bangladesh election

May 28, 2016
May 28, 2016

UP polls: Clashes halt voting at 5 centres

Voting at five polling centres are suspended due to violence in two districts and 13 BNP chairman candidates boycotted polls in three districts during the fifth phase of union parishad election.

May 17, 2016
May 17, 2016

BNP leaders meet visiting US official

The BNP yesterday sought support from the USA in creating a congenial atmosphere in Bangladesh for the next parliamentary elections to be free, fair and inclusive.

August 18, 2015
August 18, 2015

Credible Elections and 'Caretaker' Government

On July 26, BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia said 'a caretaker government is not a must for holding national election, but it has to be held under a neutral government, no matter what its name is&...

May 5, 2015
May 5, 2015

The city polls charade

The EC's tilt was no less pronounced on the eve of and on the day of the elections. Press reports, photographs and narratives of many involved in the election administration process have amply...

April 30, 2015
April 30, 2015

See no evil, hear no evil…..

IT is difficult to accept the comments of the CEC that the three city corporation elections were held in a fair and peaceful manner and that there were no threats or anomalies.

April 30, 2015
April 30, 2015

Unprecedented attack on journalists

IT is disquieting to see that the media was conspicuously barred from properly covering the city polls.

April 29, 2015
April 29, 2015

POLL TALK

Experts and observers share their views on the electoral proceedings of the City Corporation Elections and their implications for the political climate of the country with The Daily Star.

April 13, 2015
April 13, 2015

A free and fair election may break the ice

THE election schedules for Dhaka North, Dhaka South and Chittagong City Corporation have been declared. April, 28th is the voting date.