SK Sinha

SK Sinha seeks asylum in Canada

Former chief justice Surendra Kumar Sinha has reportedly sought asylum in Canada, claiming that he was threatened for his refusal to support political interference in the judiciary, according to a report.

August 17, 2015
August 17, 2015

War trial: Hearing on Nizami’s appeal tomorrow

The Supreme Court will start hearing tomorrow on an appeal challenging the death penalty and other sentences awarded to war criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami for his war time crimes.

June 23, 2015
June 23, 2015

SC’s first Iftar honouring president, PM

Supreme Court for the first time has arranged an Iftar party for June 27 in honour of the president, prime minister and speaker.

June 14, 2015
June 14, 2015

Rajshahi mayor’s suspension to continue

Supreme Court extends its chamber judge’s order that stayed a High Court order halting suspension of Rajshahi City Corporation Mayor Mosaddek Hossain Bulbul.

May 28, 2015
May 28, 2015

Bar council polls now Aug 13

Supreme Court orders authorities concerned to hold elections to Bangladesh Bar Council on August 13 through updating voter list.

May 25, 2015
May 25, 2015

New bench denies Abbas’ bail

The High Court rejects bail petitions of senior BNP leader Mirza Abbas in connection with two vandalism and arson cases.

April 23, 2015
April 23, 2015

Abbas' bail petitions forwarded to chief justice

A High Court bench has sent the bail petitions filed by Mirza Abbas in connection with two criminal cases along with its split orders on them (petitions) to Chief Justice SK Sinha for a decision.

April 17, 2015
April 17, 2015

Fewer holidays may reduce backlog of cases: CJ

Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha stresses the need for reducing traditional long vacations of the Supreme Court in order to increase disposal of cases and lessen the backlogs.

March 12, 2015
March 12, 2015

CJ for enhancing Dhaka CMM Court security

Chief Justice SK Sinha visited the Chief Judicial Magistrate’s Court in Dhaka following a bomb blast on its premises.

March 9, 2015
March 9, 2015

SC to hear Kamaruzzaman’s review plea Apr 1

Supreme Court fixes April 1 for hearing review plea filed by condemned war criminal Kamaruzzaman against its verdict that upheld his death penalty

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