National election

Hasina may spring cabinet surprise

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, who led her party to a landslide victory in the national election, may come up with a surprise by inducting new faces into the cabinet, likely to be formed on Sunday. ...

May 14, 2022
May 14, 2022

Are EVMs crucial for national election?

The Election Commission is meeting with various political and non-political parties and individuals to hold a fair and acceptable national election -- and within the discussion, the use of...

January 3, 2019
January 3, 2019

Most of the JP MPs-elect for joining govt

Most of the lawmakers-elect of the Jatiya Party yesterday said the party should join the Awami League-led new government.

January 3, 2019
January 3, 2019

Hasina may spring cabinet surprise

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, who led her party to a landslide victory in the national election, may come up with a surprise by inducting new faces into the cabinet, likely to be formed on Sunday. ...

December 28, 2018
December 28, 2018

Fear that won't ever go away

The arson attack on Hindu houses in Banshkahli's Muhuripara area nearly six years ago still haunts the villagers.

December 21, 2018
December 21, 2018

BNP website blocked over 'distasteful' content

The BNP's official website -- www.bnpbangladesh.com -- was blocked last week as it contained “distasteful” content, said the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) yesterday...

November 9, 2018
November 9, 2018

Oikyafront goes to Rajshahi today

Jatiya Oikyafront leaders have taken preparations to bring people from neighbouring districts today to their rally in Rajshahi, amid widespread arrests and the ongoing transport strike in Natore.

November 6, 2018
November 6, 2018

Chattogram Division: AL aiming high in BNP bastion

History says Chattogram division is a bastion of the BNP.

November 3, 2018
November 3, 2018

PM pledges free, fair election

Prime Minister and Awami League President Sheikh Hasina yesterday said her party wants a free and fair election so that people can pick their leaders to run the country.

October 26, 2018
October 26, 2018

80 aspirants from AL, 45 from BNP

With multiple MP hopefuls in each constituency of Khulna division, the Awami League may have to deal with a serious problem of possible rebel candidates, while the BNP is in a better position with...

October 26, 2018
October 26, 2018

The swing division

History says it has been a swing division since 2001. The first two national polls results, since democracy was restored, show none of the two major parties enjoyed absolute supremacy here.