Dhaka City Election 2020 | The Daily Star
  • Journalist Sumon attacked

    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 City Corporation elections (February 1).

  • Obaidul Quader

    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.

  • 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”

  • Use of Electronic Voting Machine

    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.

  • Dhaka City election reschedule date

    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 with Saraswati Puja.

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    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 with Saraswati Puja.

  • Dhaka City election reschedule date

    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.

  • Jatiya Oikyafront convener Kamal Hossain

    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.

  • BNP mayoral candidate Tabith Awal

    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 scheduled for January 30.

  • BNP mayoral candidate

    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 behaving outrageously.

  • Dhaka city election

    Dhaka city polls: EC to act according to court directive

    The Election Commission will act in accordance with the court directives on Dhaka north and south city corporation elections scheduled for January 30, says Election Commission Secretary Md Alamgir.

  • Dhaka city election 2020

    Students urge EC to change election date for Saraswati Puja

    Bangladesh Chhatra Oikya Parishad urges the Election Commission to hold elections to the Dhaka North and South city corporations on another date instead of January 30 as the Saraswati Puja will be observed on that day by the Hindu community across the country.

  • Sayeed Khokon

    Sayeed Khokon made AL central committee member

    Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) Mayor Sayeed Khokon, who failed to secure nomination for the next mayoral race from Awami League, is elected executive member of central working committee, the highest decision-making body of the party.

  • BNP mayoral candidate Ishraque Hossain

    Level playing field not ensured yet: Ishraque

    Bringing allegation of obstructing electioneering, BNP-backed mayoral candidate Ishraque Hossain of Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) elections calls upon the Election Commission to ensure level playing field for all candidates.

  • Dhaka city election 2020

    Dhaka city polls: MPs cannot seek votes for candidates

    Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda has said that members of parliament cannot seek votes for candidates in the upcoming elections to Dhaka North and South City Corporations.

  • Election Dhaka 10

    7 mayoral aspirants to vie for DSCC polls

    A total of seven mayor and 335 councillor aspirants will contest the elections to Dhaka North City Corporation scheduled to be held on January 30.

  • Dhaka City Election 2020

    City polls: BNP in a favourable position, says HT Imam

    BNP is in a favourable position ahead of Dhaka North and South city corporation elections as Awami League’s senior leaders, who are in the government, cannot take part in the polls campaign, says HT Imam, co-chairman of AL’s National Election Steering Committee.

  • Awami League mayor candidate Atiqul Islam

    City polls: Atiqul denies violating electoral code

    Awami League's mayor candidate Atiqul Islam of Dhaka North City Corporation claims that he did not violate any electoral code of conduct.

  • bangladesh hindu bouddha christian oikya parishad

    EC urged to reschedule date of two Dhaka city polls

    Bangladesh Hindu-Bouddha-Christian Oikya Parishad urges the Election Commission (EC) to hold Dhaka north and south city corporations’ elections on another date instead of January 30 as Saraswati Puja will be held on that day.

  • Election Commission Senior Secretary Md Alamgir

    City polls: No arrest without warrant, says EC secy

    Election Commission says the candidates of Dhaka north and south city corporations election and their supporters could not be arrested without any previous warrant.

  • City polls: BNP places 21-point demand to EC

    BNP Standing Committee Member Amir Khasru Mahmud Chowdhury places a 21-point demand to the Election Commission including the scrapping of its decision to use the Electronic Voting Machine in the upcoming Dhaka north and south city corporation elections scheduled for January 30.

  • Awami League mayor candidate Atiqul Islam

    EC issues show-cause notice to Atiqul

    The Election Commission issues a show-cause notice to Awami League’s mayor candidate Atiqul Islam of Dhaka North City Corporation election over allegation of violating the electoral code of conduct.

  • Dhaka city corporation election 2020

    Writ seeks deferment of DNCC, DSCC polls

    A Supreme Court lawyer files a writ petition with the High Court seeking a directive on the Election Commission to defer the date of Dhaka city corporation elections, slated for January 30, as Saraswati Puja will be held on the same day.

  • Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir

    Stay aside from using EVM: BNP to EC

    BNP urges the Election Commission to stay away from the decision of using Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) in the upcoming Dhaka north and south city corporation elections.

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    2,260 collect nomination forms for Dhaka city polls

    A total of 2,260 aspirants have collected nomination forms to take part in Dhaka north and south city corporation elections scheduled to be held on January 30.

  • EC

    Dhaka city polls: EC against transferring election officials

    The Election Commission (EC) writes to the cabinet division secretary not to transfer election-related officials without prior permission ahead of Dhaka north and south city corporation elections scheduled for January 30.

  • BNP Senior Joint Secretary General Ruhul Kabir Rizvi

    Stop using EVM: BNP to EC

    Casting confusion over holding of a free and fair election to Dhaka north and south city corporations using Electronic Voting Machines, BNP urges the Election Commission to stop e-voting process.

  • Kamrul, Saifuddin JP’s candidates for Dhaka city polls

    Jatiya Party has nominated Brig General (retd) Kamrul Islam for Dhaka north and Haji Saifuddin Ahmed Milan for south city corporation election scheduled to be held on January 30.

  • Obaidul Quader

    AL to announce candidates for Dhaka city polls tomorrow: Quader

    Bangladesh Awami League will declare the names of its candidates for the upcoming Dhaka north and south city corporations elections tomorrow.

  • Dhaka City Elections 2020

    EC determined to hold fair polls: CEC

    Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda says that they are determined to hold a free, fair and flawless election in Dhaka north and south city corporations using Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs).

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