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AL takes lead in ‘rigged’ polls

BNP’s Ariful wins in Sylhet, most mayoral contestants but AL boycott polls  Ruling Awami League candidates in Rajshahi and Barisal and Bangladesh Nationalist Party candidate in Sylhet were leading in mayoral polls, marred by boycott most opposition contestants and allegations of massive irregularities including violence, ballot stuffing, ousting or barring opposition polling agents from polling […]

বরিশাল সিটি নির্বাচন ব্যালটে জোর করে সিল: কেন্দ্রে ভোট স্থগিত সামছুর রহমান, বরিশাল থেকে ৩০ জুলাই ২০১৮ বরিশাল মহানগর পশ্চিম কাউনিয়া এলাকার সৈয়দা মজিদুন্নেছা মাধ্যমিক বিদ্যালয় কেন্দ্রের (পুরুষ) ভোট বাতিল করা হয়েছে। কেন্দ্র দখল, জোরপূর্বক ব্যালট ছিনতাই করে সিল মারার অভিযোগে দুপুর ১২টার দিকে কেন্দ্রের ভোট কার্যক্রম স্থগিত করেন প্রিসাইডিং কর্মকর্তা সঞ্জয় কুমার। একই সঙ্গে […]

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Elections in 3 Cities: AL wins 2, irregularities rule The Daily Star 31 July 2018 AL takes Barisal, Rajshahi mayoral posts, BNP leads in Sylhet; BNP’s Sarwar boycotts Barisal polls; in Rajshahi, Bulbul refuses to vote Mosaddek Hossain Bulbul, BNP mayoral candidate in Rajshahi, stages a sit-in in front of Islamia College polling centre, alleging […]

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The International Cricket Council has reprimanded and handed pacer Rubel Hossain one demerit point for using obscene language during the deciding ODI Bangladesh won against the West Indies. Rubel was found to have breached the article of the Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel which relates to “using language or a gesture […]

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Prokritee Executive Director Swapan Kumar Das Mehedi Hasan Prokritee is manufacturing handmade products from various sources such as jute. These products are exported to the USA, Canada, Australia, and European countries. In an interview with Dhaka Tribune’s Rafikul Islam, Prokritee Executive Director Swapan Kumar Das shared their journey, vision, the state of jute goods, and future […]

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This could have all been avoided MEHEDI HASAN Deaths from road accidents have been on the rise lately, but we can work towards solutions There has been a string of road accident-related deaths in our country as of late. Road accidents are nothing new, but each and every country has its own policies and mechanisms […]

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Cambodia election: Ruling party claims landslide in vote with no main oppositionImage copyright Reuters www.bbc.com/news/world-asia      30 July 2018 Image caption Hun Sen – seen here casting his vote – says he wants to rule for at least a decade longer The party of Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, who has been in power […]

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India bans Islamic channels in Kashmir Move a bid to prevent young Muslims becoming radicalized, govt says Indian soldiers look on from an armored vehicle during a wreath laying ceremony on July 13 at a paramilitary camp in Srinagar for two troopers killed recently by militants. Authorities have banned broadcasts of Islamic news and religious […]

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Bangladesh Elections at Crossroads of Autocracy and Democracy – With Nepal References   Hari Prasad Shrestha*    30 July 2018 An election is a formal collective decision-making procedure by which people choose a candidate to hold public office. Elections have been a reliable mechanism for modern representative democracy. In several countries with the weak rule […]

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