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    Ambitious mayoral pledges devoid of ground reality

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 28, 2020

    MAYORAL candidates for the two city authorities of Dhaka in elections scheduled for February 1 appear to have made rhetorical pledges of making the city...

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    BNP briefs foreign diplomats about city election atmosphere

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:45am on January 27, 2020

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Sunday briefed foreign diplomats stationed in Dhaka about the violation of election code of conduct reportedly by ruling party activists, including...

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    City bodies lack poster plastic disposal mechanism

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:49am on January 26, 2020

    Before the High Court banned laminated posters in city corporation election campaigns on Wednesday, the election runners had already wrapped their posters with plastics enough...

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    US hopeful of credible Dhaka city elections

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

    US ambassador to Bangladesh Earl Robert Miller on Monday expressed his hope that the elections to two cities of Dhaka would be ‘festive, free, credible...

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    Women march against Trump as election looms

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 01:16am on January 20, 2020

    Thousands of women marched through Washington on Saturday at a now-annual event opposing US president Donald Trump, striking a defiant tone despite falling attendance numbers...

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    Salahuddin blames media for negative Cup report

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:20pm on January 19, 2020

    Bangladesh Football Federation president Kazi Salahuddin claimed that journalists are getting divided into groups before the BFF’s upcoming election, resulting into ‘negative report’ about the...

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    VBD holds its district board election

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:03am on January 19, 2020

    Volunteer for Bangladesh, youth development wing of JAAGO Foundation, held its district board election for the year 2020 in 26 districts. The elected district board...

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    Awami League-led alliance wants amendment to electoral law for city polls

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:04am on January 12, 2020

    Leaders of the Awami-League-led alliance on Saturday demanded amendment to the electoral law to allow the members of parliament to participate in the campaigns for...

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    Tsai declares victory in Taiwan election

    Agence France-Presse . Taipei | Updated at 10:59pm on January 11, 2020

    Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen declared victory in Saturday’s election as voters delivered a stunning rebuke of Beijing’s campaign to isolate the self-ruled island, handing its...

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    Huge rival rallies on final day before Taiwan votes

    Agence France-Presse . Taipei | Updated at 10:42pm on January 10, 2020

    Taiwan’s presidential rivals held massive rallies Friday night in a final push to convince voters on the eve of a closely watched election that looks...