• Million sign petition for new EU referendum

    A petition calling for a second referendum on UK's membership of the EU gains more than one million signatures following the vote to leave.

  • Pele, Diego friendship

    Diego Maradona hails his old rival Pele as an "icon" as the pair reunite for a "match of friendship" on Thursday.

  • Polling underway in 9 municipalities

    Voting in the election to nine municipalities in seven districts have begun, with over three lakh people expected to exercise their franchise.

  • EC

    Third-phase polls 'fairer'

    The Election Commission and the ruling Awami League claimed that the third phase Union Parishad elections were free and fair while

  • 3 TV journo hurt in Brahmanbaria AL attack

    Three television media journalists have been attacked allegedly by Awami League men while covering vote rigging in Brahmanbaria Sadar.

  • EC

    EC, law enforcers praise each other

    Though widespread violence and loss of dozens of lives marked the first two phases of union parishad polls, the Election Commission and the law enforcement agencies have praised each other for their respective roles.

  • BNP likely to stay in race

    The BNP is most likely to stay in the Union Parishad polls, as senior party leaders are against quitting the race.

  • Fear of violence high

    Another 639 unions in 47 districts go to the polls today, a week after violence in the first phase of the elections left around two dozen people dead.

  • EC decides to sue troublemakers

    The Election Commission has decided to ask the returning officers to file cases against those involved in electoral irregularities and violence at all the 65 polling centres where voting was suspended during the union parishad polls on Tuesday.

  • Acceptable, peaceful

    Chief Election Commissioner Kazi Rakibuddin Ahmad yesterday claimed that the first phase of the union parishad polls was “acceptable” as voting was “peaceful” in most of the polling centres.

  • 10 killed in UP violence

    Widespread violence left at least 10 people dead and around a thousand others wounded in the first phase of union parishads elections yesterday. The festive mood of the polls to the lowest tier of local government was largely marred by electoral irregularities and incidents of clashes between supporters of rival candidates.

  • Vote for 'boat' in future polls

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said there was no need to raise any demand before her as she knew people's problems and also how to deal with them.

  • PM seeks votes for boat

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says there is no need to raise any demand before her as she knows the problems of the country’s people and also knows how to deal with those.

  • PCJSS’s peaceful blockade in Rangamati

    The daylong blockade enforced by Parbatya Chhatragram Janasanghati Samity (PCJSS-Santu Larma) in Rangamati protesting the rigging in municipality polls is going on peacefully.

  • Nigeria to vote for state governors and assemblies

    Nigerians are to vote for state governors in the final round of the country's election process.

  • Netanyahu battles for fourth term

    Voting is under way in Israel in what is expected to be a close race between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's party and a centre-left alliance.