national elections

The broken promises

Voters in char areas of Lalmonirhat seem to have lost hope as several promises regarding the area's development had been announced in previous elections over the decades but nothing was done in reality.

May 7, 2022
May 7, 2022

AL never uses backdoor to grab power: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said Awami League never used the backdoor for grabbing power, rather it always assumes state power through elections.

December 28, 2018
December 28, 2018

The broken promises

Voters in char areas of Lalmonirhat seem to have lost hope as several promises regarding the area's development had been announced in previous elections over the decades but nothing was done in reality.

December 26, 2018
December 26, 2018

A new kind of first-time voters

Abdul Awal, 58, cannot hold back his excitement as for the first time in his life he would be voting in the 11th parliamentary polls on December 30.

December 25, 2018
December 25, 2018

7 candidates attacked

Seven candidates running with the “sheaf of paddy” electoral symbol were attacked allegedly by ruling party men yesterday while 130 supporters of the Awami League and the BNP were injured across the country in polls violence.

December 16, 2018
December 16, 2018

AL runs on full throttle, BNP missing

With the election 14 days away, campaigning should be in full swing but the situation in Khulna is different.

December 16, 2018
December 16, 2018

Barishal yet to catch polls fever

The Barishal city is yet to see fully-fledged electioneering by the major political parties although the polls are just two weeks away.

December 12, 2018
December 12, 2018

Crammed beyond Capacity

Prisons across the country are crammed with a record number of inmates, in some places three to seven times their capacity, as a result of the crackdown on illegal drugs and a “mass arrest” of BNP men over the last few months.

November 30, 2018
November 30, 2018

Legal tangles cause BNP fresh worries

The BNP has been facing new difficulties since the party candidates submitted their nomination papers for the upcoming polls.

November 29, 2018
November 29, 2018

'Do not vote for my father'

Video footage of Niaz Morshed Elite, son of BNP-nominated candidate Monirul Islam Yousuf for Chattogram-1, went viral on social media as he urged voters not to elect his father.

November 28, 2018
November 28, 2018

BNP puts trust in 60 new faces

Around 60 new faces got BNP tickets for the December 30 parliamentary election and most of them are former student leaders and family members of veteran or deceased party leaders.