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  • The PM is being embarrassed by her own party
    3 responses - Posted 01.25.09

    ‘Digital Bangladesh’ requires a ‘Digital Awami League. ‘Even if her enemies had tried they couldn’t have done a better job of embarrassing Sheikh Hasina and her barely two-week-old government. First the BCL (Bangladesh Chhatra League), students’ wing of Awami League (AL), and now the party’s grassroots leaders, including a cabinet minister and an MP, have […]

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  • Vote a ‘big fraud': BNP
    no responses - Posted 01.23.09

     BNP secretary general Khandakar Delwar Hossain on Friday said there was no reflection of people’s wishes on the Upazila election, unlike the national election. He also alleged the balloting to the local government body was a ‘big fraud’.  Hinting at the low turnout, Delwar said, “People did not turn up in the Upazila election because they […]

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  • Upazila polls influenced
    no responses - Posted 01.23.09

    EC slams ruling party for misusing offices, controlling administration; tells of violence, ballot-stuffing, seizing polling stations by AL men; decides to probe low turnout reason.   Police arrested this assistant presiding officer for casting fake votes at Maruadi Govt Primary School centre in Araihazar upazila of Narayanganj. Inset, ballots with fake votes. Photo: Focus BanglaShakhawat […]

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  • AL wins ‘marred’ Upazila polls
    no responses - Posted 01.23.09

    Dhaka, Jan 23 (bdnews24.com) – Results from 295 of 475 Upazila polled show a massive victory for ruling Awami League-backed candidates who have run away with 183 chairman seats in Thursday’s local body elections.

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