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  • Supreme Court

    Mobile courts can run for 2 more weeks

    The Supreme Court extends its stay on the ban on executive magistrate-run mobile courts, validating its operation for two more weeks.

  • Points for hon'ble MPs to ponder

    The content and tenor of deliberations at the House on July 9 raise the question whether the MPs acted within their mandate. The answer is an unequivocal no. Article 94(4) of Bangladesh Constitution stipulates that the Chief Justice and the other Judges of the SC shall be independent in exercise of their judicial functions.

  • 11 judges sent abroad without top court’s nod

    The government has sent 11 lower court judges, now on deputation to different ministries, to Australia for training although the Supreme Court authorities earlier warned that judges will be charged with violation of discipline if they travel abroad without its approval.

  • A dream too far

    The judiciary is yet to be allowed to have the independence offered by the original constitution 45 years ago, making the idea of

  • Executive Magistrates: Mobile courts can be run for 2 more weeks

    The executive magistrates can run mobile courts for two weeks more, as the Supreme Court yesterday extended for two weeks its

  • SCBA election begins

    Voting in the two-day annual election to Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) for its 14 executive posts, including that of president and secretary, begins.

  • SC upholds order to close Hazaribagh tanneries

    The Supreme Court upholds a High Court order that directed the director general of the Department of Environment to immediately close tanneries running at Hazaribagh and disconnect their utility services.

  • BGMEA building demolition: Hearing on review plea adjourned

    The Supreme Court adjourns the hearing until March 5 on a review petition filed against its order for demolishing the 15-storey “BGMEA Complex” located in Hatirjheel lake in Dhaka.

  • The Supreme Court

    Writ seeks stay on medical test process

    A Supreme Court lawyer files a writ petition with the High Court seeking stay on the process of medical college admission test for the session of 2016-17.

  • SC directs to ease convicts’ fine payment process

    The Supreme Court issues directives for easing the process of paying fines of the convicts to be released from jail.

  • SC directs Sylhet pvt medical college to submit financial docs

    The Supreme Court seeks for the documents on the bank transactions of Jalalabad Ragib-Rabeya Medical College Hospital in Sylhet.

  • War crimes: Quasem seeks deferral of review hearing

    Convicted war criminal Mir Quasem Ali files a petition with the Supreme Court seeking two-month deferment on his review hearing against the judgement that upheld his death penalty.

  • Supreme Court

    SC admin urges govt to beef up security at courts

    The Supreme Court administration requests the government to tighten security of judges, lawyers, court officials and litigants at the courts across the country.

  • SC stayed acquittal of 11 accused

    The Supreme Court yesterday stayed until July 14 a portion of the High Court verdict that acquitted 11 accused in Awami League lawmaker Ahsanullah Master killing case.

  • Mir Quasem review petition hearing July 25

    The Supreme Court yesterday fixed July 25 for the hearing of a petition filed by war criminal Mir Quasem Ali seeking review of its judgement that had upheld his death penalty.

  • War trial: SC to hear Mir Quasem’s review plea July 25

    The Supreme Court fixes July 25 for hearing the petition filed by war criminal Mir Quasem Ali seeking review of his judgement that had upheld his death penalty.

  • Supreme Court

    SC stays Nur’s bail order over Ctg cocaine haul case

    The Supreme Court stays a High Court order that granted bail to Nur Mohammad, chairman of Khan Jahan Ali Ltd, in the case filed over the liquid cocaine that was seized from a container carrying sun-flower oil at Chittagong port in May last year.

  • SC to hear Khaleda's appeals August 1

    The Supreme Court yesterday fixed August 1 for hearing two appeals filed by BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia seeking stay on the trial proceedings of Zia Charitable Trust corruption case against her.

  • SC also for stopping production of 20 drug companies

    Supreme Court upholds a High Court order that directed the government to halt production of 20 pharmaceutical companies for manufacturing substandard drugs. The apex court also asks the HC to hear and dispose of the rule over legality of the government’s inaction to stop production of the 20 companies by August 18.

  • Nizam Hazari, Jatiya Sangsad membership, High court

    MPs can’t head school bodies: SC

    The Supreme Court upholds a High Court verdict declaring illegal the provisions that allow lawmakers to become head of governing bodies of private schools and colleges as per their desire.

  • Sir John Wilson School must stop charging extra

    The Supreme Court upholds a High Court order that directed the principal of Sir John Wilson School in the capital’s Satarkul area to refrain from charging additional fees from students for the current year.

  • SC stays HC order shutting down Mouchak Market

    The Supreme Court stays the High Court order for six weeks that asked the authorities concerned to keep the shops at Dhaka’s Mouchak Market closed.

  • 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.

  • SC upholds lawyer Shakila’s HC bail order

    The Supreme Court upholds the High Court order that granted bail to lawyer Shakila Farjana in two cases filed over her alleged involvement in financing a militant outfit.

  • 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 upholds BGMEA building demolition order

    Supreme Court upholds High Court ruling that ordered demolition of BGMEA building in Hatirjheel area of Dhaka.

  • HC bars MPs from heading school committees

    High Court declares illegal the rules that allow lawmakers to hold the chairman posts in governing bodies of non-government schools and colleges.

  • Law Minister Anisul Huq

    ‘Steps on Sec 54 amendment after release of full verdict’

    After receiving the full text of the Supreme Court verdict, the government will take steps for amending the Section 54 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) of 1898 under which police arrest a person on suspicion.

  • Indian example holds out hope

    The Supreme Court's latest landmark verdict against police's century-old discretionary powers concerning arrest, detention and remand is a bold judicial pronouncement in favour of people's liberty and fundamental rights.

  • Supreme Court's ruling on arbitrary arrest

    We welcome the Supreme Court's verdict to uphold High Court directives to stop police forces from making arbitrary arrests on suspicion and torturing arrestees while in remand.