Bangladesh general election

October 22, 2018
October 22, 2018

AL-JP friendly fight to retain their bastion

With the BNP virtually on the sidelines, leaders of the ruling Awami League and the main opposition in parliament Jatiya Party are running their campaigns in full throttle for the general election...

October 19, 2018
October 19, 2018

Law and order will be under control during polls: Amu

Law and order situation in the country during the upcoming parliamentary election is not likely to deteriorate, Amir Hossain Amu, the chairman of cabinet committee on law and order, said yesterday....

October 16, 2018
October 16, 2018

How EC Mahbub justified his proposals for free, fair elections

The Daily Star has obtained a copy of Election Commissioner Mahbub Talukder's recommendations. Here is the translated version of his proposals.

October 15, 2018
October 15, 2018

Why did EC Mahbub walkout of meeting?

Election Commissioner Mahbub Talukder again walks out of an election preparatory meeting of the commission.

October 15, 2018
October 15, 2018

Candidates can file nomination papers online in next general polls

Candidates can file their nomination papers online to take part in eleventh national election as the Election Commission (EC) is likely to declare the schedule for the polls any day after October 30.

October 15, 2018
October 15, 2018

Abolish Digital Security Act

Left Democratic Alliance (LDA), a newly formed platform of eight left-leaning parties, demands dissolution of the parliament before the declaration of schedule of the upcoming national election.

October 9, 2018
October 9, 2018

Winners must not take all: Juktofront

Juktofront, a platform of three political parties that played a crucial role in forging “greater national unity”, wants a sweeping change in the current winner-take- all system in politics.

October 8, 2018
October 8, 2018

Country does not belong to any individual, family

Jatiya Oikya Prokriya Convener Dr Kamal Hossain yesterday said there is no alternative to holding the next general election in a free and fair way, to ensure change in power.

September 27, 2018
September 27, 2018

EVMs to be used in next election on small scale: CEC

Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) KM Nurul Huda says Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) will be used in the next general election on a small scale.

September 22, 2018
September 22, 2018

EVM to be used if law permits: CEC

Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) will be used in the upcoming general elections only if the law permits, Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda today said.