11th Bangladesh National Election 2018 | The Daily Star
  • 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.

  • Dr Kamal Hossain

    Dr Kamal seeks foreign ‘mediation’ for fresh polls

    Jatiya Oikyafront convener Dr Kamal Hossain urges the diplomatic corps in Dhaka to manage the Awami League government to hold a fresh national election under a nonparty administration immediately.

  • Beware of bee attacks on polls day!

    Voters of a polling centre in Jamalpur -2 constituency are worried to cast their votes fearing a possible attack by wild bees on the election day as 24 beehives have been found there.

  • Money Embezzlement in Bangladesh

    Oikyafront promises stern actions over banking scams

    Stern actions will be taken against persons responsible for banking scams and the Bangladesh Bank will be given full autonomy to run the banking sector, Jatiya Oikyafront said in its manifesto.

  • Don’t follow unlawful orders, Dr Kamal urges cops

    Jatiya Oikyafront’s leader Dr Kamal Hossain today urged law enforcers against following unlawful orders. Bringing allegation that the government has taken total control of police and administration, he said, “I have never seen such a situation in my life.”

  • Bangladesh National Election Manifesto 2018

    Election 2018 in a digital space

    With Bangladesh Parliament Elections closing in, the local cyberspace has been heated up with 'Nirbachan' fever. And to go with the 'nirbachani' feel, we have compiled a list of three interesting election related services and apps that you might find interesting. Here they are:

  • Awami League in Bangladesh National Election campaign

    Electioneering: AL dominates, BNP struggles

    Around two weeks before the national polls, the Awami League-led alliance candidates are dominating the electioneering scene in cities, district towns and even villages while the picture is quite the opposite for the contestants of the BNP-led alliance.

  • Shahjahan Khan

    War criminals won’t be allowed in parliament: Shahjahan Khan

    Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan and Awami League leader warns that they would not allow any war criminal in the parliament.

  • United States to send international observers

    JS Polls: US to send observers amid opposition concerns

    The United States will send 12 teams of observers and fund thousands of domestic observers to monitor an election in Bangladesh it hopes will be free and fair, a senior official at the US Embassy in Dhaka says.

  • No observer this time from European Parliament

    The European Parliament has announced that it will not observe the upcoming national election in Bangladesh.

  • Ansarullah Bangla Team members arrested

    BNP didn’t give case list after polls schedule: CEC

    BNP did not provide a list of the cases filed against their activists after the election schedule was announced, Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda says.

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