11th parliamentary election | The Daily Star
  • ‘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.

  • Reserved women seats in Parliament

    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.

  • 2nd phase upazila election 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.

  • 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

  • DSCC Mayor Sayeed Khokon

    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.

  • 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?

  • 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.

  • Jahangir Kabir Nanak and Sadek Khan

    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.

  • 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.

  • BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam

    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.

  • Bangladesh national election

    Politics shows positive signs

    The state of politics in the run up to the upcoming parliamentary polls looks quite different from what prevailed in 2006 and 2013. The first week of the 90-day timeframe from October 31 for holding the polls saw some positive signs like talks between the ruling and opposition parties and deferral of the election schedule by the Election Commission.

  • Bangladesh National Election schedule to announce today

    Schedule for next election on Nov 8

    The Election Commission will announce the schedule for the next parliamentary election on November 8.

  • Bangladesh Jatiya Oikyafront Rally in Dhaka

    Schedule after talks, please

    Jatiya Oikyafront submits a letter to the Election Commission (EC) urging it not to announce the schedule for the 11th parliamentary election until the end of the ongoing dialogue.

  • Bangladesh National Election schedule to announce today

    Election schedule by this week: EC secy

    The Election Commission is all set to announce the schedule for the 11th parliamentary election by this week, Election Commission (EC) Secretary Helal Uddin Ahmed says.

  • Bangladesh 11th National elections 2018

    EC plans EVMs for 100 seats

    Just about four months before the national polls, the Election Commission is planning to use electronic voting machines (EVMs) in around 100 out of the 300 constituencies.

  • BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir

    Release Khaleda, hold talk for polls: Fakhrul to govt

    BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir reiterates the call upon the government to undertake an initiative to arrange the 11th parliamentary election under a nonpartisan and neutral administration.

  • List of Awami League new faces

    AL forms election steering committee

    The ruling Awami League forms "National Election Steering Committee" ahead of the 11th parliamentary election likely to be held at the end of this year.

  • Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda

    No fresh move to woo political parties in JS polls: CEC

    Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda says that the commissioner will not take any fresh initiative to ensure participation of all political parties in the upcoming 11th parliamentary polls.

  • 4 top Awami League leaders denied of nomination

    PM kicks off polls campaign, seeks vote for ‘boat’

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina seeks vote for "boat", the electoral symbol of Awami League, to reelect the party in the next general election for the sake of continuation of the country's development.

  • Communist Party of Bangladesh (CPB) President Mujahidul Islam Selim

    3 left-leaning parties meet EC, place 18pt proposals

    Three left-leaning political parties meet the Election Commission (EC) and place 18-point proposal to hold the 11th parliamentary election in a free, fair and credible manner.

  • EC seeks applications from new political parties

    Election Commission seeks applications from new political parties to be registered with the commission ahead of the upcoming 11th parliamentary election.

  • Abul Maal Abdul Muhith National Budget FY 2018-19 Prees Conference

    Election likely next year: Muhith

    Finance Minister AMA Muhith says that the next parliamentary election is likely to be held in December next year.

  • upcoming city election

    EC talks with journos Aug 16-17

    Election Commission will hold an electoral dialogue with journalists and media personalities on August 16 and 17 as a part of its election roadmap.

  • BNP Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia

    BNP wont allow one-sided polls: Khaleda

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia warns that her party would not let the government to hold one-sided election in the country. She issues the note of warning at an Iftar party organised by Dhaka city unit BNP at Basundhara International Convention Centre in Dhaka.