Dhaka City Corporation polls

Annisul leads in Dhaka north

Ruling Awami League-backed mayoral candidates lead in the early results in the Dhaka and Chittagong city corporation elections boycotted by BNP favourites partway through voting today.

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...

April 28, 2015
April 28, 2015

Annisul leads in Dhaka north

Ruling Awami League-backed mayoral candidates lead in the early results in the Dhaka and Chittagong city corporation elections boycotted by BNP favourites partway through voting today.

April 21, 2015
April 21, 2015

US deplores violence over Dhaka city polls

The United States today deplored political violence surrounding the city elections in Dhaka, and called on all of those involved in the elections to uphold their responsibility to ensure the polls...

April 13, 2015
April 13, 2015

Don’t arrest Mirza Abbas before Apr 15: HC

High Court today ordered authorities not to arrest BNP mayor candidate Mirza Abbas before it disposes two of his bail hearings Wednesday.

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 9, 2015
April 9, 2015

SC upholds Mintoo’s nomination scrap order

The Supreme Court upholds a High Court order that rejected a writ petition filed by BNP-backed mayoral aspirant Abdul Awal Mintoo challenging cancellation of his nomination for DNCC polls.

April 5, 2015
April 5, 2015

Mintoo challenges nomination cancellation

Abdul Awal Mintoo, a BNP-backed mayoral candidate for Dhaka North City Corporation, files a writ petition with the High Court challenging cancellation of his nomination.

April 5, 2015
April 5, 2015

Illegal posterings before Dhaka city polls (Video)

Breaching the electoral code of conduct, many mayor and councilor aspirants have yet to remove their posters from different parts of the two Dhaka city corporations.

April 1, 2015
April 1, 2015

PM for partisan local govt elections

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said local government elections should be held in partisan manner and the related laws should be amended to do so.

March 31, 2015
March 31, 2015

EC warned against failure to hold fair city polls

Pro-BNP academic Prof Emajuddin Ahmed has warned the Election Commission of dire consequences if it fails to hold the upcoming Dhaka and Chittagong city corporation polls in a free and fair manner.