partisan municipality polls

January 25, 2016
January 25, 2016

HC questions legality of municipal polls code

High Court questions legality of municipal electoral code that restricted parliament members to run election campaign for their party candidates in local polls.

December 23, 2015
December 23, 2015

1,200 magistrates to ‘check’ polls irregularities

Some 1,200 magistrates will be deployed in 233 municipalities across the country for four days ahead of the December 30 election to check the violation of the electoral code of conduct.

December 12, 2015
December 12, 2015

Govt repressing BNP over municipal polls: Fakhrul

BNP acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir alleges that the government has resorted to repressive acts to thwart its “possible debacle” in the municipal polls scheduled for December 30.

December 9, 2015
December 9, 2015

AL rebels given 24 hrs to withdraw candidacy

Ruling Awami League warns its rebel candidates for municipality polls of disciplinary actions if they do not withdraw their candidacy within next 24 hours.

December 8, 2015
December 8, 2015

Khaleda terms municipal polls stage-managed drama

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia terms the Election Commission worthless and says a drama is going to be staged in the name of municipality elections.

December 8, 2015
December 8, 2015

BNP urges CEC to ensure level-playing field

A top level BNP delegation urges Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Kazi Rakibuddin Ahmed to ensure a level-playing field ahead of the country’s maiden partisan municipality polls.

December 3, 2015
December 3, 2015

AL names municipality polls candidates

Ruling Awami League announces the list of its nominated candidates for the upcoming municipality elections scheduled to be held on December 30.

November 27, 2015
November 27, 2015

Municipality polls deferral unlikely: EC

The Election Commission is unlikely to defer the municipality polls as demanded by the BNP-led 20-party alliance, the EC secretary says.