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.

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...

January 13, 2020
January 13, 2020

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....

January 12, 2020
January 12, 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...

January 12, 2020
January 12, 2020

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...

January 12, 2020
January 12, 2020

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...

January 11, 2020
January 11, 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.

January 9, 2020
January 9, 2020

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.