16th constitutional amendment

'BNP plotting another 1/11 over 16th amendment verdict'

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader alleges that BNP wants to create “another 1/11” through delivering provocative statements over the court verdict on the 16th constitutional amendment.

September 11, 2017
September 11, 2017

Rohingya Issue: Discussion in House 'today'

Two separate discussions, one on the Rohingya issue and the other on the apex court's verdict on the 16th constitutional amendment,

August 23, 2017
August 23, 2017

'BNP plotting another 1/11 over 16th amendment verdict'

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader alleges that BNP wants to create “another 1/11” through delivering provocative statements over the court verdict on the 16th constitutional amendment.

August 22, 2017
August 22, 2017

Gowher Rizvi meets CJ

Prime minister’s International Affairs Adviser Dr Gowher Rizvi meets Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha.

August 19, 2017
August 19, 2017

AL talking about Zia’s regime to divert people’s attention: BNP

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir says that the ruling party is talking about Ziaur Rahman’s regime deliberately to divert people’s attention from the observations of the 16th constitutional amendment verdict.

August 5, 2017
August 5, 2017

‘Muhith’s 16th amendment remark a contempt of court’

BNP slams Finance Minister AMA Muhith for his remark that the 16th amendment of constitution will be passed in the parliament every time it will be scrapped by the High Court.

July 3, 2017
July 3, 2017

Attorney general disappointed over verdict

Attorney General Mahbubey Alam expresses disappointment at the Supreme Court verdict which upheld illegality of the 16th amendment of the constitution.

May 14, 2016
May 14, 2016

Row over scrapping of 16th amendment: Fakhrul smells constitutional crisis

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir says a “constitutional crisis” might arise due to a "parliament-judiciary row" over the 16th constitutional amendment concerning impeachment of Supreme Court judges.

May 9, 2016
May 9, 2016

Govt moves to SC for stay on HC verdict

The government yesterday filed a petition with the Supreme Court seeking a stay on the High Court verdict that scrapped the 16th constitutional amendment empowering parliament to impeach its judges for misconduct or incapacity.

May 8, 2016
May 8, 2016

16th amendment: Govt seeks stay on HC verdict

The government files a petition with the Supreme Court seeking a stay on the High Court verdict that scrapped 16th constitutional amendment empowering parliament to impeach SC judges for misconduct or incapacity.

May 7, 2016
May 7, 2016

The HC ruling on the 16th amendment

The HC on Thursday declared the 16th constitutional amendment as illegal, unconstitutional and against the principles of the separation of powers between the various organs of the state and the independence of the judiciary.