Three lakh cases now pending with SC, HC

More than three lakh cases — civil, writ, original and criminal — are pending with the High Court (HC) division and the Appellate Division is yet to dispose of more than 11,000 cases, official sources said. The sources also said the cases were piling up every year due to the poor logistics of the judiciary. At least 150 cases are filed with the HC every day for disposal, they pointed

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HC summons Rajuk officials

The High Court on Monday asked all executive magistrates, authorised officers and inspectors of the Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha to appear in the court on August 4 along with the Rajuk chairman to explain what measures they had taken to enforce the safety rules on the buildings under construction in the capital.
A bench of Justice AHM Shamsuddin Chowdhury and Justice Gobinda Chandra Tagore passed the

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HC asks govt to publicise share scam report

The High Court on Tuesday asked the finance ministry to publicise within ‘reasonable time’ the probe report on the recent share market scam in which thousands of investors lost their money and many small investors became bankrupt.
The High Court vacation bench of Justice Syed Mohammad Ziaul Karim and Justice

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Demolish BGMEA highrise: HC

It says the 15-storey was built on water body violating all rules, gives 90 days to get it vacated
The High Court has ordered the authorities to demolish the 15-storey BGMEA building on Begunbari-Hatirjheel canal, saying it was built on a land acquired through forgery and earth-filled illegally.
In a judgement yesterday, the court asked the tenants to vacate the building and move their belongings within 90 days from the date of receiving the copy of the

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