general election

May 23, 2017
May 23, 2017

CEC starts electoral talks mid-July

Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda says he will kick off electoral dialogue with political parties in mid-July and will continue till November.

March 10, 2017
March 10, 2017

AL to accept people’s mandate if defeated in JS polls: Quader

Sheikh Hasina will not influence voters even if she is defeated in the next general election, says Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader, assuring the Election Commission of extending all...

February 12, 2016
February 12, 2016

EP team for agreed mechanisms before next election

The European Parliament delegation puts emphasis on ‘some agreed mechanisms’ well ahead of the next general election in Bangladesh so that ‘many parties’ can participate in the polls in a free,...

January 4, 2016
January 4, 2016

AL, BNP get ‘mayor’s nod’ for rallies

The city corporation authorities have allowed Awami League and BNP to hold rallies in front of their respective central offices tomorrow to mark the January 5 general election.

January 3, 2016
January 3, 2016

DMP yet to decide on rally permission

In the wake of tension rising over planned political rallies by Awami League and BNP to mark the January 5 general election, Dhaka Metropolitan Police says it will not allow holding of counter...

November 8, 2015
November 8, 2015

Counting starts after key Myanmar poll

Votes are being counted in Myanmar's first openly contested national election after 25 years.

September 19, 2015
September 19, 2015

Hold polls before time runs out, Mahbubur urges govt

BNP standing committee member Lt Gen (retd) Mahbubur Rahman urges government to hold an inclusive parliamentary election soon saying time for solution to "the existing political impasse"...

September 11, 2015
September 11, 2015

Singaporeans vote in general election

Singaporeans are voting in a general election where the ruling People's Action Party (PAP) is widely expected to retain power.

August 1, 2015
August 1, 2015

Similar mistake will cost BNP’s existence: Ashraf

Awami League General Secretary Syed Ashraful Islam says the BNP will have no existence if it does not take part in the next general election.

July 8, 2015
July 8, 2015

Myanmar general election on November 8

Myanmar officials announce November 8 as the date for a historic general election set to be the first contested by Aung San Suu Kyi's opposition in a quarter of a century.