With the municipality elections drawing nearer, violence among supporters of mayor candidates has risen sharply, raising concern over holding a free, fair and peaceful elections on December 30.
Violence and violation of election code of conduct mainly by ruling Awami League men have been increasing, making AL rivals fear that the municipality polls would not be free and fair.
For someone who all his life has believed and preached that Ahimsa Paramo Dharma or non-violence is the ultimate dharma, it is not easy to take up arms and go to war.
The BNP high-ups are still maintaining a soft stance against its rebel candidates while the ruling Awami League remains firm on its
One more Awami League-backed mayoral candidate, in Feni Sadar, is set to be elected unopposed after his lone opponent, a Jatiya Party-nominated candidate, withdrew his nomination yesterday.
“I was a proud member of a team which had conducted a secrete operation that made the battle easier for the main
You never can tell their position but they are already stalking you. They remain invisible and when the time comes,
The ruling Awami League-backed candidates won most of the councillor posts in Tuesday's city polls.
BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia will conduct two days' extensive campaign in the capital next week for her party-backed mayoral and councillor aspirants of two city corporations, insiders said.
Mirza Abbas yesterday joined the mayoral race in Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) as his lawyer collected the nomination paper on behalf of the heavyweight BNP leader, currently in hiding to avoid arrest.