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  • DNCC election 2019

    Find out if third party conspiring

    Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda yesterday directed the law enforcement agencies to prepare a security plan and a strategy for the coming election keeping in mind the violence centring the 2014 national election.

  • Bangladesh national election 2018

    EC warns of stern action

    Any government official or law enforcer attempting to influence the polling process will face actions, Election Commissioner Rafiqul Islam said yesterday.

  • Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda talks

    None being held without a reason

    Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda yesterday said police were not arresting anyone without any reason going beyond the Election Commission's directives.

  • 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.

  • Chief Election Commissioner CEC KM Nurul Huda

    CEC moves to heal rift with commissioners

    Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda has finally moved to end his “go alone” policy that used to leave the four other election commissioners in the dark while running the EC.

  • upcoming city election

    Army won’t be deployed in upcoming city polls: CEC

    Army will be deployed in the upcoming general elections but not during the upcoming city polls, Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda says.

  • general election schedule

    '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.

  • List of Awami League new faces

    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.

  • 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.

  • 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 the election in a free, fair and participatory manner.

  • Reserved women seats in Parliament

    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 registered political party's activities are hampered before the announcement of the polls' schedule.

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • Irregularities down, violence up: CEC

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

  • 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 held on April 23.

  • BNP blasts CEC for polls remarks

    BNP lambastes the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) for yesterday’s comment that the first phase of the Union Parishad election was largely fair and acceptable.

  • EC fails to get desired cooperation from local administration: CEC

    Chief Election Commissioner Kazi Rakibuddin Ahmad says the Election Commission does not get the level of cooperation it desires from the local administration in arranging elections, causing polls violence and irregularities.

  • Jatiya Party

    Election not fair: JP

    Jatiya Party, a key ally of the Awami League-led grand alliance government alleges that today’s municipality elections were not fair by any chance.

  • 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.

  • AL objects to 10 polls monitoring bodies

    Ruling Awami League sends a letter to the Election Commission, raising objection to 10 out of 30 election monitoring organisations ahead of the December 30 municipal polls.

  • BNP to meet CEC, likely to file complaints

    A BNP delegation will meet Chief Election Commissioner Kazi Rakibuddin Ahmad ahead of the maiden partisan municipal polls on December 30.

  • BNP urges CEC to ensure level-playing field

    A top level BNP delegation urges Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Kazi Rakibuddin Ahmed to ensure a level-playing field ahead of the country’s maiden partisan municipality polls.

  • BNP against MPs’ participation in polls campaign

    BNP urges Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Kazi Rakibuddin Ahmad to take measures so that lawmakers cannot take part in the municipality election campaign.

  • Maiden partisan municipality polls Dec 30

    Elections to 234 municipalities across the country will be held on December 30, the chief election commissioner announces.

  • 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.

  • For a credible electoral roll

    Election Commission Bangladesh (ECB) has started updating electoral roll since July 25, 2015 which will continue up to February 10, 2016.

  • BNP seeks time to submit audit report

    BNP seeks one and half more month time from the Election Commission to file audit reports of its annual income and expenditure of 2014.

  • The city polls charade

    The EC's tilt was no less pronounced on the eve of and on the day of the elections. Press reports, photographs and narratives of many involved in the election administration process have amply established its culpability in undermining fair election.

  • The Mayoral race

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