Election Commission

February 18, 2019
February 18, 2019

Gazette for 49 women reserved seats issued

The Election Commission issues a gazette notification containing the names and addresses of 49 MPs elected to reserved seats for women in parliament.

February 15, 2019
February 15, 2019

Upazila polls lost its 'grace'

Election Commissioner Mahbub Talukdar yesterday said the upcoming “upazila parishad election has lost its grace as it is not participatory”.

January 4, 2019
January 4, 2019

'30-60pc votes cast night before polls'

Seven MPs-elect of Jatiya Oikyafront yesterday refrained from taking oath and the alliance claimed that ruling party men had stuffed the boxes with “30 to 60” percent of the ballots the night...

December 28, 2018
December 28, 2018

Phones allowed; but to be kept shut in centres

Election Commission has allowed carrying mobile phones in voting centres, but on condition that they will not use it inside voting centres.

December 27, 2018
December 27, 2018

Journos can use motorbikes on election day

Election Commission okays the plying of motorcycles by journalists on election day December 30, provided that they display the approval sticker of the commission.

December 23, 2018
December 23, 2018

Make sure the admin is neutral

Noted citizens yesterday called upon the Election Commission to play a neutral and transparent role to make sure that the administration involved in the electoral process discharges its duties...

December 13, 2018
December 13, 2018

'Embarrassed, saddened' by polls violence

Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda yesterday said the commission was “embarrassed and saddened” over election violence, including Tuesday's attack on the motorcade of BNP Secretary...

December 12, 2018
December 12, 2018

Full list of JS election candidates

The Election Commission reveals the full list of the candidates for the 11th parliamentary election scheduled to be held on December 30.

December 10, 2018
December 10, 2018

EC's Rejection of Appeals: Khaleda files 3 writ petitions

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia yesterday filed three writ petitions with the High Court, challenging the legality of the Election Commission's rejection of the appeals against cancellation of her...

December 9, 2018
December 9, 2018

HC asks EC to accept 6 BNP aspirants' nominations

The High Court today directs the Election Commission to accept the nomination papers of six BNP candidates -- an upazila chairman and five municipal mayors -- so that they can contest the upcoming...