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Dialogue opens new doors in Bangladesh’s politics

Dialogue opens new doors in Bangladesh’s politics There are various definitions of democracy that are regularly quoted by popular culture and the media. Perhaps the most popular is one provided by late US President Abraham Lincoln, where he notes that democracy is “a government of the people, by the people, for the people”. Lincoln’s perspective […]

Bangladesh’s Mahmudullah briefs the media in Mirpur Saturday Dhaka Tribune/Md Manik Bangladesh, who have been suffering a horrendous form in batting, are keen to rectify their mistakes and showcase a better performance in the must-win game Interim Bangladesh captain Mahmudullah is determined to go beyond their capacity in the series-deciding match against Zimbabwe as he […]

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During the 2014 parliamentary election, Bangladesh’s economy suffered greatly following 55 days of countrywide strikes and blockades since July of 2013 to January of 2014 Considering the prevailing political situation of the country, the upcoming 11th general election to be held on December 23 is unlikely to have any adverse impact on Bangladesh’s economy, said […]

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November 11, 2018 The Daily Star GRASSROOTS’ ROLE IN NOMINATION AL ignores RPO, its charter Supporters of Awami League nomination seekers gather on Sat Masjid Road near the party chief’s Dhanmondi office yesterday, blocking traffic. There was a similar situation in the area on Friday when the AL began selling nomination papers ahead of the […]

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November 11, 2018    The Daily Star Mash may buy AL nomination form today Shakib backtracks on decision Sports Reporter If things go as planned and injury does not sideline the country’s most popular cricketer Mashrafe Bin Mortaza leading up to next year’s ICC World Cup, Bangladesh might present an MP [Member of Parliament] at […]

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BNP to join election

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November 11, 2018   The Daily Star BNP to join election Standing Committee decides in principle, insiders say; 20-party,Oikyafront want polls deferment Shakhawat Liton and Mohammad Al-Masum Molla The BNP-led 20-party combine and Jatiya Oikyafront have decided in principle to join the upcoming national election but they will request the Election Commission to defer the polls, insiders say. […]

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GM Quader: Jatiya Party wants polls under elected govt  Tribune Desk November 10th, 2018 Jatiya Party Co-Chairman GM Quader Collected He said they are ready to contest from all 300 constituencies Jatiya Party Co-Chairman GM Quader has said his party wants the parliamentary election to be held under the elected government as they did not get […]

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Army to be deployed in EVM voting centres: EC secy Prothom Alo English Desk | Nov 10, 2018 The election commission has a plan to deploy army in those polling stations where electric voting machines (EVMs) will be used in the 11th national election, reports UNB. “The EC is planning to deploy army in EVM voting […]

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Oikya Front decision on polls participation today Prothom Alo English Desk | Nov 11, 2018        Kamal Hossain led-Jatiya Oikya Front will unveil its decision on joining or boycotting the 11th parliamentary elections on Sunday, reports UNB. Kamal Hossain will announce the decision at a press conference at the National Press Club at 1:00pm, said BNP […]

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EC itself violates electoral law Harun Al Rashid . Dhaka |  Nov 10, 2018 Prothom Alo English        The election commission has violated the electoral law in the election schedule it announced on Thursday. The commission ignored the request of the major opposition coalition to defer announcement of the schedule until a political consensus is reached […]

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Mass arrests of opposition activists continue Record inmates in jails Muktadir Rashid | , Nov 10,2018 | The New Age Opposition activists, mainly from the Bangladesh Nationalist Party, continue to be arrested in a huge number across the country, which has crowded the prisons more than their capacity. The number of inmates in the country’s […]

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