Bangladesh elections

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    Situation like Venezuela may take place in Bangladesh: Menon

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:39pm on February 07, 2019

    Workers Party of Bangladesh president Rashed Khan Menon on Thursday called on all the left political parties in Bangladesh to be united to...

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    Joining JS by BNP MPs to be a deception, warns Oli

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 07:13pm on January 26, 2019

    President of Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) Oli Ahmed on Saturday warned that BNP’s elected MPs will be treated as frauds if they join the...

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    US for strong democratic institutions in Bangladesh

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 01:16am on January 25, 2019

    USAID administrator Mark Green stressed the need for strong democratic institutions and respect for human rights in Bangladesh in order to create a conducive environment...

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    Independence War spirit defeated in Bangladesh polls: Fakhrul

    United News of Bangladesh . Thakurgaon | Updated at 06:32pm on January 22, 2019

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Tuesday said Bangladesh’s democracy had been killed through December 30 national election. ‘The BNP was...

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    Some in observer group say they now regret involvement

    Reuters . Dhaka | Updated at 04:27pm on January 22, 2019

    A top official at an observer group that monitored Bangladesh’s election, as well as one of its foreign volunteers, have said they regret participating in...

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    HC to hear writ on MPs' oath legality Jan 31

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:12pm on January 21, 2019

    High Court on Monday set January 31 for hearing a writ petition that challenged the legality of 300 members of parliament holding office before the...

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    Rubbing salt to injuries

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 21, 2019

    THIS is, indeed, a welcome assurance from the prime minister and Awami League chief Sheikh Hasina that her government would establish the political rights of...

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    UNSG finds Bangladesh polls ‘not perfect’

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on January 20, 2019

    The United Nations secretary general, Antonio Guterres, on Friday said the 11th parliamentary election in Bangladesh was ‘not perfect’ and called for meaningful dialogue among...

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    Islami Andolan demands fresh polls

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 12:27am on January 17, 2019

    Islami Andolan Bangladesh in a memorandum handed to president Abdul Hamid Wednesday demanded his intervention in cancelling the results of the recently held general election...

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    Govt for int’l engagement to contain polls criticism

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 12:00am on January 17, 2019

    The government would extensively engage with the international community in the next one month to contain criticisms on the December 30 general election marred by...