Badiul Alam Majumdar | The Daily Star
  • Badiul Alam Majumdar

    The writer is Secretary of SHUJAN: Citizens for Good Governance.

  • What message did we get from Rangpur election?

    Now that the Rangpur election is over, some questions come up: How was the election? What message does it convey? What influence, if any, will it have on other upcoming elections?
  • Will the EC live up to its mandate?

    The Election Commission (EC) held a post-dialogue press briefing on October 26. At the briefing, the Chief Election Commissioner said that the commission must conduct elections in accordance with the laws made by the government. His statement, although significant, raises serious concerns.
  • Have the critics read the judgment?

    They also threaten to wage a movement with a one-point demand of the CJ's removal. Any reasonable citizen would be concerned about the way the judgment was unnecessarily politicised.
  • EC must work to gain credibility among citizens

    The EC is not constituted only for holding elections. It is a constitutional body created to perform a host of other functions round the year to ensure that the elections are free, fair and credible.
  • Can the CEC take unilateral decisions?

    On July 16, 2017, the Election Commission (EC) arranged a news conference to announce its electoral roadmap.