11th Bangladesh general election

Election Talks with Dr Hossain Zillur Rahman

In today’s episode of ‘The Election Talks 2018’, noted economist Dr Hossain Zillur Rahman, former adviser to a caretaker government, talks with The Daily Star about the election to be held tomorrow.

December 27, 2018
December 27, 2018

‘I will welcome if BNP quits polls’: Anee

BNP candidate for Laxmipur-3 constituency Shahid Uddin Chowdhury Anee says that he would welcome his party if it takes decision to quit the December 30 national election race.

December 27, 2018
December 27, 2018

US concerned over pre-polls violence in last two weeks: US envoy

The United States is concerned on the high-level of pre-election violence over the last two weeks, which the oppositions have borne the brunt.

December 27, 2018
December 27, 2018

Rab opens Facebook page to verify fake news

Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) has opened a Facebook page titled 'Rab Cyber News Verification Centre' to make people aware of false news and rumour spread during the upcoming general election.

December 27, 2018
December 27, 2018

‘Development meaningless if people's right not established’

Jatiya Oikyafront Convener Dr Kamal Hossain says no development is meaningful if people's right is not established in the country.

December 27, 2018
December 27, 2018

Election will be unfair: BNF

Bangladesh Nationalist Front President SM Abul Kalam Azad says that the national election will not be free and fair under this Election Commission.

December 27, 2018
December 27, 2018

Pre-polls situation under control: Election Commissioner Shahadat

Just days ahead of the 11th national elections, Election Commissioner Shahadat Hossain Chowdhury today said “situation is under control”.

December 27, 2018
December 27, 2018

9,200 held, 806 cases filed: BNP

Main opposition BNP claims that over 9,200 of its activists were arrested since the declaration of election schedule on November 8.

December 27, 2018
December 27, 2018

Grand Alliance to win with two-third majority: Quader

The Awami League-led Grand Alliance will win the upcoming general election with a two-third majority, the party's General Secretary Obaidul Quader says.

December 27, 2018
December 27, 2018

Not CEC, Dr Kamal should quit: Quader

It's Gonoforam chief Dr Kamal Hossain, not Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda, who should quit after accepting his failure, Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader said yesterday.

December 27, 2018
December 27, 2018

Plot on to see Oikyafront out of polls

Alleging mass discrimination to push it out of election, major political opposition Jatiya Oikyafront says it is now depending on the vote of the people.