11th Bangladesh general election 2018 | The Daily Star
  • Kishoreganj 1 constituency

    Polls in Kishoreganj-1 Feb 28

    The parliamentary election of Kishoreganj-1 constituency will be held on February 28.

  • BNP Senior Secretary General Ruhul Kabir Rizvi Ahmed

    AL’s victory rally is a mockery: BNP

    BNP blasts the ruling Awami League for celebrating its victory in the 11th parliamentary election; saying it was a mockery with the people.

  • Corruption threatens to foundation of democracy

    HC order on petition against oath-taking of MPs today

    The High Court will deliver its order today on a writ petition that challenged the legality of oath-taking of lawmakers elected in the December 30 national election.

  • CEC rejects TIB’s Bangladesh election report

    CEC blasts TIB polls findings

    Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda yesterday rejected the Transparency International Bangladesh report on irregularities in the 11th parliamentary polls, terming the report “baseless”.

  • Sirajganj Journalist Shimul murder

    Petition filed challenging oath-taking of lawmakers

    A Supreme Court lawyer yesterday filed a writ petition with the High Court, challenging the oath-taking of lawmakers elected in the

  • Sajeeb Wazed Joy

    Joy analyses the 11th JS polls results

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's ICT Affairs Adviser and son Sajeeb Wazed Joy explains why the Awami League secured absolute majority and its rival BNP experienced a debacle in the 11th parliamentary elections.

  • Find out reasons for defeat

    Urging BNP to find out the reasons behind its defeat in the last general election, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said a party that failed to mobilise people for a movement cannot win public support in the election fray.

  • Election schedule for reserved women seats next week

    The Election Commission will announce next week the election schedule for the 50 reserved seats for women in the 11th parliament, EC Secretary Helal Uddin Ahmed says.

  • BNP's Sattar bags B'baria-2

    BNP candidate Abdus Sattar Bhuiyan has been elected in Brahmanbaria-2 following yesterday's re-polling in three centres of the constituency.

  • Bangladesh upazila election

    B'baria-2: Re-voting in 3 centres today

    Re-balloting at three polling centres under Brahmanbaria-2 constituency, where voting was suspended during the December 30 election, will be held today.

  • HT Imam

    AL congratulates EC for 'wonderful election'

    Awami League congratulates the Election Commission for holding a “wonderful, free and fair national election”.

  • DNCC election 2019

    World leaders consider polls a success: CEC

    Chief Election Commi-ssioner (CEC) KM Nurul Huda yesterday said the December 30 national election was recognised as successful by world leaders.

  • Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader

    Take oath accepting people’s verdict: Quader to elected Oikyafront leaders

    Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader calls upon the Jatiya Oikyafront leaders elected in the 11th parliamentary election to take oath accepting people’s verdict.

  • PM Sheikh Hasina

    Hasina’s win ‘good news’: Indian newspaper editorials

    Leading Indian newspapers editorially commented on the outcome of parliamentary elections in Bangladesh saying Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s return to power is “good news” for relations with India, but cautioned against her government’s “authoritarian” strait.

  • 'A glowing example for other democracies'

    A group of foreign and local election observers, who monitored the December 30 parliamentary election, has termed the election free, fair, peaceful and on a par with major democratic countries in the world.

  • BNP MPs-elect won't take oath

    BNP leaders elected in the 11th parliamentary polls will not take oath as they have already rejected the results, alleging various irregularities including ballot stuffing and ouster of opposition polling agents from voting centres.

  • TIB Executive Director Iftekharuzzaman

    TIB demands judicial inquiry over election

    Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) demands judicial probe over the reported violations during the 11th parliamentary election.

  • People voted AL to power: PM Hasina

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says the people voted her party to power after evaluating the fruit of development borne in her previous terms.

  • Election Commission's Secretary Helal Uddin Ahmed

    11th general polls a ‘bright example’ in nat’l life: EC Secy

    Election Commission (EC) Secretary Helal Uddin Ahmed says the 11th parliamentary election will remain as a ‘bright example’ in national life.

  • Police aided ballot boxes stuffing

    Police-aided ballot stuffing

    The ruling party supporters were seen stuffing ballot boxes from 1:45pm to 2:15pm at Gulshan Model School and College in Dhaka yesterday.

  • Awami League's victory

    AL believes in democracy: Hasina

    Awami League believes in democracy and has faith in the people, the party's president Sheikh Hasina said yesterday morning, after casting her vote. “We will accept whatever decision the people will make.”

  • HT Imam

    Fair election possible under partisan govt

    HT Imam, co-chairman of the Awami League polls steering committee, yesterday said this election has proved that a free, fair and neutral one is possible under a partisan government.

  • Natore-2

    Son casts vote on behalf of sick father!

    It was 2:42pm when these correspondents entered a voting booth at Lalbagh Government Primary School in Natore sadar. A voter named Mobarak Hossain, 35, told the polling official his serial number -- 169 -- and his name.

  • peaceful Bangladesh election

    Election was peaceful

    After visiting several polling centres in Dhaka, a team of foreign and local election observers find voting are taking place smoothly and peacefully.

  • Bangladesh national election

    National polls under int'l spotlight

    International media widely covered yesterday's national election that saw deadly clashes and accusations of vote rigging.

  • Bangladesh Election Day 2018

    Snapshots of Polls Day

    Snapshots of Polls Day

  • 'If they don't come, how will they be seen?'

    In the face of allegations that agents of BNP were hardly visible in polling centres across the country, the chief election commissioner (CEC) has claimed that they were not seen because they did not show up in the first place.

  • Jatiya Oikyafront demands re-election

    Oikyafront terms polls Farcical

    Jatiya Oikyafront yesterday demanded the Election Commission immediately scrap the “farcical election” and hold a fresh one under a nonpartisan interim government.

  • Bangladesh Female voters

    Of Queues and Chaos

    Of Queues and Chaos

  • What they said

    What they said

    What they said