EC summons MP-elect Faridul Khan over publicly displaying vote

Dhaka, Jan. 11 -- The Election Commission has summoned Jamalpur-2 MP-elect and Religious Affairs Minister Faridul Haque Khan over an alleged violation of the electoral code of conduct for displaying h... Read More

Bangabhaban gears up for inauguration of Hasina's new cabinet

Dhaka, Jan. 11 -- Preparations have begun in earnest for the inauguration of the Awami League government's new cabinet led by Sheikh Hasina at the Bangabhaban. The members of the new cabinet have alr... Read More

PM Hasina pays tribute to Bangabandhu on Homecoming Day

Dhaka, Jan. 10 -- Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has paid tribute to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman as Bangladesh celebrates its founding father's homecoming from a Pakistani jail in 1972. On Jan 10... Read More

No one can say general election was rigged in the night: Hasina

Dhaka, Jan. 10 -- No one will be able to allege that the Jan 7 vote was rigged overnight because the election process was transparent and free from government influence, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina h... Read More

Independent lawmakers will hold talks on forming opposition, says Faridpur MP Nixon

Dhaka, Jan. 10 -- Independent candidates, who won the second highest number of seats in the general election, will explore the prospect of forming an alliance to serve as the official opposition in pa... Read More

Supporters flock to Suhrawardy Udyan for Awami League rally

Dhaka, Jan. 10 -- Supporters of the Awami League are converging on Dhaka's Suhrawardy Udyan ahead of a rally to celebrate the party's landslide victory in the general election. Party leaders and acti... Read More

Jatiya Party wants to remain as the main opposition, says GM Quader

Dhaka, Jan. 10 -- Jatiya Party Chairman Ghulam Muhammed Quader, the new MP for the Rangpur Sadar constituency, says his party wants to continue as the main opposition in parliament for a third consecu... Read More

12th general election will be written in gold in Bangladesh's history, says PM Hasina

Dhaka, Jan. 9 -- Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says the history of the 12th national parliamentary election of Bangladesh will be 'written in gold'. "The spirit of the country's Liberation War was des... Read More

Foreign envoys congratulate Hasina for winning election

Dhaka, Jan. 9 -- Envoys of as many as 19 countries, including Japan, have congratulated Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on her win in the 12th national parliamentary election that took her to a record-ex... Read More

Polls to Mymensingh centre, where voting was suspended, will be held on Jan 13

Dhaka, Jan. 8 -- The polls to Bhalukapur High School centre in Mymensingh-3, where the voting suspended over irregularities during the national election on Sunday, will be held on Jan 13. Chief Elect... Read More