municipal polls

PM slams Khaleda for calling election officials, people ‘dogs’

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has come down heavily on BNP chief Khaleda Zia for terming voters, election officials and others who were present at polling stations during the January-5 national election 'dogs'.

January 25, 2016
January 25, 2016

HC questions legality of municipal polls code

High Court questions legality of municipal electoral code that restricted parliament members to run election campaign for their party candidates in local polls.

January 9, 2016
January 9, 2016

PM slams Khaleda for calling election officials, people ‘dogs’

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has come down heavily on BNP chief Khaleda Zia for terming voters, election officials and others who were present at polling stations during the January-5 national election 'dogs'.

January 9, 2016
January 9, 2016

Bogra AL-JP clash: An injured dies

One of the injured in yesterday’s Awami League-Jatiya Party clash at Santahar municipality in Bogra has died today while being shifted to Dhaka Medical College Hospital.

January 2, 2016
January 2, 2016

'Helpless, shocked'

"Less than an hour after the voting began, some seven to eight ruling party men stormed the booth I was assigned to. Identifying themselves as Chhatra League and Jubo League activists, they tried to take the ballots away from me."

January 2, 2016
January 2, 2016

Voting rights snatched using admin

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia yesterday alleged that the government snatched people's votes in Wednesday's municipal polls by using the administration, law enforcers and presiding officers.

December 31, 2015
December 31, 2015

Municipal polls ‘rigging’: Blockade in Rangamati Sunday

Parbatya Chattagram Jana Sanghati Samity will observe road and waterway blockade in Rangamati on Sunday protesting “vote rigging” and “biased acts of administration” during yesterday’s municipality elections.

December 31, 2015
December 31, 2015

Step down, BNP tells EC

Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) demands the Election Commission (EC) to step down for what it termed “failure to uphold its constitutional responsibilities” during the just concluded municipality elections.

December 31, 2015
December 31, 2015

Polls free, fair, claim EC, AL

The Election Commission and the ruling Awami League claimed yesterday's municipal polls were free and fair except for some stray incidents. The AL, however, accused the police of causing some of the incidents.

December 30, 2015
December 30, 2015

[WATCH] Vote rigging in Narsingdi, Patuakhali

Television reporters catches some footage of vote rigging in Narsingdi and Patuakhali districts during the municipality elections of 2015.

December 30, 2015
December 30, 2015

‘I had no other options but to quit’

After forfeiting from mayoral race, an independent candidate in Dhamrai municipality in Dhaka today said he had no other way but quit.