11th parliamentary election

February 15, 2020
February 15, 2020

‘Voter turnout of nat’l polls might have been 30pc, 50pc added farcically’

Voter turnout in the 11th parliamentary polls might have been 30 percent and another 50 percent was shown “farcically”, noted economist and former caretaker government adviser Dr Akbar Ali Khan said today.

February 16, 2019
February 16, 2019

All 49 aspirants for reserved seats set to be elected uncontested

All the 49 aspirants for election to the parliamentary reserved seats for women are set to be elected uncontested as they are the only candidates from their respective areas.

January 15, 2019
January 15, 2019

AL starts selling nomination for reserved women seats

Ruling Awami League starts selling nomination forms to aspirants for its 43 reserved seats for women in the 11th parliament.

January 4, 2019
January 4, 2019

Four takeaways from the 2018 election

The 11th parliamentary election of Bangladesh will go down in history as the election of simultaneously many firsts and many contrasts. Billed as the country's first “participatory” election in a decade, it gave the incumbent Awami League a landslide victory—and reduced its arch-rival BNP, once again, to irrelevance. While an Awami League win was largely

January 2, 2019
January 2, 2019

Remove all posters, banners in 48hrs: Mayor Khokon

Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) Mayor Sayeed Khokon today asked the authorities concerned of the corporation to remove within next 48 hours all posters, banners, and other campaign materials used ahead of the 11th parliamentary election.

January 2, 2019
January 2, 2019

A case of overkill

The Awami League and partners led by Sheikh Hasina won a stunning victory in the 11th parliamentary election on December 30 bagging over 95 percent of the seats. Is it a victory for the people also? If not, can it still be turned into a people's victory?

December 10, 2018
December 10, 2018

What we need is a strong electoral system

It is the month of December, our victory month, and this is when we remember all the martyrs and the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman who fought all his life to establish a democratic, free and just society.

November 25, 2018
November 25, 2018

Nanak dropped, Sadek picked

Awami League leader Jahangir Kabir Nanak does not get his party's ticket to contest the upcoming 11th parliamentary election from Dhaka-13.

November 10, 2018
November 10, 2018

Oikyafront’s decision on polls participation Sunday

Dr Kamal Hossain led-Jatiya Oikyafront will unveil its decision on joining or boycotting the 11th parliamentary elections on Sunday.

November 8, 2018
November 8, 2018

EC announces schedule to hold lopsided polls: Fakhrul

BNP heavily criticises the Election Commission for hurriedly announcing the schedule for the next parliamentary election and alleges that all have been set to hold a lopsided election.