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  • BNP Senior Joint Secretary General Rizvi Ahmed talks on 11th Bangladesh general election

    BNP accuses AL of violating polls code

    The main opposition BNP comes down heavily on the ruling Awami League for frequently violating the electoral code of conduct in its publicity activities.

  • EVM use in national election

    EC finalises EVM-included electoral code

    The Election Commission finalises the electoral code for upcoming parliamentary election, which includes use of electronic voting machines (EVMs).

  • 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.

  • Shujan Logo

    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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • Breaching of polls rules, violence on

    Breaching of electoral code of conduct and spates of violence continue in different districts, leaving one person dead, as the third phase of Union Parishad (UP) polls starts on day after tomorrow.

  • Trends and patterns

    Political violence remains inseparable from Bangladeshi politics and election violence is an integral part of that violence.

  • EC dragging its feet on probe?

    The Election Commission has not yet ordered inquiry into the allegations of electoral code violation by around 20 ministers and lawmakers.

  • EC cruel to AL, says Hanif

    Ruling Awami League Joint General Secretary Mahbubul Alam Hanif urges the Election Commission to play an impartial role during the upcoming municipality polls.

  • Violation of electoral code

    There are reports of gross violation of the electoral code of conduct in several constituencies even before the start of the campaigning.