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It’s all about AL camp on BTV, Betar! Staff Correspondent . Dhaka | Prothom Alo  Dec 30, 2018             Bangladesh Television and Betar have mostly covered the campaign by the candidates of ruling Awami League and its alliance partners, a news analysis suggests. The two state-run electronic media outlets dedicated […]

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No matter who wins, it won’t be the people Serajul Islam Choudhury | Prothom Alo  Dec 30, 2018             No matter who wins in this election, it won’t be the people. After all, no parties truly representative of the people have tangible presence in the elections. Those in power are […]

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The Daily Star December 30, 2018 Dhaka sees peace; violence elsewhere A young voter smiles and proudly displays her election mark after casting vote in Dhaka city. Photo: Star/SK Enamul Haq Star Online Report Voting for the 11th parliamentary election ended peacefully in Dhaka; but was tainted with violence elsewhere across the country and cost […]

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দেশের জন্য বড় ক্ষতি হয়ে গেল: মির্জা ফখরুল প্রতিনিধি, ঠাকুরগাঁও ৩০ ডিসেম্বর ২০১৮ বিএনপির মহাসচিব মির্জা ফখরুল ইসলাম আলমগীর বলেছেন, সরকার এভাবে নির্বাচন করে জাতিকে দীর্ঘদিনের জন্য সমস্যায় ফেলবে। এতে নির্বাচনী প্রতিষ্ঠানের প্রতি মানুষের আর আস্থা থাকবে না। প্রশাসনের ওপর মানুষের আর আস্থা থাকবে না। এটা দেশের জন্য বড় ক্ষতি হয়ে গেল। ঠাকুরগাঁও-১ আসনের ভোট […]

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ভোট গ্রহণ শেষ, চলছে গণনা নিজস্ব প্রতিবেদক, ঢাকা ৩০ ডিসেম্বর ২০১৮   ভোট দেওয়ার পর ভোটারের হাতে অমোচনীয় কালি লাগিয়ে দেওয়া হচ্ছে। সুরিটোলা সরকারী স্কুল অ্যান্ড কলেজ, ঢাকা, ৩০ ডিসেম্বর। ছবি: দীপু মালাকারএকাদশ জাতীয় সংসদ নির্বাচনের ভোট গ্রহণ শেষ হয়েছে। অনেক স্থানে সহিংসতা, নাশকতা, কারচুপি, ভোট দিতে বাধা দেওয়ার অভিযোগ উঠেছে। তবে অনেক আসনে শান্তিপূর্ণ […]

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BNP claims polling agents obstructed in 221 constituencies Prothom Alo English Desk | Dec 30, 2018             BNP told the election commission that its polling agents had been obstructed in 221 constituencies during Sunday’s election, reports UNB. “Our polling agents are being intimidated and obstructed while entering voting stations. In […]

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17 candidates boycott election so far Prothom Alo English Desk |  Dec 30, 2018             A total of 17 candidates, including independent and opposition candidates, announced a boycott of the election, alleging massive rigging of votes and forced eviction of their agents from the polling centres. The boycotting candidates are […]

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Voting ends amid violence, 13 killed Prothom Alo English Desk |Dec 30, 2018             Voting in the 11th national election concluded at 4pm on Sunday amid allegations of irregularities, including overnight stuffing of ballot boxes and capturing of polling stations, and violence in different parts of the country, leaving 13 […]

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‘What can we do if BNP polling agents don’t come?’ Staff Correspondent . Dhaka | Prothom Alo Dec 30, 2018             Only the opposition candidates can explain the reasons for their polling agents not showing up at the centres, chief election commissioner (CEC) KM Nurul Huda has said. “What can […]

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Bangladesh elections: Millions to vote amid threats of violence More than 105 million registered voters to elect 300 members to parliament in elections marred by violence. by Saif Khalid    29 December 2018 The election campaign was marred by violence and opposition’s allegations of intimidation [Mahmud Hossain Opu/Al Jazeera] MORE ON ASIA 2018: A year of media […]

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Saturday, December 29, 2018   by David Bergman  Bangladesh Politico Exclusive: Documents suggest AL rigging BangladeshPolitico has been sent a copy of a power point presentation that provides new information on what appears to be one part of the government’s proposed strategy of rigging the vote. Read here more generally about pre-vote rigging. The presentation is […]

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The Daily Star  December 30, 2018 A citizen’s ‘manifesto’ on the Election Day Badiuzzaman Bay Two parties have ruled Bangladesh for most of its 47-year-old life since the independence and one of these parties will form the government again after today’s election, which begins at 8AM to be precise. On occasions like this, it’s customary […]

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