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  • Supreme Court Day

    34 SC lawyers appointed as deputy attorneys general

    The government appoints 34 lawyers of the Supreme Court as deputy attorneys general (DAGs) to deal with the cases on behalf of the state, increasing the number of DAGs to 80.

  • 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.

  • SC Verdict on 16th Amendment: Government seeks review

    The government yesterday filed a petition with the Supreme Court seeking review of its verdict scrapping the 16th amendment to the constitution that had empowered parliament to remove SC judges for incapacity or misconduct.

  • Bangladesh Supreme Court

    SC admin reshuffled

    Two days after Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha flew to Australia, the Supreme Court brought major changes in its administration by transferring 10 key officials including the registrar general.

  • Bangladesh Supreme Court

    SC upholds penalty for medical admission retake

    Students sitting for a retake of medical and dental colleges this year will face a penalty of five marks with a Supreme Court ruling upholding the government decision.

  • SC releases full verdict asking BSMMU to reinstate 140 docs

    The Supreme Court (SC) releases the full verdict directing authorities of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) to reinstate its 140 doctors whose appointment process were declared illegal by the High Court.

  • Bangladesh Supreme Court

    Power to Remove SC Judges: Govt arguments fallacious: SC

    If the parliament can impeach and remove the President, the Prime Minister, the Speaker and Deputy Speaker then why can't it remove Supreme Court judges?

  • Lower Court Judges: SC deplores draft rules

    The Supreme Court yesterday refused to accept in full the draft rules determining the discipline of lower court judges, and said the rules were a U-turn on the top court's directives. “And it cannot go on like this,” the SC said in a stern admonishment to the law ministry, which submitted the draft last week for the SC's approval.

  • SC ordered taking down Lady Justice: Quader

    The statue of Lady Justice is taken down from the apex court premises following the decision of the Supreme Court, Awami League’s General Secretary Obaidul Quader says.

  • Death warrant issued for Mir Quasem

    The International Crimes Tribunal yesterday issued a death warrant for convicted war criminal Mir Quasem Ali hours after the Supreme Court released the full text of its verdict upholding his death penalty.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Appointment issue ignored

    The constitution has two specific provisions that ask the parliament to make laws for the appointment of a judge to the Supreme Court and also for the removal of a sitting judge by the House.

  • SC orders fresh HC hearing of appeals

    The Supreme Court yesterday upheld its previous orders scrapping the High Court verdicts that acquitted eight people, mostly BNP

  • SC to hear govt plea for early hearing on April 3

    The Supreme Court yesterday fixed April 3 for dealing with a government application that prayed for early hearing on war criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami's review petition.

  • Nizami seeks review of death sentence

    He submitted the review petition through his lawyers, praying to the apex court to acquit him of all the charges on which he was found guilty, his son Nazid Momen told The Daily Star.

  • Two ministers fined for contempt

    The Supreme Court yesterday convicted Food Minister Qamrul Islam and Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Huq and fined them Tk 50,000 each for committing contempt of court by making contemptuous and derogatory comments about Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha.

  • SC refuses to take Fakhrul's explanation

    The Supreme Court yesterday again refused to accept BNP acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir's explanation of his reported comment on the judiciary.

  • SC completes Mir Quasem proceedings

    The Supreme Court yesterday set March 8 for delivering verdict on the appeal filed by war criminal and Jamaat-e-Islami leader Mir Quasem Ali challenging his conviction.

  • Case backlog falls greatly

    The case disposal rate at courts across the country increased remarkably last year as the Supreme Court authorities have taken some measures to update court and case management.

  • SCBA demands appointment policy for SC judges

    Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) today has demanded to the government for formulating a guideline immediately for appointing Supreme Court judges.

  • 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.

  • SC to hold hearing on case filing

    A full bench of the Supreme Court may decide on Monday whether the written complaint by Bangladesh Bank official Golam Rabby would be recorded as a case against the police personnel who allegedly tortured him.

  • Sayedee files review plea, seeks acquittal

    Convicted war criminal Delawar Hossain Sayedee yesterday filed a petition seeking review of the Supreme Court verdict that commuted his death sentence to imprisonment until death.

  • SC fixes Feb 2 to start hearing on Mir Quasem's plea

    The Supreme Court today fixed February 2 for starting hearing on the appeal of war criminal and Jamaat leader Mir Quasem Ali challenging his death penalty for his wartime crimes against humanity.

  • Child rape: SC commutes death for child convict

    The Supreme Court commutes death penalty of a convict to imprisonment until death over rape and murder of a child in Manikganj.

  • SC gets first registrar general

    The Supreme Court has got its first registrar general, as Syed Aminul Isalm, registrar of the SC, is appointed as the registrar general of the apex court.

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