It is quite intriguing how the RPA amendment can be so accommodating to defaulters who are desperate to gain political power.
A genuinely inclusive election depends on a wide range of factors, many of which the Election Commission cannot even begin to address
While the decision to scrap the EVMs is a step in the right direction, the EC must not lose sight of the fact that there are many other pressing issues that it must address for a free, fair and participatory elections.
The problem in Bangladesh is that politicians consider compromise as a weakness and a sign of defeat
The BNP’s current risk-averse behaviour is not conducive to running a successful campaign
Restoring trust in the electoral process remains the biggest challenge