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  • Attorney General Mahbubey Alam talks on Khaleda Zia's election participation

    Khaleda didn't suffer mild stroke: AG

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia has not suffered any mild stroke in the prison and she did not become senseless, Attorney General Mahbubey Alam tells the High Court.

  • 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.

  • AG gets death threat again

    “I received a letter this afternoon that said I would be killed in a month,” says Attorney General Mahbubey Alam. “The senders introduced themselves as leaders of Jamaat-e-Islami,” he adds.

  • Execution anytime if Nizami doesn’t seek mercy: AG

    Attorney General Mahbubey Alam says that the jail authorities can execute Motiur Rahman Nizami anytime if he decides not to seek presidential mercy for saving his life.

  • Legal notice served to AG for his age

    A Supreme Court lawyer has sent a legal notice to the attorney general asking him to explain under what authority he has been holding the office as he is beyond 67 years of age.

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    Verdict satisfactory: AG

    Attorney General Mahbubey Alam expresses his satisfaction over the Supreme Court judgement upholding death penalty for Jamaat-e-Islami leader Mir Quasem Ali in a war crimes case.

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    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 prays court to uphold death for Quasem, while defense seeks acquittal in conclusion hearing.

  • ‘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”.

  • 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 awarding them death penalty, the attorney general says.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Deadly gun battle in Afghan City

    Gunmen dressed in military uniforms have stormed the office of the attorney general in the northern Afghan city of Mazar-e-Sharif, killing at least five people and injuring 25.

  • Kamaruzzaman should be given reasonable time: AG

    War criminal Muhammad Kamaruzzaman should be given reasonable time if he wants to seek presidential mercy, attorney general says.

  • 'Execution depends on president if mercy sought'

    If death row convict Kamaruzzaman seeks presidential mercy, he will not be executed until the president gives his decision on it, attorney general says.