Dhaka and Chittagong city corporation polls

AL unwilling to quit fearing trial: Khaleda

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia says the ruling Awami League does not want to hold election in fear of facing trial after leaving the power for its irregularities and corruption.

‘None killed, so it’s fair,’ Raushan says on city polls

Leader of the Opposition in Parliament Raushan Ershad terms the recently held Dhaka and Chittagong city elections “fair” tas no killing took place during the race.

PM terms city polls victory of democracy

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina terms the Dhaka and Chittagong city corporation elections victory of democracy.

Every citizen should be able to cast vote: Bernicat

US Ambassador in Dhaka Marcia Stephens Bloom Bernicat says every citizen who came out today to cast their vote should be able to do that.

Ctg candidates cast ballots

AJM Nasir Uddin and M Manjur Alam, mayoral candidates for Chittagong City Corporation backed by Awami League and BNP respectively, cast their votes.

Live: City polls

Get the latest on Dhaka and Chittagong city corporations polls covered by our reporters. A total of 60.29 lakh voters will elect three mayors and 179 councilors through the polls.

Japan concerned over violence in campaign

Japan expresses concern over the recent violence during campaigning for the upcoming Dhaka and Chittagong city corporation elections.

UN chief for credible city polls

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon says transparent, inclusive, and credible city elections are possible in a secure and safe environment for campaigning in Bangladesh.

Khaleda skips campaign for today

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia skips electioneering for today in favour of her party-backed mayoral candidates in two Dhaka city corporations as repairing to her damaged SUV is underway.

April 15, 2015
April 15, 2015

17-point ‘manifesto’ declared for BNP-backed candidates in Dhaka city polls

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

April 12, 2015
April 12, 2015

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.

April 11, 2015
April 11, 2015

Cases keep BNP-backed candidates at bay

BNP-backed mayor and councillor candidates cannot participate in the city polls campaigns or electoral activities properly due to the cases filed against them, a senior BNP leader says.

April 9, 2015
April 9, 2015

What you can expect from your city's mayor

FOR ordinary people living in Bangladesh, the process preceding the city corporation elections is not merely limited to listening to long, never-ending speeches about what the aspiring mayoral candidate can do for your city.

April 4, 2015
April 4, 2015

City polls: Mintoo’s appeal rejected

Authorities reject BNP leader Abdul Awal Mintoo's appeal challenging cancellation of his nomination for Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) mayoral race.

April 2, 2015
April 2, 2015

244 councillor aspirants’ nominations cancelled

A total of 244 nominations of councillor aspirants in Dhaka and Chittagong city corporation elections has been cancelled by the returning officers after scrutiny.

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