Chief election commissioner (CEC)

With two amendments, report on EC formation bill placed in JS

Chairman of the parliamentary scrutiny committee on law, justice and parliamentary affairs ministry M Shahiduzzaman Sarker placed the report

Inside the Jatiya Sangsad

Interview: Md Abdul Matin

‘Appointing a spineless person will be of no use’

Md Abdul Matin, retired judge of the Supreme Court, speaks to Prothom Alo about the recent election commission draft law, the coming national election, the rule of law and more.

Md Abdul Matin

Asking for one thing, getting another

Merely drawing up a law and forming an election commission with total disregard to any sort of national consensus involving the stakeholders of the election, is more of a mirage than anything else

Election Commission Building

Cabinet meeting

Law finally being made to constitute election commission

The cabinet has approved the draft law. The law minister says the new EC will be constituted on the basis of the law.

Election Commission Building

Cabinet approves draft law over EC formation

The cabinet on Monday approved the draft of the 'Chief Election Commissioner and Election Commissioner Appointment Act, 2022' in order to have a law in this regard as per the constitution

Cabinet approves draft law over EC formation

Formation of EC

BNP skips dialogues, NPP for polls-time govt with PM as head

Welcoming the NPP delegation at Bangabhaban, the president said discussion and exchange of views with the political parties would help in forming an acceptable election commission

The delegation of National People’s Party poses for photograph after talks with president M Abdul Hamid over formation of election commission at Bangabhaban, Dhaka, on 12 January 2022

EC must take responsibility for UP election violence

The election commission, as well as leaders and activists of the ruling party, must take responsibility for the violence and killings that took place throughout the UP elections


Neither the law nor the commission is for one single party

Despite some errors, four election commissions (except the Aziz commission) formed between 1990 and 2006 without any search committee, could hold credible elections. This was because the elections ...

Neither the law nor the commission is for one single party

Mahbub Talukder tells lies: CEC

Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) KM Nurul Huda has termed Election Commissioner Mahbub Talukder’s remarks regarding the ongoing union parishad (UP) polls as ‘lies’ and ‘slander’

CEC Nurul Huda (L) and Commissioner Mahbub Talukder

Can the stigma of the 2018 election be erased?

The opposition political parties and the civil society should convince the president and the government to organise broader dialogues to devise ways to ensure the next election can be held in a ...

Can the stigma of the 2018 election be erased?
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