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Raising awareness about voting right stressed

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Staff Reporter
Speakers at a discussion on Monday stressed the need for creating awareness among people about exercising their right to franchise.
The discussion was held at Dhaka Reporters' Unity (DRU) on the forthcoming 11th parliamentary elections under the banner 'Amra Sadharon Jonogon'.
The speakers put forward 6-point demand, including freedom of the judiciary, establishing good governance and ensuring people's voting right and more.
Secretary of Sushashoner Jonno Nagorik (Shujon) Dr...
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Andaleeve’s writ for EVMs turned down

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Court Correspondent
The High Court on Monday rejected a writ petition filed by Bangladesh Jatiya Party (BJP) Chairman Andaleeve Rahman Partho seeking the use of electronic voting machines (EVMs) in his constituency Bhola-1 during the 11th parliamentary elections.
A bench of Justice Md Ashfaqul...
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BNP slams EC for blotting nominations of its 50 leaders

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Staff Reporter
BNP on Monday alleged that the nominations of its nearly 50 leading candidates have been revoked as the Election Commission (EC) is working like a puppet and the government is pulling the strings from behind.
"The nominations of our 50 heavyweight candidates, including our...
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Ranga warns of action against nomination trade

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Staff Reporter
Newly appointed Jatiya Party secretary general Moshiur Rahman Ranga on Monday warned their party will take action if anyone of their leaders is found involved in 'nomination trade'.
"We the party presidium members talked about the nomination-trade allegation last night (Sunday...
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UAE investment in infras, energy, tourism sought

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Staff Reporter
Bangladesh has invited the government of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and its entrepreneurs to invest in Bangladesh, particularly in the fields of infrastructure, power, energy, tourism and hospitality.
"We consider investment from the UAE to our country as a priority," said Law...
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