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Aug 21 case verdict: BNP announces 2-day programme

Associate bodies to demonstrate for 5 days Dhaka, Oct 10 – BNP on Wednesday announced a two-day countrywide programme, including demonstrations and black-flag processions, protesting the verdict in the August 21 grenade attack cases that convicted a number of party leaders, including Tarique Rahman. Read More »

Babar, Salam 17 others to die; Tarique 18 more get life term

Dhaka, Oct 10 – Former State Minister Lutfozzaman Babar and 18 others were on Wednesday convicted and sentenced to death while BNP acting Chief Tarique Rahman and 18 others were sentenced to life term imprisonment in two cases filed over the August 21 grenade attack of 2004. Besides, the remaining 11 accused were also convicted and were sentenced to different ... Read More »

Accused Babar, Salam taken to court: Grenade attack verdict

Thirty-one accused, including former State Minister for Home Lutfozzaman Babar and former Deputy Minister for Education Abdus Salam Pintu, were produced before a special tribunal in Dhaka which is set to deliver the verdict today (Wednesday) in two cases filed over the August 21 grenade attack on an Awami League rally in the capital in 2004. Read More »

Split order on 4000 ‘Fictitious’ cases writ in High Court

Dhaka, Oct 9 – A two-judge High Court bench of the Supreme Court yesterday delivered split order on a writ petition that sought the apex court’s directive on the government to form a high-powered body to probe the legality of about 4,000 fictitious cases filed against many leaders and activists of BNP and other political parties across the country. Read More »

Khaleda shifted to BSMMU Hospital

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia was admitted to the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) on Saturday afternoon after prison authorities shifted her there from old Dhaka Central jail for better treatment in response to a court order. Read More »

SC rejects appeal against Shahidul Alam’s Division

Dhaka, Oct 4 – The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court Thursday (Thursday) upheld a High Court order on allowing the first-class division to noted photographer Dr Shahidul Alam in the jail. The Appellate Division also rejected the leave to appeal petition filed by the government challenging the High Court order. Read More »