The human rights situation in Bangladesh is extremely concerning due to the nation’s steady slide towards authoritarianism.
The decision on Awami League’s seat-sharing with the 14-party alliance partners seems to be stalled over the demands from Bangladesh Workers Party and Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal (JSD).
The Awami League has nominated several controversial incumbents for the January 7 parliamentary election.
Without political reconciliations, we're headed for another violent, one-sided election
CEC says polls schedule will be announced 'very soon'
The Election Commission may hold the national election any day between January 6 and 9 with many experts pointing out that the atmosphere is not yet conducive to free and fair polls.
Bangladesh Bank is preparing a roadmap for the next government to address the three major issues of exchange rate instability, high inflation and high defaulted loan ratio bearing upon the economy.
The Election Commission is making all-out preparations to hold the polls in January, though some crucial political and administrative issues still remain unresolved.