11th Bangladesh general elction 2018

2 Gonoforum MPs-elect want to take oath

Two Gonoforum lawmakers-elect yesterday wrote to the Speaker expressing their willingness to take oath on March 7.

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”.

HC rejects writ challenging MPs’ oath-taking

The High Court (HC) rejects a writ petition that challenged the legality of oath taking by lawmakers elected in the December 30 general election.

TIB Study on Irregularities in Nat'l Polls / Cause for heartburn for both govt and EC: Rizvi

BNP yesterday lauded the Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) study over irregularities in the December 30 national election and said it was a “cause for heartburn” for both the government and the Election Commission.

Election orchestrated, say leftists

Leftists reject the recent election of Bangladesh alleging that state mechanisms were orchestrated to pull a victory of the Awami League.

High price for 'loyalty to BNP'

The national election of December 30 has turned the life of Mofiz Uddin upside down -- and all for supporting BNP.

New ministers get personal secretaries

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

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.

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 1, 2019
January 1, 2019

Formation of new govt likely by Jan 10: Quader

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader says the process to form the new government is likely to be completed by January 10.

January 1, 2019
January 1, 2019

3G, 4G back on

Faster internet service has been switched back on 37 hours into its suspension.

December 31, 2018
December 31, 2018

CEC rules out any scope of re-election

Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda rules out any scope of holding fresh election, as demanded by opposition alliance Jatiya Oikyafront.

December 31, 2018
December 31, 2018

This is another victory in the month of victory: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says the win of the Awami League-led Grand Alliance in the 11th national election is another victory for the people of the country in December --the month of victory.

December 31, 2018
December 31, 2018

Polls-violence: Injured AL man dies in Rajshahi

An activist of ruling Awami League (AL), who was injured in an attack allegedly by BNP men at a Rajshahi polling centre on election day, succumbs.

December 30, 2018
December 30, 2018

Hasina wins Gopalganj-3

Awami League President and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has been elected unofficially in Gopalganj-3 constituency, Election Commission Secretary Helal Uddin says.

December 30, 2018
December 30, 2018

Oikyafront to brief media tonight

Jatiya Oikyafront will brief media this evening on overall situation of today’s general election. The press conference will be held at his Paltan office around 8:00pm.

December 30, 2018
December 30, 2018

Dhaka-4 BNP candidate Salahuddin ‘assaulted’

BNP candidate for Dhaka-4 Salahuddin Ahmed claims that he and some of his supporters have been assaulted when they went to visit a centre in the capital.

December 30, 2018
December 30, 2018

17 killed in polls violence

Opposition activists and Awami League men are equally being killed in election violence across Bangladesh, and until last reported, 17 persons have fallen victims to violence across the country so far.

December 30, 2018
December 30, 2018

Quader casts vote in Noakhali

Awami League (AL) General Secretary Obaidul Quader cast his vote in Noakhali after voting has begun.

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