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

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

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.

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 and premeditated assumptions".

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 30, 2018
December 30, 2018

This election is a mockery: Fakhrul

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir says this election has become a mockery.

December 30, 2018
December 30, 2018

Oikyafront to brief media tonight

Jatiya Oikyafront will brief media this evening on overall situation of today’s general election. The press conference will be held at his Paltan office around 8:00pm.

December 30, 2018
December 30, 2018

BNP lost its mind realising imminent defeat: Quader

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader accuses the BNP-led alliance of engaging in violence and carrying out bomb attacks realising imminent election defeat.

December 30, 2018
December 30, 2018

Women barred to vote in Noakhali, Ctg

Women in Noakhali-4 and Chattogram-2 constituencies allege that ruling party men barred them from casting votes and harassed them physically.