elections

October 24, 2022
October 24, 2022

Is BNP emerging as a worthy opposition?

Recent mass gatherings mobilised by BNP signal a change in their strategy

May 16, 2022
May 16, 2022

Whatever happened to the drive for candidates with 'clean image'?

There is no guarantee that elected candidates will stick to their clean image of yore.

May 7, 2022
May 7, 2022

AL never uses backdoor to grab power: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said Awami League never used the backdoor for grabbing power, rather it always assumes state power through elections.

March 22, 2019
March 22, 2019

'Danger for democracy'

Expressing frustration over the poor voters' presence in many places during the upazila polls, Juktafront Chairman Prof AQM Badruddoza Chowdhury yesterday warned that the voters' apathy might put democracy in grave danger.

November 29, 2018
November 29, 2018

No observer this time from European Parliament

The European Parliament has announced that it will not observe the upcoming national election in Bangladesh.

March 29, 2018
March 29, 2018

Polls, by-polls to 133 local govt bodies underway

Elections and by-elections to some 133 local government bodies across the country begin amid tight security. The voting started at 8:00am and will end at 4:00pm without any break.

June 2, 2016
June 2, 2016

MPs can't be at helm without election: HC

From now on, no lawmaker can become chairman of the governing body of any private school and college without elections.

May 28, 2016
May 28, 2016

2 polls officials killed in Thakurgaon road crash

Two assistant presiding officers are killed when a bus rams a motorcycle they riding towards a poling centre on Thakurgaon-Panchagarh highway in Thakurgaon Sadar upazila.

May 7, 2016
May 7, 2016

UP polls: Violence claims 5 lives in 4 districts

Four persons, including a 17-year-old, have been killed during clash among supporters of Union Parishad election candidates and police in Rajshahi, Thakurgaon and Comilla districts while a sexagenarian man was killed in Narsingdi by alleged supporters of a pro-Awami League candidate as he protested casting of his vote by others.

May 7, 2016
May 7, 2016

4th UP polls: Vote counting begins

Vote counting begins in the fourth phase of union parishad elections in 703 unions of 47 districts today.