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    4 Bangladesh-origin women win UK polls

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:47am on December 14, 2019

    Four Bangladesh-origin female candidates of Labour Party won in the United Kingdom parliamentary elections though their party faced defeat. They are Rushanara Ali, Tulip Siddiq,...

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    British banks to push for new EU access plan after UK polls

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:00am on December 14, 2019

    Banks in Britain are drawing up fresh proposals for how they could access customers in the European Union after Brexit in a bid to influence...

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    Bolivia authorises new elections without Morales

    Agence France-Presse . La Paz, Bolivia | Updated at 02:19pm on November 24, 2019

    Bolivia’s Congress approved a bill Saturday that opens the door to new elections without ex-president Evo Morales, as the caretaker government met with protesters to...

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    DNCC, DSCC polls in January

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:56am on November 04, 2019

    The Election Commission on Monday decided to hold elections to Dhaka North City Corporation and Dhaka South City Corporation in January 2020. The commission at...

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    Britain ups pressure on MPs to back PM bid for early polls

    Reuters . London | Updated at 10:16pm on October 27, 2019

    Boris Johnson’s government stepped up pressure on lawmakers on Sunday to back the prime minister’s bid to hold an early election and break the Brexit...

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    Mixed fate for BJP in 2 Indian state polls

    Agence France-Presse . Mumbai | Updated at 01:17am on October 25, 2019

    Prime minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalists faced mixed fortunes in two Indian state elections, with his party on course to see reduced majorities as a...

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    AL-led alliance asks for Menon’s explanation for polls remarks

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:34am on October 25, 2019

    The Awami League-led alliance on Thursday sent a letter to Workers’ Party of Bangladesh president Rashed Khan Menon requesting his explanation of his recent remarks...

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    RWP wants midterm polls, scrapping article 70

    | Updated at 12:03am on October 03, 2019

    Revolutionary Workers Party of Bangladesh on Wednesday placed a 31-point charter of demands that include immediate holding of a midterm polls, scrapping article 70 of...

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    Film actors’ assoc polls rescheduled for Oct 25

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 01, 2019

    Bangladesh Film Actors’ Association election has been rescheduled for October 25. The election, which was due to be held on October 18, has been postponed...

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    Voting in Austrian polls goes on

    Agence France-Presse . Vienna | Updated at 12:11pm on September 29, 2019

    Austrians began to cast their ballots Sunday with conservatives led by 33-year-old Sebastian Kurz looking set to win, but with too few votes to form...