municipality polls

EC shows its helplessness

If the complaints filed by the returning officer in the recent polls to Phulpur municipality are proven to be true then the acts by ruling Awami League MP Sharif Ahmed of Mymensing-2 would be considered unlawful and punishable as per the electoral laws.

December 30, 2015
December 30, 2015

Municipal polls: Vote counting begins

Vote counting has begun as elections to 234 municipalities ended this afternoon.

December 30, 2015
December 30, 2015

Irregularities, violence disappoint BNP

BNP Chief Khaleda Zia’s Adviser Khandker Mahbub Hossain says the party has been disappointed by irregularities and violence over today’s municipality polls.

December 30, 2015
December 30, 2015

3 ATN News journos held in Rajshahi

Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) men detain a journalist and two cameramen of ATN News for violating the electoral code at Puthia municipality in Rajshahi.

December 30, 2015
December 30, 2015

BNP men come under attack

Clashes, and attacks and arrests of BNP men marked the day before the much-hyped municipality polls today, casting doubt over the election's being free and fair.

December 30, 2015
December 30, 2015

'No' is tradition

There is no doubt that holding a fair and free election in a democratic manner brightens a ruling party's image. Why, then, do the parties in power seldom follow the path to take its image to new heights?

December 30, 2015
December 30, 2015

Credibility test for EC, govt

Elections are test times. Today, it's a crucial credibility and popularity test for the major political players.

December 29, 2015
December 29, 2015

Hanif asks AL men to assist EC, admin for fair polls

Awami League Joint General Secretary Mahbubul Alam Hanif asks his party men to assist the Election Commission (EC) and local administrations to hold a free, fair and neutral municipality election.

December 29, 2015
December 29, 2015

AL making ‘blueprint’ to win polls: BNP

BNP alleges that the ruling Awami League has made a “blueprint” to take its favour the results of tomorrow’s elections to 234 municipalities.

December 29, 2015
December 29, 2015

Municipal polls: BNP fears violence

Expressing grave concern over pre-polls violence, BNP urges the Election Commission (EC) to take necessary steps for holding the municipality elections in a transparent manner.

December 29, 2015
December 29, 2015

BNP won't quit polls

The BNP decided to stay in the battle of municipality polls until the last moment tomorrow, party chief Khaleda Zia said, reiterating her demand for army deployment for the sake of free and fair polls.