Bangladesh Election Commission

June 14, 2022
June 14, 2022

New Election Commission, Same Old Course?

The Election Commission of Bangladesh has been mired in controversies over the last decade.

September 4, 2020
September 4, 2020

Chandpur mayoral polls on October 10, EVMs to be used

The election to the mayoral post of Chandpur municipality, which was postponed following the death of BNP mayoral candidate Shafiqur Rahman Bhuiyan, will now be held on October 10.

February 24, 2020
February 24, 2020

‘Controlled’ elections are the new normal in Bangladesh: Shujan

Sushashoner Jonno Nagorik (Shujan), a civil society platform for good governance, says the Election Commission has failed once again to hold an election in a free, fair and neutral manner as the recently held Dhaka city corporation elections were “controlled”.

February 6, 2020
February 6, 2020

Dhaka City Polls: Turnout under 20pc in one third of centres

The turnout was less than 20 percent in 709 centres in the February 1 Dhaka city polls, shows Election Commission data on all the 2,468 centres released yesterday.

February 4, 2020
February 4, 2020

Lack of opposition presence at centres made polls questionable: Mahbub Talukder

The lack of representation of opposition parties at voting centres has made the election questionable, Election Commissioner Mahbub Talukder opine while talking to journalists on the recently concluded Dhaka city polls.

February 1, 2020
February 1, 2020

Instant reaction: Who ensures congenial polls atmosphere?

But isn’t it the responsibility of the Election Commission to create a congenial atmosphere for holding a free and fair election?

January 29, 2020
January 29, 2020

5 ways to get voter number, polling centre info

The Election Commission issues a press statement mentioning the different ways in which voters can obtain their voter numbers and voting centres ahead of the Dhaka North and South City Corporation elections scheduled for February 1.

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.