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Two ministers fined for contempt

The Supreme Court yesterday convicted Food Minister Qamrul Islam and Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Huq and fined them Tk 50,000 each for committing contempt of court by making contemptuous and derogatory comments about Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha.

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 by making comments on the chief justice, Law Minister Anisul Huq said yesterday.

March 28, 2016
March 28, 2016

Two ministers fined for contempt

The Supreme Court yesterday convicted Food Minister Qamrul Islam and Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Huq and fined them Tk 50,000 each for committing contempt of court by making contemptuous and derogatory comments about Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha.

March 21, 2016
March 21, 2016

Qamrul asked to give fresh explanation

The Supreme Court yesterday ordered Food Minister Qamrul Islam and Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Haque to reappear before it on March 27 over a contempt rule against them.

March 16, 2016
March 16, 2016

Court asks 2 ministers to appear on March 20

The Supreme Court yesterday adjourned the hearing until March 20 on the contempt rule against two ministers for

March 15, 2016
March 15, 2016

Qamrul offers apology to SC

Food Minister Qamrul Islam yesterday offered an unconditional apology to the Supreme Court for his remarks over the war crimes case against Jamaat-e-Islami leader Mir Quasem Ali.

March 8, 2016
March 8, 2016

Quamrul to seek time to answer court

Food Minister Quamrul Islam says he will seek time to answer a contempt rule and summons issued by the Supreme Court against him for diatribes against Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha, reports Bangla daily Prothom Alo.

March 7, 2016
March 7, 2016

Diatribes against CJ continue

For a second day in a row, Food Minister Qamrul Islam and Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Haque blasted Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha yesterday.

March 6, 2016
March 6, 2016

Qamrul for rehearing of appeal

The appeal in Mir Quasem Ali's case should be reheard by a reconstituted Appellate Division bench of the Supreme Court, keeping the

November 28, 2015
November 28, 2015

IS conspiracy against Bangladesh: Home boss

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan says a vested quarter is conspiring to make Bangladesh “dysfunctional” by smearing it with the name of Islamic State (IS).

July 7, 2015
July 7, 2015

Wheat shown in media not same as imported: Food minister

The picture of insect-infested wheat appearing in newspapers is not the wheat imported from Brazil, Food Minister Qamrul Islam claims.