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    People denied voting rights in city polls: CPB

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:43am on February 04, 2020

    Leaders of Communist Party of Bangladesh on Monday at a protest rally said that the Awami League government and the Election Commission had denied people...

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    A lacklustre hartal in absence of pickets

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:54am on February 03, 2020

    Movement of motorised vehicles remained negligible on Dhaka streets, many educational institutions remained closed and some financial institutions were seen working behind closed doors at...

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    Low turnout marks apathy to politics

    Ahammad Foyez | Updated at 12:48am on February 03, 2020

    Governance and election experts said that the continued low turnouts in elections, largely caused by the failure to make the political institutions effective and strong,...

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    One killed in post-poll violence

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:29am on February 02, 2020

    Police found the body of a youth from Rahim Bepari Ghat area of Rayerbazar on Saturday night. The deceased was identified as Sumon Sikder, 25,...

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    AL activists bar opposition agents, journalists

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:25am on February 02, 2020

    Activists of the ruling Awami League took control of many polling centres, barred opposition agents and journalists from entering many centres, humiliated them and even...

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    AL terms polls best in 100yrs

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:08am on February 02, 2020

    The Awami League termed Saturday’s elections to Dhaka north and south city the best in the last 100 years. Such a free and fair election...

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    CEC faces fingerprint mismatch

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on February 02, 2020

    Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda on Saturday cast his votes with assistance from a presiding officer as his fingerprint did not match with the...

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    AL people press EVM buttons for voters

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 11:58pm on February 01, 2020

    Voting through electronic voting machines in the Dhaka city polls was extensively manipulated on Saturday as supporters of the ruling Awami League candidates pressed EVM...

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    A first-time voter’s enthusiasm shatters

    Shakhawat Hossain | Updated at 11:54pm on February 01, 2020

    The enthusiasm of a first-time voter ended in pain because of denial in exercising the voting right as ruling party backed people occupied the booths...

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    Journalists attacked in presence of police

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 05:30pm on February 01, 2020

    A journalist covering city elections on Saturday was beaten allegedly by the supporters of a ruling Awami Leaguebacked candidate while he was taking photos of...