Bangladesh national election 2024

Jan 7 Election: Violence, pre- polls environ undermined its quality

The quality of the January 7 election in Bangladesh was undermined by incidents of state, ruling party and opposition violence, said the US-based National Democratic Institute (NDI) and International Republican Institute (IRI).

‘Independents’ were allowed to race to protect democracy

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said yesterday that her decision to allow party members to run as independents in the recently held national election was necessary to protect democracy.

Ensure transparent legal process for arrested political activists, US urges Bangladesh

The US has urged the Bangladesh government to ensure a fair and transparent legal process for political activists arrested ahead of the national elections

73pc candidates lose security deposits

A total of 1,441 candidates out of 1,969 who contested the January 7 polls lost their security deposits for failing to secure the minimum required votes.

Turnout swung between the two extremes

Two polling centres posted a hundred percent voter turnout each in Sunday’s election, while two others recorded a 98 percent turnout, according to Election Commission’s centre-wise data.

Hasina’s 5th term: A new team up against stiff challenges

Awami League President Sheikh Hasina took oath as the prime minister for the fourth consecutive term and formed government with 37 ministers yesterday.

Xi congratulates Hasina on re-election as PM

Chinese President Xi Jinping has congratulated Sheikh Hasina on her re-election as prime minister of Bangladesh

Bangladesh heading towards one-party state: Trinamool BNP

The country is moving towards a one-party state, Trinamool BNP Secretary General Advocate Taimur Alam Khandakar said today

Observing the ‘election observers’

Bangladesh now has a new government, determined through an election held on January 7 that was described as “controversial" in well-known international press

March 18, 2024
March 18, 2024

Jan 7 Election: Violence, pre- polls environ undermined its quality

The quality of the January 7 election in Bangladesh was undermined by incidents of state, ruling party and opposition violence, said the US-based National Democratic Institute (NDI) and International Republican Institute (IRI).

February 11, 2024
February 11, 2024

‘Independents’ were allowed to race to protect democracy

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said yesterday that her decision to allow party members to run as independents in the recently held national election was necessary to protect democracy.

January 31, 2024
January 31, 2024

Ensure transparent legal process for arrested political activists, US urges Bangladesh

The US has urged the Bangladesh government to ensure a fair and transparent legal process for political activists arrested ahead of the national elections

January 12, 2024
January 12, 2024

73pc candidates lose security deposits

A total of 1,441 candidates out of 1,969 who contested the January 7 polls lost their security deposits for failing to secure the minimum required votes.

January 12, 2024
January 12, 2024

Hasina’s 5th term: A new team up against stiff challenges

Awami League President Sheikh Hasina took oath as the prime minister for the fourth consecutive term and formed government with 37 ministers yesterday.

January 12, 2024
January 12, 2024

Turnout swung between the two extremes

Two polling centres posted a hundred percent voter turnout each in Sunday’s election, while two others recorded a 98 percent turnout, according to Election Commission’s centre-wise data.

January 11, 2024
January 11, 2024

Xi congratulates Hasina on re-election as PM

Chinese President Xi Jinping has congratulated Sheikh Hasina on her re-election as prime minister of Bangladesh

January 10, 2024
January 10, 2024

Bangladesh heading towards one-party state: Trinamool BNP

The country is moving towards a one-party state, Trinamool BNP Secretary General Advocate Taimur Alam Khandakar said today

January 10, 2024
January 10, 2024

Observing the ‘election observers’

Bangladesh now has a new government, determined through an election held on January 7 that was described as “controversial" in well-known international press

January 9, 2024
January 9, 2024

Commonwealth secretary-general congratulates PM

Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland KC has congratulated Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on her election victory

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