EC

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...

October 2, 2017
October 2, 2017

EC to meet BNP, AL Oct 15, 18 for polls

The Election Commission will hold dialogues with BNP and ruling party Awami League on October 15 and 18 respectively as part of its ongoing dialogue with political parties ahead of elections.

August 1, 2017
August 1, 2017

Civil Society Talks with EC: Call for army in polls, 'no vote' system

During their talks with the Election Commission yesterday, most civil society members spoke for restoration of “no vote” system and ensuring a level-playing field for all political parties to hold...

July 31, 2017
July 31, 2017

Upcoming Polls: EC begins talks with civil society today

The Election Commission begins a dialogue today on upcoming parliamentary elections with the civil society representatives who would stress a level-playing field for all political parties.

July 24, 2017
July 24, 2017

Dialogue on Polls: EC to invite 59 members of civil society

The Election Commission will invite 59 civil society members to join the talk on election on July 31.

July 15, 2017
July 15, 2017

EC to unveil election roadmap Sunday

The Election Commission is set to formally unveil its roadmap for the next parliamentary elections on Sunday.

June 15, 2016
June 15, 2016

If we really want genuinely free and fair elections. . .

We need an EC which is truly independent from all aspects; this independence does not only mean structural independence, but operational and financial independence along with individual...

June 13, 2016
June 13, 2016

HC asks AL MP to surrender by June 20

Rejecting the bail petition of ruling Awami League lawmaker Mustafizur Rahman Chowdhury, the High Court yesterday ordered him to surrender before the lower court concerned by June 20 in a case...

May 28, 2016
May 28, 2016

Causality up in 5th phase UP polls: CEC

Chief Election Commissioner Kazi Rakibuddin Ahmad says the causality increased during fifth phase of Union Parishad (UP) election compared to the previous phases.

April 25, 2016
April 25, 2016

Elections fraught with irregularities

It sets a dangerous precedent in a country when we come to expect and accept incidents of violence and irregularities as an inevitable part of the electoral process.

April 21, 2016
April 21, 2016

UP polls: EC asks cops to withdraw Gazipur SP, 2 OCs

The Election Commission has issued an order to withdraw the superintendent of police and officer-in-charges of two police stations of Gazipur for the sake of fair election as the district goes into...