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  • Attorney General Mahbubey Alam

    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.

  • Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha

    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.

  • Supreme Court places election bar on 3 BNP Upazila Chairmen

    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.

  • Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha

    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.

  • Law ministry issues circular on CJ's leave

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

  • 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”.

  • 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.

  • 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”.

  • ‘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.

  • BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir

    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.

  • 16th Amendment Verdict: PM informed president about govt stance

    Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader yesterday said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, as the chief of the government and the

  • Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader

    It's PM’s responsibility to share with president: Quader

    Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader says Sheikh Hasina has met the president to share her government's stance on the Supreme Court verdict on 16th amendment to the constitution as chief of the government and her party as well.

  • New ministers oath ceremony

    Quader meets president, conveys stance on 16th amendment verdict

    Awami League’s General Secretary Obaidul Quader meets President Abdul Hamid at the latter’s official residence and conveys the party's stance on the verdict in the 16th amendment case.

  • law-minister

    Govt to seek review for expunging CJ’s remarks: Anisul

    The government will seek a review for expunging some of the remarks of the chief justice in the Supreme Court verdict of 16th amendment case, Law Minister Anisul Huq says.

  • Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir says about 21 August grenade attack verdict

    16th amendment: SC has given a ‘historic verdict’, says Fakhrul

    As the protector of the constitution, the Supreme Court has given a “historic verdict” on the 16th amendment case and by disregarding it, the government has lost its moral legality to stay in the office, BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir today said.

  • 16th Amendment Verdict: LGRD minister for review of observations

    LGRD and Cooperatives Minister Khandker Mosharraf Hossain yesterday urged the apex court to review the “unexpected observations” in the verdict in the 16th amendment case.

  • Justice Khairul terms verdict immature

    Law Commission Chairman ABM Khairul Haque strongly criticises the Supreme Court verdict in the case over the 16th amendment to the constitution, terming it misconceived, irrelevant and immature.

  • Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha

    SC won’t fall in trap of criticisms: CJ

    The Supreme Court will not fall into trap of criticisms, Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha says in backdrop of criticisms over the 16th amendment verdict. He also requests all not to criticise the apex court's judgement.

  • Warrant against Khaleda Zia

    SC verdict on 16th amendment brings ray of hope: BNP

    The people of the country can see some light of hope to get relief from “grasp of the ruling Awami League (AL) men” following the full verdict of the Supreme Court on the 16th amendment to the constitution, BNP says.

  • Supreme Court places election bar on 3 BNP Upazila Chairmen

    EC not empowered to hold fair polls: SC

    None of the succeeding governments took any step to strengthen the Election Commission with all the powers it needs for holding a free and fair parliamentary election, observed the Supreme Court in the 16th amendment case verdict.

  • Supreme Court places election bar on 3 BNP Upazila Chairmen

    Full verdict on 16th amendment: SC reveals 39-pt code of conduct for its judges

    The Supreme Court reformulates 39-point code of conduct for its judges with a view to avoiding any misgiving and confusion under article 96 of the constitution.

  • SC full verdict on 16th amendment released

    The Supreme Court releases the full verdict that scrapped the 16th amendment of the constitution, which empowered the parliament to remove its judges for incapacity or misbehaviour.

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