16th amendment to the constitution

December 15, 2017
December 15, 2017

Review against 16th amendment scrap built on ‘100 grounds’

The attorney general’s office finalises the draft it will file seeking review against the scrapping of 16th amendment to the constitution, which empowered the parliament to impeach judges.

August 24, 2017
August 24, 2017

Expunge comments against country or face public wrath, Amu asks CJ

Industries Minister Amir Hossain Amu warns that the countrymen will “come forward” if the observations made in the 16th amendment annulment verdict against the country are not expunged.

August 21, 2017
August 21, 2017

PM slams CJ for comparing Bangladesh with Pakistan

Coming down heavily on the chief justice for comparing Bangladesh with Pakistan, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says she is not scared at all with such a threat and this is not tolerable either.

August 17, 2017
August 17, 2017

President-PM meeting over SC verdict ‘unprecedented’: BNP

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir terms the meeting of the prime minister with the president over 16th amendment verdict as “unprecedented” and accuses the government of hatching...

August 11, 2017
August 11, 2017

AL’s remarks on SC verdict contemptuous: Fakhrul

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir says that the ruling Awami League is furious after release of the full verdict that declared the 16th amendment to the constitution illegal.

August 11, 2017
August 11, 2017

Rizvi criticises Qamrul for demanding CJ’s removal

BNP Senior Joint Secretary General Ruhul Kabir Rizvi lambasts Food Minister Qamrul Islam for demanding removal of Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha over verdict on the 16th amendment to the...