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  • Bangladesh Road Transport Bill 2018 placed in Jatiya Sangsad

    Rohingya Issue: Discussion in House 'today'

    Two separate discussions, one on the Rohingya issue and the other on the apex court's verdict on the 16th constitutional amendment,

  • Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader

    'BNP plotting another 1/11 over 16th amendment verdict'

    Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader alleges that BNP wants to create “another 1/11” through delivering provocative statements over the court verdict on the 16th constitutional amendment.

  • Gowher Rizvi meets CJ

    Prime minister’s International Affairs Adviser Dr Gowher Rizvi meets Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha.

  • Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir

    AL talking about Zia’s regime to divert people’s attention: BNP

    BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir says that the ruling party is talking about Ziaur Rahman’s regime deliberately to divert people’s attention from the observations of the 16th constitutional amendment verdict.

  • BNP taking decision over 11th parliamentary election

    ‘Muhith’s 16th amendment remark a contempt of court’

    BNP slams Finance Minister AMA Muhith for his remark that the 16th amendment of constitution will be passed in the parliament every time it will be scrapped by the High Court.

  • Attorney general disappointed over verdict

    Attorney General Mahbubey Alam expresses disappointment at the Supreme Court verdict which upheld illegality of the 16th amendment of the constitution.

  • Row over scrapping of 16th amendment: Fakhrul smells constitutional crisis

    BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir says a “constitutional crisis” might arise due to a "parliament-judiciary row" over the 16th constitutional amendment concerning impeachment of Supreme Court judges.

  • 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 for misconduct or incapacity.

  • 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 or incapacity.

  • The HC ruling on the 16th amendment

    The HC on Thursday declared the 16th constitutional amendment as illegal, unconstitutional and against the principles of the separation of powers between the various organs of the state and the independence of the judiciary.

  • BNP terms HC verdict ‘historical’

    BNP terms the yesterday’s High Court verdict that scrapped the 16th constitutional amendment as “historical”.

  • Writ petition seeks compensation in Bangladesh High Court

    Bangladesh HC scraps 16th amendment

    The Jatiya Sangsad has again lost the power to remove Supreme Court judges on grounds of incapacity or misconduct as the High Court yesterday scrapped the 16th constitutional amendment that restored the parliament's authority. The HC declared that the amendment is illegal, unconstitutional and against the principles of the separation of state powers and the independence of the judiciary.

  • JP MPs walk out protesting HC verdict

    Jatiya Party lawmakers walk out from the parliament protesting the placing of a bill on Supreme Court judges’ remuneration in a show of displeasure over scrapping of a constitutional amendment that empowered parliament to impeach SC judges.

  • Ministers, MPs criticise HC ruling on 16th amendment

    Three ministers and a number of treasury and opposition bench MPs criticise a High Court verdict that scrapped the 16th amendment to the constitution empowering the House to impeach Supreme Court judges for incapacity or misconduct.

  • Writ petition seeks compensation in Bangladesh High Court

    Verdict on parliament’s power to impeach SC judges May 5

    The High Court fixes May 5 for delivering judgment on a writ petition that challenged the legality of the 16th constitutional amendment empowering parliament to impeach Supreme Court judges for incapacity or misconduct.

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