parliamentary election | The Daily Star
  • President Abdul Hamid

    The RPO and the president's role

    Surprising as it may seem to many, President Abdul Hamid has legal authority to play a significant role in ensuring that the next parliamentary election is held in a free and fair manner.

  • Bangladesh National Election likely on December 27 Muhith

    There's good chance JS polls will be held Dec 27

    Finance Minister AMA Muhith yesterday said there was a good chance that the next parliamentary election would be held on December 27.

  • British PM Rushanara Ali and Sheikh Hasina

    All parties to join polls, PM tells Rushanara

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina hopes that all political parties will join the next parliamentary elections to be held in the year-end.

  • bangladesh 11th national election

    2.30 crore new voters added

    The next parliamentary election will have 2.30 crore more voters than the election in 2008 had.

  • Supreme Court places election bar on 3 BNP Upazila Chairmen

    EC not empowered to hold fair polls: SC

    None of the succeeding governments took any step to strengthen the Election Commission with all the powers it needs for holding a free and fair parliamentary election, observed the Supreme Court in the 16th amendment case verdict.

  • BNP leaders meet visiting US official

    The BNP yesterday sought support from the USA in creating a congenial atmosphere in Bangladesh for the next parliamentary elections to be free, fair and inclusive.

  • AL, BNP plan rallies at same venue

    The ruling Awami League yesterday said it would hold programmes in the capital on January 5 to observe the second anniversary of the 10th parliamentary election, hours after the BNP announced it would hold a protest rally in Dhaka the same day.

  • Credible Elections and 'Caretaker' Government

    On July 26, BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia said 'a caretaker government is not a must for holding national election, but it has to be held under a neutral government, no matter what its name is'.

  • No dialogue but trial: PM

    Reiterating that there will be no dialogue with criminals and militants like BNP-Jamaat alliance, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina issues warning that they would be put on trial for their militant acts.