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    Nurul Huda made new CEC

    Ahammad Foyez | Updated at 12:05am on February 07, 2017

    Former bureaucrat KM Nurul Huda was appointed as the next chief election commissioner on Monday. The president, Abdul Hamid, also appointed former bureaucrats Mahbub Talukder...

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    EC reconstitution: BNP urges to disclose listed names of search committee

    Staff correspondent | Updated at 02:43pm on February 06, 2017

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Monday asked the search committee, which have been formed for Election Commission reconstitution, to...

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    Suranjit’s body taken to Sunamganj

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 11:44am on February 06, 2017

    The body of ruling Awami League leader Suranjit Sengupta has been taken to Sunamganj from Sylhet on Monday afternoon...

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    Shahjadpur mayor Miru lands in jail over journalist killing

    Our Correspondent | Updated at 12:46am on February 06, 2017

    Shahjadpur municipality mayor Halimul Haque Miru landed in jail after police produced him before a Sirajganj court on charge of killing journalist Abdul Hakim Shimul...

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    BNP’s poll-time govt formula depends on EC reconstitution

    Rashed Ahmed Mitul | Updated at 12:44am on February 06, 2017

    The Bangladesh Nationalist Party is preparing different frameworks of election-time interim government and the final framework would depend on the nature of the reconstituted Election...

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    Gaibandha-1 by-polls Mar 22

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 08:24pm on February 05, 2017

      The by-election to Gaibandha-1 constituency, which fell vacant following the killing of Awami League MP Manjurul Islam Liton, will be held on March 22....

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    Search committee likely to recommend names today

    Ahammad Foyez | Updated at 08:10pm on February 06, 2017

    The search committee for the Election Commission reconstitution is set to submit its report to the president Abdul Hamid naming 10 people for the chief...

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    Journalist killing: Shahzadpur AL unit recommends expelling mayor Miru from party

    Our Correspondent | Updated at 02:25pm on February 05, 2017

    Shahzadpur upazila unit Awami League in Sirajganj on Sunday recommended that Shahzadpur municipality mayor Halimul Haque Miru, also the organising secretary of the party’s district...

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    Abducted AL activist rescued in Bandarban

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 12:20pm on February 05, 2017

    Army members rescued a local Awami League activist from Betchhara area of Rawangchari upazila in Bandarban on Sunday, two days after he was abducted by...

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    Suranjit Sengupta passes away

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:20am on February 05, 2017

    Veteran Awami League leader Suranjit Sengupta died at Labaid Hospital in the city early Sunday. He was 71. Suranjit breathed his last...