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After poll results, uncertainty prevails in Bangladesh over opposition structure

After poll results, uncertainty prevails in Bangladesh over opposition structure

DHAKA: Uncertainty prevailed over the opposition structure in in the 300-member Bangladesh parliament as the and its allies have won just seven seats, far less than the required number to become the formal Opposition party in the House. According to legal and parliament experts, a party needs to win at […]

Bangladesh?s Awami League Wins Landslide Victory; Opposition Rejects Result

Bangladesh?s Awami League Wins Landslide Victory; Opposition Rejects Result

Bangladesh?s ruling alliance won virtually every parliamentary seat in the country?s December 30 general election, according to official results released Monday, giving Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina a third straight term despite allegations of intimidation and the opposition disputing the outcome. The coalition led by Hasina?s Awami League party won 288 […]

The Bell Tolls on Bangladesh?s Democracy

The Bell Tolls on Bangladesh?s Democracy

As?Bangladesh, a South Asian nation of 165 million people, went through another round of parliamentary elections, high-stakes gamesmanship unfolded. Opposition activists were , and a pervasive climate of repression filled the thick, sweaty air. Whereas the ruling party kept with the mantra ?Vote for us, and economic progress will continue,? […]

Bangladesh: Hasina wins from Gopalgunj, leads Awami League to victory

Bangladesh: Hasina wins from Gopalgunj, leads Awami League to victory

Bangladesh PM Sheikh won from Gopalgunj seat on Sunday night with a margin of over 2.2 lakh votes and she is leading her party to the winning post as in majority of the seats AL candidates have a clear margin according to the latest trend at 10 pm. The trends […]

Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina scores big election win, opposition claims vote rigged

Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina scores big election win, opposition claims vote rigged

DHAKA: Prime Minister ‘s alliance won Bangladesh‘s election with a thumping majority, the country‘s Election Commission said early on Monday, giving her a third straight term following a vote that the opposition rejected as rigged + . The alliance dominated by Hasina‘s , seen as close to regional power India, […]

Bangladesh?s Deadly Election

Bangladesh?s Deadly Election

2018 has produced some unexpected election results in Asia, halting democratic backsliding in the Maldives by unseating President Abdulla Yameen and ending the 61 years of authoritarian rule of the United Malays National Organization in Malaysia. Following Malaysia?s model of peaceful transition to multiparty democracy, all eyes are on the […]

Attack on Opposition Leader?s Motorcade Adds to Pre-Election Violence in Bangladesh

Attack on Opposition Leader?s Motorcade Adds to Pre-Election Violence in Bangladesh

Supporters of Bangladesh?s ruling Awami League Party allegedly attacked an opposition leader?s motorcade on Friday as it returned from a function in the nation?s capital ahead of December 30 elections. It was the latest example of the violence that frequently accompanies polling in the South Asian nation. Jatiya Oikya Front […]