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    Venezuela threatens early polls to pressure opposition

    Agence France-Presse . Caracas | Updated at 12:00am on August 18, 2019

    Threatening to bring forward parliamentary elections is the latest card played by Venezuela’s regime to put pressure on the US-backed opposition at the negotiating table...

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    AL to show cause 60 ministers, leaders

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:28am on July 13, 2019

    The ruling Awami League on Friday decided to serve show-cause notices to at least 60 ministers, lawmakers and leaders for taking a stand against the...

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    No polls ticket for those oppose party candidates, says PM

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:01am on July 12, 2019

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said that Awami League MPs who took a stand against the party in the recently held staggered upazila parishad...

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    SJC against CEC, ECs demanded

    Ahammad Foyez | Updated at 01:52pm on July 09, 2019

    Citizens for Good Governance on Tuesday demanded formation of a Supreme Judicial Council to take action against the chief election commissioner and other election commissioners...

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    Uncontested polls lead Bangladesh to uncertainty: EC Mahbub

    Ahammad Foyez | Updated at 07:56pm on June 19, 2019

    Election commissioner Mahbub Talukdar said on Wednesday that Bangladesh was heading for an uncertain destination of an authoritarian rule as the fifth elections to upazila...

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    Last phase of Indian nat’l polls today

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . New Delhi | Updated at 12:26am on May 19, 2019

    The marathon Indian 17th national polls, the world’s largest democratic exercise, will come to an end today with holding polling in 59 parliamentary constituencies spread...

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    ‘Cyber warriors’ sway Indian polls

    Agence-France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 01:09am on May 17, 2019

    India’s election watchdog says it has forced Facebook, Twitter and YouTube to take down hundreds of posts during the country’s election but experts say it...

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    EVMs to be used in all polls gradually: CEC

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:32am on April 24, 2019

    The chief election commissioner, KM Nurul Huda, on Tuesday said that the commission would use electronic voting machines gradually in all elections in the country.Inaugurating...

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    Poll watchdog stops web series on Modi

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:39am on April 21, 2019

    India’s poll watchdog Saturday ordered producers to stop streaming a web series on prime minister Narendra Modi, weeks after it banned a Bollywood film and...

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    Violence, protests mark India polls

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 11:55pm on April 18, 2019

    Millions of voters across India cast ballots in the second round of the world’s biggest election Thursday amid violence and protests that highlighted the intensity...