General Election

General Election

12th parliament elections

Is a wrestling match a precondition to fair elections?

The same question recurs after every five years, as to how the election commission would be formed

Is a wrestling match a precondition to fair elections?

Two-phase six-day meeting

'BNP won't rush into a movement'

The 68 leaders who did not turn up at the meetings will be served show-cause notices

'BNP won't rush into a movement'

BNP formulating strategy for movement, elections

BNP wants to strengthen the party before the reconstitution of the election commission in February next year

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AL Central Working Committee meeting

Sheikh Hasina for making AL stronger as general polls approach

Sheikh Hasina said that it has been possible to handle the Covid-19 situation as the Awami League is in power

Sheikh Hasina for making AL stronger as general polls approach

Lawmakers raise questions in parliament

'What is the necessity of EC if voters don’t go to poling stations'

Criticising the incumbent election commission (EC) bitterly, the opposition lawmakers on Saturday said democracy that existed for a day is also disappearing now. People’s trust in the electoral ...

'What is the necessity of EC if voters don’t go to poling stations'

Why are politicians so powerless?

Democracy is going into exile and dependence on the bureaucracy has come to the fore. In these times, where the lack of experience, accountability and competence looms large, bureaucracy is the ...

Why are politicians so powerless?

Politician-bureaucrat conflict from a different point of view

The type of political arrangement determines the character of a state. For example, the army remains at the centre during the time of direct military rule. When the military wants to don civilian ...

Politician-bureaucrat conflict from a different point of view

Delimitation of Constituencies Bill lands in Parliament

The proposed law has been designed aiming to make an act instead of the existing Delimitation of Constituencies Ordinance, 1976, which was promulgated during the military regime of Ziaur Rahman

Delimitation of Constituencies Bill lands in Parliament

'Jatiya Party candidates quitting by-elections for money'

The trend of Jatiya Party’s (JaPa) candidates to pull out of the election for “financial privilege” started during the general election in 2018. We observed two similar incidents last week

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Sporadic clashes with police over BNP’s rally to mark ‘democracy killing day’

Sporadic clashes broke out between the leaders and activists of de facto opposition party, Bangladesh Nationalist Party, and police in front of the National Press Club in the capital as the party ...

Sporadic clashes with police over BNP’s rally to mark ‘democracy killing day’ on 30 December 2020
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