parliamentary election

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.

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.

November 14, 2018
November 14, 2018

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.

September 6, 2018
September 6, 2018

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.

July 23, 2018
July 23, 2018

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.

January 3, 2018
January 3, 2018

2.30 crore new voters added

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

August 3, 2017
August 3, 2017

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.

May 17, 2016
May 17, 2016

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.

January 3, 2016
January 3, 2016

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.

August 18, 2015
August 18, 2015

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'.

February 11, 2015
February 11, 2015

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.