national polls

May 8, 2022
May 8, 2022

All-out effort to bring BNP to national election 2023: Hasina tells party

The government will make all-out efforts to bring opposition BNP to the next parliamentary election, slated for late next year.

February 19, 2019
February 19, 2019

Dec 30 Polls 'Anomalies': Record be kept for sake of democracy

A proper documentation of testimonies of “irregularities” during the 11th parliamentary election is required for upholding democratic practices, said speakers at a discussion yesterday.

February 14, 2019
February 14, 2019

Dec 30 polls challenged in High Court

Seven BNP candidates yesterday filed separate election petitions with the High Court challenging the legality of the December 30 national election to their constituencies, citing widespread irregularities.

January 6, 2019
January 6, 2019

Cabinet Berths: Hasina keeps AL ranks guessing

Who would become a minister? It was a discussion that dominated tea stalls, bazaars and even Awami League offices yesterday.

December 25, 2018
December 25, 2018

BNP pinned down on its own turf

The BNP has virtually been sidelined in its Lakshmipur stronghold while its rival Awami League's campaigning has been going on in full swing.

December 25, 2018
December 25, 2018

AL pacifies rebel, BNP concerned

The tussle in the Awami League camp of Munshiganj-3 seems to have subsided following a rebel campaigning for the nominee.

November 21, 2018
November 21, 2018

Fewer observers in Dec 30 polls

The presence of observers in the upcoming election will be thinner compared with that in 2008, as both domestic and international organisations are unwilling to deploy strong workforce mainly due to fund crunch.

November 11, 2018
November 11, 2018

Contest as Alliance: Parties may get more time to let EC know

The Election Commission may extend the deadline for political parties to inform it about their decision to contest the upcoming parliamentary polls under any alliance.

November 8, 2018
November 8, 2018

The chronicle of failed dialogues

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, who wrapped up weeklong dialogues with political parties on the next parliamentary polls yesterday, had been part of the eventful history of both successful and failed talks.

November 7, 2018
November 7, 2018

Where no party has complete grip

Like Khulna division from which it was carved out, Barishal has been a swing division since 2001.