September 29, 2021
September 29, 2021

HC stays BFUJ polls for two months

The High Court yesterday stayed for two months the process for holding elections to the executive posts of Bangladesh Federal Union of Journalists (BFUJ) on charge of irregularities in the voter-list.

September 24, 2021
September 24, 2021

AL men stage demo against Gazipur city mayor

Rail communications from Dhaka to other districts remained halted for around one and an half hour as some ruling Awami League activists set up fires on a railway line demanding punishment of...

September 23, 2021
September 23, 2021

Local Body Polls: Uncontested wins, rebels bug AL

The ruling Awami League finds itself in a strange predicament over local body polls.

September 23, 2021
September 23, 2021

Can we call them elected?

Changes in the current electoral system -- in which many are being elected unopposed and voters are showing apathy towards voting -- will not come unless there is a consensus among political...

September 22, 2021
September 22, 2021

UP Elections: 3 quarters of AL runners become chairman

Ruling Awami League candidates won 76 percent chairman posts in Monday’s 156 union parishad elections.

September 21, 2021
September 21, 2021

First Phase Up Polls: Three killed as violence rules the day

At least three people were killed and dozens others injured in clashes between supporters of ruling Awami League’s chairman candidates and party rebels during the final part of the first phase of...

September 20, 2021
September 20, 2021

UN assistance not needed for holding election: Information Minister

Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud today said Bangladesh needs no assistance from the United Nations (UN) to arrange elections since the Election Commission (EC) is capable enough to hold fair...

September 20, 2021
September 20, 2021

2 killed in Cox’s Bazar UP election violence

Two people were killed in violence during union parishad elections in Maheshkhali and Kutubdia upazilas of Cox’s Bazar today.

September 20, 2021
September 20, 2021

Cumilla-7 by-polls: Pran Gopal elected unopposed

Prof Pran Gopal Datta, former vice-chancellor of BSMMU, has been declared elected unopposed in Cumilla-7 by-polls this morning.

September 20, 2021
September 20, 2021

Bagerhat UP polls begin; woman dies in pre-election violence

Voting began in the union parishad elections of 65 unions in Bagerhat this morning.