Election Commission Bangladesh

October 15, 2022
October 15, 2022

Is the EC fighting an unwinnable war?

There are a few possible explanations behind why the EC chose to suspend the Gaibandha-5 by-poll

September 28, 2022
September 28, 2022

EVM neglect is EC's failure

Will the EC take any steps to address the crisis of confidence it's facing?

September 27, 2022
September 27, 2022

EVM fingerprint mismatch: EC plans legal cover to let 1pc voters vote

The Election Commission plans to empower the election officials to allow up to 1 percent of the voters in a polling booth to cast votes through EVMs if their fingerprints don’t match with biometrics data stored in the EC server.

September 16, 2022
September 16, 2022

Ailing Democracy: Rx Intensive Care

Biden’s “inflection point” applies to Bangladesh, too.

August 30, 2022
August 30, 2022

Mahbub Talukdar: A Lonely Sherpa

When Mahbub joined the Election Commission, he knew his days were numbered.

August 18, 2022
August 18, 2022

Free and fair elections: A far-fetched dream or a possible reality?

The issue this country faces is not a lack of active political participation; people want to vote.

August 15, 2022
August 15, 2022

Will EC dialogues ever be more than just glorified tea parties?

When a political party in Bangladesh decides to have a dialogue with the Election Commission (EC), what do they expect?

August 1, 2022
August 1, 2022

The mythical backbone of the Election Commission

When the CEC has to say out loud that his office has its backbone in the right shape, you know that something is not right there.

June 14, 2022
June 14, 2022

New Election Commission, Same Old Course?

The Election Commission of Bangladesh has been mired in controversies over the last decade.

June 13, 2022
June 13, 2022

The EC can only go so far with the old ways

It must show courage and determination to restore trust in the electoral system