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.

December 31, 2018
December 31, 2018

Hat-trick for Hasina

Awami League President Sheikh Hasina has led her party to a third consecutive win in parliamentary polls, securing two-thirds majority in yesterday's election held in an atmosphere dominated...

December 31, 2018
December 31, 2018

As we saw

It was something hardly seen ever in any election in the country -- finding trace of the key opposition party was a real challenge, except for in its electoral symbol on ballot papers.

December 31, 2018
December 31, 2018

18 dead, 200 hurt

Election violence claimed at least 18 lives yesterday, making it one of the deadliest polls in the country. More than 200 others were injured in clashes between rival Awami League and BNP...

December 31, 2018
December 31, 2018

A team work!

It was around 3:50pm when Sirajus Salekin went to a polling centre at University Laboratory School and College on Dhaka University campus yesterday to cast his vote.

December 31, 2018
December 31, 2018

AL men rule Ctg polling centres

Polling agents of BNP-led alliance candidates were barred from entering the voting centres and BNP supporters were driven out from the area in all 16 constituencies in Chattogram during yesterday&...

December 31, 2018
December 31, 2018

Leftist parties reject polls, demand re-election

Rejecting the 11th parliamentary election, several leftist political parties yesterday demanded a “re-election” under a “non-partisan caretaker government” as early as possible.

December 31, 2018
December 31, 2018

No privacy while voting

Jamshed Ali had to cast his vote for “boat” openly in front of the polling officials and agents, which is a blatant violation of the electoral code of conduct.

December 31, 2018
December 31, 2018

Police-aided ballot stuffing

The ruling party supporters were seen stuffing ballot boxes from 1:45pm to 2:15pm at Gulshan Model School and College in Dhaka yesterday.

December 31, 2018
December 31, 2018

'If they don't come, how will they be seen?'

In the face of allegations that agents of BNP were hardly visible in polling centres across the country, the chief election commissioner (CEC) has claimed that they were not seen because they did...

December 31, 2018
December 31, 2018

AL believes in democracy: Hasina

Awami League believes in democracy and has faith in the people, the party's president Sheikh Hasina said yesterday morning, after casting her vote. “We will accept whatever decision the people...