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  • Bangladesh High Court

    BGB firing: Writ seeks compensation for victims' families

    A writ petition is filed with the High Court seeking its directive upon the government to give adequate compensation to the family members of those who are killed and injured in a clash between locals and Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) members in Thakurgaon.

  • HC bars steel construction at New Market

    The High Court declares illegal a plan to house 178 shops on the first-floor of Dhaka’s New Market with steel structures.

  • Bangladesh High Court

    Remove electricity poles from roads, highways: HC to authorities

    The High Court directs the authorities concern of the government to remove all the electricity poles from the roads and highways which are obstructing movement of people in next 60 days.

  • District and Sessions Judge of Feni

    Top court judges must get state minister's protocol

    The High Court yesterday fined a former district and sessions judge Tk 5,000 for not providing an HC judge with protocol in 2003.

  • Bangladesh High Court

    HC asks for list of loan defaulters

    The High Court yesterday ordered the Bangladesh Bank to submit a list of borrowers with more than Tk 1 crore in default loans as part of its efforts to salvage the banking sector from its current unstable situation.

  • MP Liton Murder

    MP Liton murder accused denied bail

    The High Court denies bail to AJM Shamsuzzoha, an accused in a case filed over the murder of ruling Awami League Lawmaker Manzurul Islam Liton.

  • Bangladesh High Court

    Protect identity of children involved in criminal cases

    The High Court yesterday observed that the media cannot publish names, addresses and photos of children involved in criminal cases.

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    Why are govt doctors allowed to practise privately: HC

    The High Court yesterday directed the government to form an independent medical commission to frame a guideline for those state-appointed doctors who also run private medical practices.

  • Bangladesh High Court

    HC directs prompt cop action on cases

    Police force has been directed by the High Court to submit investigation report on all arms and drug-related cases within a month of filing the case.

  • Badal Faraji’s detention

    HC seeks explanation from govt in a week

    The High Court yesterday issued a rule asking the government to explain in a week why Badal Faraji should not be produced before the court to satisfy that he was not detained illegally.

  • Bangladesh High Court

    HC order on petition against MPs' oath-taking Feb 12

    The High Court yesterday fixed February 18 for passing an order on a writ petition that challenged the legality of oath taking by lawmakers elected in the December 30 general election.

  • narcotics related cases

    Dispose of drug cases in 6 months

    The High Court yesterday directed the lower courts concerned to finish the trial proceedings in all drug-related cases within six months of taking cognisance of charges.

  • Abu Salek and Jaha Alam

    Free Jaha Alam today: HC to jail authorities

    The High Court directs the jail authorities to immediately release Jaha Alam who was in jail for the last three years instead of the real accused in 26 corruption cases.

  • NO POLLS, NO LOANS for river grabbers

    River encroachers cannot run in any elections or get bank loans, the High Court has ordered, in efforts to save rivers from greedy grabbers. The HC also ordered the government to make a list of every grabber in the country and publish the list in the media to expose them to the public.

  • Bangladesh High Court

    River, rights commissions seem to be dummy bodies: HC

    The High Court observes that the National River Protection Commission and National Human Rights Commission seem to be dummy commissions as they cannot take actions against any perpetrators.

  • Bangladesh High Court

    Dept of Disaster Management: DG summoned for not complying with HC orders

    The High Court yesterday summoned the director general (DG) of the Department of Disaster Management to appear before it on February 11 for not complying with a previous order of the court.

  • High Court

    HC begins delivering verdict on petition

    The High Court yesterday started delivering its verdict on a writ petition filed in 2016 challenging legality of earth-filling, encroachment and construction of structures along the banks of river Turag.

  • Farmers Bank ex-audit body chief Mahbubul Haque Chisty

    Farmers Bank ex-audit body chief denied bail in graft case

    The High Court rejects a bail petition of Mahbubul Haque Chisty, former chairman of Farmers Bank audit committee, in a corruption case filed for misappropriating Tk nine lakh of the bank funds for his personal travelling.

  • Jamuna Bank MD Shafiqul Alam

    HC again summons Jamuna Bank MD

    The High Court yesterday again summoned Shafiqul Alam, managing director of Jamuna Bank, to appear before it on February 12 and explain his inaction to comply with a 2017 directive.

  • Bangladesh High Court

    Three Rupali Bank high-ups summoned

    The High Court yesterday summoned three top officials of Rupali Bank Ltd to appear before it on February 13, who were exempted from charges in a corruption case over misappropriation of Tk 15 core from the bank.

  • Abu Salek and Jahlam

    HC summons DG of ACC, 3 govt officials

    The High Court yesterday summoned the director general of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) and three other government officials to explain why a person named Jaha Alam, instead of the real accused, was in jail for the last three years.

  • BNP Chairperson Khaleda's Zia Orphanage Trust Corruption case full verdict released

    Zia Orphanage Trust Case: Graft danger to good governance

    Corruption threatens the foundation of democracy, social justice and rule of law, High Court has observed in its full verdict in Zia Orphanage Trust graft case.

  • Corruption threatens to foundation of democracy

    ‘Graft threat to foundation of democracy’

    Corruption threatens the foundation of democracy, social justice and rule of law, High Court (HC) has observed in its full verdict of Zia Orphanage Trust graft case.

  • Bangladesh High Court

    Stop earth-filling by 24 companies

    The High Court yesterday ordered the authorities concerned to ensure the status quo on earth-filling and encroachment on lowlands and waterbodies by 24 housing companies near Purbachal New Town.

  • BNP Chairperson Khaleda's Zia Orphanage Trust Corruption case full verdict released

    HC extends Khaleda Zia's bail in Cumilla arson case

    The High Court extends its earlier order that granted bail to BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia in a case filed for torching a covered van in Cumilla's Chauddagram upazila in February, 2015.

  • Dispose of Khaleda Zia’s bail plea

    Dispose of Khaleda's bail petition Feb 4: HC

    The High Court yesterday directed the lower court concerned to dispose of a bail petition of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia on February 4 in a case filed over killing of eight people in an arson attack in Cumilla in 2015.

  • Dispose of Khaleda Zia’s bail plea

    HC summons Jamuna Bank MD

    The High Court yesterday summoned Jamuna Bank's Managing Director Shafiqul Alam to appear before it on January 29 for not

  • Dispose of Khaleda Zia’s bail plea

    Aug 21 grenade attack: 2 ex-IGPs get bail

    High Court grants bail to ex-Inspectors General of Police (IGP) Shahudul Haque and Asharaful Huda for six months in August 21 grenade attack case.

  • Corruption threatens to foundation of democracy

    HC rejects petition on oath taking of MPs

    The High Court rejects the writ petition filed challenging the legality of oath taking of the lawmakers elected on the December 30 general elections.

  • Corruption threatens to foundation of democracy

    Graft Case: Three businessmen denied bail

    The High Court yesterday rejected the bail petitions of three businessmen in connection with a corruption case filed over misappropriating Tk 12.85 crore from Pubali Bank's Chawkbazar Branch in Chattogram.

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