DNCC election 2019

DNCC Election: The alternative facts and life imitating art

Oscar Wilde wrote in his 1889 essay “The Decay of Lying” that, “Life imitates Art far more than Art imitates Life.” Little did he know

March 1, 2019
March 1, 2019

Voters not interested

“Do they need our votes? Like they did in the December 30 election, someone will cast my vote.”

February 28, 2019
February 28, 2019

AL’s Atiqul takes big lead in DNCC polls

Awami League nominated mayoral candidate Atiqul Islam takes lead with a big margin of vote in the Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) by-election.

February 28, 2019
February 28, 2019

50pc vote cast in DNCC by-polls: EC secy

Election Commission (EC) Secretary Helal Uddin Ahmed claims that around 50 per cent votes were cast in the Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) by-election.

February 28, 2019
February 28, 2019

Shafin brings allegation of vote irregularities

Singer Shafin Ahmed, the mayoral candidate of Jatiya Party for Dhaka North City Corporation by-election brought the allegation of some irregularities in voting.

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

EC not responsible for low voter turnout: CEC

Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) KM Nurul Huda shrug off responsibility for the low voter turnout in Dhaka city elections.

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

City polls: Voting ends amid low turnout

Voting in the two Dhaka city elections concludes amid low voter turnout in 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.