municipality polls

EC shows its helplessness

If the complaints filed by the returning officer in the recent polls to Phulpur municipality are proven to be true then the acts by ruling Awami League MP Sharif Ahmed of Mymensing-2 would be...

January 1, 2016
January 1, 2016

2 more killed in election violence

Two more people who were injured in clashes during Wednesday's municipal election in Barguna and Kishoreganj died from their wounds yesterday.

January 1, 2016
January 1, 2016

BNP sees good signs despite polls defeat

The BNP gained huge political mileage contesting the municipality polls as the polls have “exposed that this government and the Election Commission cannot hold free and fair elections”, sources in...

December 31, 2015
December 31, 2015

Municipal polls ‘rigging’: Blockade in Rangamati Sunday

Parbatya Chattagram Jana Sanghati Samity will observe road and waterway blockade in Rangamati on Sunday protesting “vote rigging” and “biased acts of administration” during yesterday’s municipality...

December 31, 2015
December 31, 2015

Accept polls results, Hanif tells BNP

Awami League joint General Secretary Mahbubul Alam Hanif expresses satisfaction over the recently concluded municipality polls and called upon BNP to accept its result.

December 30, 2015
December 30, 2015

Municipal polls: Vote counting begins

Vote counting has begun as elections to 234 municipalities ended this afternoon.

December 30, 2015
December 30, 2015

Irregularities, violence disappoint BNP

BNP Chief Khaleda Zia’s Adviser Khandker Mahbub Hossain says the party has been disappointed by irregularities and violence over today’s municipality polls.

December 30, 2015
December 30, 2015

3 ATN News journos held in Rajshahi

Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) men detain a journalist and two cameramen of ATN News for violating the electoral code at Puthia municipality in Rajshahi.

December 30, 2015
December 30, 2015

BNP men come under attack

Clashes, and attacks and arrests of BNP men marked the day before the much-hyped municipality polls today, casting doubt over the election's being free and fair.

December 30, 2015
December 30, 2015

'No' is tradition

There is no doubt that holding a fair and free election in a democratic manner brightens a ruling party's image. Why, then, do the parties in power seldom follow the path to take its image to...

December 30, 2015
December 30, 2015

Credibility test for EC, govt

Elections are test times. Today, it's a crucial credibility and popularity test for the major political players.