ROAD TO ELECTIONS 2023-24

Opinion / A Potemkin election in Bangladesh?

An election without any competition will not be acceptable at home or abroad.

How to judge the Election Commission’s performance

The question of whether the current EC can deliver a free and fair election should be explored based on two sets of criteria

EC in Bangladesh / A fragile institution with a strong legal framework

The elections, the Election Commission (EC), the government and political parties are parts of an interwoven web of a complex relationship.

For successful polls, administrative overhaul is a must

If all political parties do not receive equal opportunities, the electoral process will not be universally accepted.

‘Ensuring a fair election may be challenging without participation of major political parties’

With the 12th parliamentary election only a few months away, how confident is the Election Commission about holding a free, fair and participatory election?

Teamwork is the key to a good election

In a contemporary election system, the Election Commission (EC) serves a pivotal role beyond simply organising elections

What should an election-time government look like?

An election-time government performs the special task of holding or supervising a national election to ensure smooth transition of state power.

How constitutional is the 15th amendment?

It is clear that the 15th Amendment was neither legitimate nor constitutional, as no referendum was held before its passage.

December 24, 2023
December 24, 2023

A Potemkin election in Bangladesh?

An election without any competition will not be acceptable at home or abroad.

October 15, 2023
October 15, 2023

Teamwork is the key to a good election

In a contemporary election system, the Election Commission (EC) serves a pivotal role beyond simply organising elections

October 15, 2023
October 15, 2023

‘Ensuring a fair election may be challenging without participation of major political parties’

With the 12th parliamentary election only a few months away, how confident is the Election Commission about holding a free, fair and participatory election?

October 15, 2023
October 15, 2023

For successful polls, administrative overhaul is a must

If all political parties do not receive equal opportunities, the electoral process will not be universally accepted.

October 15, 2023
October 15, 2023

A fragile institution with a strong legal framework

The elections, the Election Commission (EC), the government and political parties are parts of an interwoven web of a complex relationship.

October 15, 2023
October 15, 2023

How to judge the Election Commission’s performance

The question of whether the current EC can deliver a free and fair election should be explored based on two sets of criteria

October 15, 2023
October 15, 2023

How constitutional is the 15th amendment?

It is clear that the 15th Amendment was neither legitimate nor constitutional, as no referendum was held before its passage.

October 15, 2023
October 15, 2023

What should an election-time government look like?

An election-time government performs the special task of holding or supervising a national election to ensure smooth transition of state power.

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