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Ikteder Ahmed

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Contesting in the polls while remaining in parliament

During the tenure of the present government, the constitution was amended so that the election can be held while the parliament is still in...

Scrapping the BD constitution amendment

From the emergence of Bangladesh till date, the constitution has undergone 16 amendments in total. Of these amendments, cases had been filed against the...

How democratic is the constraint to vote against the party line...

The provision to declare vacant the seat of a lawmaker for voting against the party lines in parliament, has once again come up for...

Reality of a parliament election with parliament in force

The parliament is one of the most important constitutional organizations. Members of parliament from the same standing take part in the lawmaking process and...

Bangladesh: Controversy of the Parliament Supremacy

The supremacy of the parliament is acknowledged and accepted throughout the world, debated in no country. The parliament is synonymous to the people, not...

The consequences of a controversial chief justice

When Bangladesh’s 18th chief justice retired in 2010, controversy arose over the appointment of his successor as he superseded two seniors, and in all...

Bangladesh: Has the 16th Amendment created a vacuum?

The Supreme Court of Bangladesh has upheld the High Court ruling, scrapping the 16th Amendment to the Constitution and rejecting the government’s appeal in...