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Khaleda’s jail term raised to 10 years

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia lost another legal battle yesterday, as the High Court doubled her five-year jail term, which was handed down by a lower court in the Zia Orphanage Details

Babar, Salam, 17 others to die; Tarique among 19 get life term

A speedy trial tribunal on Wednesday sentenced 19 people, including former State Minister for Home Lutfozzaman Babar and former Deputy Minister for Education Abdus Salam Pintu, to death while 19 Details

Khaleda seeks HC bail in Cumilla arson case

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia on Sunday filed a bail petition with the High Court in the case filed under Special Power Act over the arson attack in Cumilla on Feb Details

HC asked to hear Khaleda’s plea against graft case verdict

The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court on Thursday asked the High Court to start the hearing on the review petition filed by BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia against a lower Details

HC summons Railway DG over failure to compensate Jihad’s family

The High Court on Tuesday summoned the Bangladesh Railway Director General to appear before it on August 14 and explain the failure to execute its earlier order to provide Tk Details

SC refuses to issue short order on Khaleda Zia’s bail

The Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected the short-order petition filed by Khaleda Zia’s lawyer on its previous judgement that upheld the bail order in Zia Orphanage Trust graft case. Assuring the Details

SC decision on Khaleda bail Tuesday

The Appellate Division will deliver its order on Tuesday on two leave-to-appeal petitions filed challenging BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia's bail granted by the High Court in the Zia Orphanage Trust Details

HC stays Gazipur city polls

The High Court on Sunday stayed the Gazipur City Corporation election scheduled to be held on May 15. An HC bench of Justice Naima Haider and Justice Zafar Ahmed passed the Details

HC seeks explanation for not extending Khaleda’s jail term

The High Court on Wednesday issued a rule asking the authorities concerned to explain why the jail term of BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia would not be extended in the Zia Details

Hearing on appeals against Khaleda bail Wednesday

The High Court order granting a four-month interim bail to BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia in a graft case remained in force as the Supreme Court on Tuesday did not pass Details

39 to die for killing Fulgazi UZ chairman Ekram

A court here on Tuesday sentenced 39 people to death in the sensational Fulgazi upazila parishad chairman Ekramul Haque killing case. District and Session's Court Judge Aminul Haque handed down the Details

Khaleda’s bail plea: HC sets Monday for order

The High Court on Sunday deferred its order on a petition seeking bail to BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia in the Zia Orphanage Trust graft case till Monday afternoon. The HC bench Details

HC stays DNCC polls

The High Court (HC) on Wednesday stayed for three months the elections to Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC), including the by-election for  the mayoral post.  A two-member HC bench comprising Justice Details

Mobile court to run operation until appeals’ settlement: SC

The operation of mobile court by the executive magistrate will continue until settlement of three appeals filed by the government against the HC verdict over the mobile court act. A five-member Details

No one above law, says HC

Clearing the way for investigation into corruption allegation against former Appellate Division Justice Md Zainul Abedin, the High Court on Tuesday observed that no one is immune from criminal prosecution. An Details

Gulshan attack charge sheet by this month: Monirul

Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime unit (CTTC) Chief Monirul Islam said the charge sheet in Gulshan café attack case will be submitted by this month. He came up with the disclosure Details

SC directs Dhaka metropolitan magistrate to give back Manna’s passport

The Appellate Division on Thursday asked the chief metropolitan magistrate of Dhaka to give back the passport of Nagarik Oikya convener Mahmudur Rahman Manna for three months to facilitate his Details

SC asks jail authorities to bring Amanur before trial court

The Appellate Division on Wednesday asked the jail authority to bring detained Awami League lawmaker Amanur Rahman Khan Rana before the trial court of Tangail in the next hearing in Details

HC asks IG to halt use of hydraulic horns by 48 hours

The High Court today asked the inspector general of police and Bangladesh Road Transport Authority’s chairman to halt use of hydraulic horns in the capital city to prevent sound pollution, Details

HC clinches death penalty for 15 including Tareq, Noor, Rana, Arif

The High Court on Tuesday clinches death sentences of of 15 accused including Awami League leader Noor Hossain, the then Rapid Action Battalion commanding officer in Narayanganj Lieutenant Colonel Tarek Details