A total of 29 registered political parties have nominated their candidates for the election scheduled for January 7
BNP leaders say the ruling Awami League’s desperate attempt to cause a large-scale defection from their party has failed because only one prominent leader jumped ship.
Legitimacy is all about inclusion and participation of voters and parties, and how people view the election.
Our brains are being reprogrammed to look for the easiest solutions to our most vexing social and political questions.
What image of our legal system are we presenting to the world?
The Election Commission (EC) today issued a show cause notice to Shakib Al Hasan, star cricketer and Awami League-nominated candidate for Magura-1 constituency, for breaching the electoral code of conduct
Awami League will not accept any change to the election schedule if it crosses the deadline set by the constitution, the party's General Secretary Obaidul Quader said today. Alleging that BNP wants to obstruct the polls, Quader said, "They want to question the election. Now they are openly obstructing, openly taking a stand against the election.
Sitting MPs will not have to resign if they take part in the upcoming national elections as independent candidate, the EC said today
Even though transparent, participatory and competitive elections are a constitutional right, the realities today have vitiated those expectations.