Fourteen chairman candidates have won unopposed in Barisal for the upcoming Union Porishod election.
The number of voters in Bangladesh has now increased to 11.17 crore (111.7 million) following the inclusion of some 19 lakh (1.9 million) fresh voters in the last one year.
The parliamentary constituency (Laxmipur-2) of Mohammad Shahid Islam alias Kazi Papul has been declared vacant after the independent parliamentarian was sentenced by a Kuwaiti court for criminal offense involving moral turpitude.
Dhaka, Feb 5 – The BNP on Friday accused the government of vote fraud in the elections to city corporations and announced to hold public rallies in six cities, demanding fair and credible polls.
News Desk The Election Commission suspended voting at No-7 ward in Thakurgaon municipality polls scheduled to be held on February 14, after the death of a councilor candidate.
Dhaka, Jan 30 — Candidates of the ruling Awami League have been unofficially elected from the majority of the municipalities that went to polls on Saturday in the third phase, according to partial results.
Police arrested a suspect Friday from Dhaka’s Jatrabari for the murder of BNP-backed Sirajganj councillor-elect Tariqul Islam Khan just minutes after his victory in the recently concluded phase-II municipal elections.
Dhaka, Jan 17 – BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Sunday alleged that Awami League (AL) candidates snatched the victory in Saturday’s municipal polls by indulging in ‘vote robbery ‘.
Gaibandha, Jan 17 – Two separate cases were filed and five people arrested early Sunday over vandalizing vehicles of law enforcers and arson attack during municipality polls in Gaibandha.
Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden have both held rallies on the eve of a vote that determines which party will have a tiebreaking majority in the US Senate.
Feni, Jan 3 – Ten Awami League candidates are set to be elected ward councillors of Feni municipality as they were the only ones to submit nomination papers from their areas. District Election Officer Md Nasir Uddin Patwari confirmed this.
Thirty-five people were injured in a clash between the supporters of two Union Parishad Chairman candidates at Lalganj Bazar in Mehendiganj upazila on Friday night, ahead of Ulania Union Parishad election billed for December 10.
Donald Trump has accepted a formal US transition should begin for President-elect Joe Biden to take office. The president said the federal agency overseeing the handover must “do what needs to be done”, even as he vowed to keep contesting…
The victory of Democratic candidate Joe Biden in the US presidential election is poised to bring more than a change in White House. Not only shall America find the most powerful man on earth promoting unity in place of division…
“The democratic world viewed Myanmar’s 2015 election as a milestone in the country’s transition to democracy. But this year’s election reveals just how far from the promise of democracy the country has fallen.
US: Electoral Process Needs Time New York – The United States electoral process needs time to tabulate the vote in the November 3, 2020 general election, Human Rights Watch said today. News organizations and social media companies should be vigilant…
Democrat Joe Biden was pushing closer to the 270 Electoral College votes needed to carry the White House, securing victories in the “blue wall” battlegrounds of Wisconsin and Michigan, and narrowing President Donald Trump’s path.
AP/UNB, Nov 04 – From Ford Model T cars that popped off the assembly line in just 90 minutes to 60-second service for burgers, the United States has had a major hand in making the world a frenetic and impatient…
President Donald Trump carried the prized battleground of Florida, then he and Democrat Joe Biden shifted their focus early Wednesday to three Northern industrial states — Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania — that could prove crucial in determining who wins the…
A single voting machine jammed for just minutes Tuesday morning at a precinct in Joe Biden’s hometown of Scranton, Pennsylvania — but misleading posts on Facebook and Twitter claimed multiple machines there were down for hours.
Even before Election Day, the 2020 race was the most litigated in memory. President Donald Trump is promising more to come.
Pittsburg, AP/UNB, Nov 03 – In the closing hours of a campaign shadowed by a once-in-a-century pandemic, President Donald Trump charged across the nation Monday delivering an incendiary but unsupported allegation that the election is rigged, while Democratic challenger Joe…
Donald Trump and Joe Biden are travelling across the nation on Sunday as the US election enters its closing stage. President Trump planned to visit five battleground states while his challenger Mr Biden spoke at a campaign event in Pennsylvania.
North Carolina, yes. Pennsylvania, yes. Wisconsin, no. That’s how the Supreme Court has answered questions in recent days about an extended timeline for receiving and counting ballots in those states.
Why is it that one candidate can win the popular note but another wins the electoral vote and thus the presidency? That’s how the framers of the Constitution set it up.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Republican President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger, former Vice President Joe Biden, sparred sharply Thursday night about the country’s world-leading coronavirus death toll at their second and final debate 12 days before the Nov. 3 national…
Dhaka, Oct 17 – Awami League candidate Md Kazi Monirul Islam was unofficially elected in Dhaka-5 by-polls held with the use of EVMs amid the low turnout of the voters on Saturday. Kazi Monirul Islam won the election beating his…
Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda on Saturday explained the reasons behind the low turnout of voters in the by-elections to Dhaka-5 and Naogaon-6 constituencies saying that there was no chance for the change in the government with the by-elections.
US President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger Joe Biden have batted away key questions during separate meet-the-voter TV events.
Chandpur, Oct 10 – A youth was killed in a clash outside a polling station in Chandpur during the municipal election held there on Saturday.