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    56 days without chief justice

    In an unprecedented instance, the office of the chief justice has remained vacant for 56 days. In the past, the longest period the post lay vacant was less than two weeks, that too under extraordinary circumstances.

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    Chief justice resigns

    Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha has resigned from his office, Joynal Abedin, press secretary to the president, says. Now abroad, Justice Sinha sent the resignation letter to Bangabhaban, the official residence of President Abdul Hamid, press secretary Joynal Abedin told The Daily Star.

  • Acting CJ held meeting with SC judges

    Acting CJ held meeting with SC judges

    Acting Chief Justice Md Abdul Wahhab Miah conveys to all the judges of the Supreme Court about issuing a statement over the unwillingness of five judges of the Appellate Division to sit on the same bench with Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha.

  • The daily star front page fake news screenshot viral

    It's fake

    A screenshot of a fake front page of The Daily Star's October 14 issue is going viral in the social media. In the image of the page, it is seen that Editor Mahfuz Anam wrote a commentary (with the headline “A disgrace to Bangladesh” and second headline “As if we are heading to jungle law”). In reality, Mahfuz Anam has not written any commentary recently. The lead story headline “CJ exposes the Govt” and the subsequent second headline are also fake and motivated.

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    CJ is a cancer patient, hence leave: Minister

    As talks arise over Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha’s leave, Law Minister Anisul Huq says the chief justice is on the leave for treatment as he is suffering from cancer.

  • Acting Chief Justice Md Abdul Wahhab Miah

    Justice Wahhab takes charge, calls full court meeting

    Hours after taking responsibilities of the chief justice, Md Abdul Wahhab Miah calls a full court meeting with the participation of judges of both the Appellate Division and High Court division.

  • BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir talks on Jatiya Oikyafront road march

    Ex-justice Shamsuddin’s remarks on CJ contemptuous: Fakhrul

    BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir claims that former Justice AHM Shamsuddin Choudhury’s comment on Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha is “tantamount to contempt of court”.

  • 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”.

  • 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.

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    Judiciary is keeping patience: CJ

    Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha, while hearing the Masdar Hossain case today, said the judiciary is keeping enough patience.

  • Mobile court law goes against criminal procedure code: CJ

    Some provisions of the mobile court law stand against the criminal procedure code of Bangladesh, Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha says.

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    Weak probe in Bangabandhu killing case: CJ

    Big fishes in Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s murder could not be tried due to weakness in the investigation process, Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha says.

  • Bangladesh High Court

    16th amendment verdict: Lawyers in demo, counter-demo

    Pro-Awami League lawyers stage demonstrations at different bar associations across the country in protest against what they said “unexpected”, “irrelevant” and “unconstitutional” observations made by the chief justice in the 16th amendment case verdict.

  • Attorney General Mahbubey Alam

    16th amendment verdict ‘undermines Bangabandhu’, says AG

    Attorney General Mahbubey Alam says Bangabandhu has been undermined through the Supreme Court observation on 16th amendment verdict.

  • Law Commission’s comments tantamount to contempt of court: BNP

    BNP criticises Law Commission Chairman ABM Khairul Haque for his comments against Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha over scrapping the 16th amendment to the constitution.

  • Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha

    ‘DU teachers not being appointed as per its tradition’

    Dhaka University has a tradition, but its teachers are not being appointed in line with the tradition, Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha observes.

  • Judges’ code of conduct: Draft submitted to CJ

    Law Minister Anisul Huq submits the much-talked-about draft of the rules of the discipline and code of conducts for the lower court judges to Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha.

  • Welfare can’t be ensured if judiciary kept cornered: CJ

    Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha says people’s welfare cannot be ensured in a country if its judiciary is kept cornered.

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    Judges must not engage in inappropriate activities: CJ

    Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha in a meeting with the judges of the Supreme Court yesterday cautioned them against getting involved in inappropriate activities.

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    90% people have faith in judiciary: CJ

    Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha says more than 90 percent people have faith in judiciary as the judges work in a much disciplined way.

  • Bangladesh High Court

    Chief justice, attorney general trade heated words

    Attorney General Mahbubey Alam and Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha lock into a heated exchange of words during hearing of a case regarding the 16th amendment of the constitution that empowered the parliament to remove its judges for incapacity or misbehavior.

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    Law contrary to constitution to be scrapped: CJ

    Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha says the Supreme Court will not backtrack from scrapping any law or ruling if they are against the constitution.

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