Dhaka City Corporation poll

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

Free rickshaw ride for voters

AL-backed Dhaka South City Corporation mayor candidate Sayeed Khokon and a number of councillors allegedly hire rickshaws to give voters a free ride to the voting centres.

April 28, 2015
April 28, 2015

Media become ruling party’s target

Ruling party men not only intimidated the BNP activists before and during the city corporation elections, but also used various intimidation tactics on the press wherever they found the journalists covering irregularities at the polling centres.

April 2, 2015
April 2, 2015

Mintoo, Pintu challenge nomination cancellation

Mayor aspirants Abdul Awal Mintoo and Nasir Uddin Ahmed Pintu appeal to the Dhaka divisional commissioner’s office for validating their nominations for the upcoming Dhaka north and south city corporation elections.

March 28, 2015
March 28, 2015

PM acted against creating level-playing field, alleges mayor aspirant

A mayor aspirant in Dhaka alleges that PM Sheikh Hasina acted against level-playing field in the upcoming city corporation polls by introducing ruling Awami League-backed mayor aspirants

March 25, 2015
March 25, 2015

Haji Salim likely to quit mayoral race

Haji Mohammad Salim is likely to step aside from mayoral race in the upcoming Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) elections upon advice from the Awami League high command.

March 22, 2015
March 22, 2015

Ershad sacks Bobby Hajjaj

Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad sacks his special adviser Bobby Hajjaj after the latter announced his own candidacy for the Dhaka City Corporation polls