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.

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...

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...

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...

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...

May 6, 2016
May 6, 2016

BNP terms HC verdict ‘historical’

BNP terms the yesterday’s High Court verdict that scrapped the 16th constitutional amendment as “historical”.

May 6, 2016
May 6, 2016

Bangladesh HC scraps 16th amendment

The Jatiya Sangsad has again lost the power to remove Supreme Court judges on grounds of incapacity or misconduct as the High Court yesterday scrapped the 16th constitutional amendment that...

May 5, 2016
May 5, 2016

JP MPs walk out protesting HC verdict

Jatiya Party lawmakers walk out from the parliament protesting the placing of a bill on Supreme Court judges’ remuneration in a show of displeasure over scrapping of a constitutional amendment that...

May 5, 2016
May 5, 2016

Ministers, MPs criticise HC ruling on 16th amendment

Three ministers and a number of treasury and opposition bench MPs criticise a High Court verdict that scrapped the 16th amendment to the constitution empowering the House to impeach Supreme Court...

March 10, 2016
March 10, 2016

Verdict on parliament’s power to impeach SC judges May 5

The High Court fixes May 5 for delivering judgment on a writ petition that challenged the legality of the 16th constitutional amendment empowering parliament to impeach Supreme Court judges for...