Appellate Division

4 judges, 16,000 cases

The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court has been facing an acute shortage of judges as no new judges have been appointed to the court for more than two years despite the retirement, resignation...

November 19, 2015
November 19, 2015

[WATCH NOW] SQ Chy: The master of genocide

Salauddin Quader Chowdhury, 66, known for ruthless massacre of unarmed civilians, torturing freedom fighters and pro-liberation forces in 1971 is finally close to gallows.

November 16, 2015
November 16, 2015

HC bench refuses to hear plea of Salauddin’s wife

The High Court refuses to hear a writ petition filed by the wife of war criminal Salauddin Quader Chowdhury challenging the constitutional provision that allows the trial of an individual for...

November 11, 2015
November 11, 2015

Verdict on Fakhrul’s bail petitions Nov 16

The High Court fixes November 16 for delivering judgement on three petitions filed by BNP acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir seeking bail in three arson and vandalism cases.

November 2, 2015
November 2, 2015

Tangail-4 by-polls stayed till Jan 31

The Supreme Court extends till January 31 its order that had stayed the process for holding Tangail-4 by-polls. It asks High Court to hear and dispose of a rule issued over the nomination of...

November 1, 2015
November 1, 2015

Graft case: SC scraps Mamun’s acquittal

The Supreme Court scraps the High Court judgement that had acquitted businessmen Giasuddin Al Mamun in a corruption case.

October 14, 2015
October 14, 2015

7.5% VAT on English medium school tuition remains

The Supreme Court stays a High Court order that halted the 7.5 percent value added tax (VAT) on the English medium schools’ tuition fees.

September 10, 2015
September 10, 2015

Status quo on Rana Plaza movie till Sep 14

A Supreme Court chamber judge imposes a status quo till September 14 on release and screening of the Rana Plaza movie.

June 23, 2015
June 23, 2015

HC clears way for Moudud’s graft trial

High Court clears way for a Dhaka court to run a land-related graft case against senior BNP leader Moudud Ahmed.

June 20, 2015
June 20, 2015

Three million cases pending

A colossal backlog of around 3 million cases is pending with the courts across the country, including the Appellate Division and High Court Division of the Supreme Court (SC), causing immeasurable...

April 1, 2015
April 1, 2015

Kamaruzzaman’s review plea hearing adjourned again

Supreme Court adjourns until April 5 hearing on review petition by war crimes convict Muhammad Kamaruzzaman against its verdict that upheld his death penalty.

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