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Khaleda eligible to run for polls, says Fakhrul

Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir said on Monday party's chairperson Khaleda Zia can contest the upcoming general election. "Khaleda Zia is still eligible to run for the election. She can participate in the polls," he told the media at the party chairperson's Gulshan office in...

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Sujan sceptical about fair polls under political govt

Sushasoner Jonno Nagorik (Sujan) on Monday expressed doubt whether the upcoming national election will be free and fair under a political government. The civil society platform also called upon the Election Commission (EC) to play its due role in holding an acceptable election dispelling the 'doubt prevailing among the country...

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Interviewing candidates by Tarique illegal: Quader

Awami League (AL) general secretary Obaidul Quader claimed on Monday the process of taking nomination seekers' interview by 'fugitive convict and corrupt' BNP leader Tarique Rahman is illegal, report agencies. "Our question is how a convicted man can participate in election activities sitting in London. It's clearly a violation of...

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Next polls BD's internal issue

Indian High Commissioner in Dhaka Harsh Vardhan Shringla has reiterated India's position on Bangladesh election saying they have no involvement with the issues related to the next national election slated for December 30, reports UNB.The High Commissioner said the next national election is an issue for the people of Bangladesh...

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10 retired defence officers join Gano Forum

Ten retired defence officers have formally joined Dr Kamal Hossain-led Gano Forum ahead of the 11th parliamentary elections, reports UNB.They joined Gano Forum, a key component of Jatiya Oikya Front, at a programme at Dr Kamal Hossain's Motijheel chamber on Monday afternoon.The defence officers include Lt Col (retd) and freedom...

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