Sunday, April 14, 2024

Amici curiae want revision of caretaker govt system

Senior Supreme Court lawyers Rafique-ul Huq and M Zahir on Wednesday told the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court that the caretaker government system should be revised by dropping the provision for appointing former judges as chief adviser or adviser. The system of holding national elections under the caretaker government is still a necessity but

Yunus’ plea hearing adjourned till Apr 4

The Supreme Court on Tuesday adjourned till April 4 the hearing on the appeals filed against the High Court verdict that upheld a Bangladesh Bank order removing Muhammad Yunus from the office of Grameen Bank managing director. The seven-member bench of the Appellate Division headed by Chief Justice ABM Khairul Haque

Kamal argues before SC for non-party caretaker system

Senior Supreme Court lawyer Kamal Hossain on Monday argued before the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court for saving the system of non-party caretaker government as it was introduced through the 13th amendment to the Constitution in 1996 following a mass movement. He argued that the non-party caretaker system had to be introduced as neither ... Read more

SC to examine Yunus verdict

Adjourns appeal hearing for two weeks The Supreme Court yesterday adjourned for two weeks the hearing on two appeals filed against the High Court verdict that upheld a Bangladesh Bank order removing Muhammad Yunus from the office of Grameen Bank managing director. Nobel Laureate Dr Yunus and nine board members of the microfinance bank on ... Read more

Full SC bench to decide Yunus’ fate

Hearing on Mar 15; move on to find new MD for Grameen Bank Nobel laureate Dr Muhammad Yunus yesterday filed an appeal with the Supreme Court in a final attempt to stay as the managing director of Grameen Bank he founded nearly three decades ago. In the appeal filed with Supreme Court chamber judge Justice ... Read more

SC starts hearing fatwa appeal verdict after 9 years

SC starts hearing fatwa appeal verdict after 9 years The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court on Tuesday started hearing a petition filed in 2001 seeking permission to appeal against a High Court verdict that had declared illegal fatwa (religious decrees). The High Court bench of Justice Mohammad Gholam Rabbani and Justice Nazmun Ara Sultana ... Read more

4 new AD judges sworn in

Four senior most High judges, who were elevated to the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court earlier, were sworn in on Wednesday while five High Court judges abstained from the court proceedings. The chief justice, ABM Khairul Haque, administered oath of offices to Justice MA Wahhab Miah, Justice Nazmun Ara Sultana, Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain ... Read more

SC to get four new judges

The government will appoint at least four judges to the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court within this week to try and speed up the disposal of over 9,000 pending cases, law minister Shafique Ahmed has said. The four senior high court judges to be elevated to the Appellate Division, according to a recommendation from ... Read more