Jun 042020
HC upholds govt decision on bus fare hike

The High Court of Bangladesh on Tuesday upheld the government’s decision to increase bus fare by 60 percent. The court passed “no order” on a writ petition that challenged the legality of the notification issued by the government, hiking bus fare. The High Court bench of Justice JBM Hassan came up with the decision after …Read more

May 192019
Bangladesh HC scraps age limit for freedom fighters' eligibility

The High Court (HC) of Bangladesh has scrapped three government circulars imposing a minimum age of 12 and a half years to be eligible for the status of a freedom fighter. An HC bench comrising Justice Sheikh Hassan Arif and Justice Razik-Al-Jalil issued the rule after hearing 15 writs challenging the age limit. At the …Read more