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    HC questions legality of BB’s job circular

    The High Court questions the legality of a condition imposed by Bangladesh Bank (BB) in a job circular asking the married female candidates for the post of assistant director (general) to mention their husbands’ residential addresses as their permanent addresses in the application forms.

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    HC questions legality of ACC rules on recording graft case

    The High Court questions the legality of few sections of Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) rules that curtailed police’s authority to directly record corruption cases.

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    HC for judicial enquiry into OC’s role

    The High Court yesterday directed the Rajshahi chief judicial magistrate to conduct an enquiry into the alleged manipulation of the first information report (FIR) of a murder case by Puthia Police Station OC Shakil Uddin Ahammed.

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    Health directorate submits report to HC on ICU cost

    The directorate of health services submits a report to the High Court saying that Tk 53 lakh is needed for setting up an Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and Tk 23 lakh is needed for installing a Coronary Care Unit (CCU) in a hospital.

  • Supreme Court Upholds Khaleda Zia's bail in Comilla Arson Attack Case

    HC extends Khaleda's bail till Aug 13

    The High Court (HC) yesterday extended till August 13 its earlier order that granted bail to BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia in the Zia Orphanage Trust corruption case.

  • HC rejects writ petition over vacant CJ post

    The High Court yesterday rejected a writ petition filed challenging the legality of keeping the post of chief justice vacant.

  • Sadeque Hossain Khoka's Corruption case verdict

    HC halts DNCC mayoral by-polls

    The High Court's three-month stay on the process of Dhaka North City Corporation polls yesterday triggered a blame game between the Awami League and the BNP.

  • SC Verdict on 16th Amendment: Government seeks review

    The government yesterday filed a petition with the Supreme Court seeking review of its verdict scrapping the 16th amendment to the constitution that had empowered parliament to remove SC judges for incapacity or misconduct.

  • HC on Basic Bank Scam: ACC lacks neutrality in probe

    The High Court yesterday severely rebuked the Anti-Corruption Commission for foot dragging and showing weaknesses in investigating cases over the BASIC Bank loan scam. The commission lacks neutrality, transparency and competence in dealing with the cases, the court said, adding that the ACC is applying the “pick and choose” policy as "it keeps detaining and releasing people in connection with the cases".

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    Full verdict commuting Oishee's death released

    The High Court releases full text of its verdict that commuted the death sentence of Oishee Rahman to life imprisonment in a sensational case filed over killing her parents --Mahfuzur Rahman, a police officer, and Swapna Rahman -- in 2013.

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    Hand over pneumatic horns to police station in 15 days: HC

    The High Court today directed the vehicle owners and drivers all over the country to handover pneumatic horns to the concerned police stations within 15 days.

  • Star editor gets HC bail in 10 cases

    The High Court yesterday granted anticipatory bail to The Daily Star Editor and Publisher Mahfuz Anam for eight weeks in 10 cases.

  • Stop production in 7 days

    With the health ministry apparently dragging its feet over stopping manufacture of substandard drugs, the High Court yesterday directed the government to halt production of 20 companies within seven days.

  • 'Murder attempt' on Joy: Shafik Rehman’s bail plea rejected

    The High Court rejects a petition filed by senior journalist Shafik Rehman seeking bail in the case filed for alleged attempts to abduct and murder prime minister’s son Sajeeb Wazed Joy.

  • BGMEA building must come down

    The Supreme Court yesterday upheld a 2011 High Court verdict that ordered demolition of the 15-storey BGMEA building illegally built in the heart of Begunbari canal in the capital.

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    MPs can't be at helm without election: HC

    From now on, no lawmaker can become chairman of the governing body of any private school and college without elections.

  • HC bins writ seeking arrest of Tonu killers

    The High Court today rejected a writ petition seeking its directive upon the government to arrest in 24 hours the killers of Comilla Victoria College student Sohagi Jahan Tonu , who was found murdered in Comilla cantonment area on March 20.

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    HC orders Tk 50 lakh compensation for ‘wrong conviction'

    The High Court releases full text of its verdict directing the government to pay Tk 50 lakh in compensation to a man from Bhola for convicting him under a wrong law.

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    SC irked as HC directives unheeded

    The Supreme Court yesterday expressed dismay at the government's unwillingness to implement the 15 directives issued by the High Court 13 years ago to stop policemen making arbitrary arrests on suspicion and torturing arrestees on remand.

  • HC asks for list of tanners in 3 weeks

    The High Court yesterday directed the industries secretary to submit before it within three weeks the list of names and addresses of the businessmen who are still running their tanneries at Hazaribagh in the capital.

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    Eviction outside camps legal

    The High Court yesterday upheld a government decision to evict Urdu-speaking people who live outside their designated camps, from government land.

  • Why Manna should not be granted bail

    The High Court yesterday asked the government to explain within three weeks why Nagorik Oikya Convener Mahmudur Rahman Manna, now in jail, should not be granted bail in two cases.

  • HC verdict on empowering parliament on May 5

    The High Court yesterday set May 5 for delivering its judgement on a writ petition that challenged the legality of the 16th constitutional amendment empowering parliament to impeach Supreme Court judges for incapacity or misconduct.

  • HC justifies ACC law for wealth statement, case filing

    The High Court today justifies the legal provisions that allow the Anti-Corruption Commission to seek wealth statement from graft suspects and to move cases against them.

  • Now wait for HC verdict

    The High Court is likely to finish hearing the death reference and appeals in BDR carnage case in May this year, as it has already completed majority of their proceedings in the last 190 working days.

  • HC for people's access to info

    The High Court yesterday ruled that people must have access to income and expenditure statements of political parties under the Right to Information Act.

  • HC moved to protect Gulshan lakes

    The High Court has ordered the government to report on the steps taken for sewerage and waste management of two lakes in Dhaka’s Gulshan area within a month.

  • HC upholds death for 3 Huji men

    The High Court yesterday upheld death penalty of three Huji members, including its chief Mufti Abdul Hannan, and life imprisonment of two others over the 2004 grenade attack on the then UK envoy in Bangladesh.

  • HC summons MD of Japan Bangla hospital

    The High Court has today summoned the managing director of Japan Bangladesh Friendship Hospital to explain the incident of keeping a dead child in the hospital and seeking money for treatment.

  • Follow norms, values of the judiciary

    Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha yesterday expressed his hopes that the judges, who enjoy state facilities, would follow the norms and values of the judiciary.