Awareness should be raised at grassroot level on Right to Information Act: President
US visa policy will not affect police: DMP
There are legal complications in taking Khaleda Zia abroad: Home Minister
CEC writes to European Union asking to send observers
Election will be neutral: Sheikh Hasina
Dhaka, Sept 23: Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal said that there will be fair, beautiful and participatory elections in the future. Those who hold wrong ideas will soon be dispelled.
Whether foreign observers come or not, elections will be free, fair and impartial: Information Minister
Dhaka, Sept 23: Bangladesh Awami League Joint General Secretary and Information Minister Dr. Hasan Mahmud said that whether foreign observers come or not, the next election will be free, fair and impartial.
Dhaka, Sept 22: Based on the report prepared by the pre-observation team, the European Union (EU) has decided not to send an observation team to the upcoming national elections in Bangladesh. It is said that the EU may give this information in a formal statement.
Dhaka, Sept 18: Election Commissioner (EC) Md. Anisur Rahman said that the schedule of the 12th National Parliament election will be announced in November and the election will be held in the first week of January next year.
Dhaka, Sept 15: Expressing hope that the next election will be held in a free, fair and festive atmosphere, Rowshan Ershad, the leader of the opposition party in the Jatiya Sangsad, said that Jatiya Party will participate in the election.
Dhaka, Sept 15: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said if the people vote in the next election, they will continue as ruling party, if not, they will be the opposition. During the Awami League regime, every election has been transparent and peaceful.
National elections will be held according to Bangladesh' constitution, not according to anyone's words: Planning Min
Dhaka, Sept 8: Planning Minister MA Mannan said that national elections will be held according to the constitution of the country, not according to anyone's words. There is an Election Commission to conduct elections in the country. So if anyone wants to create confusion or create chaos about the election, it will be resisted.
Dhaka, August 30: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said that the election in which the people can vote is a participatory election. People have voted in a good environment in the last few elections, they will vote well in the future too. She believes that whoever the people vote for will come to power.
Dhaka, August 26: Fake information is being spread on the social media Facebook about the schedule and polling of the 12th National Parliament. Election Commission (EC) Additional Secretary Ashok Kumar Debnath has confirmed that the information published on Facebook about the national election schedule, symbol allocation and polling is fake. He said that the matter will be presented to the commission to take action against this false information.
Dhaka, August 18: Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Commissioner Khandaker Golam Farooq said on the issue of the upcoming 12th National Election that many people will enter the ground to disturb the election this year, many will try to deteriorate the law and order situation and want to obstruct the election. If anyone obstructs the national election, the police will take the people with them and suppress them with a strong hand.
Latest survey: Sheikh Hasina remains popular amid rapidly growing opposition support and public discontent
Dhaka, August 14: Political tensions are rising in Bangladesh ahead of the next national elections due in January next year. The main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) is boycotting the elections to seek concessions from the government on the conduct of the elections; rampant inflation is adding to the daily struggles of citizens; and both the BNP and the ruling Awami League are holding massive rallies across the country to reach out to their supporters. Yet in this volatile political climate, there is little public understanding of the racial situation.
Dhaka, August 14: BNP told two American Congressmen visiting Bangladesh that fair elections are not possible under party government. BNP said this in a tea ceremony with two members of US Congress with leaders of Awami League, BNP and Jatiya Party (JP).
Dhaka, August 14: There is no compromise between the major political parties around the upcoming 12th National Assembly elections. However, the election will be free, fair and impartial. Foreign Minister Dr. AK Abdul Momen informed US Congressmen about the government's plans for the upcoming national elections of Bangladesh when two US Congressmen visiting Dhaka at Rashtriya Bhaban Padma on Sunday afternoon. After the meeting, the minister briefed the journalists.
Dhaka, August 3: BNP has briefed the foreign diplomats staying in Dhaka about the recent political situation of the country and the attack-case-arrest of the government party and administration on the opposition party.
Dhaka, August 2: Planning Minister MA Mannan said that those who want to create unrest around the elections will be strictly repelled. No one except Allah has the power to stop the election.