The Awami League envisions a “Smart Bangladesh” by 2041, seeking to build a country that would be cost-effective, sustainable, innovative and knowledge-based.
Awami League's decision to not compete for two of the recently vacated seats, rather letting its allies vie for them, is aimed at strengthening its relations with partners ahead of the 12th national election, slated for January 2024.
The year 2022 marked a major turnaround for the BNP as the party seemed to have overcome the organisational weaknesses and political inertia that had been plaguing it since the disappointing results of the 2018 national polls.
Political activities of the ruling Awami League in 2022 began slowly, after a quiet pandemic, and gathered significant momentum towards the end of the year.
New details show questionable methods being applied to buy EVMs
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said Awami League always comes to power with people’s verdict -- through election.
Out of the five largest economies in the world today, three -- China (2), Japan (3) and India (5) -- are in Asia.Out of the five largest economies in the world today, three -- China (2), Japan (3) and India (5) -- are in Asia. The robust economic growth of Asian giants, China in particular, is rapidly reshaping the global distribution of power.
Will the EC take any steps to address the crisis of confidence it's facing?
The recent eruption of political activity, and hence political news centred on city corporation elections has again livened up the dull, drab political stage of recent times.
The Election Commission of Bangladesh has been mired in controversies over the last decade.
Former Election Commissioner Mahbub Talukdar has said that a neutral government is needed to hold an international-standard election in Bangladesh.
An acceptable election depends on the Election Commission's ability to display its grit and resolve, exercise its writ, remain neutral, and be prompt to address complaints and proactive in detecting violations.
CEC Kazi Habibul Awal recently said there was no scope for showing muscle power during voting if the electronic voting machines (EVMs) are used during the 2023 general election in Bangladesh.