Dhaka North City Corporation election

'Ominous' for democracy

Poor presence of voters in yesterday's Dhaka North City Corporation mayoral by-polls has demonstrated that people have lost confidence in the country's electoral system, experts said.

February 28, 2019
February 28, 2019

EC Mahbub too witnesses low voter turnout

Election Commissioner Mahbub Talukder says he also witnessed low turnout of voters till the morning in the election to the Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC).

February 28, 2019
February 28, 2019

DNCC by-polls: Officials, agents spend lazy time

Many polling centres in Dhaka (north) have been seen without any voters’ turning out when The Daily Star’s correspondents were visiting the centres.

February 28, 2019
February 28, 2019

A rare lack of festivity

The Dhaka North City Corporation mayoral by-election takes place today but it lacks enthusiasm and festivity.

February 27, 2019
February 27, 2019

DNCC by-polls: Banks to remain closed in Dhaka

All scheduled banks and non-banking financial institutions in the capital will remain closed tomorrow for Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) by-polls.

February 27, 2019
February 27, 2019

DNCC polls: ‘Passenger bus will be allowed to ply roads’

Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda says that the passenger bus will be allowed to ply the main roads in the electoral area during tomorrow’s by-election to the Dhaka North City Corporation ...

January 18, 2018
January 18, 2018

AL had 100 percent chance of winning DNCC by-polls: Obaidul

Road Transport and Bridges Minister and Awami League General SecretaryObaidul Quader says that ruling Awami League had a 100 percent chance of winning the Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) by...

December 26, 2017
December 26, 2017

2 SSC exams ‘face deferral’ for Dhaka mayor polls

Two examinations of Secondary School Certificate and equivalent level of February 24 and 25 in 2018 are likely to be deferred for Dhaka North City Corporation mayor election.

December 25, 2017
December 25, 2017

AL, BNP to go all out to win DNCC by-polls

Both the Awami League and the BNP will give their best to win the upcoming Dhaka North City Corporation mayoral by-polls after their election debacle in Rangpur.

May 7, 2015
May 7, 2015

Fair polls not possible under present EC: Tabith

BNP-backed mayoral contestant for Dhaka North City Corporation Tabith Awal says it has been proved once again that a free, fair and acceptable election is not possible under the present Election...

April 29, 2015
April 29, 2015

City polls not credible: EWG

The Election Working Group (EWG), a non-partisan network of 28 leading civil society organisations in Bangladesh, says the city corporation elections are not credible due to malpractices and...