Gazipur City Election

Commentary: One day does not an election make

The much-awaited Gazipur city election is over, the “we-knew-it-from-before” polls results are upon us, the “impartiality” of the police and the “neutrality” of the civil administration have once again been demonstrated, the never-too-late-to-follow “certificate” of the Election Commission has been delivered and, of course, our democracy now stands “strengthened”.

July 1, 2018
July 1, 2018

Gazipur win heralds future victory for AL

Ruling Awami League President Sheikh Hasina said the wins of Awami League candidates in the recently concluded Gazipur City Corporation election is showing the path for the party's victory in polls.

June 29, 2018
June 29, 2018

Commentary: One day does not an election make

The much-awaited Gazipur city election is over, the “we-knew-it-from-before” polls results are upon us, the “impartiality” of the police and the “neutrality” of the civil administration have once again been demonstrated, the never-too-late-to-follow “certificate” of the Election Commission has been delivered and, of course, our democracy now stands “strengthened”.

June 26, 2018
June 26, 2018

Battle in AL bastion

In an election of prestige both for the Awami League and the BNP, voters of Gazipur City Corporation will decide today which camp will have a victory laugh just six months before the parliamentary polls.

June 24, 2018
June 24, 2018

Polling agents on their minds

Both the BNP and the ruling Awami League mayoral candidates in Tuesday's Gazipur City Corporation polls are concerned about their polling agents but for two different reasons.

June 23, 2018
June 23, 2018

Swing voters big factor

Both the Awami League and the BNP mayoral candidates are trying hard to woo the swing voters who they think will be a crucial factor in the upcoming Gazipur City Corporation polls.

June 22, 2018
June 22, 2018

Arrests hurt Gazipur campaign of BNP

Eight election coordinators of BNP Gazipur mayoral candidate Hasan Uddin Sarker were arrested by law enforcers on Wednesday, party leaders said.

May 12, 2018
May 12, 2018

Polls Campaign: Gazipur BNP faces tough challenge

The BNP faces a tough challenge ahead of the Gazipur City Corporation election as many of its leaders and activists in the city have gone into hiding following the filing of a vandalism case against them.

May 10, 2018
May 10, 2018

Stay on Gazipur City Polls: Petitions strange, implications serious

This is the tale of a strange legal battle over something that has no existence for decades.

May 8, 2018
May 8, 2018

Polls festivity gives way to frustration

The election fever that gripped the Gazipur city is gone.

May 8, 2018
May 8, 2018

SC verdicts hold hope for polls

Some previous verdicts of the Supreme Court about disputes over elections now offer the Election Commission strong legal grounds to have the stay orders on Gazipur and Dhaka north city mayoral polls vacated.