11th Bangladesh national elections

AL, admin now enemy of people

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir yesterday alleged that people's voting rights were snatched again during the December 30 parliamentary polls.

February 14, 2019
February 14, 2019

Dec 30 polls challenged in High Court

Seven BNP candidates yesterday filed separate election petitions with the High Court challenging the legality of the December 30 national election to their constituencies, citing widespread irregularities.

January 6, 2019
January 6, 2019

AL, admin now enemy of people

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir yesterday alleged that people's voting rights were snatched again during the December 30 parliamentary polls.

January 5, 2019
January 5, 2019

Polls Violence: UN rights body voice concern

The UN Human Rights Office yesterday expressed concern over the allegations of violence in Bangladesh centring the election and called for immediate investigation into the incidents.

January 4, 2019
January 4, 2019

World leaders keep greeting Sheikh Hasina

The UAE president, vice president and Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi yesterday congratulated Bangladesh Prime Minister and Awami League President Sheikh Hasina on securing landslide victory in the 11th national election.

December 29, 2018
December 29, 2018

Violence subsides as campaign ends

At least 15 people were injured and 13 others arrested over violence in two districts yesterday, two days before the 11th parliamentary polls.

December 28, 2018
December 28, 2018

Now local observers even fewer

The number of local observers in the December 30 election decreased significantly as the NGO Affairs Bureau has not granted the No Objection Certificate to 15 Election Working Group members until yesterday.

December 28, 2018
December 28, 2018

Electioneering: Violence taints last day too

Even the last day of electioneering was marred by attacks on three aspirants from BNP and Jatiya Party yesterday, leaving at least 15 people injured.

December 27, 2018
December 27, 2018

Be ready to implement instructions

Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission has asked the mobile operators and international internet gateways to be ready for immediate implementation of its instructions regarding internet speed and content from December 29 to 31.

December 27, 2018
December 27, 2018

3 city seats with 3 unique factors

Blue-collar constituents, sympathy vote, and parochialism are likely to play a pivotal role in the city's three major constituencies, Chattogram-9, -10 and -11.

December 27, 2018
December 27, 2018

BNP wants to plant flag on JP stronghold

Though Lalmonirhat-3 has been a stronghold of the Jatiya Party, a partner in the Awami League-led grand alliance, since 1991, the Jatiya Oikyafront, led by the BNP and several other parties, is eyeing a win this time.