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Politics

BNP demands fresh election under non-party govt

BNP today (January 8) demanded a fresh election under a non-party interim government to restore public trust in the democratic process and establish a legitimate and accountable government.  At a press conference at the party chairperson’s Gulshan office, the party also

Envoys of India, China, Russia, 4 other countries congratulate PM

Ambassadors of India, Russia, China, Bhutan, Philippines, Singapore, and Sri Lanka have congratulated Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for winning of the Awami League at the 12th Parliamentary election. The envoys of different countries congratulated Awami League President and Prime

GM Quader's wife Sherifa loses security deposit

Jatiya Party (JaPa) chairman GM Quader's wife Sherifa Quader lost to independent candidate Md Khasru Chowdhury in the Dhaka-18 constituency. Khasru Chowdhury, also the industry and commerce secretary of Dhaka North Awami League, bagged 79,085 votes with the 'kettle' symbol,

Shamsul loses to Motaherul in polls race in Patiya

Independent candidate Shamsul Haque Chowdhury was defeated in Chattogram -12 constituency.  He lost the electoral race to Awami League candidate Motaherul Islam Chowdhury by 85,073 votes. Bagging 1,20,313 votes, Motaherul Islam was elected from this constituency. Shamsul got

12th JS polls: Awami League wins record fourth straight term

The Awami League (AL) secured a landslide victory in the 12th national election on Sunday (January), paving the way for the party to form the government for the fourth consecutive term. When this report was filed early Monday, unofficial results showed the Awami League won in 223

Barrister Sumon wins JS polls from Habiganj-4

Barrister Sayedul Haque Sumon, an independent candidate from Habiganj-4 constituency, became victorious in the 12th general election. He defeated Awami League candidate and incumbent State Minister for Civil Aviation and Tourism Md Mahbub Ali. Sumon,  bagged 1.98 lakh votes

Rashed Khan Menon wins JS polls from Barishal-2

Workers Party of Bangladesh President Rashed Khan Menon, a contestant with 'boat' symbol, has won the Barishal-2 (Banaripara-Wazirpur) constituency for the sixth time, unofficial results confirmed.  He bagged 1,22,175 votes.  Menon's nearest rival, independent

Magura-1: Shakib in driving seat

Awami League-backed candidate Shakib Al Hasan has taken the lead with a big margin of votes in the election for Magura-1 parliamentary constituency. Initial results from three centers in the Magura-1 constituency reveal that Shakib is well in the lead. Out of the 3,270 votes cast in

Railway Minister Sujon elected from Panchagarh-2 constituency

Awami League (AL) candidate Railway Minister Md Nurul Islam Sujon has been elected unofficially by a huge margin from Panchagarh-2 constituency in the 12th parliamentary elections held today (January 7).   According to the Returning Officer, Sujon bagged 1,74,504 votes with Boat

Sheikh Hasina sets example of holding a free, fair polls: Quader 

Awami League (AL) General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader today said Sheikh Hasina has set an example of holding a free and fair national election. "Sheikh Hasina has proved that how an acceptable election can be held under an independent and

People boycott polls as BNP urges: Moeen Khan

BNP Standing Committee Member Abdul Moeen Khan claimed that the countrymen boycotted the 12th parliamentary election that ended amid the low voter turnout across the country on Sunday (January 7). “Like the BNP, the Awami League men also knew that their candidates had already

Narayanganj-1: Gazi’s agent counting votes by closing door

After the voting has ended, the polling authorities are now counting votes, closing the door at Purvagram High School Center of Narayanganj-1 Constituency (Rupganj). According to locals, there are nine candidates, but only the agent of candidate Golam Dastagir Gazi is inside the

Seven injured in clash between supporters of Boat, Kettle

At least seven people were injured in a clash between the supporters of Awami League-nominated candidate Golam Dastagir Gazi and independent aspirant Md Shahjahan Bhuiyan during the general election in Rupganj of Narayanganj Sunday. Gazi is vying for the Narayanganj-1 constituency with

Sheikh Rehana casts vote at Gulshan Model School centre

Sheikh Rehana, younger daughter of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, cast her vote at Gulshan Model School and College centre on Sunday (January 7) morning in the 12th Jatiya Sangsad election. Rehana, also younger sister of Awami League President and Prime

Allegation of vote rigging against Jute Minister Gazi

Rival candidates, including Jatiya Party and independent candidate Shahjahan Bhuiyan, have accused Awami League candidate Golam Dastagir Gazi of vote rigging and attempting to dominate polling centres in Narayanganj-1. Daily Sun reporters observed polling agents with different symbols

Narayanganj-1: Gazi’s APS attempts to capture polling station

Awami League (AL) candidate Golam Dastagir Gazi’s Private Secretary (APS) Emdadul Haque allegedly attempted to capture a polling station in Narayanganj-1. According to locals, voters were panicked when Emdadul entered the polling centre with more than a hundred people. Emdadul

People boycotted those who boycotted election: Quader

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Sunday (January 7) said people are boycotting those who boycotted the 12th National Parliamentary Election. He was talking to reporters after casting his vote at Udayan Pre-Cadet Academy Centre at Basurhat municipality in Noakhali around

Will win the election, says Sheikh Hasina after casting vote

Urging the countrymen to vote for “Boat,” Awami League President and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today (January 7) said her party will sweep the general election. She said: “We will win the election, no doubt about it.” The premier said this to reporters

Sheikh Hasina to cast vote at Dhaka City College

Awami League (AL) President and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will cast her vote at Dhaka City College in the capital tomorrow (7) morning. She will cast her vote at the Dhaka City College center in the 12th Jatiya Sangsad election at 8am, said PM's Assistant Press Secretary MM

Whip Shamsul’s followers burn AL runner’s election camps

The followers of independent candidate in Chattogram-12 (Patiya) constituency Whip Shamsul Hoque Chowdhury set two election camps of Awami League contestant Motaherul Islam Chowdhury on fire in Patiya upazila of the district on Thursday night. They also attacked a Swechchhasebak League