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Claims of voter fraud nothing new for losing parties: CEC

Claims of election wrongdoing and voter fraud are common across the world. Parties that lose general elections repeatedly make allegations of voter fraud

CEC KM Nurul Huda talks to media

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

A leader's DNA, a state's institutions

We may try to draw parallels between Donald Trump and our politicians, but we do not have that institutionalised democracy which prevents Trump from overturning the election results

Prothom Alo illustration

PM Hasina casts vote in Dhaka-10 by-polls

The JS by-elections to Dhaka-10, Gaibandha-3 and Bagerhat-4 constituencies began at 9:00am and it will continue until 5:00pm without any break

PM Hasina casts vote in Dhaka-10 by-polls

BNP in a fix as MP takes oath

BNP faces a dilemma as Zahidur Rahman of the Thakurgaon-3 constituency violated party discipline to take oath as member of parliament (MP). A number of others in the party are likely to follow the ...

BNP in a fix as MP takes oath

Noakhali gang-rape mastermind Ruhul gets bail

The High Court has granted a one-year interim bail to sacked Awami League leader Ruhul Amin, who reportedly ordered the gang-rape of a woman in Subarnachar upazila of Noakhali after the 30 December ...

Noakhali gang-rape mastermind Ruhul gets bail

Mokabbir not to take oath Thursday, Mansur ready

Gano Forum's MP-elect from Sylhet-2 constituency Mokabbir Khan is not going to take oath on Thursday to join the 11th parliament due to an “unavoidable reason,” reports news agency UNB.However, the ...

Mokabbir not to take oath Thursday, Mansur ready

Bangladesh is not a one-party state, Gowher Rizvi tells Al Jazeera

In a recent ‘Head to Head’ interview with Al Jazeera English, to be aired 2 March, Gowher Rizvi, advisor to the Bangladesh prime minister, spoke on Awami League landslide victory in the parliamentary ...

Bangladesh is not a one-party state, Gowher Rizvi tells Al Jazeera

Parliament votes to introduce EVMs in national polls

The Jatiya Sangsad on Thursday passed the 'Representation of the People Order (Amendment) Bill, 2019' for incorporating provisions to introduce the use of electronic voting machines (EVMs) and online ...

Parliament votes to introduce EVMs in national polls

Public hearing to inform people what happened in polls: Kamal

Jatiya Oikya Front convener Kamal Hossain on Friday said they are holding the public hearing on the 'irregularities in the 11th parliamentary election to show respect to the Constitution, reports ...

Public hearing to inform people what happened in polls: Kamal
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