Can anyone be blamed for concluding that the EC is partisan and incapable of performing impartially and independently?
A number of controversial decisions, actions and statements of the EC itself has put it in this situation.
The EC needs assistance from all stakeholders to hold a free and fair election come January.
Voter turnout could reach up to 40 percent each in the Rajshahi and Sylhet city corporation elections, Election Commissioner Rashida Sultana said today.
By-polls to the five parliamentary seats, which fell vacant following the resignation of BNP lawmakers, will be held on February 1 next year.
BNP blames the Election Commission for its utter failures in creating level-playing field in Gazipur and Khulna city corporation elections scheduled to be held on May 15.
Sheikh Hasina will not influence voters even if she is defeated in the next general election, says Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader, assuring the Election Commission of extending all-out support to hold the free, fair and credible election under PM's supervision.
Parliamentary opposition Jatiya Party files a complaint with the Election Commission dissatisfied with the voting at union parishad election.