11th Bangladesh general election

Killing of 2 Mohammadpur Teens: Families denied justice

The families of two teenagers killed in Mohammadpur during a clash of Awami League factions ahead of the general election have been robbed of justice.

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.

Dec 30 to be 'another V-day'

Jatiya Oikyafront Convener Dr Kamal Hossain has urged people to bring about a "vote revolution" by exercising franchise, and said December 30 will be another victory day for the nation with the Oikyafront coming out victorious.

UN, US want peaceful polls in Bangladesh

UN Secretary-General António Guterres has called on all stakeholders to ensure an environment free of violence, intimidation and coercion before, during and after Sunday's general election in Bangladesh.

Election Talks with Monjurul Ahsan Bulbul

The Daily Star has launched a new series of talk show ‘The Election Talks 2018’ where experts analyse all aspects of the upcoming general elections, contemporary politics, events and incidents.

BB suspends mobile banking for polls

Bangladesh Bank suspends all kind of mobile-based financial services (MFS) for temporary basis ahead of the December 30 national election.

‘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.

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.

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

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

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.

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 26, 2018
December 26, 2018

Do not make army questionable: 14-party alliance

Ruling 14-party alliance alleges that opposition BNP and its alliance Jatiya Oikyafront are trying to make army and December 30 elections “questionable”.

December 26, 2018
December 26, 2018

20 hurt as BNP campaign attacked in Khagrachhari

At least 20 BNP leaders and activists including its Khagrachhari district unit President Wadud Bhuiyan are injured in an attack allegedly by Awami League men while campaigning in Ramgarh upazila.

December 26, 2018
December 26, 2018

Media centre opened at Sonargaon hotel

Bangladesh government opens a media centre at a luxury hotel in Dhaka to relay election information to journalists on the day of December 30 election.

December 26, 2018
December 26, 2018

EC’s role will determine if BNP stays in the polls: Fakhrul

The Election Commission’s activities will determine whether BNP and its alliance will stay in the election race till the end, BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir says.