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'.

December 30, 2015
December 30, 2015

LIVE: Municipal election as it unfolds

Follow The Daily Star for latest updates of the Municipal Elections 2015. The Municipal elections are held every five years in the country and this year marks the first ever Municipal Partisan polls.

December 30, 2015
December 30, 2015

Man killed in Satkania polls clash

A man is killed when supporters of two councillor candidates traded gunshots in Satkania upazila of Chittagong, police say.

December 30, 2015
December 30, 2015

Municipal election begins

Elections to 234 municipalities have begun, marking the start of the country's maiden local government polls on partisan lines.

December 28, 2015
December 28, 2015

AL to face debacle if polls are fair

BNP chief Khaleda Zia has said the Awami League is spreading propaganda in the name of an election “survey”.

December 28, 2015
December 28, 2015

Electioneering ends tonight

As violence continues centring the municipality polls, additional law enforcers and Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) personnel have been deployed from this morning to maintain law and order in the areas going to polls.

December 24, 2015
December 24, 2015

BNP accuses AL of unleashing terrorism

BNP accuses the ruling Awami League of “unleashing terrorism” across the country and demands security for its mayoral candidates and agents. It also urges a congenial atmosphere for voters during the municipal polls.

December 23, 2015
December 23, 2015

1,200 magistrates to ‘check’ polls irregularities

Some 1,200 magistrates will be deployed in 233 municipalities across the country for four days ahead of the December 30 election to check the violation of the electoral code of conduct.

December 20, 2015
December 20, 2015

Movement if EC fails to hold fair polls: BNP

BNP says they will go for a movement if the Election Commission fails to host a fair municipal election that is slated for December 30.

December 17, 2015
December 17, 2015

Rizvi criticises EC over ‘irregularities’

BNP raises serious allegations against the Election Commission saying the constitutional body has bowed down to the "evil will" of Awami League.

December 15, 2015
December 15, 2015

EC warns ‘20’ returning officers

The Election Commission has sent letters to around 20 returning officers for their inaction in taking steps against the people for violating electoral code of conduct.