Friday, July 19, 2024

One injured in Barisal police firing

A close aide of BNP backed mayoral candidate in Barisal City Corporation has been injured in police firing triggering tension in the entire city ahead of the election. Police on Wednesday evening detained five female supporters of BNP backed candidate Ahsan Habib Kamal when they were distributing leaflets allegedly containing indecent remarks about AL backed ... Read more

Barisal brawl continues before local polls

Candidates release election manifesto The Grand Alliance-backed Sammilito Nagorik Committee nominated Shawkat Hossain Hiron, outgoing mayor of the BarisalCity Corporation, as its mayoral candidate, on Tuesday evening, for the coming city corporation polls. Hiron announced a 23-point election manifesto, to transform Barisal into a modern and beautiful city, with civic amenities. Other mayoral

Hiron apologises for previous mistakes

Mamun terms EC, local admin ‘biased’ The ruling Awami League-led alliance-backed candidate, Shawkat Hossain Hiron, also the outgoing mayor of Barisal city, on Tuesday apologised for mistakes during his tenure and sought re-election in the upcoming mayoral election. He sought the apology while announcing a 23-ponts

Barisal City Corp poll: 2 mayoral candidates complain of EC bias

Two of the three mayoral candidates in the Barisal City Corporation (BCC) election alleged that the Election Commission (EC) has failed to ensure a level playing field in the poll, scheduled to be held on June 15. Questions have been raised about the role of the local EC by these candidates. Candidates and their supporters ... Read more

Barisal poll: BNP leader questions EC’s impartiality, seeks army deployment

The Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) on Sunday raised questions about the impartiality of the Election Commission (EC) and demanded deployment of the army in the Barisal City Corporation (BCC ) election. The BNP’s central vice-chairman Abdullal Al Noman and the BNP’s Barisal city unit president Mojibor Rahman Sarwar levelled these allegations