On Victory Day, people of Thakur Manda village in Naogaon-4 constituency woke up to the smell of something burning.
With the election 14 days away, campaigning should be in full swing but the situation in Khulna is different.
The BNP has finalised candidates in at least 150 constituencies and will pick contenders for the remaining seats after the Election Commission decides the fate of many of its leaders' appeals against rejection of their nomination papers.
Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader says BNP’s dream for a ‘2001-like blueprint election’ will never be fulfilled.
Warning that the next national elections would be tough, Awami League President Sheikh Hasina yesterday asked her party's grassroots leaders to resolve their internal conflicts ahead of the polls slated for December.
The US expects that Bangladesh fulfill its commitment to hold free, fair, credible and participatory elections that reflect the will of the Bangladeshi people.
Attorney General Mahbubey Alam says that it depends on the Supreme Court judgement whether BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia can contest the next parliamentary election.