national polls

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.

October 27, 2018
October 27, 2018

AL rebels to be expelled for life

With multiple aspirant candidates already campaigning hard in almost all constituencies, Awami League President Sheikh Hasina last night issued a tough warning to those looking to contest the election as rebels.

October 24, 2018
October 24, 2018

Foes within a headache in Sylhet too

All three major political parties are going to face internal rival issue in Sylhet division as nomination seekers substantially surpass the number of constituencies.

October 5, 2018
October 5, 2018

Jamaat still on BNP's mind

The BNP has informally started the process for a seat sharing deal with Jamaat-e-Islami and other alliance partners, indicating that it would not sever ties with the Islamist party.

September 20, 2018
September 20, 2018

BNP close to forging 'greater nat'l unity'

The BNP is likely to announce its "greater national unity" among different political parties next week as leaders of several parties have “reached a consensus” on some common issues, including holding of the election under a nonpartisan government.

July 8, 2018
July 8, 2018

National polls will be harder than ever

Warning that the next national elections would be tough, Awami League President Sheikh Hasina yesterday asked her party's grassroots leaders to resolve their internal conflicts ahead of the polls slated for December.

April 20, 2018
April 20, 2018

China for peaceful election in Bangladesh

China yesterday said it wants to see a peaceful transition of power in Bangladesh through a smooth general election.

November 18, 2017
November 18, 2017

AL, BNP gear up for polls

With the next national polls a year away, the ruling Awami League is scaling up its organisational activities while the BNP is focused on drumming up support for a non-partisan election-time government.

July 8, 2017
July 8, 2017

AL, BNP Prepare for Next Polls: Searching for new members

Two years ago, BJP, the ruling party in India, claimed to be the world's largest political party with 8.8 crore members, surpassing the Communist Party of China, which has 8.6 crore.

October 9, 2015
October 9, 2015

Local body polls under party banner unrealistic: BNP

BNP alleges that the government has decided to hold the local body polls under party banner in December and January only to avoid the demand of national polls.