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Report on women abuse: NY state attorney general resigns

New York state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman resigns on Monday after allegations of physical abuse by four women are reported in an article in the New Yorker magazine.

October 14, 2015
October 14, 2015

A lawmaker Liton held

Detectives arrest a ruling Awami League MP Manzurul Islam Liton from the house of one of his relatives in Uttara of Dhaka in a case filed over shooting a 10-year-old boy in October 2.

September 2, 2015
September 2, 2015

HC rejects plea on Section 57

The High Court summarily rejects a writ petition that challenged legality of the much-talked-about Section 57 of the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Act.

August 18, 2015
August 18, 2015

Submit concise statement on Kashem’s appeal, SC asks AG

The Supreme Court today ordered the attorney general to submit a concise statement in two weeks on convicted war criminal Mir Kashem Ali’s appeal against his death sentence.

July 29, 2015
July 29, 2015

Execution after full verdict: AG

Attorney General Mahbubey Alam expresses satisfaction with the apex court verdict that upheld death penalty for BNP leader Salauddin Quader Chowdhury.

June 16, 2015
June 16, 2015

Execution process starts after release of SC verdict: AG

War criminal Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mojaheed's execution process will start after release of SC’s full verdict, the attorney general says.

May 28, 2015
May 28, 2015

Bar council polls now Aug 13

Supreme Court orders authorities concerned to hold elections to Bangladesh Bar Council on August 13 through updating voter list.

April 9, 2015
April 9, 2015

Deadly gun battle in Afghan City

Gunmen dressed in military uniforms have stormed the office of the attorney general in the northern Afghan city of Mazar-e-Sharif, killing at least five people and injuring 25.

April 9, 2015
April 9, 2015

Kamaruzzaman should be given reasonable time: AG

War criminal Muhammad Kamaruzzaman should be given reasonable time if he wants to seek presidential mercy, attorney general says.

April 6, 2015
April 6, 2015

'Execution depends on president if mercy sought'

If death row convict Kamaruzzaman seeks presidential mercy, he will not be executed until the president gives his decision on it, attorney general says.

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