• Full text of Barapukuria graft verdict released

    The High Court has released its full judgement that cleared the way for BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia’s trial in Barapukuria coalmine corruption case.

  • Jatrabari arson: Arrest order for Shimul, 26 others

    Dhaka court issues arrest warrants against BNP chief’s personal assistant Shamsur Rahman Shimul Biswas and 26 for their alleged involvement in a petrol bomb attack on a bus in Dhaka's Jatrabari in January last year. Charges accepted against 38 including BNP's chief Khaleda Zia.

  • Arrest warrant for 23 BNP leaders in Paltan case

    Arrest warrants have been floated for 23 leaders of BNP, including several of its seniors, as a Dhaka court takes into cognisance of an explosives case.

  • BNP turns down allegation of ‘plot to topple govt’

    The top leaders of BNP turn down the government’s allegation that the party is conspiring with Israeli intelligence agency Mossad to topple the government.

  • Facebook loses first round of biometric case

    Facebook Inc lost the first round in a court fight against some of its users who sued the social networking company, alleging it "unlawfully" collected and stored users' biometric data derived from their faces in photographs.

  • Kalabagan twin murder: Family, cops sue unknown attackers

    Two cases have been filed – one by family over the murders and the other by police for assault on a cop – in connection with yesterday's gruesome Kalabagan double murders. No one has been arrested yet.

  • ACC arrests Ex-engr of Wasa, 6 others

    The Anti-Corruption Commission today arrests seven people including a former engineer of Wasa from different parts of the country in connection with various graft cases.

  • Rajuk director, BRTA official held for fraud

    The Anti-Corruption Commission yesterday arrested Rajuk Director AKM Shafiqur Rahman from the city's Segunbagicha in a case of fraud.

  • HC stays proceedings of 72 cases against Star editor

    High Court stays for three months the proceedings of 72 cases against The Daily Star Editor and Publisher Mahfuz Anam. The court also issues a rule upon the authorities concerned to explain as to why the initiation and continuation of the cases should not be declared illegal. The rule is returnable in three weeks, the court says.

  • Khaleda ‘won’t appear’ for graft hearing tomorrow

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia is unlikely to appear before court tomorrow in connection with Zia Orphanage and Zia Charitable Trust graft cases.

  • Charges pressed on Fakhrul, 33 others in violence case

    Paltan police has submitted charge sheet against BNP acting Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir and 33 others in a violence case of last year.

  • Heist case: Court asks cops to submit report on April 19

    A Dhaka court asks police to submit a report on April 19 in a case filed over USD$101 million heist from Bangladesh Bank account with Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

  • Star editor gets bail in Faridpur

    The Daily Star Editor and Publisher Mahfuz Anam has secured bail in a Tk 50-crore defamation case in Faridpur.

  • Star editor gets bail in Gazipur

    The Daily Star Editor and Publisher Mahfuz Anam has secured bail in a Tk 5 crore defamation case in Gazipur.

  • SC stays Mirza Abbas’ release from jail

    BNP senior leader Mirza Abbas’ bail in a graft case has been stayed for a week by the Supreme Court, thereby halting his release from prison.

  • Star editor gets bail in Rangpur

    Rangpur court grants bail to Daily Star Editor Mahfuz Anam in a defamation case filed by ruling Awami League’s Rangpur district organising secretary. The court sets May 26 for next hearing.

  • No remand, no bail for Mahmudur

    A Dhaka court yesterday sent back Mahmudur Rahman, acting editor of Bangla daily Amar Desh, to jail after rejecting both the petitions for bail and remand in a case filed in connection with bomb blast.

  • Mahmudur won't be freed now

    Mahmudur Rahman, acting editor of Bangla daily Amar Desh, was shown arrested in a bomb blast case yesterday, a day after the Supreme Court upheld a High Court bail granted to him in a sedition case.

  • Rajuk files kept by building owner

    The entire Rajuk official records of a building approval was found in the possession of a building owner during a drive to clear illegal occupation of car park on Green Road in the capital yesterday.

  • BCL leaders file 2 defamation cases against Daily Star editor

    A Bangladesh Chhatra League leader files a Tk 50-crore defamation case against The Daily Star editor for publishing reports based on information given by DGFI which allegedly tarnished the image of Awami League chief Sheikh Hasina. Meanwhile, a local BCL leader files another Tk 1-crore defamation case in Khulna on the same charge.

  • MP, ex-MP, 23 others sued for war crimes

    A freedom fighter yesterday filed a case against 25 people including an incumbent and a former Jatiya Party lawmaker for their alleged involvement in crimes against humanity committed during the Liberation War in 1971.

  • Tortured Rabby can now file case

    The Supreme Court yesterday asked the authorities concerned to accept the case if Bangladesh Bank official Golam Rabby files one over the alleged police torture on him.

  • Khaleda sued for sedition

    A Dhaka court yesterday summoned BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia to appear before it on March 3 in a sedition case filed for her remarks on the number of Liberation War martyrs.

  • Strike to go on until cases withdrawn

    Physicians demonstrating in Chittagong for the withdrawal of cases filed against their colleagues now demand that a panel comprising

  • Non-bailable warrant issued against Dhoni withdrawn

    A local court in Anantapur in Andhra Pradesh withdraws the non-bailable warrant issued against Mahendra Singh Dhoni, in relation to a case of hurting religious sentiments.

  • Ex-JP MP, 11 others sued for war crimes

    Son of a martyr yesterday filed a case against 12 people including a former Jatiya Party lawmaker for their alleged involvement in crimes against humanity committed during the Liberation War.

  • ‘JMB den’ raid: 3 militant suspects on 6-day remand

    A Dhaka court place three suspected Islamist militants on a six-day remand in connection with yesterday’s crackdown at an alleged militant den in Dhaka’s Mirpur.

  • Blatter, Platini face eight-year ban

    Fifa President Sepp Blatter and Uefa boss Michel Platini have been suspended for eight years from all football-related activities following an ethics investigation.

  • 'Neymar could be forced to leave Barcelona'

    Neymar could be forced to leave Barcelona due to his ongoing tax fraud case, according to the Brazilian's father.

  • Mahmudur among 9 indicted over Tejgaon arson

    A Dhaka court frames charges against Amar Desh acting editor Mahmudur Rahman and 8 others in an arson case of March 2013.