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Dhaka, Sept 20: The full copy of the judgment passed by the High Court has been published directing the setting up of breastfeeding corners in public places like workplaces, airports, bus stands, railway stations, shopping malls and in government controlled and managed statutory, autonomous and public-private institutions. This is the first time in the judicial history of Bangladesh that such a judgment has been given against the writ of a nine-month-old child.
Dhaka, June 13: The High Court has summoned a judge and two high-ranking police officials to explain the case of two persons being arrested and tortured to recover money despite being granted bail by the High Court.
Dhaka, March 30: The High Court has cancelled Section 33 of the Upazila Parishad Act regarding the post of Chief Executive Officer (UNO) of Upazila Parishad. The lawyers said that the UNOs did not have absolute authority over the upazila chairmen. From now on, UNOs will provide secretarial support to the Upazila Parishads.
Dhaka, February 17: The High Court has ruled that it cannot be forced to write marital status in the case of admission to educational institutions. Justice Naima Haider and Justice Md. Khairul Alam's High Court Bench decided the ruling issued on Thursday.
Dhaka, January 25: The High Court has given a verdict recognizing the mother as the guardian of the child in filling the SSC-HSC examination form. The High Court bench of Justice Naima Haider and Justice Md. Khairul Alam gave the verdict on Tuesday by declaring the rule issued in this regard as appropriate.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, Oct 19: Sending a person to prison in a cheque dishonour case is against Article 32 of the Constitution, the full judgment of the High Court has been published.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, June 13: The High Court has commented that PK Halder was created because the supervisory bodies, including Bangladesh Bank, were asleep.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, March 15: The High Court has constituted a committee comprising concerned persons including the Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs to take initiative to make the most common and basic laws of the country from English to Bengali and make the text suitable for public reading.
Own representative, Dhaka, December 16: The High Court has directed to identify and remove illegal battery-powered easy bikes which are harmful to health. Besides, the court has banned the import and sale of these easy bikes.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, December 14: The High Court (HC) issued a rule asking authorities concerned to explain as to why it shall not pass order to include proclamation of independence in textbooks of all educational institutions. A High Court division bench comprising Justice M Enayetur Rahim and Justice Md Mostafizur Rahman passed the order on Monday, also asking to form an expert committee in this regard.
Dhaka, September 3: The number of cases is increasing everywhere from the state's highest court, the Supreme Court's appellate and high court divisions to the judicial (lower) courts. The case is complicated. But even though the number of cases has increased year after year, the number of judges has not increased. As a result, many cases are pending. The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court is also facing a crisis of judges as new ones have not been appointed in time to fill the vacancies of retired judges. At present, there are five judges in the Appellate Division, including the Chief Justice. But a decade ago, in 2009, the number was 11 in the Appellate Division.
Dhaka, March 14, 2021: The High Court has expressed satisfaction over the steps taken by the administration in the case of beating of an eight-year-old student at a madrasa in Chittagong's Hathazari.
Dhaka, February 26, 2021: The High Court has issued a rule asking why no order will be issued to bring back the money smuggled abroad from various Bangladeshi individuals and organizations, including Swiss banks.
Dhaka, February 10: The High Court has said that in order to develop the country, the hands of the corrupt have to be broken. A virtual High Court bench comprising Justice Md Nazrul Islam Talukder and Justice Mohi Uddin Shamim made the remarks on Tuesday (February 9) during the hearing of a sub-registrar's bail application.
Dhaka, October 1: The Bangladesh High Court has ordered the Brac Bank to pay a compensation of Tk15 lakh to Jahalam, a jute mill worker who served jail for three years after being wrongly accused in 26 cases by the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC).