Bangladesh Supreme Court

July 21, 2020
July 21, 2020

SC stays HC order asking United Hospital to give initial payment to families of 4 victims

The Supreme Court has stayed till August 16 a High Court order that asked United Hospital authorities to pay Tk 30 lakh as initial payment to the families of the four victims, who were killed in a...

July 19, 2020
July 19, 2020

SC asks civil courts to hear urgent matters, receive filings of succession suits

The Supreme Court (SC) has asked all civil courts across the country to hear urgent civil matters and receive filings of succession suits.

July 15, 2020
July 15, 2020

No private rights organisation can use ‘commission’ in its name: SC

The Supreme Court has upheld a High Court order that issued an injunction on the use of the word "commission" after the name of any private rights organisation.

July 12, 2020
July 12, 2020

SC asks lower courts to hear complaint cases

The Supreme Court (SC) has asked all Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunals, Chief Judicial Magistrates and Chief Metropolitan Magistrates across the country to receive filing of...

July 1, 2020
July 1, 2020

Corruption at Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant: SC stays contractor’s bail order

The Supreme Court today stayed for 16 weeks a High Court order that granted bail to contractor Asif Hossain in a case filed over corruption in purchasing furniture and household items for the...

June 30, 2020
June 30, 2020

SC clears way for Wasa to raise water price by 25%

The Supreme Court has cleared the way for Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (Wasa) to implement a 25 percent hike inwater price that it fixed earlier.

June 24, 2020
June 24, 2020

Graft at FMCH: SC upholds HC bail order of 2 contractors

The Supreme Court today upheld a High Court order that granted bail to two contractors accused in a corruption case involving Tk 10 crore in supplying machinery and equipment to Faridpur Medical...

June 16, 2020
June 16, 2020

Ensuring treatment of all patients: Govt plea seeks stay on HC order

The government files an appeal with the Supreme Court seeking stay on the High Court order asking authorities concerned to ensure that no government or private hospital in the country refuses...

June 15, 2020
June 15, 2020

Writ petition against 25% water price hike

A Supreme Court lawyer has filed a writ petition with the High Court, seeking its order of injunction on Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority's (Wasa) decision to hike the price of water...

June 11, 2020
June 11, 2020

5 Supreme Court officials asked to remain on duty for 24 hours

Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain has directed five Supreme Court officials including its registrar general to discharge duty round the clock for taking necessary measures for Covid-19 treatment to...