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  • Farmers Bank ex-audit chief denied bail

    The High Court refuses to grant bail to Mahbubul Haque Chisty, former chairman of Farmers Bank audit committee, in a corruption case filed on charge of misappropriating Tk 160 crore of the bank.

  • BNP mulls second round of agitation

    The first spell of the BNP's agitation programmes over the jailing of its Chairperson Khaleda Zia came to an end yesterday with the

  • Bangladesh Road condition during Eid-ul-Fitr 2018

    Khaleda Zia declared war against court

    Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader yesterday alleged that BNP was playing “dirty politics” over a court verdict.

  • Zia Orphanage Trust graft case


    The Anti-Corruption Commission had filed the graft case with Ramna Police Station in July 2008, accusing Khaleda and five others of

  • Khaleda's Graft Case: BNP wary of Feb 8 verdict

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia has called an emergency meeting of her party's standing committee today as a Dhaka court fixed January 8 for announcing the verdict in a graft case filed against her.

  • BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia

    Hasina lucky, 'didn't have to appear in court'

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia yesterday said Sheikh Hasina had been lucky that she, unlike her (Khaleda), never had to appear before a court.

  • Graft charges false: Khaleda

    A Dhaka court yesterday granted bail to BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia, recalling the warrant for her arrest in two graft cases tied to Zia

  • Niko deals illegal

    The High Court yesterday declared illegal and void the two deals Niko Resources Bangladesh Limited signed with Bapex and Petrobangla, as those were procured through corruption. The court also directed the authorities to “revert back” to the state the assets Niko possessed through the Joint Venture Agreement (JVA) and the Gas Purchase and Sales Agreement (GPSA) signed in 2003 and 2006.

  • Anti-Corruption Commission

    Tk 89.65cr Graft Case: ACC arrests suspect at Dhaka airport

    The Anti-Corruption Commission yesterday arrested an accused of a case filed over Tk 89.65 crore misappropriation from Pubali Bank

  • BNP leader Moudud Ahmed

    HC clears way for trial of Moudud in graft case

    The High Court clears the way for a lower court to continue trial proceedings against former BNP law minister Barrister Moudud Ahmed in a corruption case filed during the regime of military-backed caretaker government.

  • Tarique verdict: Law minister won’t withdraw statement on judge

    Law Minister Anisul Huq says that he will not withdraw his statement about a lower court judge being influenced in acquitting BNP leader Tarique Rahman in a money laundering case.

  • ACC quizzes 5 more Janata Bank officials as witnesses

    The Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) yesterday interrogated five more senior officials of Janata Bank as witnesses in a graft case filed over Tk 250 crore loan scam.

  • Graft case: Court accepts Khaleda’s time petition

    A Dhaka court adjourns the hearing of trial proceedings till June 23 in Zia Charitable Trust graft case filed against BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia and eight others.

  • 3 high-ups of edu ministry made OSD

    Three officials of the education ministry have been withdrawn and punitively made officer on special duty (OSD) today.

  • Graft case against Engr Mosharraf to go ahead

    The Supreme Court clears the way for the Anti-Corruption Commission to resume investigation into a corruption case against Housing and Public Works Minister Engineer Mosharraf Hossain.

  • Graft case: Khaleda asked to appear before court May 5

    Dhaka court asks BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia to appear before it on May 5 to submit her statement against the depositions given by 32 prosecution witnesses in Zia Charitable Trust graft case.

  • ACC sues two for using bamboo in Gaibandha school construction

    The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) files a case against an engineer of Department of Public Health Engineering (DPHE) and a contractor for using bamboo sticks in construction work of a school’s toilet in Gaibandha.

  • SC orders fresh HC hearing of appeals

    The Supreme Court yesterday upheld its previous orders scrapping the High Court verdicts that acquitted eight people, mostly BNP

  • HC wants to know if Tarique received summons

    The High Court asks the chief metropolitan magistrate of Dhaka to inform it in three days whether the summons on BNP leader Tarique Rahman in a graft case reached his London address.

  • SC clears way for Zia orphanage graft trial

    Supreme Court upholds High Court judgement that cleared the way for a lower court to continue trial proceedings of Zia Orphanage Trust corruption case against BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia.

  • Sonia, Rahul Gandhi given bail in graft case

    A court grants bail to opposition leaders Sonia Gandhi and her son Rahul in a case involving the alleged misappropriation of party funds that has become a political flashpoint with the ruling party.

  • Khaleda gets bail in Niko graft case

    A Dhaka court grants bail to BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia after she surrendered before the court in Niko corruption case.

  • Khoka indicted in graft case

    A Dhaka court frames charges against former Dhaka city corporation mayor Sadeque Hossain Khoka and three others in a corruption case.

  • Graft cases: Khaleda to skip tomorrow’s hearing

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia will skip tomorrow’s hearing in Zia Charitable and Zia Orphanage Trust corruption cases due to her illness.

  • Corruption in Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant

    Ex-BNP MP Rasheduzzaman’s graft acquittal scrapped

    The Supreme Court scraps a High Court verdict that acquitted former BNP lawmaker Rasheduzzaman Millat in a corruption case.

  • SC clears way for Mirza Abbas’ graft trial

    The Supreme Court clears the way for the lower court to resume trial proceedings of a graft case against BNP leader Mirza Abbas.

  • Minister Mofazzal Hossain Chowdhury Maya

    Split order on Maya’s legitimacy as MP

    The High Court gives split order on Mofazzal Hossain Chowdhury Maya’s legality in holding parliament membership with a conviction in graft case.

  • Writ challenges Maya’s JS membership legality

    A writ petition is filed with the High Court seeking its directive upon Relief and Disaster Management Minister Mofazzal Hossain Chowdhury Maya to explain under what authority he is holding the offices of lawmaker and minister.

  • Maya, Qamrul should resign: TIB chief

    The ministers for relief and disaster management and food should resign willingly over corruption allegations, Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) says.

  • Maya served legal notice

    Relief and Disaster Management Minister Mofazzal Hossain Chowdhury Maya has been served a notice over his legitimacy as lawmaker and minister after Supreme Court annulled his acquittal in a graft case.