Dhaka City Election 2020

No case of vote rigging found by observers: Quader

The general secretary of ruling Awami League Obaidul Quader says no instance of vote rigging or forgery are reported by any foreign observers in the recently concluded Dhaka city polls.

February 8, 2020
February 8, 2020

4 more held over journalist attack on city polls day

Four men were arrested from the city’s Mohammadpur area yesterday, in connection with an attack on Mostafizur Rahman Sumon, a crime reporter at online news portal Agami News, on the day of Dhaka...

February 5, 2020
February 5, 2020

No case of vote rigging found by observers: Quader

The general secretary of ruling Awami League Obaidul Quader says no instance of vote rigging or forgery are reported by any foreign observers in the recently concluded Dhaka city polls.

February 1, 2020
February 1, 2020

Did I cast my vote? Does it matter?

Inside the centre, eager polling agents were waiting to help people find the room to vote. They did not seem to want anything except reminding people to vote for “boat”

January 21, 2020
January 21, 2020

BNP demands cancellation of EVMs in city polls

BNP officially demands cancellation of Electronic Voting Machine use in the upcoming Dhaka north and south city corporation elections.

January 19, 2020
January 19, 2020

Election now on February 1

The Election Commission last night shifted the Dhaka city corporation polls date to February 1 in the face of mounting pressure from various quarters as the previous date, January 30, coincided...

January 18, 2020
January 18, 2020

EC has complicated the situation: CPB mayoral aspirant Rubel

Dhaka North City Corporation mayoral candidate Ahammad Sajedul Huq Rubel has alleged that the Election Commission has “complicated the situation” by not deferring the election date that coincides...

January 18, 2020
January 18, 2020

Dhaka city polls date changed to Feb 1

Election Commission defers the Dhaka city elections date to February 1, following increasing pressure from different quarters including the Hindu community and Dhaka university students.

January 16, 2020
January 16, 2020

Holding polls on Saraswati Puja day an unjust act: Kamal

Jatiya Oikyafront convener Kamal Hossain today says holding polls to two Dhaka City corporations on the day of Saraswati Puja is an unjust act.

January 16, 2020
January 16, 2020

People not ready to cast vote using EVMs: Tabith

Tabith Awal, BNP’s mayoral candidate for the Dhaka North City Corporation election, says people were not ready to cast their votes using the Electronic Voting Machine (EVMs) in the election...

January 16, 2020
January 16, 2020

Govt conspiracy on against sheaf of paddy: Ishraque

BNP-backed mayoral candidate for Dhaka South City Corporation polls, Ishraque Hossain says that the government is sensing a mass support for “sheaf of paddy” in the upcoming city election, and is...