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    Caste is crucial in Indian elections

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 13, 2019

    ‘Jaati na poocho sadhu ki, pooch leejiye gyan’, sang India’s saint-poet Kabir. (Do not judge a saint by his caste, imbibe his knowledge). However, the...

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    LDA candidates want re-polls to 11th JS

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:40am on January 12, 2019

    The December 30 polls contestants of Left Democratic Alliance, giving testimony during a ‘mass hearing’ in Dhaka on Friday, said no free and fair election...

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    Quader rejects Oikya Front’s demand for holding fresh elections

    Our Correspondent . Gazipur | Updated at 12:33am on January 12, 2019

    Road Transport and Bridges minister and Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader on Friday rejected the Oikya Front’s demand for fresh polls....

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    Significant low turnout in EVM seats

    Ahammad Foyez | Updated at 12:27am on January 12, 2019

    Casting of votes in the constituencies where electronic voting machines were used was recorded far lower than average turnout in the 11th parliamentary elections on...

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    Prices of rice rise by Tk 8, lentil by Tk 10

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 12:26am on January 12, 2019

    Prices of rice and red lentil rose by Tk 8 and Tk 10 a kilogram in the city markets as the prices of the daily essentials kept...

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    Polls’ success celebrations unprecedented, says experts

    Ahammad Foyez | Updated at 12:48am on January 09, 2019

    Extravaganza of celebrating December 30 general election by the Election Commission, the police and the ruling Awami League are unprecedented and excessive, good governance campaigners...

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    The world should be watching the debacle

    Sumit Ganguly | Updated at 12:00am on January 09, 2019

    The ruling party is making a mockery of the electoral process, pandering to Islamic extremists, and turning the country into an authoritarian state, writes Sumit...

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    Ministers dropped from Bangladesh cabinet

    Moloy Saha | Updated at 12:02am on January 07, 2019

    Most of senior leaders of the Awami League and its allies, who were in the outgoing cabinet, were dropped from the new cabinet scheduled for...

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    Stay on DUCSU polls vacated

    M Moneruzzaman | Updated at 02:32pm on January 06, 2019

    The Appellate Division on Sunday vacated the stay it had imposed on a High Court Division directive issued on January 17, 2018 to hold the...

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    Campaign posters not removed

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on January 06, 2019

    Thousands of campaign posters, mostly of ruling Awami League, remained in place in the capital on Saturday even six days after the general election was...