National election

November 23, 2022
November 23, 2022

BNP’s Dec 10 Dhaka rally: Cops, AL to be on high alert

Law enforcers have taken all-out measures, including keeping Dhaka city BNP leaders and activists under close watch, to preempt “potential subversive activities” centering on the BNP’s Dhaka rally on December 10.

November 17, 2022
November 17, 2022

Foreign envoy’s comments: EC, govt sing same tune

The Election Commission and the government have picked up similar tones against statements by foreign diplomats on Bangladesh’s domestic issues, such as elections.

November 8, 2022
November 8, 2022

Make environment safe for people to voice concerns: US State Dept

The US has urged Bangladesh government to create a safe environment for people to peacefully assemble and voice their concerns, and relatedly, for opposition parties to campaign without facing intimidation and repression.

November 6, 2022
November 6, 2022

No more mega projects before nat'l election: Quader

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader today (November 6, 2022) said the government will not take on any new mega project before the next national election.

October 31, 2022
October 31, 2022

BNP Barishal Rally: Permit stuck in mess over venue name

Complications have arisen over the BNP's seeking permission for its November-5 rally venue in Barishal city, as the party did not use the venue’s official name.

October 24, 2022
October 24, 2022

Now AL plans to flaunt strength

As the recent BNP rallies drew huge crowds in different cities, the Awami League is now preparing to hold rallies and other programmes across the country from next month apparently to show its strength.

October 3, 2022
October 3, 2022

AL, BNP in overdrive to woo allies

The ruling Awami League and its arch-rival the BNP are working to bring like-minded political parties into their fold ahead of the next parliamentary election.

September 14, 2022
September 14, 2022

Reclaiming voters’ trust: EC unveils action plan

Election Commission (EC) has released its action plan for the upcoming 12th parliamentary elections by fixing its challenges, which includes gaining confidence of all political parties to ensure participation of all political parties.

August 3, 2022
August 3, 2022

“I know very well who’s conspiring against AL, me before election”

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today (August 3, 2022) said that conspiracy is being intensified to remove her from power as national election is approaching.

June 4, 2022
June 4, 2022

Debates over EVM: Of trust, of technology

With the next parliamentary elections just one and a half years away, fresh debates over using the electronic voting machine in polls have taken the centre stage in the political arena of late.