Bangladesh national polls

Gross irregularities in Dec 30 polls

Election watchdog Shushashoner Jonno Nagorik (Shujan) yesterday alleged that the December 30 national polls, won by the ruling Awami League, was marred by massive irregularities.

June 22, 2022
June 22, 2022

PM Hasina hopes for free, fair and inclusive national polls

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in parliament today (June 22, 2022) expressed hope that the next national parliamentary elections will be held in a free and fair manner with the participation of all political parties.

July 10, 2019
July 10, 2019

Gross irregularities in Dec 30 polls

Election watchdog Shushashoner Jonno Nagorik (Shujan) yesterday alleged that the December 30 national polls, won by the ruling Awami League, was marred by massive irregularities.

February 14, 2019
February 14, 2019

Dec 30 polls challenged in High Court

Seven BNP candidates yesterday filed separate election petitions with the High Court challenging the legality of the December 30 national election to their constituencies, citing widespread irregularities.

December 29, 2018
December 29, 2018

'Don't stay home'

“I am requesting all leaders and activists of the BNP and its front organisations and alliance partners not to stay at home or go to work. Also, don't sit at any tea stall or any crowded place near the streets and campaign after evening until further instruction.”

December 29, 2018
December 29, 2018

World watches as Bangladesh goes to polls

Major global media outlets and the international community, including the UN and the US, are set to keep their eyes on tomorrow's parliamentary election in Bangladesh.

November 29, 2018
November 29, 2018

'Do not vote for my father'

Video footage of Niaz Morshed Elite, son of BNP-nominated candidate Monirul Islam Yousuf for Chattogram-1, went viral on social media as he urged voters not to elect his father.

November 23, 2018
November 23, 2018

Inaugurating Dev Projects: PM, others can't do it until polls results out

Election Commission Secretary Helal Uddin Ahmed has said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and other ministers cannot inaugurate any development project or lay any foundation stone until the results of the upcoming general election are announced.

November 21, 2018
November 21, 2018

'Returning officers briefed at PMO'

Deputy commissioners, who have been made returning officers for the upcoming polls, were called in for a meeting at the PMO soon after they were briefed at the Election Commission on November 13, the BNP has alleged.

November 10, 2018
November 10, 2018

No let-up in arrests

Over 110 people, mostly BNP leaders and activists, were arrested in five districts yesterday on charges of subversive activities and attempted sabotage.

November 9, 2018
November 9, 2018

Oikyafront goes to Rajshahi today

Jatiya Oikyafront leaders have taken preparations to bring people from neighbouring districts today to their rally in Rajshahi, amid widespread arrests and the ongoing transport strike in Natore.