It is quite intriguing how the RPA amendment can be so accommodating to defaulters who are desperate to gain political power.
It must be recognised that the election is not a one-day phenomenon – it is a process involving multiple interrelated steps
A genuinely inclusive election depends on a wide range of factors, many of which the Election Commission cannot even begin to address
The law ministry has agreed to the Election Commission’s request to have the power to cancel an election even after the issuance of a gazette notification on results.
Regaining public confidence and trust in the Election Commission, which have been systematically destroyed by two previous commissions, is undoubtedly a tough task. Unfortunately, it seems the current EC, too, is failing us miserably.
By-elections to Gaibandha-5 constituency has gone out of control, Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Kazi Habibul Awal said today.
Did you know that mind-reading was an essential trait for the job of an election commissioner? I did not.
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.
The Election Commission today (May 26, 2022) started the registration process for new political parties.
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).
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.
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.
Former chief election commissioner ATM Shamsul Huda yesterday said the Election Commission was not solely responsible for holding a free, fair and credible election.
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.
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.
Opposition in parliament Jatiya Party yesterday proposed “interim government” with representatives from all the parties having
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.