Bangladesh general election

October 31, 2018
October 31, 2018

Meet demands or face tough movement

The Left Democratic Alliance (LDA), a coalition of eight left-leaning political parties, yesterday threatened tough demonstrations across the country in November if the government fails to meet...

October 30, 2018
October 30, 2018

Christian community urges EC not to hold nat’l polls during Christmas

A delegation of the Bangladesh Christian Association (BCA) places a three-point demand to the Election Commission urging it not to hold the next general election on any day around December 25 as...

October 30, 2018
October 30, 2018

EVM use in JS polls gets nod

The cabinet yesterday approved major changes to the Representation of the People Order, paving the way for the use of Electronic Voting Machines in polls and relaxing the rules on loan defaulters...

October 30, 2018
October 30, 2018

EC scraps Jamaat's registration

The Election Commission has scrapped the registration of Jamaat-e-Islami, a component of the BNP-led 20-party alliance, making it clear that the party will not be able to contest the upcoming...

October 29, 2018
October 29, 2018

Oikyafront asks PM to arrange talks

Dr Kamal Hossain in a letter urged Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to arrange talks between the Awami League and Jatiya Oikyafront ahead of the national polls.

October 28, 2018
October 28, 2018

Jatiya Party will contest the polls: Ershad

Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad says his party will take part in the upcoming general election to bring change in power for the sake of peace and prosperity.

October 26, 2018
October 26, 2018

'Reformists' are back

The BNP has brought back its 12 “reformist” leaders, who became politically inactive after the 1/11 changeover, to strengthen its activities ahead of the 11th parliamentary election.

October 25, 2018
October 25, 2018

Next election sans BNP to get int’l support: Tofail

Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed says the coming parliamentary election will get support from the international community even if BNP does not take part in it.

October 23, 2018
October 23, 2018

Be flexible to avert chaos ahead of polls: Oli

BNP-led 20-party alliance partner Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) President Col (Rtd) Oli Ahmed calls upon the opposition political parties to be restrained ahead of the next general election.

October 22, 2018
October 22, 2018

Hasina seeks support from young voters

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday sought vote for the Awami League from the young generation in the upcoming general election to keep up the pace of development, calling them the biggest...