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Day: September 1, 2014

Fakhrul sued for calling Hasina killer
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Fakhrul sued for calling Hasina killer

Fakhrul sued for calling Hasina killer BNP acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir. Shirshobindu News: A defamation case was filed against BNP's Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir today for terming Awami League a “killer party” and its chief Sheikh Hasina a “killer”. Nur e-Alam Siddique, vice president of Awami Matsyajibi League, filed the case against Fakhrul with the Court of Metropolitan Magistrate in Dhaka. After hearing the charges, Metropolitan Magistrate Snigdha Rani Chakrabarti asked the officer-in-charge of Paltan Police Station to submit a report on investigation before the court on September 15. Fakhrul, acting secretary general of BNP, said at a press conference at the party's headquarters at Nayapaltan on August 24: "Awami League is a killer party and its presiden...
Judges impeachment move not in people’s interest
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Judges impeachment move not in people’s interest

Judges' impeachment move ‘not in people’s interest’: Dr Kamal Dr Kamal Hossain. Shirshobindu News Desk: The way government is going to amend charter to empower the parliament to impeach Supreme Court judges is "not right at all" and "not in the interest of the country and its people", eminent jurist Dr Kamal Hossain said today. Public opinion should be solicited in this regard, he opined, stressing that any amendment to the constitution should be brought on the basis of consensus. Hossain, one of the framers of constitution, made the remarks while addressing a discussion on 'Amendment to the constitution: Impeachment of the judges and its significance' organised by Sujon (Sushasoner Jonno Nagorik) at Jatiya Press Club in Dhaka. Ignoring the opinions of many eminent jurists, the cabi...