Wednesday, September 27, 2023

EC to review parties’ pleas on registration

The Election Commission (EC) is set to review the pleas of political parties for registration with the poll panel for taking part in the upcoming national elections. “We are set to send the proposals to the commission for reviews of the pleas of the political parties as we observed that some parties committed silly mistakes ... Read more

EC to cancel candidatures if political link found

The Election Commission (EC) will cancel the candidature of mayoral aspirants if they find any link between the candidates and political parties during the election campaign. As part of its regular duties to make the election process fair and free of undue influence, the commission has taken several  steps. One of these measures will entail

87 constituencies redrawn: EC

The Election Commission on Wednesday published the draft of redrawn parliamentary constituencies, with changes in 87 out of the 300 constituencies in view of general elections scheduled for January 2014. The commission did not change the number of constituencies as they were in each district before the 2008 elections. The number of constituencies in Dhaka remained ... Read more

BUET agrees to transfer EVM technology to EC

EC officers would be trained on EVM operation The Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology has decided to transfer the electronic voting machines, it developed, to the Election Commission. To this end, BUET’s Institute of Information and Communication Technology would also train nine IT Department officers of the Election Commission from September 2 to 5, ... Read more

EC to sue voters enrolled twice

The Election Commission is preparing to take legal action against those who enlisted themselves twice in the electoral rolls, election commissioner Md Shah Nawaz said on Thursday. He said the commission had found out that many people became dual voters like in the past. Using Automated Fingerprint Identification System, the commission in

Polls to 3,813 UPs in May 31-July 5

The Election Commission on Tuesday announced a 36-day timeline for elections to 3,813 union parishads in 414 upazilas across the country starting on May 31. ‘A committee comprising the deputy commissioner, election officers and upazila executive officers for each district would set the dates for polling in between May 31 and July 5 in the