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  • Ducsu finally gets going

    The Dhaka University Central Students' Union yesterday saw its first executive meeting in nearly three decades with different student organisations demanding repolling to the prestigious platform.

  • Ducsu President Prof Md Akhtaruzzaman

    Decision on Hasina’s life term Ducsu membership in next meeting: DU VC

    Dhaka University Vice-Chancellor and Ducsu President Prof Md Akhtaruzzaman says that they will reach a decision later over the proposal of giving life term membership of the university's students’ union to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

  • Ducsu Vice President Nurul Haque Nur

    I am happy as well as sad: Nur

    Terming the recent Ducsu elections “tainted and questionable”, its Vice President Nurul Haque Nur says he assumed office only to continue to place the demand for reelection before the Dhaka University authorities.

  • protest for fair Ducsu election

    Probe body formed to investigate irregularities in Ducsu polls

    Dhaka University (DU) forms a seven-member probe body to investigate the allegation of irregularities which took place during the recently held Dhaka University Central Students’ Union (Ducsu) and hall union elections.

  • Demo at Dhaka University demanding DUCSU re-election

    Executive meet of new Ducsu on March 23

    Amid continued agitations for fresh elections to Ducsu and hall unions, the authorities yesterday fixed March 23 for the first executive meeting of newly elected student representatives of the Dhaka University.

  • Demo at Dhaka University demanding DUCSU re-election

    DU agitating students to continue demo for Ducsu re-polls

    The agitating students are to continue their demonstration on Dhaka University campus until their demand for re-election to Dhaka University Central Students’ Union (Ducsu) is met.

  • Dhaka University Logo

    DU rejects allegations of irregularities in Ducsu polls

    The Dhaka University authorities reject the allegations of vote rigging and irregularities in the recently-held elections to Dhaka University Central Students' Union (Ducsu).

  • PM asks DUCSU leaders to maintain peaceful atmosphere on campus

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina asks the newly-elected DUCSU leaders to maintain peaceful atmosphere on the campus, saying that her government wants to further develop the country by utilizing the talents of the youths.

  • Rokeya hall provost

    ‘Provost has no authority to arrange Ducsu hall unit re-election’

    Professor Dr Zeenat Huda, provost of DU’s Ruqayyah Hall, today said she has no authority to arrange re-election to Dhaka University Central Students’ Union (Ducsu) elections for Ruqayyah Hall unit.

  • Dhaka University's Ruqayyah Hall girls

    Nur expresses solidarity with Ruqayyah Hall girls

    Nurul Haque Nur, the VP-elect of Dhaka University Central Students’ Union (Ducsu), expresses solidarity with the Ruqayyah Hall students who are on hunger strike.

  • Quota reform leader Muhammad Rashed Khan

    Quota reform leader Rashed gets death threat

    Quota reform leader Rashed Khan claims that unidentified criminals threatened him to gun down if he leads any other movements.

  • Dhaka University Ruqayyah Hall girls' hunger strike

    Girls allege BCL teasing during hunger strike

    On hunger strike for re-election to hall unions, the five Ruqayyah Hall girls claim that they have been teased by ruling party’s front Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) activists.

  • Nur demands re-election

    Ducsu polls: Nur demands re-election by March 31

    Newly-elected Vice President of Dhaka University Central Students' Union (Ducsu) Nurul Haque Nur has demanded re-election to all posts by March 31.

  • VC rejects demand, threatens lawsuit: Liton

    Dhaka University’s Vice Chancellor Prof Md Akhteruzzaman has shut the door on the face of activists demanding a fresh schedule to Dhaka University Central Students’ Union (Ducsu). The five demonstrating panels, however, demand fresh schedule to Ducsu elections in three days.

  • Hunger strike for DUCSU re-election

    1 hospitalised as hunger strike for Ducsu re-polls continues

    One of the six students who began a fast unto death demanding fresh election to the Dhaka University Students’ Union (Ducsu) is hospitalised after he fell unconscious.

  • In a first, pro-govt students sweep Ducsu polls

    For the first time since independence, the panel from the pro-ruling party student organisation has won majority of the Ducsu posts.

  • Rezwanul Haque Chowdhury Shovon

    Chaos, agitations take centre stage

    The pre-dawn announcement of Ducsu polls results led to daylong chaos, agitation and drama on Dhaka University campus yesterday with the vice president-elect and BCL shifting their stances.

  • Students Protest at Dhaka University

    Nur now demands fresh Ducsu polls

    Newly elected Ducsu VP Nurul Haque Nur once again demands a fresh election to the Dhaka University central students’ boy bringing allegations of vote rigging and ballot stuffing.

  • Alleged activists of Chhatra League attack opposition activists at Dhaka University

    ‘BCL activists’ pounce on boycotters, target Nur

    Alleged activists of Chhatra League have assaulted opposition activists at Dhaka University, especially targeting Ducsu’s VP-elect Nurul Haque Nur.

  • Dhaka University Vice-Chancellor Professor Akhtaruzzaman

    Ducsu code to be followed: VC

    In purview of protests and demands of re-election to Dhaka Unviersity Central Students’ Union (Ducsu), the university’s vice chancellor says that the code will be followed now.

  • Students demonstrating at TSC demanding the removal of the vice chancellor and a re-election to Ducsu

    Boycotters demo for VC’s removal

    The major panels which pulled out of election to Dhaka University Central Students’ Union (Ducsu) are demonstrating for removal of the university’s vice-chancellor.

  • Classes boycotted at DU during strike

    Classes are boycotted at Dhaka University after yesterday’s strike call by major panels who pulled out of Dhaka University Central Students’ Union (Ducsu) election.

  • DUCSU's New VP JS AJS

    A glimpse of Ducsu polls result

    The results of hall unions of Dhaka University Central Students' Union elections.

  • Voters at Dr Muhammad Shahidullah Hall of Dhaka University

    Slow lines mark 6-hr voting

    Right before voting for the election to the Dhaka University Central Students' Union (Ducsu), the authorities of Dhaka University's Bijoy Ekkator Hall around 8:00am opened empty ballot boxes in front of the candidates.

  • As we saw

    It seemed some puzzles from the 11th parliamentary polls resurfaced yesterday to haunt Dhaka University students, who turned up in huge numbers to vote in the Ducsu polls.

  • Girl students first to raise the alarm

    What could be a day of boundless festivity for the first time in three decades was eventually spoiled by allegations of foul play, and it was the female students of the country's premier university who first raised the alarm bell.

  • Quota leader shocks BCL

    The day began with high hopes of a square Ducsu election pending for nearly three long decades.

  • Chief Returning Officer embarrassed for Ducsu elections irregularities

    Chief returning officer regrets 'untoward incidents'

    Chief Returning Officer of Dhaka University Central Students' Union (Ducsu) SM Mahfuzur Rahman expressed regret over any untoward incidents during yesterday's election.

  • Polls Irregularities: Protest erupts at DU; strike today

    Protests erupted in Dhaka University yesterday immediately after most of the prominent panels boycotted the Ducsu election citing mass irregularities.

  • Ducsu ballot paper

    Sack of Ballots: They were all marked for BCL panel

    The sack of ballots allegedly found in Bangladesh-Kuwait Maitree Hall were all marked in favour of Bangladesh Chhatra League panel.

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