maiden partisan municipality polls

December 30, 2015
December 30, 2015

Violence, irregularities mark municipal polls

The country’s maiden partisan local body polls end amid reports of violence, clashes, irregularities, boycott of at least 19 candidates, and death of one person. Election Commission scraps polls in...

December 30, 2015
December 30, 2015

Voting halted at 25 centres

Clashes, ballot occupation and allegations of forced balloting mark the start of country’s maiden municipality polls under political banners.

December 29, 2015
December 29, 2015

Polls to be held in festive mode: CEC

Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Kazi Rakibuddin Ahmad hopes the municipal elections will be held in a festive mode.

December 29, 2015
December 29, 2015

EC very kind to BNP, says Hanif

Ruling Awami League Joint General Secretary Mahbubul Alam Hanif says BNP took additional benefits in conducting campaigns for municipality polls.

December 28, 2015
December 28, 2015

Govt intervention stopped campaign advert: BNP

BNP alleges that it could not telecast an advertisement as part of its electoral campaign due to government intervention.

December 27, 2015
December 27, 2015

Khaleda’s Facebook post seeks vote for BNP candidates

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia in a Facebook post calls upon voters to cast their votes in favour of the party’s mayoral candidates in the December 30 municipality elections.

December 27, 2015
December 27, 2015

BNP’s Satkania mayor candidate quits race

The BNP candidate for Chittagong’s Satkania municipality declares to quit the race alleging “pressures from different quarters”.

December 27, 2015
December 27, 2015

BGB to be deployed in municipality polls

Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) members to be deployed in municipal polls areas to hold the December 30 elections in a free, fair and congenial atmosphere.

December 27, 2015
December 27, 2015

Khaleda confident on BNP’s win in municipal polls

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia claims she is confident of her party’s landslide win in the upcoming municipality elections on December 30.

December 26, 2015
December 26, 2015

Rizvi terms Hanif’s comment ‘joke of the year’

BNP leader Rizvi Ahmed terms ruling Awami League leader Mahbub-ul-Alam Hanif’s statement on Election Commission’s treatment of BNP as the “joke of the year’.