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Holy Shab-e-Qadr today

Soon the situation in Chittagong Hill Tracts will be calm: Obaidul Quader

KNF attack to loot money and show capability: RAB

Kidnapped manager of Sonali Bank returns to his family

Home Minister to visit Bandarban tomorrow to inspect situation

EC announces schedule of 161 upazila polls in 2nd phase

Dhaka, April 1: The Election Commission (EC) has announced the election schedule for 161 upazila parishads of the country in the second phase. Voting will be held in these upazilas on May 21.

Polling underway for 231 local govt elections including Comilla, Mymensingh cities

Dhaka, March 9: Voting is underway for 231 local government elections including Comilla and Mymensingh City Corporations and six municipalities. Voting started from 8 am on Saturday (March 9). It will continue till 4 pm today.

Upazila polls to be held in 4 phases, first phase on May 4

Dhaka, Feb 7: The Election Commission (EC) has started preparations for the sixth Upazila Parishad elections. The election date has been fixed. Voting will be held in four phases. The first phase of voting will be held on May 4.

Local government polls will be participatory without party symbols: EC

Dhaka, Jan 24: The Election Commission (EC) has announced the full schedule of by-elections for the general and various vacancies of local government city corporations, district councils, municipalities and union councils. The Election Commission (EC) believes that these elections will be more participatory if there are no party symbols.

Naysayers understood that election was fair: Home Minister

Dhaka, Jan 23: Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal said that the naysayers have now understood that Bangladesh has had a beautiful election.

EC announces schedule for Mymensingh City election, Comilla City by-polls

Dhaka, Jan 22: The Election Commission (EC) on Monday (Jan 22) announced the date for the Mymensingh City Corporation elections and Comilla City by-polls. Mymensingh City Corporation Election and Comilla City Mayoral By-election will be held on March 9.

Tony Blair congratulates Sheikh Hasina

Dhaka, Jan 18: Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair congratulated Sheikh Hasina on her re-election as Prime Minister of Bangladesh.

Voting for reserved women seats likely in February

Dhaka, Jan 17: Election Commission (EC) Additional Secretary Ashok Kumar Debnath said that the voting for the 50 seats reserved for women in the 12th National Parliament elections could be held in the first week of February.

EC seeks information on jail terms for violation of code of conduct in parliamentary elections

Dhaka, Jan 17: The Election Commission (EC) has directed to send the information of any candidate or person imprisoned by the magistrates while enforcing the code of conduct in the 12th National Parliament elections.

Coming to power was very important: Sheikh Hasina

Dhaka, Jan 16: Party President and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina commented that it was very important for Awami League to come to power to continue the development of the country.

UN statement on election is biased: Govt

Dhaka, Jan 15: Protesting the statement given by the United Nations High Commission on Human Rights (OHCHR) on the 12th National Parliament elections of Bangladesh, the government has said, "The statement has misrepresented and politicized and biased human rights."

Sheikh Hasina-led new cabinet to be sworn in this evening

Dhaka, Jan 11: The ruling Awami League is going to form the government for the fourth consecutive time. The swearing-in ceremony of the new cabinet members will be held today (Thursday, January 11) at 7 pm at Bangabhaban.

New faces likely to be introduced in new cabinet

Dhaka, Jan 10: Awami League is on the way to form the government after being elected for the fourth consecutive time in the 12th national parliament elections. Members of Parliament were sworn in on Wednesday morning. Cabinet swearing-in at Bangabhaban to take place tomorrow (Thursday) at 7 pm. After that, the journey of the new government will begin by distributing the offices of the ministers and publishing the gazette.

Sheikh Hasina gets the highest vote, Kamal Majumdar gets the lowest

Dhaka, Jan 9: Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Kazi Habibul Awal said that 41.8 percent votes were cast in the 12th National Parliament elections.

Sheikh Hasina pays tribute to Bangabandhu's portrait after winning polls

Dhaka, Jan 9: Awami League President and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday morning paid tribute to Bangabandhu's portrait at Dhanmondi after winning the 12th National Parliament elections.