EC

September 14, 2022
September 14, 2022

Reclaiming voters’ trust: EC banks on technologies

The Election Commission plans to tap into modern technologies in the next national election as part of its efforts to win back people’s confidence in polls, say EC officials.

June 12, 2022
June 12, 2022

“When vote-counting starts after dark jinn, ghosts appear”

Former chief election commissioners KM Nurul Huda and ATM Shamsul Huda today said participation of all political parties is a must for an “acceptable” election.

May 26, 2022
May 26, 2022

EC starts registration process for new political parties

The Election Commission today (May 26, 2022) started the registration process for new political parties.

May 24, 2022
May 24, 2022

EC considering CCTV cameras at polling stations

The Election Commission has said that it is actively considering the installation of CCTV cameras at polling stations for the transparency of elections and also reviewing the matter of using electronic voting machines (EVMs).

October 18, 2018
October 18, 2018

Mahbub under fire

The ruling Awami League led 14-party alliance has accused Election Commissioner Mahbub Talukdar of "violating the oath of secrecy" and it thinks he should resign.

November 27, 2017
November 27, 2017

Will the EC live up to its mandate?

The Election Commission (EC) held a post-dialogue press briefing on October 26. At the briefing, the Chief Election Commissioner said that the commission must conduct elections in accordance with the laws made by the government. His statement, although significant, raises serious concerns.

October 25, 2017
October 25, 2017

EC alone not responsible for holding fair election

Former chief election commissioner ATM Shamsul Huda yesterday said the Election Commission was not solely responsible for holding a free, fair and credible election.

October 18, 2017
October 18, 2017

AL’s proposals a barrier: Moudud

BNP Standing Committee Member Moudud Ahmed says the proposals placed to the Election Commission by the ruling Awami League is a barrier for holding a free and fair election.

October 16, 2017
October 16, 2017

BNP's 20-point proposal to EC

The BNP yesterday placed before the Election Commission a set of proposals, including dissolution of parliament and a polls-time 'supportive government' to oversee the next parliamentary election.

October 10, 2017
October 10, 2017

Polls Dialogue with EC: JP proposes interim govt

Opposition in parliament Jatiya Party yesterday proposed “interim government” with representatives from all the parties having