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  • SK Sinha's Political Asylum in United States

    Sinha granted political asylum in US, claim media reports

    The US State Department on Saturday reportedly approved an application of former chief justice Surendra Kumar Sinha for political asylum.

  • Bangladesh former chief justice Surendra Kumar Sinha's Corruption Case

    ACC to probe Sinha for 'graft, power abuse'

    The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) will be investigating the case filed against former chief justice Surendra Kumar Sinha on the charge of misuse of power and corruption.

  • Khaleda Zia's Participation in National Election

    Sinha to be brought back: Law minister

    Claiming that former Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha has no allegiance towards the country, Law Minister Anisul Huq says he will be brought back home through a legal process.

  • Bangladesh former chief justice Surendra Kumar Sinha's Corruption Case

    Ex-CJ Sinha seeks political asylum in US

    Former chief justice Surendra Kumar Sinha on Saturday said he had sought political asylum in the United States.

  • Anti-Corruption Commission probe money laundering allegations against SK Sinha's Brother

    ACC to probe money laundering allegations against Sinha's brother

    Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has decided to investigate an allegation of money laundering against Ananta Kumar Sinha, the younger brother of former chief justice Surendra Kumar Sinha.

  • Anti-Corruption Commission Logo

    Suspicious Transaction: ACC quizzes ex-MD of Farmers Bank, 5 others

    The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) yesterday quizzed six people, including former managing director of Farmers Bank SK M Shamim, for around six hours in connection with an ongoing enquiry into “suspicious transaction of Tk 4 crore in a bank”.

  • Attorney General Mahbubey Alam

    Sinha's remarks about judiciary unacceptable: AG

    The unseemly remarks on the apex court's judges made by former Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha in his recently published autobiography have damaged the image of the judiciary, Attorney General Mahbubey Alam said yesterday, terming Sinha's comments “unacceptable”.

  • Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader talks about 11th national parliamentary election

    'Fictitious'

    Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader yesterday dismissed as “fictitious” former Chief Justice SK Sinha's allegations against the government.

  • Former Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha Sinha's Autobiography A Broken Dream

    Former CJ SK Sinha's book hits shelves

    An autobiography of former Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha titled “A Broken Dream: Rule of Law, Human Rights and Democracy” came out on Sunday.

  • CJ's resignation

    This is the first time that a Chief Justice has tendered his resignation. That we feel is the most honourable course for him to take since he was left with no other option. But the antecedents to his departure have indeed left a bad taste in the mouth.

  • Attorney General Mahbubey Alam

    Judiciary relieved of burden

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

  • Forced to quit: BNP No pressure: AL

    The ruling Awami League thinks Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha has stepped down considering his health while its archrival BNP has alleged that he was forced to resign.

  • Law Minister Anisul Huq

    ACC to probe allegations against CJ: Law minister

    Law Minister Anisul Huq says the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) will investigate the allegations raised against Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha.

  • I’m not sick

    Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha last night said he was not sick as he left the country for Australia, contradicting the government's claim that he went on leave on health grounds earlier this month.

  • Chief Justice SK Sinha

    Gazette notification issued on CJ’s going abroad

    The law ministry issues a gazette notification on the government order about Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha’s leaving for Australia on leave.

  • Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha

    CJ to go Australia for treatment, SC informs president

    The Supreme Court administration sends a letter to the president, informing him (president) that Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha, who is now on leave on health grounds, would go to Australia to see his daughter and to receive treatment.

  • Chief Justice SK Sinha

    CJ visits hospital for tests

    Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha, who is on one-month leave on health grounds, yesterday went to the International Centre for Diarrhoeal Diseases Control, Bangladesh (ICDDR,B) in the capital for blood and urine tests.

  • SCBA leaders 'barred from meeting CJ'

    Law enforcers yesterday allegedly barred the president and the secretary of Supreme Court Bar Association from meeting Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha, who is on a month's leave on health grounds.

  • Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha

    CJ forced to go on leave

    The BNP yesterday alleged that Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha was forced to refrain from carrying out his duties on the pretext of illness.

  • Uphold image of judiciary

    Justice Md Abdul Wahhab Miah, who took the charge as chief justice in the absence of Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha, yesterday

  • Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha

    Chief justice goes on a month's leave

    Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha goes on a one-month leave from today on health grounds.

  • CJ joins PM's reception on Eid day

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha exchanged greetings on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha on Saturday.

  • Don't misquote me: CJ to media

    Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha yesterday called on journalists not to “misquote” him and said some of his remarks made in the

  • AL leaders now calling for CJ to step down

    Seemingly emboldened by prime minister's remarks about Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha on Monday, ruling Awami League leaders are now demanding the CJ's resignation.

  • Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha

    Been patient enough: CJ

    When the government for the 24th time in two years sought time from the Supreme Court to issue a gazette notification on the disciplinary rules for lower court judges, Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha said the judiciary has had enough patience.

  • Mobile court act contrary to CrPC provisions

    Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha yesterday said some provisions of the mobile court law were contradictory to a few sections of the Code of Criminal Procedure.

  • Bangabandhu Killing: CJ says 'big shots' were involved

    Terming the killing of Bangabandhu and his family members “cowardly”, Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha yesterday said many “big

  • Dhaka University

    SC stays DU VC panel

    The functions of the three-member panel nominated for the appointment of Dhaka University amid protest from a quarter of students

  • Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha

    No scope to discuss court proceedings in JS, says CJ

    Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha yesterday said there was no scope for discussions about court proceedings in parliament or in public.

  • Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha

    Judges must not engage in inappropriate activities: CJ

    Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha in a meeting with the judges of the Supreme Court yesterday cautioned them against getting involved in inappropriate activities.

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