps to screen all inbound passengers at air, land and sea ports with the help of armed forces to prevent the deadly Ebola virus from entering the country. The court also issued a rule upon the government to explain why a directive will not...

India's SC grants Jayalalithaa bail

India's SC grants Jayalalithaa bail

A powerful regional politician of southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu was yesterday granted interim bail by the Supreme Court, three weeks after she was jailed for corruption. Jairam Jayalalithaa, former chief minister of Tamil Nadu and chief All India Dravida Munnetra Kazagham (AIADMK), was given the relief by the top court  bench, headed...

India court grants Jayalalithaa bail

India court grants Jayalalithaa bail

A powerful regional politician of southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu was granted interim bail by the Supreme Court today, three weeks after she was jailed for corruption. Jairam Jayalalithaa, former chief minister of Tamil Nadu and chief All India Dravida Munnetra Kazagham (AIADMK), was given the relief by the top court bench, headed...

Family won’t take Piash’s body to Shaheed Minar

Family won’t take Piash’s body to Shaheed Minar

The family of Piash Karim has decided to take the body to his Dhanmondi residence tomorrow for a wake, instead of the Central Shaheed Minar as they had announced earlier.  Iqbal Chowdhury, cousin of Piash, said they have changed their decision in the wake of oppositions a group of student organisations and Dhaka University’s...

JS power to impeach judges challenged

JS power to impeach judges challenged

A Supreme Court lawyer today challenged the legality of the 16th amendment to the constitution that empowered parliament to remove Supreme Court judges for their incapacity and misconduct. In his writ petition filed with the High Court, Eunus Ali Akond also appealed that the HC issues directives upon the government to cancel the amendment...

SC opens door to gay marriage expansion across US

SC opens door to gay marriage expansion across US

The US Supreme Court declined yesterday to decide once and for all whether states can ban gay marriage, a surprising move that will allow gay men and women to get married in five additional states, with more likely to follow quickly. On the first day of its new term, the high court without comment...

No early polls, no talks

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has ruled out the possibility of any midterm election in Bangladesh and holding any dialogue with the BNP as nothing wrong has happened in the country after the January 5 election. She also dismissed the allegation of an entente between her government and Jamaat-e-Islami that was made following the recent Supreme Court verdict commuting Jamaat leader Delwar Hossain Sayedee's death sentence to imprisonment unto death. “Why there should be a midterm election? What are the problems for...

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