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  • Use of EVMs: CEC says it’s to ensure no irregularities take place

    Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda yesterday turned down BNP’s demand for not using electronic voting machines (EVMs) in the Dhaka city elections slated for January 30.

  • Rangamati Attack: 'Outcome of regional problem': CEC

    Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda yesterday said the attack on election officials in Rangamati's Baghaichhari upazila was an “outcome of regional problem”.

  • Dhaka's Banani fire

    Vote Robbery: CEC remark proves BNP's claim true

    The BNP has claimed that its allegation of “vote robbery” in the December 30 national election has now been proved to be true with the CEC's comment that the use of EVMs can prevent stuffing of ballot boxes the night before an election.

  • CEC knows why EVM necessary

    Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda yesterday said the EC was planning to use electronic voting machines to make sure that ballot boxes could not be stuffed on the night before an election.

  • Deprived leaders vandalise BNP Gulshan Office

    BNP seeks CEC’s interference to stop arrest of party men

    BNP in a letter urges Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) KM Nurul Huda seeking his interference to stop filing of “false cases” and arrest of the party’s leaders and activists by law enforcers.

  • Injunction on Bangladesh national election schedule

    Don’t allow MPs to campaign at city polls: CEC

    CEC KM Nurul Huda sends a letter to the Speaker Shirin Sharmin Chowdhury requesting not to allow any lawmaker to participate in election campaign in upcoming city polls.

  • EC turns down BNP’s demand for army deployment in 3 city polls

    Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda turns down BNP’s demand for army deployment in the Rajshahi, Sylhet and Barishal City Corporation elections scheduled to be held on July 30.

  • KM Nurul Huda

    Election won't be inclusive without BNP participation

    Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) KM Nurul Huda yesterday said the national election would not be inclusive without the participation of the BNP.

  • No decision yet on army deployment

    The chief election commissioner and one of his colleagues have contradicted each other over the issue of army deployment during the next general election.

  • Social instability causes of poll violence: CEC

    Chief Election Commissioner Kazi Rakibuddin Ahmad holds the social instability and rigid stance of the candidates responsible for the election violence.

  • Causality up in 5th phase UP polls: CEC

    Chief Election Commissioner Kazi Rakibuddin Ahmad says the causality increased during fifth phase of Union Parishad (UP) election compared to the previous phases.

  • EC's denial won't bring remedy

    It does not matter much to the Election Commission whether or not the polling is mired in widespread violence and irregularities. It has got some canned words for the nation at the end of polling. And it has kept defending the flawed elections in the same old way for the last two years.

  • Acceptable, peaceful

    Chief Election Commissioner Kazi Rakibuddin Ahmad yesterday claimed that the first phase of the union parishad polls was “acceptable” as voting was “peaceful” in most of the polling centres.

  • Wary of violence, CEC seeks help

    Over 700 unions will go to polls today against the backdrop of the deadly violence during electioneering in the last couple of weeks.

  • Action if AL MPs engaged in electoral activities: Hanif

    Awami League Joint General Secretary Mahbubul Alam Hanif says organisational steps will be taken against the lawmakers who will get involved in electoral activities during the upcoming union parishad elections.

  • Stayed municipal polls on Jan 12

    Re-elections to 51 polling stations in 20 municipalities across the country will be held on January 12, officials at the Election Commission say.

  • Municipal polls ‘updated version’ of vote rigging: BNP

    Terming it as an "updated version" of vote rigging, BNP decides to express their dissatisfaction of the municipality polls.

  • Election peaceful: CEC

    Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Kazi Rakibuddin Ahmed claims that the municipality elections were held in a peaceful manner except some stray incidents here and there.

  • EC to decide tomorrow on AL, BNP’s demands

    Chief Election Commissioner Kazi Rakibuddin Ahmad says the Election Commission will decide tomorrow on the demands of political parties over the upcoming municipality elections.

  • No room for new parties before local govt polls: CEC

    Chief Election Commissioner Kazi Rakibuddin Ahmad says there is no room for any new registration ahead of the local government polls.

  • See no evil, hear no evil…..

    IT is difficult to accept the comments of the CEC that the three city corporation elections were held in a fair and peaceful manner and that there were no threats or anomalies.

  • 17-pioint ‘manifesto’ for BNP-backed candidates

    A platform of professionals which is supporting the BNP-backed candidates in the upcoming Dhaka city elections has set a 17-point priority list.

  • Don’t harass candidates, CEC tells police

    Chief Election Commissioner Kazi Rakibuddin Ahmad tells law enforcers not to harass candidates of the looming city corporations polls.

  • CEC rejects call to extend nomination filing time

    Pro-BNP professionals suggest extending deadline for submission of nomination for the Dhaka and Chittagong city corporation elections by two to three days

  • Pro-BNP professionals to meet CEC

    A delegation of pro-BNP professionals will meet the chief election commissioner in a day or two to call for ensuring a level-playing field in the upcoming Dhaka and Chittagong city corporation polls

  • IGP prefers city polls by April

    The police chief says they will feel comfortable if the elections to the capital’s two city corporations and Chittagong City Corporation are held by April 30.

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