sedition charge

Khaleda asked to appear in court April 10

A Dhaka court yesterday asked BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia to appear before it on April 10 in a sedition case filed against her over her remarks on the number of Liberation War martyrs.

April 5, 2016
April 5, 2016

Star editor gets bail in Shariatpur

The Daily Star Editor and Publisher Mahfuz Anam yesterday secured bail in two defamation cases in Shariatpur.

March 4, 2016
March 4, 2016

Khaleda asked to appear in court April 10

A Dhaka court yesterday asked BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia to appear before it on April 10 in a sedition case filed against her over her remarks on the number of Liberation War martyrs.

February 19, 2016
February 19, 2016

Star editor faces 6 more lawsuits

Six more cases were filed against The Daily Star editor in six districts yesterday while a judicial magistrate in Magura didn't take a defamation suit against Mahfuz Anam into cognisance.

February 16, 2016
February 16, 2016

Mahmudur won't be freed now

Mahmudur Rahman, acting editor of Bangla daily Amar Desh, was shown arrested in a bomb blast case yesterday, a day after the Supreme Court upheld a High Court bail granted to him in a sedition case.

February 16, 2016
February 16, 2016

Case spree on

Seventeen more cases, including six for sedition, were filed against The Daily Star Editor and Publisher Mahfuz Anam in 17 districts yesterday.

February 14, 2016
February 14, 2016

8 more cases filed against Star editor

Twelve more lawsuits are filed in Dhaka and eight other districts against The Daily Star Editor and Publisher Mahfuz Anam for publishing reports based on information supplied by the DGFI during caretaker government regime in 2007.

February 12, 2016
February 12, 2016

Lawyer seeks to sue Star editor for sedition

A Dhaka court yesterday ordered police to seek permission from the government for investigating a sedition charge brought by a lawyer against The Daily Star Editor and Publisher Mahfuz Anam.

January 31, 2016
January 31, 2016

BNP demands list of 1971 martyrs

BNP standing committee member Nazrul Islam Khan yesterday demanded that the government prepare a list of Liberation War martyrs like that of freedom fighters.

January 26, 2016
January 26, 2016

Khaleda sued for sedition

A Dhaka court yesterday summoned BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia to appear before it on March 3 in a sedition case filed for her remarks on the number of Liberation War martyrs.

January 25, 2016
January 25, 2016

Bringing sedition charge against Khaleda okayed

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia is likely to be sued today for sedition, as the home ministry has approved a prayer for bringing the charge against her for remarks on the number of Liberation War martyrs.