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  • Why blame the observers?

    During the Dhaka University Central Students' Union (Ducsu) and hall union polls on March 11, a group of eight teachers voluntarily carried out the duty of election observers. They reported multiple cases of irregularities and demanded reelection, claiming that the polls were not free and fair.

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    Demand for Ducsu Re-election: Protesters end hunger strike

    Protesting Dhaka University students ended their “hunger strike until death” last night after the authorities assured them of listening to their complaints and making the Ducsu electoral process more transparent.

  •  Major panels keep demanding fresh Ducsu polls on fourth day of protest as authorities say no way; hunger strike on

    Deadlock at DU

    Four days into the Ducsu election, the crisis at Dhaka University is far from over.

  • 5 panels who boycotted Ducsu elections issue 3-day ultimatum to DU authorities

    Call fresh polls or face demo

    The agitating students demanding a fresh Ducsu election yesterday issued a three-day ultimatum to the Dhaka University authorities to announce a repolling or face a tougher movement from Sunday.

  • Yet another questionable election

    Yet another questionable election

    Was the long wait of almost three decades for the Dhaka University Central Students' Union (Ducsu) election to be held worth it? The kind of election we witnessed yesterday for Ducsu posts is deeply disturbing. Sadly, the election was marred by many irregularities.

  • Ex-Ducsu leaders pin hope on polls

    Some former Ducsu leaders hope that today's election and the leadership it will create will play a positive role in bringing about a qualitative change in the future national politics.

  • Doubt reigns as DU votes today

    The much-awaited elections to Ducsu and hall unions will be held today amid dominance of Bangladesh Chhatra League and questionable roles of the university authorities.

  •  Four differently abled students in Ducsu race to fix the ills general students face

    The challenges they take on

    As campaigns and preparations for the upcoming Ducsu polls are in full swing on Dhaka University campus, differently abled students are not lagging far behind.

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    Ducsu polls campaign kicks off

    Campaign for the Dhaka University Central Students' Union (Ducsu) and hall union polls officially began yesterday as the university authorities published the final list of candidates.

  • A welcome sight at Madhur Canteen

    Leaders of the Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD) went to Madhur Canteen yesterday for the first time in nine years , after which they shared the same table with Chhatra League leaders, ahead of the upcoming Dhaka University Central Students' Union (Ducsu) polls.

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    Joint Panels for Ducsu Polls: Student bodies in talks with allies

    Likeminded student organisations have been reaching out to each other in the hope of forming alliances to contest the coming Ducsu election.

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    Running for Ducsu Polls: Eligibility crisis

    Most of the top leaders of student bodies affiliated with major political parties are not eligible to run in the upcoming Ducsu polls, as per the charter of the student platform.

  • No Ducsu polls in 27 years

    The Dhaka University authorities have been collecting hefty fees from the students in the name of central students' union and hall unions although these unions have no existence for the last 27 years.

  • HC order on plea over holding Ducsu election tomorrow

    The High Court is set to deliver the judgement tomorrow on a writ petition filed seeking its directives on the authorities concerned to hold Dhaka University Central Students’ Union (Ducsu) election.

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    Ducsu polls: DU student breaks hunger strike

    Walid Ashraf, a DU student who had been on hunger strike since November 25 demanding Dhaka University Central Students’ Union (Ducsu) polls, breaks his strike after the DU authorities assured him of holding Ducsu polls immediately.

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    DU student’s hunger strike for Ducsu polls continues

    A Dhaka University student continued his hunger strike till Monday morning demanding election to Ducsu (Dhaka University Central Student's Union) within December 16.

  • DU student on hunger strike demanding Ducsu polls

    A Dhaka University student has been on hunger strike since Saturday afternoon demanding Ducsu elections within December 16.