Bagladesh national election

October 29, 2018
October 29, 2018

Progress to stall if AL not elected

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday feared that the national progress would be stalled unless the ruling Awami League was re-elected.

October 26, 2018
October 26, 2018

80 aspirants from AL, 45 from BNP

With multiple MP hopefuls in each constituency of Khulna division, the Awami League may have to deal with a serious problem of possible rebel candidates, while the BNP is in a better position with...

October 17, 2018
October 17, 2018

CEC finds polls atmosphere satisfactory

Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda yesterday said the overall atmosphere ahead of the upcoming parliamentary election was “satisfactory”.

October 17, 2018
October 17, 2018

AL, BNP brace for seat-sharing hurdles

The Awami League and the BNP, who lead the two major alliances, may not have much to offer their own leaders in the parliamentary polls if they want to keep their partners happy.

October 16, 2018
October 16, 2018

They bank on each other!

Thirteen years ago, the then Election Commission, led by Justice MA Aziz, got itself caught up in a controversy by inviting 116 political parties to talks over preparing the voter list.

October 5, 2018
October 5, 2018

Jamaat still on BNP's mind

The BNP has informally started the process for a seat sharing deal with Jamaat-e-Islami and other alliance partners, indicating that it would not sever ties with the Islamist party.

October 2, 2018
October 2, 2018

Polls-Time Govt: Tarikat, BNF hope to be part of it

Two small political parties are upbeat about having its members in the polls-time cabinet as the prime minister recently announced that an election-time government will be formed comprising...

September 6, 2018
September 6, 2018

Polls Under Neutral Govt: BNP, Juktafront, Gonoforum to wage a united movement

Leaders of the BNP, Juktafront and Gonoforum yesterday stressed the need for unity to wage a movement for a fair and acceptable national election under a neutral administration after dissolving...

September 4, 2018
September 4, 2018

PM's speech disappointed the nation: Fakhrul

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir yesterday said that the government is not eager to arrange the next general election in a free, fair and inclusive manner.

August 31, 2018
August 31, 2018

Discord in EC over EVM use

Amid strong opposition from one election commissioner, the Election Commission yesterday decided to send a proposal to the government for amending the electoral laws so it can use electronic voting...