election

May 14, 2022
May 14, 2022

Are EVMs crucial for national election?

The Election Commission is meeting with various political and non-political parties and individuals to hold a fair and acceptable national election -- and within the discussion, the use of electronic voting machines or EVMs is getting the attention in the political arena. But why is the EVM debate so crucial especially when the national election is closing in?

May 11, 2022
May 11, 2022

'Pakistan elections may be held before the next army chief is appointed'

Defence Minister Khawaja Asif has said that the possibility of holding general elections prior to the appointment of a new army chief cannot be ruled out.

May 8, 2022
May 8, 2022

Next election will be free, credible: Quader

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader today assured that the next general election will be held in free and credible manner and urged all registered political parties to participate the election.

October 14, 2019
October 14, 2019

2 upazilas, one municipality go to polls

Voting is going on in two upazila elections -- Satkania Upazila in Chattogram and Kotchandpur upazila in Jhenidah -- and in one municipality poll in Nabinagar pourasava in Brahmanbaria district.

April 16, 2019
April 16, 2019

Israel's election and the Palestinians' future

Looking at the outcome of the recent election in Israel, the only thing that concerns us is what it implies for the already fading hope

January 16, 2019
January 16, 2019

Facebook brings stricter ads rules to countries with big '19 polls

Facebook Inc told Reuters that it would extend some of its political advertising rules and tools for curbing election interference to India, Nigeria, Ukraine and the European Union before significant votes in the next few months.

October 27, 2017
October 27, 2017

Deploying army in polls possible under law: CEC

It is possible to deploy army during the next general election as per the existing electoral laws, Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda said.

July 31, 2017
July 31, 2017

Big data, algorithm and our next election

What if a political party starts collecting sensitive personal data from social media, buying personal information from private companies or hacking government servers, and then uses the data to spread propaganda and influence voters' opinion during the election?

July 24, 2016
July 24, 2016

3 candidates to succeed Platini

Three candidates to succeed the disgraced Michel Platini as president of UEFA make the shortlist on Friday for the vote to take place in Athens.

June 13, 2016
June 13, 2016

UP polls: Rangamati PCJSS’s blockade progresses demanding reelection

Parbatya Chhatragram Janasanghati Samity (PCJSS-Santu Larma) has been observing a 36-hour road and waterway blockade in Rangamati demanding reelection at a polling centre at Bhushanchhara union of Barkal upazila of the district.