Dhaka City Elections 2020

February 2, 2020
February 2, 2020

Ghosts around machines?

Unlike any polls in the past, eligible city dwellers yesterday were free to exercise their right to vote through machine, for the first time, at all centres across Dhaka.

February 2, 2020
February 2, 2020

Snapshots of election day: As we saw it

Yesterday’s Dhaka city polls may appear to many a re-run of the national election held on December 30, 2018, because of some aspects.

February 2, 2020
February 2, 2020

EVM Experience: Not smooth sailing at all

For most it was the first EVM experience and for many the experience was not pleasant.

February 2, 2020
February 2, 2020

UNWANTED HELP

Whether voters needed help or not, polling agents of the ruling party insisted on being by their sides at all times -- even inside the sacred area of the polling booth where nobody save the EVM...

February 1, 2020
February 1, 2020

Instant reaction: Who ensures congenial polls atmosphere?

But isn’t it the responsibility of the Election Commission to create a congenial atmosphere for holding a free and fair election?

February 1, 2020
February 1, 2020

33 complaints lodged with EC so far

At least thirty-three complaints on election-time irregularities have been lodged with the Election Commission (EC) till this afternoon.

February 1, 2020
February 1, 2020

No polling agents needed in EVM-only election: Nanak

Awami League presidium member Jahangir Kabir Nanak says there is no need for polling agents during an Electronic Voting Machine (EVM)-only election.

February 1, 2020
February 1, 2020

Attacks on journalists covering city polls

Mostafizur Rahman Sumon, a crime reporter of online news portal Agami News, has been attacked while taking photos of a gathering of Awami League activists at Zafrabad in Mohammadpur.

February 1, 2020
February 1, 2020

Gano Front mayoral candidate alleges vote rigging, boycotts polls

Gano Front mayor candidate for Dhaka South City Corporation Abdus Samad Sujan boycott the elections after bringing allegations of vote rigging and grabbing of polling centers by ruling party men.

February 1, 2020
February 1, 2020

Crude bombs used to spread fear among voters: CPB candidate

Communist Party of Bangladesh (CPB) mayoral candidate for Dhaka North City Corporation Ahmad Sajedul Haque Rubel claimed that there were incidents of crude bomb blasts in parts of the city, to...