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.
EC working like AL’s associate body: BNP
Dhaka, Oct 20 – BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Tuesday alleged that the current Election Commission (EC) has been working as an ‘associate organisation’ of the government and the ruling party for implementing their agenda.
BNP’s part in by-polls only to question govt, EC: Quader
Dhaka, October 18 – Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader on Sunday said that BNP’s strategy behind participating in the by-elections was to question the government and the Election Commission.
BSPA congrats BFF president, EC
DHAKA – The Bangladesh Sports Press Association (BSPA), the country’s oldest sports organisation, congratulated Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) president and it’s honorary member Kazi Mohammad Salahuddin, who has re-elected of BFF president for the fourth consecutive term in the BFF…
EC follows electoral rules regarding to include Badal’s name in list
DHAKA – The Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) chief election commissioner Mezbah Uddin Ahmed today said they have included the name of Badal Roy in the final candidate list because the election commission only followed the electoral rules of BFF. “We…
EC trying to weaken further electoral system: BNP
BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Thursday alleged that the Election Commission (EC) is trying to weaken further the country’s ‘already devastated’ electoral process in the name of amending the electoral laws.
EC sues JKG Chairperson Dr Sabrina
The Election Commission has filed a case against JKG Health Care Chairperson Dr Sabrina Sharmin Hussain for possessing two National Identity Cards.
EC’s move to scrap power to cancel candidature suicidal: BNP
BNP on Friday strongly opposed the Election Commission’s (EC’s) proposal for scrapping its direct power to cancel the candidature of candidates by amending the Representation of the People Order (RPO), saying it is a ‘suicidal’ move.
EC drafts law for party registration with RPO ‘72 clauses
Dhaka, Aug 26 – The Election Commission on Wednesday cleared the draft of the Political Party Registration Bill, 2020 though a commissioner strongly opposed the move to enact a separate law with some articles from the Representation of the People…
BNP submits audit report to EC
BNP on Tuesday submitted its annual financial statement to the Election Commission (EC) for the 2019 calendar year, showing that the party spent TK 1.80 crore more than its income.
BNP asks EC to defer parliamentary by-polls
BNP on Tuesday asked the Election Commission not to hold the parliamentary by-polls to Bogura-1 and Jashore-6 on July 14 next amid this pandemic situation.
Voter turnout was below 25pc: EC Mahbub Talukdar
Dhaka, Jan 01 – Election Commissioner Mahbub Talukdar has said less than 25 percent voters exercised their franchise in the elections to the two Dhaka city corporations on Saturday.
Momen questions EC’s approval of locals as int’l observers
DHAKA, Jan 31, 2020 (BSS) – Foreign minister Dr AK Abdul Momen today questioned the Election Commission’s role as it approved 28 Bangladeshi citizens, working in different foreign missions here, as international observer for tomorrow’s city polls.
Try to get over confidence crisis: Mahbub to EC
Dhaka, Jan 20 – Mentioning that the activities of executive magistrates against the violations of the electoral code of conduct in the upcoming polls to the two Dhaka city corporations are not visible, Election Commissioner Mahbub Talukder has urged the…
Rollback Electronic Voting Machine plan, BNP tells EC
Dhaka, Jan 05 – Stating that the Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) is an ‘ill-motivated government project’ to destroy people’s voting rights, BNP on Sunday urged the Election Commission (EC) to shelve its plan to use it in the upcoming elections…
EC may schedule Dhaka City Corporations polls on Sunday
Dhaka, Dec 20 – Election Commission (EC) is going to sit on Sunday with a number of agenda including DNCC and DSCC polls schedule and delimitation of parliamentary seats.
Probe allegation of anomalies in EC recruitment: BNP
Dhaka, Nov 30 – BNP on Saturday night demanded an investigation into the allegation of anomalies in appointing workforce to the Election Commission.
Rohingya NID Cards: Those responsible to face action:EC
Chattogram – Election Commissioner Kabita Khanam on Monday warned that action will be taken if any election official is found involved in providing national identity (NID) and smart cards to Rohingyas.
Election results from EC: AL 259 seats, Jatiya Party 20
Awami League-led Grand Alliance candidates were unofficially declared elected in 285 constituencies while Dr Kamal-led Jatiya Oikyafront came out successful in seven seats in the early counting of votes.
IAB complains of different polls irregularities to EC
Islami Andolan Bangladesh (IAB) on Sunday filed a complaint at the Election Commission of different types of election irregularities including ouster of its polling agents, attacks on its candidates and agents, and forcing its supporters to cast votes for ‘Boat’…
EC rejects plea for cancelling 25 Bd Jamaat candidates
Dhaka Dec 23 – The Election Commission (EC) on Sunday quashed the appeal for the cancellation of the alleged 25 Jamaat-i-Islami candidates allowing them to contest the polls.
Ballot papers to reach ROs 7 days before polls: EC
Election Commission Secretary Helal Uddin Ahmed on Friday said journalists can enter voting centres, take photographs and even talk to voters during the upcoming general election, but the Commission is thinking imposing a restriction on live telecast.He came up with…
EC, police, admin under full control of govt: Moudud
BNP senior leader Moudud Ahmed on Wednesday alleged that the Election Commission (EC) and police and civil administration are working under the full control of the government.
EC invites applications from election observers
Dhaka, Nov 17 –The Election Commission has invited applications from both local and foreign observers to watch the upcoming national election slated for December 30.
Bangladesh EC says 100 percent fair election not possible
Dhaka, Nov 16 – Election Commissioner Kabita Khanam on Friday said 100 per cent fair election is not possible in the country rather the Commission will hold an acceptable poll, which will remain out of all questions.
EC out to hold stage-managed polls using EVMs: BNP
Dhaka, Oct 27 – BNP on Saturday alleged that the Election Commission (EC) is out to hold a stage-managed election using Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) ignoring public opinions.
Election Commission to meet President Tuesday
An Election Commission delegation will meet President Abdul Hamid on Tuesday to apprise him of the preparations made so far for the 10th parliamentary election.