Bangladesh PM Exudes Confidence in Securing Fourth Consecutive Term Victory
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Regarding the opposition, Hasina remarked that the BNP is a party formed by a military dictator who seized state power, branding them as a party of terrorists with no belief in elections.
Bangladesh Polls Marred by Sporadic Violence, Records 27.15% Voter Turnout by 3:00 PM
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The Election Commission secretary, Jahangir Alam, confirmed the turnout figure during a media briefing reported by The Daily Star.
Bangladesh Polls Marred by Sporadic Violence: 18.5% Turnout Reported Until 12:10 PM
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Election Commission Secretary Jahangir Alam reported the turnout figure during a press conference, acknowledging the low numbers but expressing hopes for an increase as the day progresses.
Bangladesh Opposition Pledges Non-Cooperation Strategy to Halt Scheduled Polls
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Urging a collective resistance, the country's major opposition urged citizens and officials to boycott the election and refrain from supporting the government, including refusing to pay taxes, as reported by Xinhua news agency.
Bangladesh General Election Scheduled for January 7, 2024
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In a televised address to the nation, Commissioner Awal emphasized the constitutional obligation to conduct the national election within a span of 90 days. 
Sheikh Hasina Becomes the Longest-Serving Female Head of Government Worldwide
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In her role as Prime Minister since 2009, following a prior term from 1996 to 2001, Hasina has received acclaim for effectively addressing the challenges posed by resurgent Islamist groups and a once meddlesome military, as noted by Time.
Dhaka bakery attack: Seven militants' death sentences commuted to life, state to challenge verdict
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The bench of Justice Shahidul Karim and Justice Md Mostafizur Rahman also fined the convicts 50,000 takas each. This decision came after the conclusion of the hearing on the death reference and appeals in the case, as confirmed by Deputy Attorney General Bashir Ahmed and defence lawyer Ariful Islam.
Dawn to dusk strike in Bangladesh: 2 buses set afire in Dhaka, one dead
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The deceased was identified as helper (driver's assistant) who was sleeping inside the bus. In another incident earlier in the day, Shikar Paribahan bus was set ablaze on the south gate of Baitul Mukarram Mosque. The fire service personnel were informed who extinguished the blaze.
Khaleda Zia ineligible to participate in national polls, rules Bangladesh top court
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As per Article 66(2)(d), no person who has been convicted for a criminal offence involving moral turpitude and sentenced to imprisonment for a term of not less than two years, can contest elections unless a period of five years has elapsed since their release.
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