Bangladesh Election Commission

January 26, 2020
January 26, 2020

No level-playing field within EC: Mahbub Talukdar

There is no level-playing field within the Election Commission as his capacity to address various issues has been curbed, Election Commissioner Mahbub Talukdar says.

January 21, 2020
January 21, 2020

BNP demands cancellation of EVMs in city polls

BNP officially demands cancellation of Electronic Voting Machine use in the upcoming Dhaka north and south city corporation elections.

January 20, 2020
January 20, 2020

Total number of voters now 10.96 crore: EC

The Election Commission (EC) publishes the draft of an updated voter list with the registration of over 67 lakh new voters.

January 20, 2020
January 20, 2020

Polls code violations: 'Executive magistrates' activities not visible'

Election Commissioner Mahbub Talukdar alleges that activities of executive magistrates deployed to monitor the violation of election code of conduct in Dhaka city polls are not visible.

January 13, 2020
January 13, 2020

Dhaka city polls: EC to act according to court directive

The Election Commission will act in accordance with the court directives on Dhaka north and south city corporation elections scheduled for January 30, says Election Commission Secretary Md Alamgir....

January 12, 2020
January 12, 2020

Students urge EC to change election date for Saraswati Puja

Bangladesh Chhatra Oikya Parishad urges the Election Commission to hold elections to the Dhaka North and South city corporations on another date instead of January 30 as the Saraswati Puja will be...

November 13, 2019
November 13, 2019

NID for Rohingyas: 2 election office staff held

Chittagong police arrests two employees of thana-level election office early today in connection with the much-talked-about case of National Identity (NID) scam involving Rohingyas.

September 4, 2019
September 4, 2019

National Identity Cards: At least 73 dubious applications in EC database

At least 73 suspicious applications were uploaded to the Election Commission database for issuing national identity cards, a government committee has found while probing the forged NID card of a...

April 18, 2019
April 18, 2019

EC to ensure Rohingyas not on voter roll

The Election Commission will take special measures to prevent Rohingyas from registering as Bangladeshi voters.

March 26, 2019
March 26, 2019

Independents faring well

Independent candidates bagged almost one third of the chairman posts fighting against the Awami League nominees in the first three phases of upazila parishad elections beginning on March 10.