11th Bangladesh National Election

BNP failed to plunge Dec 30 polls into controversy: Quader

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader says BNP has failed to plunge the December 30 national election into controversy even after knocking at the doors of its foreign friends.

January 2, 2019
January 2, 2019

EC asks for arranging oath-taking ceremony tomorrow

The Election Commission (EC) sends a letter to the parliament secretary for taking necessary preparation to organise the oath-taking ceremony of the newly elected lawmakers of the 11th general...

January 2, 2019
January 2, 2019

Cops foil demo for fresh polls

Police evict protesters demanding fresh election under a non-partisan caretaker government in front of Jatiya Press Club.

January 2, 2019
January 2, 2019

UK for credible resolution of complaints on JS polls ‘irregularities’

The United Kingdom urges the Bangladesh authorities for a full, credible and transparent resolution of all complaints related to the conduct of the December 30 general elections.

January 2, 2019
January 2, 2019

Four youths 'missing' since eve of polls

Four university students remain missing since they were allegedly picked up by plainclothes men in the capital's Farmgate area on Saturday, the day before national election.

January 2, 2019
January 2, 2019

Falling short by five seats

In the first parliament 45 years ago, none of the parties was recognised as official opposition due to their poor strength in the House.

January 2, 2019
January 2, 2019

UN calls for restraints

Condemning violence in Bangladesh, the United Nations has urged all sides to show restraint and ensure a peaceful post electoral environment in the country.

January 2, 2019
January 2, 2019

New MPs to take oath tomorrow

The newly elected parliament members will be sworn in tomorrow and the new cabinet may take oath on Sunday.

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.