Bangladesh Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha

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...

August 27, 2017
August 27, 2017

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”.

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 24, 2017
August 24, 2017

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.

August 20, 2017
August 20, 2017

Judiciary is keeping patience: CJ

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

August 16, 2017
August 16, 2017

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.

August 15, 2017
August 15, 2017

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.

August 13, 2017
August 13, 2017

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...

August 12, 2017
August 12, 2017

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.

August 10, 2017
August 10, 2017

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.

August 3, 2017
August 3, 2017

‘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.