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  • Spectre of violence returns

    Two Jubo League and Awami League leaders were killed in Noakhali and Faridpur as violence broke out yesterday, the second day of election campaign.

  • BNP candidates attacked during electioneering in 3 dists

    Three BNP candidates claim that their motorcades were attacked when they were electioneering in Bogura, Chuadanga and Manikganj for the upcoming general elections.

  • Election Ballot Box

    BNP’s Wadud turned down in candidacy appeal

    The High Court turns down the appeal of BNP’s Abdul Wadud Bhuiyan seeking legality to run for elections from Khagrachhari constituency.

  • Ruhul Quddus Talukder Dulu and Iqbal Hasan Mahmud Tuku

    HC okays BNP leaders Tuku, Dulu for polls

    The High Court clears the way for BNP leaders Iqbal Hasan Mahmud Tuku and Ruhul Quddus Talukder Dulu to contest in the election.

  • BNP men continue demo

    Aggrieved BNP men continue demo near Gulshan office

    Supporters of the BNP leaders, who were not nominated, resume their demonstration for the second consecutive day in front of the party Chairperson Khaleda Zia’s Gulshan office in Dhaka.

  • Failed Nomination Bids: Aggrieved party men vent anger

    Supporters of the Awami League and BNP leaders who were not nominated have demonstrated in the capital and several other districts, and demanded party tickets be given to their favourites.

  • Bangladesh Jatiya Oikyafront

    BNP leaves 53 seats for allies

    The BNP has left 53 seats for its partners in the 20-party alliance and the Jatiya Oikyafront for the December 30 polls.

  • A group of agitated people locked the BNP Headquarter Office to protest party's decision not to give Ahsanul Haque Milon

    Milon’s men put BNP HQ under lock and key

    Former BNP state minister Ahsanul Haque Milon's supporters have kept the party’s Nayapaltan central office under lock and key protesting the party's decision not to give him ticket for contesting the general election.

  • Deprived leaders vandalise BNP Gulshan Office

    BNP candidates

    BNP candidates

  • Healed partly

    Thirty-seven BNP candidates yesterday won appeals at the Election Commission, helping the party recover partially from the damage done by rejection of the nomination papers of its 141 parliamentary aspirants.

  • BNP candidate Mirza Abbas's Nomination Paper for Dhaka 9

    Abbas’s bid for Dhaka-9 gets fresh chance

    BNP candidate Mirza Abbas gets a chance to have his nomination freshly scrutinised as the Supreme Court rejects a government petition against his candidature.

  • Bangladesh Election Commission Building

    BNP gets back 4 out of 6 seats

    BNP has got back three of the six seats which fell void of its candidate for the upcoming general elections. The only seats remaining to receive a ruling are Rangpur-5, Manikganj- 2 and Shariatpur-1 constituencies.

  • Nomination forms being scrutinised at the returning officer's office in Chattogram

    BNP run over by rejections

    The nomination papers of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia and many of her party's leaders were rejected by returning officers during scrutiny yesterday, dealing a fresh blow to the party.

  • Deprived leaders vandalise BNP Gulshan Office

    BNP nominations annulled in 3 seats

    Nomination of all the BNP candidates are annulled in at least three constituencies, which now do not have a BNP candidate nor one from Jatiya Oikyafront.

  • BNP Senior Joint Secretary General Rizvi Ahmed talks on Khaleda Zia’s nomination cancellation

    Govt launches cyber war against BNP: Rizvi

    BNP blames the ruling quarter for carrying out propaganda against BNP and the party chief Khaleda Zia through social media ahead of the 11th parliamentary election scheduled for December 30.

  • 11th parliamentary election

    Rebels in race, defy warning

    At least 70 Awami League leaders have filed nomination papers as independent candidates from 43 constituencies in 21 districts, defying the party high command's repeated warnings of punitive action for going against party nominees.

  • Polls can’t be fair with this EC: BNP

    BNP Standing committee member Nazrul Islam Khan casts doubt over the general election with the current activities of the Election Commission.

  • BNP Senior Joint Secretary General Rizvi Ahmed talks on 11th Bangladesh general election

    Fear about election fraud deepening, says BNP

    BNP alleges that the Election Commission's preparation for holding the next general election is questionable as it could not yet appoint election officials to 85 upazilas.

  • BNP resumes the distribution of nomination lett

    BNP nominates 800 candidates

    BNP resumes the distribution of nomination letters for the second day and is planning to complete the whole process today.

  • BNP Nomination List 2018

    Back-up kept in almost all seats

    The BNP picked two candidates each for almost every constituency as it started handing out nomination letters to aspirants for 240 seats yesterday.

  • Stop use of Awami League slogan

    Stop use of AL slogan in govt activities: BNP writes to EC

    BNP sends a letter to the Election Commission urging it to take steps against the use of Awami League’s slogans in different executive orders of the government.

  • Fakhrul breaks down in tears

    BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir breaks down in tears remembering the party Chief Khaleda Zia as he begins handing out the party’s nomination to chosen candidates.

  • CEC biased, BNP’s Fakhrul alleges

    BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir alleges, the general election will be controversial because of the incumbent chief election commissioner.

  • BNP picks 90 candidates for 53 constituencies in 3 divisions

    BNP picks 90 candidates against 53 constituencies in Barishal, Rajshahi and Rangpur divisions to contest the 11th parliamentary election slated to be held on December 30.

  • High court hammer sign

    HC rejects writ challenging 'ghost cases'

    The High Court yesterday summarily rejected a writ petition challenging the legality of “fictitious cases” filed against the activists of BNP and other political parties across the country.

  • Stop use of Awami League slogan

    'Surprise' awaits in BNP nomination

    In a surprise move, the BNP may leave most of the parliamentary seats in the capital to top leaders of its allies for contesting the upcoming election.

  • Oli Ahmed

    EC fails to prove it as neutral body till the date: 20-party alliance

    BNP-led 20-party alliance coordinator Col (retd) Oli Ahmed says that the Election Commission (EC) has failed to prove it as a neutral body till the date.

  • Stop use of Awami League slogan

    BNP gives list of 21 arrested activists to EC

    BNP yesterday submitted a list of its 21 arrested leaders and activists to the Election Commission.

  • Bangladesh general election 2018

    Partisan officials out to ensure AL win: BNP

    The BNP yesterday alleged that “partisan” and “controversial” officials of the police and civil administrations are regularly holding 'clandestine' meetings to ensure Awami League candidates' win in the upcoming general election.

  • Bangladesh Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader

    BNP instigating a civil war: Quader

    Awami League (AL) General Secretary Obaidul Quader yesterday alleged that BNP is “instigating a civil war” by calling its leaders and activists to guard the polling stations during the upcoming general election.