CEC

November 15, 2017
November 15, 2017

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.

June 4, 2016
June 4, 2016

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.

May 28, 2016
May 28, 2016

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.

March 25, 2016
March 25, 2016

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.

March 23, 2016
March 23, 2016

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.

March 22, 2016
March 22, 2016

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.

March 10, 2016
March 10, 2016

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.

January 6, 2016
January 6, 2016

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.

December 31, 2015
December 31, 2015

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.

December 30, 2015
December 30, 2015

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.