All eyes will be on Dhaka on Saturday as the capital with over 5 million voters is going to elect mayors and councillors of its two city corporations following weeks of vigorous campaign without major violence.
BNP mayoral candidate for Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) polls Ishraque Hossain on Monday feared that a move is on to make the field empty before the February-1 voting as a case was filed against his supporters in connection with…
Bangladesh has got 53.66 lakh new voters after its 2018 general election, according to the draft updated electoral rolls revealed by the Election Commission on Monday.
BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Sunday said the problem over the date of elections to two Dhaka city corporations was created due to the incompetence of the Election Commission (EC).
Claiming that it is not possible to get credible results from electronic voting machines (EVMs), BNP on Sunday alleged that the Election Commission (EC) is trying to use the technology in the two city polls to ‘fulfill the government’s desire’.
The Election Commission (EC) on Tuesday started the first-ever registration process of expatriate Bangladeshis as voters in Malaysia.
Bangkok, Mar 30 (AP/UNB) — Thailand’s Election Commission said that computer software was partly to blame for inconsistent and delayed vote totals from last Sunday’s general election. During early reporting of the election results, its tabulation software had trouble handling…
Dhaka, Feb 28 (UNB) – Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda on Thursday said the low voter turnout in the ongoing elections to the two city corporations is not the liability of the Commission. “It’s the responsibility of candidates and…
Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader on Wednesday said there is no scope of Election Commission (EC) reform as it was earlier overhauled with recommendations from all parties.
Co-chairman of Awami League National Election Conducting Committee HT Imam on Sunday said there is nothing political in the rejection of Khaleda Zia’s nomination paper as it is basically the Election Commission and High Court’s issue.
Alongside different government agencies, the Election Commission will also monitor the social media to check fake news and propaganda ahead of the 11th parliamentary elections, said EC Secretary Helal Uddin Ahmed on Sunday.
BNP on Saturday demanded that the Election Commission immediately stop the ‘wholesale’ arrest of its leaders and activists, release its arrested men and reshuffle the local administration.
BNP on Wednesday alleged that the Election Commission’s preparation for holding the next general election is questionable as it could not yet appoint election officials to 85 upazilas.
Dhaka, Nov 26 – A writ petition was filed on Sunday with the High Court challenging the legality of the appointment of the chief election commissioner and four other commissioners claiming that no specific rules were formulated for their appointment.
BNP on Friday alleged that the Election Commission (EC) and police officials have made a ‘grand plan’ against BNP and Jatiya Oikyafront to suppress them during the upcoming national election.
Dr Kamal Hossain-led Jatiya Oikyafront on Thursday warned that their alliance will file a case against the government and the Election Commission (EC) if they try to use the electronic voting machine (EVM) in the upcoming national election without amending…
President of Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) Oli Ahmed on Thursday sought the intervention of the Election Commission (EC) in stopping the arrest and harassment of opposition leaders and activists for the sake of a credible election.
Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) KM Nurul Huda on Thursday said the help of every government agency is needed to hold a fair election as it is not possible to do that by the Election Commission alone.
BNP on Wednesday alleged that police are making lists of around 6.5 lakh pro-Awami League election officers as the Election Commission (EC) ‘entrusted’ the law enforcers with the responsibility for holding the forthcoming general election.
Election Commission (EC) Secretary Helal Uddin Ahmed on Wednesday said the EC will ensure the level-playing field before the allocation of election symbols to the candidates for holding the upcoming general election in a free, fair and credible manner.
The Election Commission will send a letter to all the ministries asking them not to hold any meeting with returning officers.
BNP on Tuesday asked the Election Commission to take punitive action against four government officials, including its secretary and the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) commissioner, over the recent Nayapaltan incident.
Sushasoner Jonno Nagorik (Sujon), a civil rights body, on Monday urged the Election Commission to exercise its full authority to make sure that the forthcoming 11th parliamentary elections are held in a credible and participatory manner.
Election Commission Secretary Helal Uddin Ahmed on Monday said the Commission has nothing to do with BNP acting Chairman Tarique Rahman’s participation in taking interview of their party candidates through videoconferencing.
Election Commissioner Shahdat Hossain Chowdhury on Saturday warned the election officials of stern action if any allegation of biasness is found against them during the forthcoming national election.
Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Saturday said it is the responsibility of the Election Commission to ensure a level-playing field for all the parties participating in the forthcoming parliamentary elections.
BNP on Friday sought the intervention of the Election Commission (EC) in stopping the arrest and harassment of its leaders and activists, and withdrawal of ‘false and fictitious cases’ filed against them.
Juktofront on Thursday sent a letter to the Election Commission to extend the deadline for symbol allocation in the upcoming parliamentary election.
Election Commission Secretary Helaluddin Ahmed on Wednesday said the Commission will decide about Jatiya Oikyafront’s demand for deferring the national election by three weeks after discussion in its meeting.
Awami League (AL) on Wednesday urged the Election Commission not to push back the election further as what it said it will invite legal complexities over the polls.