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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...

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    Re-polling demands now sound logical

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

    THE Transparency International, Bangladesh report on 50 constituencies that it monitored in the December 30 general elections, made public on Tuesday, is worrying. While the...

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    Bangladesh elections and Sino-Indian rivalry

    Afsan Chowdhury | Updated at 12:00am on January 16, 2019

    WHILE the Awami League is celebrating and the BNP is groaning as a result of the 2018 elections and the radically one-sided results, other emotions...

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    Faulty elections to hamper democracy: TIB

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:04pm on January 15, 2019

    Transparency International Bangladesh on Tuesday described the December 30 general election as partially participated, non-competitive, questionable and faulty.At a press conference on 11th parliamentary elections...

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    NHRC finds no link with general election

    Tapos Kanti Das | Updated at 01:02am on January 14, 2019

    A fact finding team formed by the National Human Rights Commission found no links between the recent general election and the gang raping of a...

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    All LDA candidates lose security deposits

    Ahammad Foyez | Updated at 12:04am on January 14, 2019

    All 146 candidates of Left Democratic Alliance in December 30 general election lost their deposits of Tk 20,000 each for their failure to receive one-eighth...

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    ANC begins South Africa polls campaign with slew of pledges

    Agence France-Presse . Durban | Updated at 02:40pm on January 12, 2019

    South African president Cyril Ramaphosa unveils the ANC’s election manifesto on Saturday with pledges to transform the economy and fight corruption as the ruling party...

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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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    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...