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  • Shahidul Alam bail petition Monday

    Shahidul's bail hearing unlikely today

    The bail petition of internationally-acclaimed photographer Shahidul Alam has been included in today's High Court cause list.

  • High Court Justice Syed Refaat Ahmed

    ‘Cops, judges must together ensure justice’

    Police and judiciary must work together to ensure justice to the people, High Court judge Justice Syed Refaat Ahmed has says.

  • High court hammer

    Writ petition seeks probe into cases against BNP activists

    Three pro-BNP lawyers yesterday filed a writ petition with the High Court seeking its directive on the government to form a high-powered commission to probe into the authenticity of the cases against the leaders and activists of BNP and other political parties.

  • BNP Joint Secretary Sohel

    Attacking Police Van: BNP joint secy-general Sohel on 5-day remand

    A Dhaka court yesterday placed BNP Joint Secretary General Habibun Nabi Khan Sohel on a five-day remand, in connection with a case filed over attacking a prison van near High Court area and snatching detainees in January this year.

  • Bangladeshi Photographer Shahidul Alam seeks Bangladesh high court bail

    Free Shahidul immediately

    Renowned photographer Shahidul Alam again filed a petition with the High Court yesterday seeking bail in a case filed for “spreading propaganda and false information against the government”.

  • Injunction on Bangladesh national election schedule

    Plea seeks injunction on general election schedule

    A petition is moved before the High Court seeking its directive on the Election Commission and the government not to publish any schedule for holding next parliamentary election until disposal of a pending rule.

  • Flag of BNP

    6 pro-BNP lawyers get anticipatory bail

    The High Court yesterday granted anticipatory bail to six pro-BNP lawyers including BNP Vice-Chairman Advocate Khandker Mahbub Hossain in 11 separate criminal cases.

  • Ducsu Election 2018

    Ducsu Polls: HC refuses to hear contempt petition

    The High Court refused to continue the hearing on a contempt petition, filed against DU authorities regarding Ducsu election, following an argument between the lawyers in the court yesterday.

  • Two fake businessmen jailed in Bangladesh

    Two businessmen get 15 years' jail

    A Dhaka court yesterday sentenced two businessmen to 15 years' imprisonment in a case filed over embezzlement of over Tk 17.38 crore by opening a fake enterprise.

  • Meghna river

    Status quo on Meghna encroachment

    The High Court issues status quo on earth filling and construction of structures in Meghna and Menikhali rivers in Sonargaon area in Narayanganj.

  • Ducsu Election 2018

    Contempt petition filed against DU VC

    A contempt of court petition was filed with the High Court yesterday against the vice-chancellor, proctor and treasurer of Dhaka University for not complying with its directive over holding the Dhaka University Central Students' Union (Ducsu) election.

  • Due to valid license shutdown 14 hospitals in Dhaka's Mohammadpur

    Shut down 14 hospitals in Mohammadpur, HC orders govt

    The High Court directs the government to immediately shut down 14 hospitals in Dhaka's Mohammadpur as they have no valid license.

  • Amir Khasru Mahmud Chowdhury Corruption allegation

    ACC notices: HC bench refuses to hear Amir Khasru’s plea

    A High Court bench refuses to hear a writ petition filed by BNP leader Amir Khasru Mahmud Chowdhury challenging the Anti-Corruption Commission's (ACC) notices that asked him to appear before it for interrogation over graft allegations.

  • High Court bench Justice embarrassed to hear Photographer Shahidul Alam's bail petition

    Shahidul's Bail Hearing: HC bench feels 'embarrassed'

    A High Court bench yesterday felt “embarrassed” to hear the bail petition of noted photographer Shahidul Alam in a case filed for “spreading propaganda and false information against the government”.

  • Bangladeshi Photographer Shahidul Alam seeks high court bail

    Shahidul files petition for HC bail

    Internationally-acclaimed photographer Shahidul Alam on Tuesday filed a bail petition with the High Court in a case against him under the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Act.

  • Ducsu Election 2018

    Retake Janata Bank recruitment test: HC

    The High Court cancels the written examination, held on April 21 last year, for the recruitment of executive officer of Janata Bank for question paper leak.

  • Ducsu Election 2018

    23 HC benches to operate during court vacation

    Chief Justice (CJ) Syed Mahmud Hossain has constituted 23 High Court (HC) benches with its 36 judges for disposing of cases during the ongoing annual vacation.

  • Hallmark chairman Jasmine Islam

    Hall-Mark chairman denied bail

    Hall-Mark Group Chairman Jasmine Islam was denied bail by the High Court yesterday.

  • Minister Mofazzal Hossain Chowdhury Maya

    HC verdict on Maya’s graft Oct 7

    The High Court has fixed October 7 for delivering judgement on the appeal filed by Relief and Disaster Management Minister Mofazzal Hossain Chowdhury Maya against his conviction and sentencing in a graft case.

  • Why no compensation over Raifa’s death

    Why no compensation over Raifa’s death: HC

    The High Court issues a rule asking the authorities concerned to explain in four weeks why they should not be directed to give appropriate compensation to the family of Rafida Khan Raifa, the two-year-old girl who died at Max Hospital in Chittagong due to doctors' negligence during her treatment on June 2.

  • Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen extends support to Bangladeshi photographer Shahidul Alam

    Fresh check-up on Shahidul Alam ordered

    The High Court yesterday directed the home secretary to make arrangements for examining whether noted photographer Shahidul Alam was tortured in custody.

  • Khaleda Zia's Narail defamation case

    Khaleda seeks HC bail in Narail defamation case

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia files a petition with the High Court seeking bail in a defamation case filed against her in Narail for making derogatory remarks on martyrs of the Liberation War and Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

  • AB Bank money laundering scam

    AB Bank scam: HC adjourns hearing on 2 ex-officials’ bail

    The High Court adjourns till October 11 the hearing on a suo moto (voluntary) rule that questioned the legality of the bail granted to two former officials of AB Bank in connection with a money laundering case involving Tk 165 crore.

  • Torture on Shahidul Alam

    Examine whether Shahidul Alam was tortured, HC to govt

    The High Court directs the home secretary to make arrangements for examining whether noted photographer Shahidul Alam was mentally tortured after he was detained.

  • Noakhali Science and Technology University

    Appointment of NSTU VC legal: HC

    The High Court (HC) yesterday declared the appointment of Noakhali Science and Technology University (NSTU) Vice Chancellor Prof M Wahiduzzaman legal by rejecting a writ petition challenging the legality of the appointment.

  • Emergency service for road accident victims

    Ensure emergency service for road crash victims: HC

    The High Court directs the government to ensure emergency medical services to road accident victims at all medical centres across the country.

  • Bangladesh High Court.

    11 govt officials face contempt rule

    The High Court issues a contempt of court rule against 11 government officials including the Liberation War Affairs secretary and director general of Jatiya Muktijoddha Council for omitting names of 135 members of special guerrilla force from the list of freedom fighters.

  • Bangladesh High Court

    Home secy, IGP, BRTA chief face contempt rule

    The High Court issues a contempt of court rule against the home secretary, inspector general of police (IGP) and chairman of Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) on charge of not implementing its order over installing speed governor seals in all motor vehicles.

  • Zia Charitable Corruption Case Trail

    Khaleda denied bail in Comilla murder case

    The High Court rejects a bail petition filed by BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia in a murder case lodged in Comilla in 2015.

  • Zia Charitable Corruption Case Trail

    HC grants 6-month bail to Khaleda in Comilla arson case

    The High Court grants bail to BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia for six months in an arson case filed under the Special Powers Act 1974 in Comilla in 2015.

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