Bangladesh national elections

7 candidates attacked

Seven candidates running with the “sheaf of paddy” electoral symbol were attacked allegedly by ruling party men yesterday while 130 supporters of the Awami League and the BNP were injured across...

December 27, 2018
December 27, 2018

City hotels feel the polls heat

Police have stepped up monitoring of city hotels and messes as they are strictly checking the identities of guests and boarders ahead of Sunday's national election.

December 25, 2018
December 25, 2018

AL pacifies rebel, BNP concerned

The tussle in the Awami League camp of Munshiganj-3 seems to have subsided following a rebel campaigning for the nominee.

December 25, 2018
December 25, 2018

7 candidates attacked

Seven candidates running with the “sheaf of paddy” electoral symbol were attacked allegedly by ruling party men yesterday while 130 supporters of the Awami League and the BNP were injured across...

December 18, 2018
December 18, 2018

Candidates of AL, BNP pledge big

Promises of further development work are Awami League contestants' election mantra in Khulna while the BNP candidates are pledging “restoration of democracy”.

December 16, 2018
December 16, 2018

Lack of good governance still a barrier

People are failing to reap the benefits of the economic growth Bangladesh has been achieving for over a decade due to lack of good governance, weakness in the regulatory bodies and structural flaws...

October 27, 2018
October 27, 2018

AL rebels to be expelled for life

With multiple aspirant candidates already campaigning hard in almost all constituencies, Awami League President Sheikh Hasina last night issued a tough warning to those looking to contest the...

September 4, 2018
September 4, 2018

Concern over EVM natural

Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda yesterday said it is quite natural that there would be some concern among the political parties about the use of electronic voting machines (EVMs).

September 3, 2018
September 3, 2018

Situation will be worse than 2001 if BNP returns to power

The next parliamentary election will be held in time in a festive atmosphere, Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader said yesterday.

August 30, 2018
August 30, 2018

EVM might plunge nat’l polls into controversy: EC Mahbub

An election commissioner has strongly opposed the use of electronic voting machine (EVM) in the upcoming national election saying “it alone might plunge the polls into controversy”.

January 3, 2018
January 3, 2018

BNP to take part in polls no matter what

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia yesterday categorically said her party would contest the national elections, but the polls must be held under an interim non-partisan administration.