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Report on women abuse: NY state attorney general resigns

New York state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman resigns on Monday after allegations of physical abuse by four women are reported in an article in the New Yorker magazine.

February 24, 2016
February 24, 2016

War crimes: Mir Quasem’s appeal verdict Mar 8

Supreme Court concludes hearing and sets March 8 for delivering verdict on appeal filed by convicted war criminal and Jamaat-e-Islami leader Mir Quasem challenging his death penalty. Prosecution...

February 14, 2016
February 14, 2016

‘Take action against ICT prosecutor Ali for misconduct’

The chief prosecutor’s office of the war crimes tribunal requests the law ministry to take “action” against prosecutor Mohammad Ali for “breaching code of conduct”.

November 18, 2015
November 18, 2015

No legal bar for execution now: Attorney General

Now that Supreme Court has disposed of the review petitions of war criminals Salauddin Quader Chowdhury and Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mojaheed, there is no legal barrier now for execution of the verdict...

October 14, 2015
October 14, 2015

7.5% VAT on English medium school tuition remains

The Supreme Court stays a High Court order that halted the 7.5 percent value added tax (VAT) on the English medium schools’ tuition fees.

October 14, 2015
October 14, 2015

A lawmaker Liton held

Detectives arrest a ruling Awami League MP Manzurul Islam Liton from the house of one of his relatives in Uttara of Dhaka in a case filed over shooting a 10-year-old boy in October 2.

September 2, 2015
September 2, 2015

HC rejects plea on Section 57

The High Court summarily rejects a writ petition that challenged legality of the much-talked-about Section 57 of the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Act.

August 18, 2015
August 18, 2015

Submit concise statement on Kashem’s appeal, SC asks AG

The Supreme Court today ordered the attorney general to submit a concise statement in two weeks on convicted war criminal Mir Kashem Ali’s appeal against his death sentence.

July 29, 2015
July 29, 2015

Execution after full verdict: AG

Attorney General Mahbubey Alam expresses satisfaction with the apex court verdict that upheld death penalty for BNP leader Salauddin Quader Chowdhury.

June 16, 2015
June 16, 2015

Execution process starts after release of SC verdict: AG

War criminal Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mojaheed's execution process will start after release of SC’s full verdict, the attorney general says.

May 28, 2015
May 28, 2015

Bar council polls now Aug 13

Supreme Court orders authorities concerned to hold elections to Bangladesh Bar Council on August 13 through updating voter list.