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    TIB demands CEC, other commissioners resignation

    Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) expresses deep concern over the allegation of pocketing of Tk 2 crore against the top brass of the Election Commission (EC) in the name of delivering ‘special speech’ at training programmes for the December 30 national election and the upazila polls.

  • EC Secretary Helal Uddin Ahmed

    2nd phase UZ polls peaceful: EC secy

    Election Commission (EC) Secretary Helal Uddin Ahmed claims that the second phase of the upazila parishad election was held in a free, fair and peaceful manner.

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    Army to be deployed in CHT for 2nd phase UZ polls

    The Election Commission (EC) has decided to deploy army personnel in three hill districts during the second phase of upazila elections to be held on March 18.

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    EC to observe National Voters’ Day tomorrow

    The Election Commission (EC) will observe National Voters’ Day across the country tomorrow to encourage the young voters for participating in the electoral process.

  • Bangladesh High Court

    HC rule over publishing election candidates’ affidavit

    The High Court issues a rule asking the Election Commission (EC) to explain in four weeks why it should not be directed to publish and distribute leaflets among the voters, containing all information mentioned by the election candidates in their affidavits.

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    Dhaka-8: Petition seeks cancellation of polls result

    Jatiya Party candidate for Dhaka-8 constituency Advocate Md Eunus Ali Akond yesterday filed a writ petition with the High Court, challenging the election result of the constituency.

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    Declare Dec 30 as general holiday: EC

    The Election Commission (EC) directs the Public Administration Ministry to declare December 30 as a general holiday for the 11th parliamentary elections.

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    Fakhrul thanks EC

    BNP says it sees a victory as the Election Commission (EC) has given back candidatures to some of its heavyweight candidates in contesting the December 30 national election.

  • 121 ASPs transferred

    121 ASPs posted

    A total of 121 trainee assistant superintendents of police (ASP) has been posted at different units of the police department.

  • Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader

    EC to honour court verdict on participation of convicts in polls: Quader

    Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader says the Election Commission (EC) will honour the final verdict of the court on the issue of participation of any convicted person in the polls.

  • EC Secretary Helal Uddin Ahmed

    All are propaganda, falsehood: EC secy

    Trashing out BNP’s allegation of holding a secret meeting with top civil servants, Election Commission (EC) Secretary Helal Uddin Ahmed says that false allegation has been brought to keep him under pressure.

  • Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda talks

    No backing out of EVM use: CEC

    Despite strong opposition from the Jatiya Oikyafront, the election commissioners will sit today and decide how and in which places the electronic voting machines will be used.

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    Withdraw over 90 partisan officials

    Jatiya Oikyafront has demanded withdrawal of 92 officials of the civil and police administrations, including the secretaries of the Election Commission, home and public administration ministries, for ensuring a level playing field for all candidates in the national election.

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    Why not register Ganasamhati Andolon

    The High Court yesterday issued a rule asking the Election Commission (EC) to explain in 10 days why it should not be directed to

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    Don’t cancel nomination papers for silly mistakes: EC

    Election Commission (EC) asks the returning officers not to cancel nomination papers of aspirants seeking to contest in the 11th general election if there is any silly mistake in the documents.

  • Bangladesh National Election schedule to announce today

    EC orders to send polling materials to field level Nov 8

    The Election Commission (EC) has issued an official letter asking the authorities concerned to send nomination forms and other polling materials to field level on November 8.

  • Bangladesh Jatiya Oikyafront Rally in Dhaka

    Schedule after talks, please

    Jatiya Oikyafront submits a letter to the Election Commission (EC) urging it not to announce the schedule for the 11th parliamentary election until the end of the ongoing dialogue.

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    BNP slams EC secy for ‘close ties with a political party’

    BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir alleges that the Election Commission (EC) is being run by a secretary who maintains close connection with a certain political party.

  • Noufel apologises to EC for violating poll code

    Awami League’s Dhaka unit leader Mohibul Hasan Chowdhury Noufel apologises to the Election Commission for violating election code in Gazipur City Corporation.

  • EC satisfied with GCC polls situation: AL

    The Election Commission (EC) is satisfied with the overall situation in Gazipur ahead of the Gazipur City Corporation polls, a delegation of Awami League says.

  • Injunction on Bangladesh national election schedule

    EC to decide on Gazipur polls after getting HC certified copy

    The Election Commission (EC) will decide over filing of appeal against High Court order staying the Gazipur City Corporation (GCC) election after getting certified copy in this regard.

  • Helal Uddin Ahmed, acting secretary of the Election Commission

    No army deployment in Gazipur, Khulna city polls: EC

    Election Commission (EC) outright rejects BNP’s demands for army deployment in Gazipur and Khulna city corporation elections scheduled to be held on May 15.

  • Injunction on Bangladesh national election schedule

    5 Khulna mayoral aspirants’ nomination accepted

    The Election Commission (EC) accepts nomination papers of five candidates for the mayoral post of Khulna City Corporation polls scheduled for May 15.

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    EC drafts changes in 38 constituencies of 16 dists

    The Election Commission publishes a draft bringing change in 38 constituencies of 16 districts.

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    Over 2.29cr voters increased in 10yrs

    The total number of voters in the country has gone up by 2,29,64,880 since 2008, according to the latest data published by the Election Commission (EC).

  • Communist Party of Bangladesh (CPB) President Mujahidul Islam Selim

    3 left-leaning parties meet EC, place 18pt proposals

    Three left-leaning political parties meet the Election Commission (EC) and place 18-point proposal to hold the 11th parliamentary election in a free, fair and credible manner.

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    ‘Decision on DNCC by-polls soon’

    Election Commission Acting Secretary Helaluddin Ahmed says that the commission will take a decision on the by-polls to the mayoral post of Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) immediately.

  • Take action if false info in affidavit, Shujan tells EC

    Shushashoner Jonno Nagorik (Shujan) urges the Election Commission (EC) to take stern action against contestants of the next parliamentary elections if they provide false information in the affidavit.

  • Bangladesh National Election schedule to announce today

    EC invites 71 media personalities for talks

    The Election Commission (EC) invites 71 senior journalists for holding a two-day dialogue on August 16 and 17 seeking their opinions and suggestions regarding the 11th parliamentary polls.

  • AL, BNP, JSD file income report to EC

    Ruling Awami League, BNP and Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal (JSD-Inu) submit annual reports on income and expenditure to the Election Commission (EC).