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36 AL, 5 BNP aspirants win in Ctg wards

WT24 Desk Five BNP leaders have been elected councillors of Chittagong City Corporation, although the party had pulled out midway through the polling in Tuesday’s civic elections, alleging gross fraud.  A candidate won a councillor post that was reserved for women in ...

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57 general councilors-elect in DSCC

A total of 57 general councillor candidates of Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) elections were declared unofficially elected, UNB reports.  The DSCC returning officer Mihir Sarwar Morshed declared them unofficially elected in all 57 wards of the city corporation on ...

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44 pc votes cast in 3 city polls

Elections in three city corporations — two in Dhaka and one in Chittagong — on Wednesday saw an average turnout of 44 percent, said Election Commission (EC) officials, agencies report.  A total of 26, 48, 728 voters out of 60, ...

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Govt not cooperating with EC, says BNP

WT24 Desk BNP on Monday alleged that the government is not cooperating with the Election Commission in holding Tuesday’s elections to three city corporations in a free and fair manner. “The government’s all-out cooperation to the Election Commission is required ...

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Reformed’ Egypt Will Still Bust You For Blasphemy

Recent reports have noted that prosecutions have especially increased in the last half-year against atheists, who often face accusations of apostasy from Islam or of associated moral offenses. Despite Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi’s insistence that Islam must undergo a “revolution” ...

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