Election Commission

October 3, 2022
October 3, 2022

EVMs and a mind-reading election commissioner

Did you know that mind-reading was an essential trait for the job of an election commissioner? I did not.

September 29, 2022
September 29, 2022

‘Decision to use EVMs defies all logic’

Badiul Alam Majumdar discusses the controvery surrounding the Election Commission's decision to use EVMs with The Daily Star.

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.

August 24, 2022
August 24, 2022

Ex Election Commissioner Mahbub Talukdar dies

Former Election Commissioner Mahbub Talukdar died of cardiac arrest today. He was 80.

August 24, 2022
August 24, 2022

EVM use in 150 seats max

The Election Commission has decided to use EVMs in up to 150 parliamentary seats in the next general election though major opposition political parties still have no confidence in the voting machine.

August 23, 2022
August 23, 2022

EC expects all parties wil join polls

The Election Commission yesterday said it cannot force any political parties to take part in the next parliamentary election, but it sincerely hopes the participation of all parties.

August 13, 2022
August 13, 2022

Call for electoral reforms comes to the fore

From a staggered national election to a proportional representation system -- the Election Commission has been flooded with a whopping number of proposals placed by 28 political parties on the electoral reforms during the recently concluded dialogue.

July 31, 2022
July 31, 2022

Awami League’s income increased by 10.90 crore in 2021

The income of ruling Awami League in 2021 was Tk 21.23 crore, which was Tk 10,33,43,533 in 2020.

June 16, 2022
June 16, 2022

Regardless of who disagrees, we won Cumilla city polls: MP Bahar

Regarding the results of the Cumilla City Corporation election, local Awami League MP Bahauddin Bahar said, "We have won the election. It doesn't matter who disagrees with the result. Many councilors will not accept the result.”

June 14, 2022
June 14, 2022

Case filed against Tangail AL leader for threatening voters

A case has been filed against a local Awami League leader today (June 13, 2022) for allegedly threatening voters in Tangail’s Madhupur upazila.