Chief Election Commissioner

December 8, 2017
December 8, 2017

'No army needed in Rangpur polls'

Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda yesterday said army deployment would not be necessary during the upcoming Rangpur City Corporation (RCC) polls.

October 17, 2017
October 17, 2017

Remarks on Zia, BNP: AL 'sees it as CEC's strategy'

The Awami League is viewing Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda's remarks lauding BNP founder Ziaur Rahman as a strategy to make the party happy and draw it to the next national elections.

September 14, 2017
September 14, 2017

BNP to take part in polls

Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda yesterday said BNP had told them that they would contest the next parliamentary elections.

August 1, 2017
August 1, 2017

Civil Society Talks with EC: Call for army in polls, 'no vote' system

During their talks with the Election Commission yesterday, most civil society members spoke for restoration of “no vote” system and ensuring a level-playing field for all political parties to hold...

July 20, 2017
July 20, 2017

CEC misreads EC's jobs

Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda seems to have misread significant jurisdictions of the Election Commission and rights of the political parties by expressing inability to intervene if any...

March 25, 2017
March 25, 2017

EC sees CCC polls as challenge for democratic journey

The newly formed Election Commission is considering the upcoming Comilla City Corporation election as a challenge for democratic journey, the chief election commissioner (CEC) says.

June 6, 2016
June 6, 2016

Final phase of UP election no less violent

We wonder whether the Chief Election Commissioner was talking about the recently concluded six-phase elections in Bangladesh or some other election in some other country when...

June 5, 2016
June 5, 2016

Polls violence due to social instability

Social instability and rigid stances of union parishad polls candidates were responsible for the election violence, claimed Chief Election Commissioner Kazi Rakibuddin Ahmad yesterday.

May 29, 2016
May 29, 2016

Irregularities down, violence up: CEC

Chief Election Commissioner Kazi Rakibuddin Ahmad yesterday said violence escalated in the fifth phase of Union Parishad polls

April 13, 2016
April 13, 2016

Will remain alert to avoid violence: CEC

Chief Election Commissioner Kazi Rakibuddin Ahmed says the law enforcement agencies will remain alert to avoid any violence during the third phase of Union Parishad (UP) elections, scheduled to be...