16th amendment verdict

Chief justice steps down

Amid flak from the ruling quarters over different issues including the 16th amendment verdict, Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha resigned yesterday. Now abroad, he sent his resignation letter to the Bangabhaban, the official residence of President Abdul Hamid, in the morning, President's Press Secretary Md Joynal Abedin told The Daily Star.

November 28, 2017
November 28, 2017

Govt to file review plea on 16th amendment verdict in 28 days

The government will file a petition with the Supreme Court in next 28 days seeking review of its verdict scraping the 16th amendment to the constitution, says Attorney General Mahbubey Alam.

November 12, 2017
November 12, 2017

Chief justice steps down

Amid flak from the ruling quarters over different issues including the 16th amendment verdict, Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha resigned yesterday. Now abroad, he sent his resignation letter to the Bangabhaban, the official residence of President Abdul Hamid, in the morning, President's Press Secretary Md Joynal Abedin told The Daily Star.

October 20, 2017
October 20, 2017

16th amendment verdict: Team formed to file review

A 11-member team is formed led by the Attorney General Mahbubey Alam for filing a review petition against the Supreme Court verdict in the case on the 16th amendment to the constitution.

October 14, 2017
October 14, 2017

CJ faces 11 charges

Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha is facing 11 charges including “graft and money laundering”, the Supreme Court says in a press statement.

October 13, 2017
October 13, 2017

Law ministry issues circular on CJ's leave

The law ministry yesterday issued a circular on Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha's leave.

August 24, 2017
August 24, 2017

Don’t misquote me: CJ

Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha calls upon journalists not to “misquote” him, saying some of his remarks during court proceedings had been “distorted”.

August 22, 2017
August 22, 2017

CJ must resign: Taposh

Barrister Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh has demanded resignation of Chief Justice SK Sinha and scrapping of the Supreme Court verdict on 16th amendment to the constitution.

August 21, 2017
August 21, 2017

Govt doesn’t believe independence of judiciary: Moudud

BNP Standing Committee Member Moudud Ahmed says the government’s stance against the Supreme Court verdict that scrapped the 16th amendment to the constitution proves it “does not believe in independence of the judiciary”.

August 19, 2017
August 19, 2017

‘CJ’s observations spell out his antipathy to govt, parliament’

The observations of the Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha in the 16th constitutional amendment verdict bear his anger towards the incumbent government and the parliament, Law Commission Chairman ABM Khairul Haque says.

August 18, 2017
August 18, 2017

Govt creating violence to retain power: BNP

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir claims that ruling Awami League is creating a violent situation centering the 16th amendment verdict to retain power.