Wednesday, February 28, 2024

City polls to augur well for the nat’l election?

Last-minute mass-contact by heavy weight leaders from both the ruling Awami League and the opposition BNP, marked the end of the campaign for the mayoral polls in the four city corporations –Sylhet, Rajshahi, Khulna and Barisal- scheduled for June 15. Though officially political parties can not contest the city corporation election, it has turned   into ... Read more

428 out of 528 City Corporation polling centres vulnerable: EC

The zonal election offices and law enforcement agencies have identified 428 out of 582 polling centres in Rajshahi, Khulna, Barisal and Sylhet City Corporations as “vulnerable”. In a paper prepared by the Election Commission (EC), based on information supplied by these agencies, it noted that “Rajshahi is the den of ‘Sibir-Jamaat’