Election Commission

May 10, 2022
May 10, 2022

EC currently not capable of holding polls in all 300 seats using EVMs: CEC

Chief Election Commissioner Kazi Habibul Awal said the Election Commission is yet to take the final decision about using electronic voting machines (EVMs) in the next parliamentary election.

January 27, 2020
January 27, 2020

EC should probe clash during Ishraque’s campaign, says Quader

The Election Commission should carry out an investigation behind yesterday’s clash during the campaign of BNP’s DSCC mayor candidate Ishraque Hossain in Wari, Road Transport and Bridges Minister...

January 13, 2020
January 13, 2020

Enforce electoral code of conduct strictly: Mahbub Talukdar

Election Commissioner Mahbub Talukdar urges the Election Commission to issue a circular with specific directives on electoral code of conduct so that no “confusion” can arise ahead of the Dhaka...

November 18, 2019
November 18, 2019

Chattogram EC staffer held in NID forgery case

Police arrest a staff of the Election Commission (EC) in Chattogram in connection with a case filed over National Identity (NID) scam involving Rohingyas.

May 26, 2019
May 26, 2019

EC, Local Govt Division get new secretaries

The Election Commission and the Local Government Division get new secretaries as seven senior officials are transferred and assigned new roles.

April 11, 2019
April 11, 2019

HC asks EC to register 2 political parties

The High Court directs the Election Commission to register Ganasamhati Andolon and Insaniyat Biplob Bangladesh as two separate political parties.

March 23, 2019
March 23, 2019

3rd phase UZ polls: Addl BGB, Rab men deployed in risk-prone areas

The Election Commission deploys additional members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) and Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) in 24 risk-prone upazilas ahead of the tomorrow’s third phase of upazila elections.

February 18, 2019
February 18, 2019

Gazette for 49 women reserved seats issued

The Election Commission issues a gazette notification containing the names and addresses of 49 MPs elected to reserved seats for women in parliament.

February 15, 2019
February 15, 2019

Upazila polls lost its 'grace'

Election Commissioner Mahbub Talukdar yesterday said the upcoming “upazila parishad election has lost its grace as it is not participatory”.

January 4, 2019
January 4, 2019

'30-60pc votes cast night before polls'

Seven MPs-elect of Jatiya Oikyafront yesterday refrained from taking oath and the alliance claimed that ruling party men had stuffed the boxes with “30 to 60” percent of the ballots the night...