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‘Bangladesh should not rush relocating...

‘Bangladesh should not rush relocating...

Rohingya Crisis

Wed, Jan 30 2019

Dr Wakar Uddin is a Rohingya-American born in Maungdaw of Arakan State in Myanmar, and a professor at...

Citizen database not an end in...

Citizen database not an end in...

Bangladesh

Wed, Jan 30 2019

The DMP has data on eight million Dhaka citizens, but its ability to verify the said data, conduct routine...

Inside the Bhashan Char plan for...

Inside the Bhashan Char plan for...

Rohingya Crisis

Tue, Jan 29 2019

The project, which is scheduled to be completed this year, is being implemented by the Bangladesh...

Militant Khalid had close ties to Indian...

Militant Khalid had close ties to Indian...

Militancy

Sat, Jan 26 2019

In addition to being an accused on the charge sheet for the Holey Artisan Bakery attack, Khalid is also...

First meeting ends on dour note, RMG...

First meeting ends on dour note, RMG...

Business

Thu, Jan 10 2019

Before the meeting, the RMG owners met with State Minister Monnuzan Sufian

Anisul: Law will be amended to try...

Anisul: Law will be amended to try...

War Crimes

Wed, Jan 9 2019

Campaigners expect no further delay as five years have elapsed since the demand was made

AL allies induction in cabinet: Hope...

AL allies induction in cabinet: Hope...

Government Affairs

Wed, Jan 9 2019

Three other terms that Awami League served in the government in various periods between 1996 and 2018...

AL to dominate parliament with 2nd-largest...

AL to dominate parliament with 2nd-largest...

Election

Thu, Jan 3 2019

Bangladesh has had 11 parliamentary elections since the nation’s independence

Demonstration demanding re-election...

Demo demanding re-election foiled

Dhaka

Wed, Jan 2 2019

Around 50 people had formed a human chain in front of the National Press Club

Bangladesh likely to see highest ever...

Bangladesh likely to see highest ever...

Election

Wed, Jan 2 2019

The 11th parliament will boast 22 female MPs

11th parliament: Number of minority...

11th parliament: Number of minority...

Election

Wed, Jan 2 2019

Ruling Awami League fielded 18 minority candidates and all of them got elected in the December 30...

Awami League’s new faces in Dhaka

Awami League’s new faces in Dhaka

Election

Wed, Jan 2 2019

This time, Awami League nominated three completely new faces from Dhaka, all of whom won the polls on...

2.124 million voters expected to cast...

2.124 million voters expected to cast...

Election

Sun, Dec 30 2018

The Election Commission had earlier organized mock voting at selected polling centres to educate voters...

As it happened: Awami League wins, PM...

As it happened: Awami League wins, PM...

Election

Sun, Dec 30 2018

Voters from across Bangladesh exercised their franchise from 8am to 4pm on Sunday, to elect the next...

Brac survey on 11th general polls: Job,...

Job, education, transport: Trifecta...

Election

Sat, Dec 1 2018

Half the respondents said the candidates’ acceptability and qualifications govern their voting...

AL relying on incumbents, BNP on family...

AL relying on incumbents, BNP on family...

Election

Fri, Nov 30 2018

Of the 20 seats, 14 are currently represented in parliament by ruling party leaders and six by others,...

Experts: No coordination in Bangladesh...

Experts: No coordination in Bangladesh...

Militancy

Thu, Nov 29 2018

Although a number of ad hoc de-radicalization and rehabilitation programs have been taken up by the law...

Two new Bangabandhu family members to...

Two new Bangabandhu family members to...

Election

Mon, Nov 26 2018

Tonmoy, the only son of Bangabandhu’s nephew Sheikh Helal Uddin, will be contesting from the Bagerhat...

AL relies on incumbents to dominate...

AL relies on incumbents to dominate...

Election

Mon, Nov 26 2018

Only four new faces in these major constituencies, two of them in the capital

Experts: Restrictions on observers a...

Experts: Restrictions on observers a...

Election

Tue, Nov 20 2018

The latest move of slapping restrictions on observers will raise questions over a fair and transparent...

Electoral code of conduct: The dos and...

Electoral code of conduct: The dos and...

Election

Thu, Nov 8 2018

The electoral code of conduct puts a number of bars on the activities of VIPs during the election...