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  • BNP wants to make issue: AL’s take on city polls

    BNP is following a strategy of election boycott to create an issue ahead of the upcoming general election, Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader says.

  • Last Day's Campaign: Outsiders flout rules in 3 cities

    Defying a ban on their stay in the city corporation areas going to polls tomorrow, outsiders campaigned for the Awami League's mayoral candidates in the three cities on the last day of electioneering yesterday.

  • EC warnings fall on deaf ears

    Ignoring warnings from the Election Commission, mayoral candidates in Monday's Rajshahi, Sylhet and Barisal city corporation elections continued to violate the electoral code of conducts with the electioneering ending this midnight.

  • BNP's Human Chain in Dhaka

    BNP voices concern over police role

    The BNP is now more worried about the role of police than about its archrival Awami League in Monday's three city corporation polls.

  • City Polls 2018: BNP worried about its polling agents

    The BNP mayoral nominees are concerned that their agents may be driven out of the polling booths during the three city polls on Monday.

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    More than half involved in business

    About two-thirds of the mayor and councillor candidates in Sylhet, Rajshahi and Barisal cities did not have taxable income in fiscal 2017-18, according to their tax return certificates submitted to the Election Commission.

  • Arrest fear grips BNP ranks

    With the city polls in Sylhet, Rajshahi and Barisal only a week away, arrests of BNP leaders and activists remains a major concern for its mayoral candidates.

  • Anomalies aplenty

    Mayoral candidates and their supporters have been conducting campaigns in three cities flouting the electoral code of conduct, but the Election Commission is hardly taking any action to stop this.

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    Gazipur City Corporation: SC lifts stay; polls by June 28

    Electioneering for the postponed prestigious battle of ballots in Gazipur City Corporation is now set to resume after the Eid-ul-Fitr with the voting to be held any day in the last week of next month.

  • Injunction on Bangladesh national election schedule

    MPs likely to be allowed in city polls campaigns

    Following the ruling Awami League's request, the Election Commission is considering an amendment to the electoral

  • Khaleda Zia's Punishment

    BNP may pick 'tested' leaders

    The BNP is likely to give the party ticket to the two current mayors of the Gazipur and Khulna city corporations for contesting the

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    AL, BNP in 6 City Elections: A crucial test before nat'l polls

    The Awami League and its archrival BNP look to summon all their strength to ensure victory in the upcoming mayoral polls to six important city corporations as the elections will be a crucial test of their popularity ahead of the parliamentary polls.