Dhaka South City Corporation elections

Fulfill your pledges, people tell new mayors (video)

Though not happy with the irregularities and vote rigging during the just held city corporation elections, commoners in Dhaka city want to see their city clean, free of traffic-jam and developed.

June 15, 2015
June 15, 2015

AL leader shot by Jubo League men

A ward-level Awami League leader is shot by local Jubo League men in Bangshal area of Dhaka following a dispute over campaigning in the recently held Dhaka South City Corporation election.

April 30, 2015
April 30, 2015

Fulfill your pledges, people tell new mayors (video)

Though not happy with the irregularities and vote rigging during the just held city corporation elections, commoners in Dhaka city want to see their city clean, free of traffic-jam and developed.

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 irregularities.

April 28, 2015
April 28, 2015

Credible reports of vote-rigging, intimidation: US

US expresses disappointment over 'widespread, first-hand, and credible reports of vote-rigging, intimidation and violence that have occurred at polling stations today, and the BNP’s decision to boycott the city corporation polls'.

April 23, 2015
April 23, 2015

Don't mar the mayoral elections

ONE'S first reac-tion to the announcement of the three mayoral elections was to ascribe all sorts of motives on the part of the government, and motives there may still be on its part.

April 12, 2015
April 12, 2015

Khokon promises modern Dhaka if voted mayor

Sayeed Khokon, Awami League-backed mayoral candidate for Dhaka South City Corporation polls, announces his election manifesto, promising a modern, developed and world class Dhaka city.

March 27, 2015
March 27, 2015

BNP’s Mirza Abbas joins mayoral race

Mirza Abbas, convener of Dhaka city unit of BNP, collects nomination paper for contesting the Dhaka South City Corporation mayoral race on April 28

March 26, 2015
March 26, 2015

Haji Salim in India for ‘treatment’

Haji Mohammad Salim, a mayoral candidate who was reportedly advised by the Awami League high command not to contest the Dhaka South City Corporation elections, goes to India for ‘treatment and offering special prayers at a religious place’