The government is going to procure 3 lakh tonnes of rice in the next Aman season from domestic sources at a price higher than that of last year's.
Food Minister Qamrul Islam yesterday trashed some recent media reports on low food stock in public granaries, claiming that the
This year's unusual hike in rice prices caught Food Minister Qamrul Islam napping. Both Qamrul and the ministry he leads seemed ill prepared all along, but the minister has his own logic for that. “I'm no astrologer,” he told The Daily Star, "How could I possibly anticipate that there would be such a devastating flood?"
The two ministers who were found guilty of passing contemptuous comments about the chief justice neither violated the constitution nor their oath as ministers, the law minister says.
Food Minister Qamrul Islam and Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Huq, who were found guilty of passing contemptuous comments against the chief justice, attended today’s regular cabinet meeting.
Food Minister Qamrul Islam and Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Huq should resign for moral reason as they were found guilty of contempt of court, Supreme Court Bar Association president says.
Attorney General Mahbubey Alam says the cabinet may decide whether Qamrul Islam and AKM Mozammel Huq can hold the office as ministers following today’s Supreme Court judgement.
Supreme Court fines Food Minister Qamrul Islam and Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Huq Tk 50 thousand each for committing contempt of court by making contemptuous statements about the chief justice.
The Supreme Court seriously criticises two ministers for their comments about Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha in relation to the hearing of an appeal of war crimes convict Mir Quasem Ali.