Election Commission

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    By-polls that Election Commission should have stopped amidst outbreak

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 23, 2020

    THE Election Commission held by-elections to the Dhaka 10 constituency, left vacant in December 2019 by the lawmaker who later became Dhaka’s south mayor, and...

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    Bangladesh EC suspends all polls amid coronavirus fear

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:00pm on March 21, 2020

    The Election Commission has suspended the elections to Chattogram City Corporation and by-elections to parliamentary constituencies of Bogura-1 and Jashore-6 scheduled for March 29 over...

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    Training for election officials held amid fears of COVID-19

    Staff Correspondent . Chattogram | Updated at 11:41pm on March 20, 2020

    The Election Commission held a daylong training session of nearly 3,000 election officials on the use of electronic voting machines in Chattogram on Friday ahead...

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    Election Commission unwilling to defer polls over coronavirus spread

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:12am on March 17, 2020

    The Election Commission is still unwilling to defer the forthcoming by-polls to three parliamentary constituencies and election to Chattogram city, said chief election commissioner KM...

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    Women’s political participation continues to be neglected

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 09, 2020

    ALMOST all of the 41 political parties registered with the Election Commission reported to be missing the 2020 deadline to meet the  Representation of the...

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    A collective failure about river protection, largely, mostly

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 08, 2020

    A COLLECTIVE failure comes to the forefront when it comes to issues of river conservation. The High Court — which on February 3, 2019 issued...

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    Law minister for online voting

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:23am on March 03, 2020

    Law, justice and parliamentary affairs minister Anisul Huq on Monday suggested the Election Commission to develop online voting system to facilitate the voters to cast...

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    No action for polls code violation in Dhaka-10: EC

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:14am on March 02, 2020

    The Election Commission will take no action against candidates for the by-election to Dhaka 10 constituency if they breach the electoral code of conduct as...

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    Laminated posters to go

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:34am on February 24, 2020

    The Election Commission is going to bring about a host of changes in the electioneering, including banning the use of plastic-laminated posters. The commission is...

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    Ghani secures second term as Afghan president

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul | Updated at 10:58pm on February 18, 2020

    Ashraf Ghani has secured a second term as president of Afghanistan, according to final results of the September 28, 2019 poll released Tuesday by the...