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    JP’s Saifuddin says many voters face technical problem with EVM

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 04:33pm on February 01, 2020

    Jatiya Party’s mayoral candidate for Dhaka South City Corporation Md Saifuddin Ahmed Milon on Saturday said that a number of voters were having difficulties in...

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    CEC ‘happy’ with overall atmosphere of Dhaka city polls

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 04:16pm on February 01, 2020

    Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda on Saturday said that he was happy with the overall atmosphere of the Dhaka city elections...

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    Low turnout proves voters’ lack of confidence in election: Kamal

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 04:05pm on February 01, 2020

    Voicing dissatisfaction over the low voter turnout, Jatiya Oikya Front convener Kamal Hossain on Saturday said that voters were not coming to polling stations as...

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    PM slams foreign missions, seeks vote for AL

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:09pm on February 01, 2020

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday criticised some foreign missions in Dhaka for recruiting Bangladeshis working in those missions as foreign observers. ‘Many Bangladeshi nationals...

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    Taposh wins, Atiq leads amid intimidation, rigging

    Ahammad Foyez, Tapos Kanti Das and Emran Hossain | Updated at 10:11am on February 01, 2020

    Ruling Awami League candidate Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh unofficially declared elected while M Atiqul Islam was set to be declared elected in Saturday’s elections to...

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    Foreign missions barred from engaging local staff in polls observation

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 12:23am on February 01, 2020

    The foreign ministry on Thursday issued a letter to all the foreign diplomatic missions in Dhaka asking them not to include their Bangladeshi employees in...

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    No fair election possible under this govt: parties

    Moloy Saha | Updated at 12:21am on February 01, 2020

    Leaders of some political parties on Friday said that no free and fair elections could be held under the Awami League government. Talking to New...

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    City polls to be free, fair: AL

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:19am on February 01, 2020

    The ruling Awami League on Friday said that the Dhaka city residents were eagerly waiting for exercising their franchises in the Saturday’s elections to two...

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    Resist bid to occupy polling centres: BNP

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

    The opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Friday alleged that the ruling Awami League was trying to control today’s Dhaka city elections and urged the city...

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    Dhaka cities go to polls amid fear, confusion

    Ahammad Foyez and Tapos Kanti Das | Updated at 12:01am on February 01, 2020

    Dhaka north and south cities today go to the polls that will use controversial electronic voting machines amid fears of vote rigging, violence and confusion...