Election Commission

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    Govt appoints AL leader Khorshed as CCC administrator

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:24pm on August 04, 2020

    The government appointed ruling Awami League Chattogram Mohanagar vice-president Khorshed Alam Sujon as the administrator of the Chittagong City Corporation after the Election Commission decided...

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    AL wants 5 more years for 33pc female in committees

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:44pm on July 29, 2020

    The ruling Awami League on Wednesday requested the Election Commission to extend the time limit by five more years for ensuring 33 per cent female...

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    EC move to drop women participation from RPO opposed

    Staff Correspondent                | Updated at 06:00pm on July 24, 2020

    Leaders of Bangladesh Nari Mukti Sangsad on Friday opposed the Election Commission’s plan to amend the Representation of the People Order dropping a provision that...

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    No JS by-polls during COVID-19 crisis: EC

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:58am on July 21, 2020

    The Election Commission on Monday decided not to hold any more parliamentary by-election in 90 days if any constituency fell vacant amid the COVID-19 crisis....

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    Election Commission blocks Shahed’s NID

    Ahammad Foyez and Muktadir Rashid      | Updated at 12:46am on July 21, 2020

    The Directorate General of Health Services on Monday sent documents of the agreement and other dealings between the DGHS and Regent Hospital to the Anti-Corruption...

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    BNP standing committee discusses EC issues

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:56am on July 19, 2020

    The standing committee of Bangladesh Nationalist Party sat for a meeting on Saturday and discussed the issues relating to the Election Commission. The meeting was...

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    EC extends time to get opinions on party reg bill until July 31

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:47am on July 08, 2020

    The Election Commission on Tuesday extended time until July 31 for stakeholders, including political parties, to give opinion on a draft bill on registration of...

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    BNP asks EC to defer by-polls or drop its symbol from ballot

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:08pm on July 07, 2020

    The opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Tuesday asked the Election Commission to defer the by-elections to Bogura 1 and Jashore 6 parliamentary constituencies considering the...

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    Bogura-1, Jashore-6 by-polls on July 14

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:51pm on July 04, 2020

    The Election Commission on Saturday decided to hold the by-elections to Bogura-1 and Jashore-6 parliamentary constituencies on July 14. The commission took the decision in...

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    Shujan slams EC for ignoring women’s rights

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:52am on July 03, 2020

    Sushasoner Jonno Nagarik on Thursday said that the Election Commission’s move to scrap the mandatory provision for ensuring 33 per cent women’s participation in all...