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  • Gonoforum Mps-elect Mohammad Mansur and  Mokabbir Khan

    2 Gonoforum MPs-elect want to take oath

    Two Gonoforum lawmakers-elect yesterday wrote to the Speaker expressing their willingness to take oath on March 7.

  • No stone left unturned to sway polls

    The Awami League used party men, police and administration officials to influence the 11th parliamentary polls, BNP-led Jatiya Oikyafront leaders said yesterday at a “mass hearing”.

  • supreme court

    HC rejects writ challenging MPs’ oath-taking

    The High Court (HC) rejects a writ petition that challenged the legality of oath taking by lawmakers elected in the December 30 general election.

  • BNP hails TIB report on Bangladesh election

    Cause for heartburn for both govt and EC: Rizvi

    BNP yesterday lauded the Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) study over irregularities in the December 30 national election and said it was a “cause for heartburn” for both the government and the Election Commission.

  • LDA

    Election orchestrated, say leftists

    Leftists reject the recent election of Bangladesh alleging that state mechanisms were orchestrated to pull a victory of the Awami League.

  • Rajshahi City Map

    High price for 'loyalty to BNP'

    The national election of December 30 has turned the life of Mofiz Uddin upside down -- and all for supporting BNP.

  • first Maiden cabinet meeting

    New ministers get personal secretaries

    The government has appointed personal secretaries to new ministers, state ministers and deputy ministers.

  • Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad

    Ershad wants 'deputy prime minister' status

    Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad, who declared himself the leader of the opposition in parliament, now wants the status of a deputy prime minister. But such a post does not exist.

  • Dilip Kumar Sarker

    Parliament of millionaires

    Almost 82 percent of the lawmakers for the 11th parliament have assets worth more than Tk 1 crore, civil society platform Shushashoner Jonnoy Nagorik (Shujan) said in a report yesterday.

  • Ambassador of Switzerland to Bangladesh René Holenstein

    JS Polls: Switzerland lauds all parties for participation

    Ambassador of Switzerland to Bangladesh René Holenstein says Switzerland commended all parties for their participation in 11th Parliamentary Elections in Bangladesh.

  • Communist Party of China

    Greetings continue to pour in for AL, Hasina

    Congratulatory messages have been pouring in for Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her party Awami League.

  • BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir

    BNP discusses election issues with US envoy

    A three-member BNP delegation, led by its Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir, yesterday met US Ambassador to Bangladesh Earl R Miller and discussed various issues relating to Sunday's national election.

  • No opposition needed!

    The Jatiya Party does not want to sit on the opposition bench in parliament.

  • President invites Hasina to form govt

    President Abdul Hamid invites Awami League President Sheikh Hasina to form government as she gains the confidence of the majority of the members of the Parliament.

  • A woman flashes the ink on her thumb

    UN calls for restraints

    Condemning violence in Bangladesh, the United Nations has urged all sides to show restraint and ensure a peaceful post electoral environment in the country.

  • Four youths 'missing' since eve of polls

    Four university students remain missing since they were allegedly picked up by plainclothes men in the capital's Farmgate area on Saturday, the day before national election.

  • Islami Andolon Bangladesh

    IAB demands re-election

    Terming the 11th national election “farcical”, Islami Andolon Bangladesh (IAB) yesterday rejected the polls result and demanded immediate re-election under a non-partisan government.

  • Digital Security Act: Two journos sued in Khulna over 'false info' on polls results

    A journalist has been arrested in Khulna in a case filed under the Digital Security Act for publishing “false” information on the number of votes cast in a constituency during Sunday's polls.

  • Flanked by senior Awami League leaders

    Falling short by five seats

    In the first parliament 45 years ago, none of the parties was recognised as official opposition due to their poor strength in the House.

  • JP dissatisfied over election result

    Previous parliamentary opposition Jatiya Party (JP) expresses dissatisfaction over the outcome of the 11th parliamentary election held Sunday.

  • Obaidul Quader talks on formation of new government

    Formation of new govt likely by Jan 10: Quader

    Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader says the process to form the new government is likely to be completed by January 10.

  • 4G mobile internet service

    3G, 4G back on

    Faster internet service has been switched back on 37 hours into its suspension.

  • CEC rules out any scope of re-election

    Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda rules out any scope of holding fresh election, as demanded by opposition alliance Jatiya Oikyafront.

  • Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's Speech

    This is another victory in the month of victory: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says the win of the Awami League-led Grand Alliance in the 11th national election is another victory for the people of the country in December --the month of victory.

  • Polls-violence: Injured AL man dies in Rajshahi

    An activist of ruling Awami League (AL), who was injured in an attack allegedly by BNP men at a Rajshahi polling centre on election day, succumbs.

  • Hasina wins Gopalganj-3

    Awami League President and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has been elected unofficially in Gopalganj-3 constituency, Election Commission Secretary Helal Uddin says.

  • Dr Kamal Hossain

    Oikyafront to brief media tonight

    Jatiya Oikyafront will brief media this evening on overall situation of today’s general election. The press conference will be held at his Paltan office around 8:00pm.

  • Dhaka-4 BNP candidate Salahuddin Ahmed

    Dhaka-4 BNP candidate Salahuddin ‘assaulted’

    BNP candidate for Dhaka-4 Salahuddin Ahmed claims that he and some of his supporters have been assaulted when they went to visit a centre in the capital.

  • 17 killed in polls violence

    Opposition activists and Awami League men are equally being killed in election violence across Bangladesh, and until last reported, 17 persons have fallen victims to violence across the country so far.

  • Quader casts vote in Noakhali

    Awami League (AL) General Secretary Obaidul Quader cast his vote in Noakhali after voting has begun.