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September 8, 2019
September 8, 2019

Writ filed challenging legality of appointments of 70 DAGs

A Supreme Court lawyer files a writ petition with the High Court challenging legality of appointments of 70 deputy attorney generals (DAGs) and 105 assistant attorney generals (AAGs).

May 20, 2019
May 20, 2019

Requesting the SC to recall its ‘request’

The reason we say that this “request” couldn’t have come from our Supreme Court judges is that the implication of the “request” is nothing short of death for court reporting. It will lead to...

May 9, 2019
May 9, 2019

‘5,209 lifers don’t know about tenure of suffering in jails’

Eminent criminal law expert Khandker Mahbub Hossain tells the Supreme Court that a total of 5,209 prisoners, who have been convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment, do not know how long they...

April 16, 2019
April 16, 2019

Only female magistrates will record statements of rape victims

From now on, only female magistrates will record statements of female and child victims of rapes and sexual harassment. The chief judicial magistrates and chief metropolitan magistrates have to...

February 5, 2019
February 5, 2019

Appoint doctors in jail hospitals

A Supreme Court lawyer yesterday served a legal notice on the government, asking it to appoint 120 doctors at 68 jail hospitals across the country within seven days, to provide treatment to inmates...

January 2, 2019
January 2, 2019

SC upholds HC order granting bail to Milan

The Supreme Court upholds the High Court orders that granted bail to former BNP state minister ANM Ehsanul Haque Milan in eight separate criminal cases filed in Chandpur.

November 27, 2018
November 27, 2018

Election commissioners' appointments challenged

A Supreme Court lawyer has filed a writ petition with the High Court (HC), challenging the legality of the appointments of the chief election commissioner (CEC) and four other election...

November 16, 2018
November 16, 2018

Sonargaon Farmland: SC extends stay on earth filling

The Supreme Court extends its earlier order that asked the authorities concerned to stop sand and earth filling in farmland and wetland around the Meghna River in Narayanganj’s Sonargaon upazila.

September 13, 2018
September 13, 2018

Prescription writing: Legal notice served to 2 doctors

A Supreme Court lawyer sends a legal notice to two doctors of Dinajpur, accusing them of violating the High Court directive that ruled for writing prescriptions in capital letters or eligible...

August 31, 2018
August 31, 2018

SC clears way for hiring 634 firemen

The Supreme Court has cleared the way for the authorities concerned of the government to complete the process of recruiting 634 firemen.