constitution

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...

April 12, 2016
April 12, 2016

Curb on Pahela Baishakh celebration a medieval thinking: Sultana Kamal

Demanding withdrawal of restrictions on Pahela Baishakh celebration programme, rights activist Sultana Kamal says the decision is reflection of “medieval thought”.

March 29, 2016
March 29, 2016

Two ministers kept mum at cabinet meeting

Food Minister Qamrul Islam and Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Huq, who have been convicted of contempt of court, have neither violated the constitution nor broken their oath of office...

March 28, 2016
March 28, 2016

Writ challenging Islam as state religion rejected

Islam retains the status of state religion with the High Court rejecting a writ petition challenging the legality of a constitutional provision in this regard.

March 28, 2016
March 28, 2016

Jamaat calls hartal today

The Jamaat-e-Islami yesterday called for a dawn-to-dusk “peaceful” hartal for today to protest “the conspiracy against Islam's status as the state religion in the constitution”.

March 20, 2016
March 20, 2016

BNP for new govt model

If voted to power, the BNP will ensure a balance of power in the executive branch of the government by bringing necessary amendments to the constitution, party chief Khaleda Zia said yesterday. ...

March 11, 2016
March 11, 2016

Stay alert to any threat, safeguard sovereignty

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday asked the army men to stay alert to any internal and external threat, and thus safeguard the country's constitution and sovereignty.

March 10, 2016
March 10, 2016

Stay ready to protect constitution, sovereignty, PM to army

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina asked the members of Bangladesh Army to always stay alert to face any kind of internal and external threat, and thus safeguard the country’s sacred constitution and...

March 1, 2016
March 1, 2016

Legal notice seeks halt to DMP’s personal info collection

A Supreme Court lawyer has served a legal notice seeking a halt to the move by Dhaka Metropolitan Police to collect identification information of landlords and tenants in Dhaka terming it as ...