• Vote rigging: Convicted BCL leader gets bail

    The High Court today grants bail to a leader of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) who was jailed for two years for carrying an illegal firearm and vote rigging during Union Parishad election in Hathazari upazila of Chittagong.

  • UP polls: Clashes halt voting at 5 centres

    Voting at five polling centres are suspended due to violence in two districts and 13 BNP chairman candidates boycotted polls in three districts during the fifth phase of union parishad election.

  • Khaleda Zia

    Khaleda to hold workers’ rally May 1

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia will hold a workers’ rally in Dhaka on May 1 on the occasion of May Day.

  • UP polls: BNP alleges irregularities in 3rd phase too

    Senior BNP leader Nazrul Islam Khan alleges that the third phase of union parishad (UP) elections were also marred by “massive vote rigging and irregularities”, like the first and second phases.

  • 49 candidates quit mayoral race

    Thirty-six municipal mayor candidates of different political parties, including one from the ruling Awami League, pulled out of the electoral race yesterday alleging vote rigging by AL men and use of influence by local administrations.

  • BNP rejects polls results

    The BNP has rejected the results of yesterday's municipal polls, alleging widespread vote-rigging, ballot-stuffing and capture of more than a thousand polling stations by the ruling party men.

  • [WATCH] Vote rigging in Narsingdi, Patuakhali

    Television reporters catches some footage of vote rigging in Narsingdi and Patuakhali districts during the municipality elections of 2015.

  • Irregularities, violence disappoint BNP

    BNP Chief Khaleda Zia’s Adviser Khandker Mahbub Hossain says the party has been disappointed by irregularities and violence over today’s municipality polls.

  • Fair polls not possible under present EC: Tabith

    BNP-backed mayoral contestant for Dhaka North City Corporation Tabith Awal says it has been proved once again that a free, fair and acceptable election is not possible under the present Election Commission.

  • UN for probing city polls ‘allegations’

    In view of the freshly concluded dodgy mayor elections in Bangladesh, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon calls for probe into those allegations.

  • Tabith demands re-election to DNCC

    BNP-endorsed mayoral candidate Tabith Awal urges the Election Commission to hold fresh election to the Dhaka North City Corporation alleging widespread vote rigging and irregularities during Tuesday’s voting.

  • Vote rigging

    'AL men' threaten voters not to cast votes for bus symbol (Video)

    Ruling Party Awami League supporters allegedly stormed into Uttar Kafrul Government Primary School and vandalised ballot boxes in Cantonment area under Dhaka North City Corporation this morning.

  • Credible reports of vote-rigging, intimidation: US

    US expresses disappointment over 'widespread, first-hand, and credible reports of vote-rigging, intimidation and violence that have occurred at polling stations today, and the BNP’s decision to boycott the city corporation polls'.

  • Boycott deflates city polls

    Just four hours into the start of voting, BNP’s boycott over irregularities, vote rigging and intimidation of BNP-backed candidates and their workers made the city corporation elections irrelevant.

  • Vote rigging fest at Dhaka College (video)

    Presiding officer looks helpless as BCL men enter all the six polling booths of Dhaka College polling centre and stuff ballot boxes at their will.

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