Pankag Karmakar

February 17, 2017
February 17, 2017

Elections: EC to ensure participation of all parties

The new Election Commission yesterday discussed how to create an atmosphere conducive to all-party participation in polls -- both at

February 16, 2017
February 16, 2017

No old, unfit buses after next month

The authorities concerned will launch a joint drive against over 20-year-old buses, unfit vehicles, and illegal drivers in the capital from March 1 to reduce congestion and the number of accidents...

February 15, 2017
February 15, 2017

Huda-led EC set to make debut with local polls

Immediately after taking oath today, the newly appointed Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda and four other commissioners would set about the task of holding some pending local government polls.

January 8, 2017
January 8, 2017

EC won't look into informal allegations

The Election Commission will not investigate informal allegations of black money use in the recently held district council polls. Even Awami League lawmakers had made such allegations.

January 2, 2017
January 2, 2017

Waterbus Service in Dhaka: Getting worse every day

With luggage in hand, Mehedi Hasan walked towards the city's Gabtoli landing station to catch a waterbus to Sadarghat.

December 27, 2016
December 27, 2016

EC wary of polls code violation by MPs

Violating electoral rules, some Awami League lawmakers have been campaigning for their preferred candidates in the zila parishad elections for the last few weeks.

December 24, 2016
December 24, 2016

Elected councillors are mostly clean

The people of Narayanganj city have mostly chosen candidates with clean image in the just-concluded elections as majority of the councillors-elect do not have criminal records.

December 15, 2016
December 15, 2016

The same old complaints, same answers

Zahidul Islam bought a used motorcycle and went to Bangladesh Road Transport Authority's (BRTA) Mirpur office in September

December 13, 2016
December 13, 2016

No voting to Bhola, Feni zila parishads

Twenty-two district council chairman candidates have been declared elected unopposed by the Election Commission.

December 10, 2016
December 10, 2016

EC not monitoring ROs' compliance with directives

The Election Commission (EC) is not monitoring the implementation progress of directives it issued to Returning Officers (RO) for a fair Narayanganj City Corporation polls, slated for December 22.