city elections

Gazipur City Polls: AL focuses on mending infighting

With the campaigns for the Gazipur city polls resuming yesterday, the ruling Awami League wants to focus on resolving internal divisions as the party leaders say it's the organisational unity that earned them victory in Khulna.

April 28, 2015
April 28, 2015

EXCLUSIVE: Vote rigging at Kamalapur (video)

Supporters of Awami League-backed mayoral and councilor candidates stuffed ballot boxes indiscriminately driving out poling agents of BNP-backed candidates from a polling booth at Kamalapur Sher-e Bangla Railway High School Centre-1 today.

April 28, 2015
April 28, 2015

'AL men' threaten voters not to cast votes for bus symbol (Video)

Ruling Party Awami League supporters allegedly stormed into Uttar Kafrul Government Primary School and vandalised ballot boxes in Cantonment area under Dhaka North City Corporation this morning.

April 25, 2015
April 25, 2015

The task before the mayors and councillors

WITH potholed roads, contaminated water, choked drains, and garbage littered all over the city, the picture of Dhaka is grim.

April 18, 2015
April 18, 2015

Can elected mayors save the city's water bodies?

THERE is a close link between economic growth, human development and good management of natural resources, mainly water bodies

April 18, 2015
April 18, 2015

Mayoral Election hype and fact

FOR understandable reasons the ensuing mayoral election in the national capital and the commercial capital of the country has

April 13, 2015
April 13, 2015

A free and fair election may break the ice

THE election schedules for Dhaka North, Dhaka South and Chittagong City Corporation have been declared. April, 28th is the voting date.

March 25, 2015
March 25, 2015

20-party terms city polls stage-managed drama

BNP terms the upcoming elections to Dhaka and Chittagong city corporations as stage-managed drama to distract people’s attention from its anti-government movement

March 25, 2015
March 25, 2015

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

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