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  • Bangladesh block pornography websites

    HC rejects writ challenging legality of keeping CJ post vacant

    The High Court rejects a writ petition filed challenging the legality of keeping the post of chief justice vacant and not appointing a new CJ.

  • SK Sinha's resignation accepted

    President Abdul Hamid accepted the resignation of Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha on Monday evening.

  • Attorney General Mahbubey Alam

    Judiciary relieved of burden

    Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha's resignation has relieved the judiciary of a burden, Attorney General Mahbubey Alam said yesterday.

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    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.

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    ‘CJ Sinha to be considered absent if he doesn’t rejoin office tomorrow’

    If the Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha does not rejoin his office tomorrow the senior most judge of the Appellate Division (Justice Md Abdul Wahhab Miah) will be appointed as acting chief justice of Bangladesh under Article 97 of the constitution, Law Minister Anisul Huq told The Daily Star tonight.

  • Abdul Matin Khasru

    Sinha’s corruption allegations must be probed: Khasru

    The corruption allegations brought against Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha must be investigated, Abdul Matin Khasru, president of parliamentary standing committee on law, justice and parliamentary affairs, says.

  • Sinha’s rejoining a far cry, Attorney General Mahbubey Alam

    Sinha’s rejoining a far cry: AG

    Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha’s rejoining after returning home from abroad is a far cry, Attorney General Mahbubey Alam says.

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    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.

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    I am completely well, says CJ Sinha as he leaves country

    Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha says that he is not sick and will come back home after his leave. He told this to reporters at his official residence on the city's Hare Road around 10:00pm before leaving for Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport to travel to Australia.

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    President allows CJ to go abroad

    President Abdul Hamid approves a government order (GO) allowing Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha to go abroad after Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Law Minister Anisul Huq sign the relevant file.

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    CJ to go Australia for treatment, SC informs president

    The Supreme Court administration sends a letter to the president, informing him (president) that Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha, who is now on leave on health grounds, would go to Australia to see his daughter and to receive treatment.

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    CJ at ICDDR,B for blood test

    Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha, who is now on a one-month leave on health grounds, goes to International Centre for Diarrhoeal Diseases Control, Bangladesh (ICDDR,B) in Dhaka for a blood test.

  • Gowher Rizvi meets chief justice

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

  • No politics over CJ’s sickness, law minister urges

    Law Minister Anisul Huq urges all to refrain from politics over the sickness of Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha, whose month-long leave has sparked debate.

  • CJ sent on forced leave: BNP

    CJ sent on forced leave: BNP

    The government sends Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha on forced leave, BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir alleges.

  • SCBA concerned over CJ’s leave

    The Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) expresses grave concern over the sudden leave of the Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha.

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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.

  • President for united efforts to prevent religious fanaticism

    President M Abdul Hamid has urged all to come forward to prevent religious fanaticism and stand by the destitute and hapless people as per religious instructions.

  • AL leaders now calling for CJ to step down

    Seemingly emboldened by prime minister's remarks about Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha on Monday, ruling Awami League leaders are now demanding the CJ's resignation.

  • Gowher Rizvi meets CJ

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

  • PM critical of CJ’s remarks

    Coming down heavily on the chief justice for comparing Bangladesh with Pakistan, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said she was not at all scared of “such a threat and this was not tolerable either”.

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    Been patient enough: CJ

    When the government for the 24th time in two years sought time from the Supreme Court to issue a gazette notification on the disciplinary rules for lower court judges, Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha said the judiciary has had enough patience.

  • 16th amendment verdict: AL, BNP lawyers stage demo, counter-demo

    Lawyers' groups aligned with the Awami League and the BNP stage demonstrations at different bar association premises across the country for the fourth day over the Supreme Court verdict in the 16th amendment case.

  • ‘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.

  • Comments on 16th amendment verdict: Legal notice served on Justice Khairul Haque

    A Supreme Court lawyer sends a legal notice to Law Commission Chairman ABM Khairul Haque urging him to withdraw his comments about the Supreme Court judgment on 16th amendment to the constitution.

  • What CJ said?

    Some ministers and leaders of the ruling party have been accusing Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha of undermining Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman through some remarks in the 16th constitutional amendment case verdict. Read from the verdict what the chief justice said.

  • BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir

    Govt pushing CJ to annul 16th amendment verdict: BNP

    BNP accuses the government of putting pressure on the chief justice to change the Supreme Court verdict that declared the 16th amendment to the constitution illegal.

  • No scope to discuss court proceedings in JS or public: CJ

    Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha says there is no scope for holding discussion about the court proceedings in parliament or in public.

  • Lower Court Judges: SC deplores draft rules

    The Supreme Court yesterday refused to accept in full the draft rules determining the discipline of lower court judges, and said the rules were a U-turn on the top court's directives. “And it cannot go on like this,” the SC said in a stern admonishment to the law ministry, which submitted the draft last week for the SC's approval.

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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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