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    EC meets on Oct 15 to review polls preparedness

    Ahammad Foyez | Updated at 12:38am on October 09, 2018

    The Election Commission meets on October 15 to review its preparedness for holding the general election by January 28 at the latest....

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    No alternative to free polls, says Kamal Hossain

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:54am on October 08, 2018

    Jatiya Oikya Prokriya convener Kamal Hossain on Sunday claimed that they were engaged in establishing people’s unity over the demand of holding a free, fair...

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    Stocks fall for 4th week on polls-centric tensions

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on September 30, 2018

    Dhaka stocks plunged in last week, stretching the losing streak to the fourth consecutive week, as investors continued offloading shares amid rising political tensions ahead...

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    EVMs to be used in next election on small scale: CEC

    United News of Bangladesh . Bogura | Updated at 12:58am on September 28, 2018

    Chief election commissioner KM Nurul Huda on Thursday said that electronic voting machines would be used in the next general election on a small scale....

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    Mukti Council wants poll-time govt, dissolution of parliament

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:51am on September 28, 2018

    Jatiya Mukti Council on Thursday placed demands, including next parliamentary election under a poll-time government,...

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    Khaleda instructs from jail to oust govt, says Moudud

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:30pm on September 27, 2018

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party standing committee member Moudud Ahmed on Thursday said the party’s chairperson Khaleda Zia had sent a message from the prison to her...

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    Maldives opposition wins election

    Reuters . Male | Updated at 12:05am on September 25, 2018

    Maldives opposition leader Ibrahim Mohamed Solih won the Indian Ocean archipelago nation’s presidential election on Monday, delivering a possible blow for China which has invested...

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    Maldives strongman Yameen seeks second term amid rigging fears

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:05am on September 24, 2018

    Polling booths in the Maldives closed Sunday after voting hours were extended in a controversial election marred by police raids on the opposition and allegations...

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    Maldives heads to polls amid criticism

    Reuters . Male | Updated at 12:00am on September 20, 2018

    More than a quarter of a million people will vote on Sunday for the next leader of the tropical Maldives in an election criticised internationally...

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    Fair polls to bring JP to power, claims Ershad

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:17am on September 19, 2018

    Jatiya Party chairman HM Ershad on Tuesday claimed that if the upcoming general election was held in a free and fair manner then his party...