11th Bangladesh national election

HARD TO BELIEVE

Tara Mia finds it difficult to even move his right arm deformed since birth. A bit tall and scrawny, the man from Sunamganj's Jamalganj upazila uses his left hand to have meals.

December 31, 2018
December 31, 2018

Hasina will brief today

Awami League President Sheikh Hasina will brief foreign journalists and observers who came to Bangladesh to monitor the 11th national election held yesterday.

December 31, 2018
December 31, 2018

Fakhrul wins Bogura-6 constituency

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir is elected unofficially from Bogura-6 constituency in the 11th parliamentary elections held on Sunday.

December 31, 2018
December 31, 2018

Polls-violence: Injured AL man dies in Rajshahi

An activist of ruling Awami League (AL), who was injured in an attack allegedly by BNP men at a Rajshahi polling centre on election day, succumbs.

December 31, 2018
December 31, 2018

Modi greets Hasina on re-election

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi called Awami League President Sheikh Hasina and extended his heartfelt congratulations to her on securing her party’s absolute majority in the 11th...

December 31, 2018
December 31, 2018

11th general polls a ‘bright example’ in nat’l life: EC Secy

Election Commission (EC) Secretary Helal Uddin Ahmed says the 11th parliamentary election will remain as a ‘bright example’ in national life.

December 31, 2018
December 31, 2018

Voting in Lalmonirhat-3: First 3 hours peaceful, then come AL men

The first three hours were peaceful, even festive at times as people came in to cast their vote at the polling centres in the Lalmonirhat 3 constituency since early morning.

December 31, 2018
December 31, 2018

Election was peaceful

After visiting several polling centres in Dhaka, a team of foreign and local election observers find voting are taking place smoothly and peacefully.

December 31, 2018
December 31, 2018

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...

December 31, 2018
December 31, 2018

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.

December 31, 2018
December 31, 2018

ANFREL gets flak from foreign affairs ministry

The foreign ministry has described the joint statement of ANFREL-affiliated organisations, issued on Saturday, as "premature" and criticised it for comments based on "misinformation...