Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha

January 28, 2018
January 28, 2018

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.

November 15, 2017
November 15, 2017

SK Sinha's resignation accepted

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

November 13, 2017
November 13, 2017

Judiciary relieved of burden

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

November 12, 2017
November 12, 2017

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.

November 10, 2017
November 10, 2017

‘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.

October 14, 2017
October 14, 2017

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.

October 14, 2017
October 14, 2017

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.

October 14, 2017
October 14, 2017

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.

October 13, 2017
October 13, 2017

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.

October 11, 2017
October 11, 2017

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.