11th Bangladesh general election 2018 | Page 2 | The Daily Star
  • Jatiya Oikyafront demands re-election

    Oikyafront terms polls Farcical

    Jatiya Oikyafront yesterday demanded the Election Commission immediately scrap the “farcical election” and hold a fresh one under a nonpartisan interim government.

  • Bangladesh Female voters

    Of Queues and Chaos

    Of Queues and Chaos

  • What they said

    What they said

    What they said

  • Salma Islam

    Tearful Salma quits race

    Around noon yesterday, Salma Islam was wiping away tears while her husband and campaign manager Nurul Islam Babul announced they were boycotting the election.

  • Hat-trick for Hasina

    Awami League President Sheikh Hasina has led her party to a third consecutive win in parliamentary polls, securing two-thirds majority in yesterday's election held in an atmosphere dominated by the ruling party men.

  • 3 journalists beaten up

    At least three journalists, including a photojournalist of this paper, were assaulted during parliamentary polls in Dhaka and Chattogram yesterday, while a number of journalists covering polls for this paper faced obstructions from activists of political parties and law enforcers in the capital.

  • Bangladesh election day violence

    As we saw

    It was something hardly seen ever in any election in the country -- finding trace of the key opposition party was a real challenge, except for in its electoral symbol on ballot papers.

  • EVM use in Bangladesh election

    EVM proves prone to abuse

    The Election Commission touted the Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) as a foolproof alternative to the traditional method of ballot paper, but that too fell prey to sweeping abuse yesterday.

  • Bangladesh election day violence

    18 dead, 200 hurt

    Election violence claimed at least 18 lives yesterday, making it one of the deadliest polls in the country. More than 200 others were injured in clashes between rival Awami League and BNP supporters in 24 districts.

  • A team work!

    It was around 3:50pm when Sirajus Salekin went to a polling centre at University Laboratory School and College on Dhaka University campus yesterday to cast his vote.