• Star editor gets HC bail in 10 cases

    The High Court yesterday granted anticipatory bail to The Daily Star Editor and Publisher Mahfuz Anam for eight weeks in 10 cases.

  • Stop production in 7 days

    With the health ministry apparently dragging its feet over stopping manufacture of substandard drugs, the High Court yesterday directed the government to halt production of 20 companies within seven days.

  • 'Murder attempt' on Joy: Shafik Rehman’s bail plea rejected

    The High Court rejects a petition filed by senior journalist Shafik Rehman seeking bail in the case filed for alleged attempts to abduct and murder prime minister’s son Sajeeb Wazed Joy.

  • BGMEA building must come down

    The Supreme Court yesterday upheld a 2011 High Court verdict that ordered demolition of the 15-storey BGMEA building illegally built in the heart of Begunbari canal in the capital.

  • MPs can't be at helm without election: HC

    From now on, no lawmaker can become chairman of the governing body of any private school and college without elections.

  • HC bins writ seeking arrest of Tonu killers

    The High Court today rejected a writ petition seeking its directive upon the government to arrest in 24 hours the killers of Comilla Victoria College student Sohagi Jahan Tonu , who was found murdered in Comilla cantonment area on March 20.

  • HC orders Tk 50 lakh compensation for ‘wrong conviction'

    The High Court releases full text of its verdict directing the government to pay Tk 50 lakh in compensation to a man from Bhola for convicting him under a wrong law.

  • SC irked as HC directives unheeded

    The Supreme Court yesterday expressed dismay at the government's unwillingness to implement the 15 directives issued by the High Court 13 years ago to stop policemen making arbitrary arrests on suspicion and torturing arrestees on remand.

  • HC asks for list of tanners in 3 weeks

    The High Court yesterday directed the industries secretary to submit before it within three weeks the list of names and addresses of the businessmen who are still running their tanneries at Hazaribagh in the capital.

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    Eviction outside camps legal

    The High Court yesterday upheld a government decision to evict Urdu-speaking people who live outside their designated camps, from government land.

  • Why Manna should not be granted bail

    The High Court yesterday asked the government to explain within three weeks why Nagorik Oikya Convener Mahmudur Rahman Manna, now in jail, should not be granted bail in two cases.

  • HC verdict on empowering parliament on May 5

    The High Court yesterday set May 5 for delivering its judgement on a writ petition that challenged the legality of the 16th constitutional amendment empowering parliament to impeach Supreme Court judges for incapacity or misconduct.

  • HC justifies ACC law for wealth statement, case filing

    The High Court today justifies the legal provisions that allow the Anti-Corruption Commission to seek wealth statement from graft suspects and to move cases against them.

  • Now wait for HC verdict

    The High Court is likely to finish hearing the death reference and appeals in BDR carnage case in May this year, as it has already completed majority of their proceedings in the last 190 working days.

  • HC for people's access to info

    The High Court yesterday ruled that people must have access to income and expenditure statements of political parties under the Right to Information Act.

  • HC moved to protect Gulshan lakes

    The High Court has ordered the government to report on the steps taken for sewerage and waste management of two lakes in Dhaka’s Gulshan area within a month.

  • HC upholds death for 3 Huji men

    The High Court yesterday upheld death penalty of three Huji members, including its chief Mufti Abdul Hannan, and life imprisonment of two others over the 2004 grenade attack on the then UK envoy in Bangladesh.

  • HC summons MD of Japan Bangla hospital

    The High Court has today summoned the managing director of Japan Bangladesh Friendship Hospital to explain the incident of keeping a dead child in the hospital and seeking money for treatment.

  • Follow norms, values of the judiciary

    Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha yesterday expressed his hopes that the judges, who enjoy state facilities, would follow the norms and values of the judiciary.

  • Verdict on appeals Feb 11

    The High Court yesterday set February 11 for delivering a verdict on appeals by three condemned militants of Huji, including its chief, in a case filed over the grenade attack on the then British envoy in 2004.

  • The man behind dubious lending

    Mahabubul Haque Chisty, chairman of the Farmers Bank's executive committee, is at the centre of controversies surrounding the newly established bank.

  • HC clears way for trial of Mosharraf

    The High Court yesterday cleared the way for the lower court concerned to continue trial proceedings against BNP senior leader Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain in a money laundering case.

  • Graft: Mosharraf’s trial to continue

    The High Court today has cleared the way for the lower court to continue trial proceedings against BNP senior leader Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain in a money laundering case.

  • MK Anwar gets bail, ‘no bar to release’

    The High Court has granted bail to BNP leader MK Anwar for six months in two vandalism and arson cases, clearing his way to walk out of jail.

  • Stop demolition of Mughal era buildings: HC

    The High Court directed the government to immediately stop demolition of four ancient buildings dating back to the Mughal era in Old Dhaka today.

  • Save Shitalakkhya

    The High Court yesterday ordered the government to immediately stop encroachment and construction of structures on the bank of Shitalakkhya river and the canals connected to the river in Narayanganj.

  • Judges to be appointed in a month

    The government may take an initiative to promote some High Court judges to the Appellate Division in a month, as the apex court has been going through a shortage of judges for more than two years.

  • Appoint 10,000 private pry teachers in 60 days, HC tells govt

    High Court directs government to appoint around 10,000 qualified candidates as teachers to registered private primary schools within 60 days.

  • HC to decide on Niko case proceedings against Khaleda in mid June

    The High Court will deliver its decision in mid of June on whether the trial proceedings of Niko corruption case against of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia will run at the lower court.

  • ETV chairman denied bail again

    The High Court again denies bail to ETV Chairman Abdus Salam in a sedition case.

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