general election

May 14, 2022
May 14, 2022

Are EVMs crucial for national election?

The Election Commission is meeting with various political and non-political parties and individuals to hold a fair and acceptable national election -- and within the discussion, the use of electronic voting machines or EVMs is getting the attention in the political arena. But why is the EVM debate so crucial especially when the national election is closing in?

May 8, 2022
May 8, 2022

All-out effort to bring BNP to national election 2023: Hasina tells party

The government will make all-out efforts to bring opposition BNP to the next parliamentary election, slated for late next year.

November 17, 2018
November 17, 2018

Not possible to hold 100pc fair polls

Election Commissioner Kabita Khanam yesterday said it would not be possible for the Election Commission to hold a “hundred percent fair” election.

May 11, 2018
May 11, 2018

Manna demands acceptable elections

Nagarik Oikya Convener Mahmudur Rahman Manna demands to arrange the upcoming general election in an acceptable manner.

January 9, 2018
January 9, 2018

Corrupt leaders not to get AL tickets: Quader

Issuing a note of warning to the party leaders who are involved in corruption, Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader says they will not get the party's nomination in the next general election.

August 3, 2017
August 3, 2017

Both AL, BNP see new alliance a positive sign

Ruling Awami League and its political arch-rival BNP are sensing the new polarisation in politics ahead of the upcoming general election and they see it as a positive sign for democracy.

July 25, 2017
July 25, 2017

No compromise with fair polls: CEC

Chief Election Commission KM Nurul Huda says that he would not compromise with anyone for the sake of arranging the next general election in a democratic manner.

July 10, 2017
July 10, 2017

Those lost acceptability not to get nomination: Quader

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader warns his party colleagues that those have indulged in 'sick' politics and lost acceptability among people will not get nomination in the next parliamentary 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-out support to hold the free, fair and credible election under PM's supervision.