Mohiuddin Alamgir | The Daily Star
  • Mohiuddin Alamgir

  • 42,700 law enforcers to be on polls duty

    The Election Commission is planning to engage some 42,700 law enforcers on election duty, to maintain law and order during the Dhaka city corporations’ polls on February 1.
  • AL candidates to fund themselves, BNP rely on family

    Awami League’s mayor candidates for Dhaka city polls will meet election campaign expenditures from their pocket, while BNP and other parties’ candidates said their families will bear a significant portion of the costs.
  • Dhaka City election reschedule date

    Election now on February 1

    The Election Commission last night shifted the Dhaka city corporation polls date to February 1 in the face of mounting pressure from various quarters as the previous date, January 30, coincided with Saraswati Puja.
  • Election Commission of Bangladesh

    EC doubles budget

    The Election Commission will spend around Tk 40 crore for holding the Dhaka city polls on January 30, almost double the amount spent in the previous elections in 2015.
  • Election Commission of Bangladesh

    Demand for DCC Polls Deferral: EC in a tight spot

    The Election Commission appears to be in a fix as the Hindu community and Dhaka University students continue to demand deferral of the Dhaka city corporations election that coincides with Saraswati Puja, a major religious festival of the Hindus.