High Court

November 29, 2022
November 29, 2022

BASIC Bank loan scams: ‘A drama is all we’re watching’

The High Court yesterday expressed disappointment at the embezzlement of large amounts of money from the state-run Basic Bank and the Anti-Corruption Commission’s failure to press charges in any of the 56 cases filed over the bank’s loan scams in the last seven years.

August 31, 2022
August 31, 2022

HC revives trial after 12 years for 1975 killings of 4 BTV officials

The High Court today (August 31, 2022) cleared the way for a lower court concerned to resume the trial proceedings of a sensational case filed for killing four officials of Bangladesh Television (BTV) during the mass upsurge in 1975.

August 18, 2022
August 18, 2022

Assault over attire: 2 rights bodies object to the comments by HC bench

Questions raised by the High Court during a hearing of a case filed over a woman being assaulted for the dress she was wearing will encourage further harassment of women, two rights organisations said yesterday.

August 17, 2022
August 17, 2022

Assault over dress: 2 rights bodies object to the comments by HC bench

Questions raised by the High Court during a hearing of a case filed over a woman being assaulted for the dress she was wearing will encourage further harassment of women, two rights organisations said today.

August 17, 2022
August 17, 2022

Petition seeks Tk 5cr compensation for Uttara tragedy victims 

A Supreme Court lawyer today filed a writ petition with the High Court seeking its order on the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project to give Tk five crore as compensation to the families of the five persons who were killed after a segment of a box girder of the project fell from a crane on a car in Dhaka's Uttara area on August 15.

August 14, 2022
August 14, 2022

HC issues injunction on constructing houses under Ashrayan Project at Netrokona playground

The High Court today (August 14, 2022) issued an injunction restraining the government from constructing houses under the Ashrayan Project at a historical playground in Netrokona’s Kendua upazila for the next three months.

July 26, 2022
July 26, 2022

High Court: Most serious crimes are committed in banking sector

The High Court today (July 26, 2022) observed that the most serious crimes are being committed in the banking sector of the country.

July 20, 2022
July 20, 2022

Officially acknowledge Nazrul as National Poet: HC to govt

The High Court today (July 20, 2022) issued a rule asking the authorities concerned of the government to explain why they should not be directed to issue a gazette notification, officially declaring Kazi Nazrul Islam as “National Poet of Bangladesh”.

July 13, 2022
July 13, 2022

Hijab row in Karnataka: Indian Supreme Court to hear Muslim students’ pleas

India’s Supreme Court today (July 13, 2022) agreed to hear next week pleas challenging the Karnataka state high court ruling – refusing to lift the ban on hijab in educational institutions of the southern state.

June 28, 2022
June 28, 2022

False Padma Bridge corruption stories: HC orders to form commission for identifying culprits

The High Court today (June 28, 2022) ordered the government to form a commission in 30 days in order to identify people who made up false stories about corruption involving the Padma Bridge project.