Vote Rigging

Vote Rigging

Interview: Badiul Alam Majumdar

Whose committee will this search committee actually be?

Unless the law enforcement agencies and the administration play a neutral role, even the strongest election commission cannot hold a good election, says Badiul Alam Majumdar

Whose committee will this search committee actually be?

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'

Facebook status

Demonstration against DU professor Asif Nazrul, room locked

Asif Nazrul’s Facebook status could trigger incidents that would tarnish the image of the country and destabilise law and order situation, alleged a central Chhatra League leader

Bangladesh Muktijuddha Mancha leaders and activists form a human chain against Dhaka University professor Asif Nazrul at the feet of Raju Memorial Sculpture on the campus on 18 August 2021

Ultraconservative cleric Raisi wins Iran presidential vote

On election day, pictures of often flag-waving voters dominated state TV coverage, but away from the polling stations some voiced anger at what they saw as a stage-managed election aiming to cement ...

Presidential candidate Ebrahim Raisi speaks during a campaign rally in Tehran, Iran on 15 June 2021

Belarus opposition leader wants international tribunal to probe Lukashenko

Lukashenko extended a crackdown on Tuesday by signing legislation on tougher punishment

Belarus opposition leader wants international tribunal to probe Lukashenko

Backtracking on the aspirations for democracy

Allegations of rigging in the consecutive elections of 2014 and 2018, curbing freedom of expression, an increase in extrajudicial killings and rendering the judiciary questionable, all indicate just ...

Backtracking on the aspirations for democracy

'EC remains silent despite irregularities'

The election commission claims success in conducting the pourashava polls, turning a blind eye to the clashes, violence and other irregularities

'EC remains silent despite irregularities'

4th phase municipal polls

Voters allege snatching of ballots, stamping 'boat' symbol in Sonaimuri

A clash broke out among the supporters of Awami League, BNP and the councilor candidate over ballot stuffing in broad daylight at a polling centre in Sonaimuri municipality of Nokhali

Voters allege snatching of ballots, stamping 'boat' symbol in Sonaimuri

Cast vote for 'boat' or leave the area: AL central leader

In the latest incident of threatening people to vote for ‘boat’, the electoral symbol of ruling Bangladesh Awami League, central Mohila Awami League general secretary Mahmuda Begum openly threatened ...

Cast vote for 'boat' or leave the area: AL central leader

AL leader warn voters

EVM can detect votes not cast for the 'boat' symbol

Lakshmipur Awami League’s general secretary Nur Uddin Chowdhury alias Nayan said anyone voting for symbols other than Awami League’s ‘boat’ can be identified by the electronic voting machines (EVM)

EVM can detect votes not cast for the 'boat' symbol
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