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    Awami League to win by majority, says EIU report

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:25am on December 13, 2018

    The ruling Awami League would return to power with majority of parliamentary seats in the upcoming parliamentary elections principally due to the fact that it...

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    Workshop on gender, elections held in Sylhet

    Staff Correspondent . Sylhet | Updated at 01:00am on December 13, 2018

    Discussants at a two-day programme on gender and elections in Sylhet stressed the need to launch a round the year campaign on electoral process in...

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    Indian voters boot out cow, happiness ministers in state elections

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:51am on December 13, 2018

    India’s only dedicated ‘cow minister’ has been dumped in state elections, ending a controversial tenure that saw hundreds of the sacred animals starve to death...

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    Arrests, attacks, intimidation continue

    Tapos Kanti Das and Ahammad Foyez | Updated at 12:38am on December 13, 2018

    Attacks on opposition election campaigners and their arrest continued on Wednesday with ruling Bangladesh Awami League and opposition Attacks on opposition election campaigners and their...

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    Arrests, harassment of opposition leaders to impact Bangladesh polls: US Congressman

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:31am on December 13, 2018

    US Congressman Joe Wilson on Tuesday said arrests of opposition leaders and extrajudicial harassment would have impact on how free and fair the 11th national...

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    EC asks police to submit report on Tuesday’s violence

    Ahammad Foyez | Updated at 12:29am on December 13, 2018

    The Election Commission on Wednesday asked the inspector general of police to submit reports about violence that broke out at different parts of the country...

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    AL, JOF formally launch campaign

    Rashed Ahmed Mitul and Moloy Saha | Updated at 12:26am on December 13, 2018

    The ruling Awami League and the main opposition alliance Jatiya Oikya Front on Wednesday formally kicked off their electioneering from Tungipara and Sylhet city respectively...

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    A fiercely contested landscape

    Vidya Subrahmaniam  | Updated at 12:00am on December 13, 2018

    IF CELEBRATIONS have broken out in Congress offices across the country, few will grudge it considering that its success in the Hindi heartland comes after...

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    Onus is on Election Commission to stop electoral violence

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 13, 2018

    VIOLENCE started stalking the campaign for the general elections posted for December 30 the very day parties began their campaigns after the Election Commission had...

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    PM reaches Gopalganj to start election campaign

    United News of Bangladesh . Gopalganj | Updated at 11:01am on December 12, 2018

    Awami League president and prime minister Sheikh Hasina left Dhaka for Gopalganj on Wednesday to kick off her party's election campaign. She started her journey...