‘New EC members must have a backbone’

Four eminent personalities from civil society yesterday suggested the search panel for the Election Commission (EC) to select people as chief election commissioner (CEC) and election commissioners w ...

Search panel shortlists 20

The committee will further shortlist the 20 names and submit them to the president by February 8, who, upon receiving the names, will select five people for the posts of a chief election commissione ...

‘Form fair, non-partisan and capable EC’

The search committee was urged by 12 eminent personalities to form an fair, non-partisan and capable Election Commission for the 11th national election. The six-member search committee, led by Just ...

Govt plans to relocate unregistered Rohingyas to Hatia island

The Cabinet Division instructed government officials to transfer “undocumented Myanmar nationals” to Thengarchar Island in Hatia upazila under Noakhali district. The gazette does not at ...

Life School ‘a jihadi nursery’

After arresting the principal of a school in Uttara in the first week of this month, law enforcers claimed to have unearthed that the educational institution was being used to indoctrinate young peo ...

Woman found dead in Gulshan

A woman’s dead body was found in Gulshan 2 area of the capital yesterday. Rani, 35, was found lying dead in a pool of blood on Road 43 around midnight Friday, Dhaka Metropolitan Police Assist ...

Political parties asked to submit names

The newly formed search committee has asked registered political parties to propose names of their preferred individuals for being Election Commission head and members.   The committee came up ...

EC search committee to sit on Saturday

The search committee for forming the 11th Election Commission is set to sit for its first meeting at Supreme Court Judges' Lounge on Saturday. The committee’s convener Justice Syed Mahmud ...

President forms six-member EC search committee

President Abdul Hamid Wednesday formed a six-member search committee headed by Appellate Division Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain to reconstitute the Election Commission. The other members of the commi ...

Digital number plates on but no tracking system yet

Four years after introducing RFID number plates for motor vehicles, the government’s initiative to digitally track them has yet to take off as the tracking system is still not in place. I ...

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