Ahammad Foyez

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    Electioneering starts amid festivity, irregularities

    Ahammad Foyez | Updated at 11:57pm on December 10, 2018

    Candidates for the December 30 general election started electioneering across the country on Monday with festivity and amidst reported violations of electoral code of conduct...

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    EC plans to deploy army as strike force

    Ahammad Foyez | Updated at 12:12am on December 10, 2018

    The Election Commission is now planning to deploy armed forces as a strike force though the opposition Jatiya Oikya Front is demanding army deployment with...

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    Over 500 pull out of race

    Ahammad Foyez | Updated at 11:49pm on December 09, 2018

    More than 500 aspirants withdrew their candidature in the upcoming parliamentary elections on the last day for withdrawing nomination papers on Sunday....

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    2,522 in race as EC disposes of appeals

    Ahammad Foyez | Updated at 02:15am on December 09, 2018

    The Election Commission in the last day of hearing in appeals validated nominations of a number of candidates, including Bangladesh Nationalist Party leaders Morshed Khan...

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    EC bins Khaleda’s candidature in split verdict

    Ahammad Foyez | Updated at 12:00am on December 09, 2018

    Election Commission on Saturday upheld returning officers’ decision cancelling candidature of jailed Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia for December 30 general election....

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    EC validates 78 more aspirants

    Ahammad Foyez | Updated at 12:00am on December 08, 2018

    At least 78 more aspirants, including opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party’s 21 and ruling Awami League’s one, on Friday got their candidature reinstated as Election Commission...

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    39 BNP, 41 others get EC nod

    Ahammad Foyez and M Moneruzzaman | Updated at 12:21pm on December 06, 2018

    The Election Commission on Tghursday validated nominations of 80 candidates, including 39 of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party, for the December 30 general election as it...

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    Ruling MPs, ministers want cancellation of opposition’s nominations  

    Ahammad Foyez | Updated at 01:04am on December 06, 2018

    A good number of petitions were filed against the valid aspirants by their contestants including ruling Awami League lawmakers during the required three days of...

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    Khaleda, 542 others file appeals with EC

    M Moneruzzaman and Ahammad Foyez | Updated at 08:20pm on December 05, 2018

    Jailed Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia on Wednesday appealed to Election Commission against rejection of all her nomination papers by the returning officers disqualifying...

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    34 local govt representatives’ nomination rejected

    Ahammad Foyez | Updated at 02:18am on December 05, 2018

    During the Sunday’s scrutiny of nomination papers returning officers rejected at least 34 nomination papers following complicacies regarding resignation from the local government bodies mostly...