11th Bangladesh general elction 2018

No stone left unturned to sway polls

The Awami League used party men, police and administration officials to influence the 11th parliamentary polls, BNP-led Jatiya Oikyafront leaders said yesterday at a “mass hearing”.

January 9, 2019
January 9, 2019

New ministers get personal secretaries

The government has appointed personal secretaries to new ministers, state ministers and deputy ministers.

January 7, 2019
January 7, 2019

Ershad wants 'deputy prime minister' status

Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad, who declared himself the leader of the opposition in parliament, now wants the status of a deputy prime minister. But such a post does not exist.

January 7, 2019
January 7, 2019

Parliament of millionaires

Almost 82 percent of the lawmakers for the 11th parliament have assets worth more than Tk 1 crore, civil society platform Shushashoner Jonnoy Nagorik (Shujan) said in a report yesterday.

January 6, 2019
January 6, 2019

JS Polls: Switzerland lauds all parties for participation

Ambassador of Switzerland to Bangladesh René Holenstein says Switzerland commended all parties for their participation in 11th Parliamentary Elections in Bangladesh.

January 6, 2019
January 6, 2019

Greetings continue to pour in for AL, Hasina

Congratulatory messages have been pouring in for Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her party Awami League.

January 5, 2019
January 5, 2019

BNP discusses election issues with US envoy

A three-member BNP delegation, led by its Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir, yesterday met US Ambassador to Bangladesh Earl R Miller and discussed various issues relating to Sunday'...

January 4, 2019
January 4, 2019

No opposition needed!

The Jatiya Party does not want to sit on the opposition bench in parliament.

January 3, 2019
January 3, 2019

President invites Hasina to form govt

President Abdul Hamid invites Awami League President Sheikh Hasina to form government as she gains the confidence of the majority of the members of the Parliament.

January 2, 2019
January 2, 2019

Digital Security Act: Two journos sued in Khulna over 'false info' on polls results

A journalist has been arrested in Khulna in a case filed under the Digital Security Act for publishing “false” information on the number of votes cast in a constituency during Sunday's polls.

January 2, 2019
January 2, 2019

Falling short by five seats

In the first parliament 45 years ago, none of the parties was recognised as official opposition due to their poor strength in the House.