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 24, 2018
December 24, 2018

7 contenders including 6 BNP candidates can’t run polls: SC

The Supreme Court (SC) upholds a High Court order that disqualified seven candidates, mostly from BNP, from contesting in the general election slated for December 30.

December 24, 2018
December 24, 2018

ANFREL registers doubts regarding integrity of polls

The Asian Network for Free Elections (ANFREL) expresses dismay regarding the Election Commission’s delay in providing it with the identities of election observers for the 11th general elections.

December 24, 2018
December 24, 2018

Khaleda goes to SC to revive her polls bid

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia files separate petitions with the Supreme Court, seeking stay on the High Court order that rejected her three writ petitions challenging the Election Commission's decision to uphold cancellation of her nomination papers by the returning officers.

December 24, 2018
December 24, 2018

Army starts polls duty

Army personnel start election duties today to help ensure a peaceful atmosphere and maintain law and order across the country for the December 30 polls.

December 24, 2018
December 24, 2018

Shutting down mobile internet or social media?

A complete shutdown of mobile internet services or a block on all social media sites for the December 30 election day are two of the four options that the telecom regulator will place before the Election Commission today.

December 23, 2018
December 23, 2018

Media centre to be opened to provide polls info: Tarana

The Information Ministry is all set to launch a media centre at Pan Pacific Sonargaon hotel in Dhaka city to provide election related information from December 29-31.

December 23, 2018
December 23, 2018

BNP welcomes decision to deploy army ahead of polls

BNP welcomes the Election Commission’s decision to deploy army in the country from December 24 ahead of the upcoming 11th Parliamentary Election slated for December 30.

December 23, 2018
December 23, 2018

Keep promises this time: Shujan to political parties

Citing that no political parties had kept all of their promises after assuming power in the previous election, Shushashoner Jonno Nagorik (Shujan) today urged the party, regardless of whoever wins, to fulfill their manifesto this time.

December 23, 2018
December 23, 2018

Latif Siddiqui quits poll race

Abdul Latif Siddiqui, an independent candidate of Tangail-4, has decided to quit the election race. Latif Siddiqui went to the Election Commission this noon and informed his decision.

December 23, 2018
December 23, 2018

Sylhet city unit BNP president released after arrest

Police release BNP’s Sylhet city unit President Nasim Hossain hours after arresting him in a sabotage case, in which he was on bail.

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