Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called upon all to stay united and protect Bangladesh from the clasps of the evil forces, saying BNP does not want elections but looks forward to creating an abnormal situation in the country
The Awami League at this point is not considering talks with the BNP to solve the current political impasse over the next general elections.
Ashraful Hossain Alam, known as Hero Alam, will contest the by-election to the Dhaka-17 constituency, which fell vacant following the death of actor Akbar Hossain Pathan Farooque
The US state department has said that it was “heartened” that the Bangladesh government welcomed its decision to impose visa restrictions on those who undermine the democratic election process in Bangladesh.
The US embassy in Bangladesh has issued an alert fearing an escalation of violence ahead of the next national elections and advised its citizens to remain vigilant
With the national election drawing closer, the ruling Awami League’s focus is on reorganising the party
More female voters have got on the voter list than males during the last registration of prospective voters ahead of the 12th parliamentary election.
The Election Commission is yet to begin delimitation of parliamentary constituencies, a vital job ahead of the next national election, due to the unavailability of the final report on the latest census.
The BNP wants to make a final push to realise its demand for holding the next general election under a neutral caretaker administration only after the top brass finds the party’s Dhaka city units fully prepared for an all-out movement.