mayoral election

May 8, 2015
May 8, 2015

Puppeteers go in different directions

Overwhelmed by the vociferous postmortem of the city corporation polls, two footfalls on the cityscape have gone unnoticed, unappreciated, as though coming and going on stealth.

May 1, 2015
May 1, 2015

Yes We Con

THE handsome, charismatic and successful young men join hands and smile for the perfect photo.

April 30, 2015
April 30, 2015

See no evil, hear no evil…..

IT is difficult to accept the comments of the CEC that the three city corporation elections were held in a fair and peaceful manner and that there were no threats or anomalies.

April 30, 2015
April 30, 2015

Unprecedented attack on journalists

IT is disquieting to see that the media was conspicuously barred from properly covering the city polls.

April 30, 2015
April 30, 2015

Witnessing another ELECTION CHARADE

STUFFING of ballot boxes whether in national or local elections is nothing new in Bangladesh.

April 29, 2015
April 29, 2015

POLL TALK

Experts and observers share their views on the electoral proceedings of the City Corporation Elections and their implications for the political climate of the country with The Daily Star.

April 28, 2015
April 28, 2015

Media become ruling party’s target

Ruling party men not only intimidated the BNP activists before and during the city corporation elections, but also used various intimidation tactics on the press wherever they found the journalists covering irregularities at the polling centres.

April 11, 2015
April 11, 2015

Cases keep BNP-backed candidates at bay

BNP-backed mayor and councillor candidates cannot participate in the city polls campaigns or electoral activities properly due to the cases filed against them, a senior BNP leader says.