Bangladesh Election Commission

No fake votes possible through EVMs: CEC

Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda says the electronic voting machines (EVMs) that would be used in the upcoming elections to Dhaka North and South city corporations are of high quality and...

December 7, 2018
December 7, 2018

EC okays candidacy of 17 on day 2

The Election Commission (EC) declares 17 candidates valid after hearing 40 petitions filed against the rejection of their nomination papers by the returning officers during scrutiny on December 2.

December 6, 2018
December 6, 2018

‘EC is under invisible pressure’

Syed Abul Maqsud, a columnist and civic rights activist, says the Election Commission is under an “invisible pressure” and therefore, it is failing to perform properly.

December 6, 2018
December 6, 2018

Good news for upazila chairmen vying for JS polls

Upazila chairmen whose nominations were cancelled on the ground that their resignation from their posts were not accepted by the local government ministry are likely to get back their candidacy as...

December 6, 2018
December 6, 2018

BNP gets back 4 out of 6 seats

BNP has got back three of the six seats which fell void of its candidate for the upcoming general elections. The only seats remaining to receive a ruling are Rangpur-5, Manikganj- 2 and Shariatpur...

December 6, 2018
December 6, 2018

543 appeals; only 3 days to settle

The Election Commission today starts the mammoth task of disposing of 543 appeals against returning officers' nomination rejections.

December 5, 2018
December 5, 2018

Election commissioners should resign if can’t perform duty properly: Fakhrul

The election commissioners should resign if they fail to perform their duties properly, BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir says.

December 5, 2018
December 5, 2018

Scrutinise Mirza Abbas' nomination paper in 24 hrs: HC

The High Court yesterday directed chief election commissioner (CEC) to immediately forward the nomination paper of BNP leader Mirza Abbas to the returning officer for scrutiny.

December 5, 2018
December 5, 2018

40,199 polling centres finalised

The Election Commission yesterday finalised a total of 40,199 polling centres nationwide for the December 30 polls.

December 5, 2018
December 5, 2018

Uphill task awaits EC

The Election Commission has received a record number of appeals by parliamentary aspirants whose nomination papers were rejected by returning officers.

December 4, 2018
December 4, 2018

HC rejects challenge against appointment of CEC, 4 deputies

The High Court yesterday rejected a writ petition that challenged the legality of the appointment of chief election commissioner and