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Monday, 15 February 2016
The Supreme Court on Sunday upheld a High Court order that granted bail to Amar Desh acting editor Mahmudur Rahman in a case filed under the ICT Act, clearing the way for his release.A five-member bench of the Appellate Division, headed by chief justice SK Sinha, passed...
Monday, 15 February 2016
Justice Nozrul Islam Chowdhury, a retired judge of the High Court, today withdrew himself as a defence lawyer for Jamaat-e-Islami’s central executive committee member Mir Quasem Ali. The move came days after Attorney General Mahbubey Alam pointed him out at court...
Tuesday, 16 February 2016
Police on Monday shut down the stall of ‘Badwip Publications’at Amar Ekushey Book Fair for selling books with contents that hurt the religions sentiment of Muslims, reports news agency UNB. The stall was shut down following an allegation that the book &ls...
Tuesday, 16 February 2016
Muslims, who form 27.01 per cent of West Bengal’s population, “constitute a very large proportion of the poor” in the State, Professor Amartya Sen said, reports The Hindu. He was releasing a voluminous report on the condition of Muslims in West Ben...
Wednesday, 17 February 2016
A court in Dhaka placed three people including book publisher Shamsuzzoha Manik on remand for days involving books that allegedly have content hurting religious feeling of Muslims. Manik was put on a five-day remand while his marketing executive Shamsul Alam on one d...