• UP polls violence kills 2, injures 60

    At least two people were killed and 60 others injured in violence over Union Parishad polls in the last two days.

  • In Banshkhali, despair and panic is all

    Md Shafiq, a 14-year-old boy from Pashchim Gondamara, somehow escaped from the police vehicle after being picked up from his house, but his elder brother Rafiq, also a teenager, could not.

  • Govt tries to dispel Banshkhali fear

    The government has extended its full support for the coal-fired power plant to be set up in Banshkhali of Chittagong amid growing protests over the project and last week's clashes that left at least four people killed and scores more injured.

  • ASK demands judicial probe into Banshkhali killing

    Ain o Salish Kendra (ASK) today demands there be a judicial investigation into yesterday’s incident of killing four persons in a clash between law enforcers and locals in Banshkhali upazila of Chittagong.

  • 4 killed in clash over setting up power plant

    At least four persons were killed and 30 others injured yesterday in a clash between law enforcers and locals in Banshkhali upazila of Chittagong over installation of a coal-based power plant, said police.

  • All he wanted to see polls in his school

    All he wanted was to see and enjoy the festivity of voting.

  • `Irregularities mar peaceful polls’

    The overall achievement of the Election Commission in holding yesterday's union parishad polls peacefully has been marred by irregularities in some places, Chief Election Commissioner Kazi Rakibuddin Ahmad said.

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    BNP won't quit

    The BNP will stay in the union parishad elections so that it can expose “the real face of the Awami League and the Election Commission”.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • One killed in UP polls violence

    With elections due in 732 union parishads tomorrow, one man was killed and scores others were injured in pre-polls violence in different places of the country yesterday.

  • 1 killed in Pabna pre-UP polls clash

    A man is killed and 12 others injured in a clash between supporters of Awami League-backed and rebel candidates over campaigns for the upcoming union parishad (UP) election in Bera upazila of Pabna on Saturday night

  • Clash at Mohammadpur Geneva camp

    A clash erupts between two rival groups of Bihari communities at Geneva camp in Dhaka’s Mohammadpur area.

  • 75 hurt in two days

    With union parishad elections getting closer, supporters of rival candidates are being engaged in clashes in several districts.

  • Ticket troubles irk desperate fans

    Chaotic scenes dominated the area around the United Commercial Bank Limited's (UCBL) Mirpur 10 branch yesterday as desperate ticket buyers, for the Asia Cup final, and the police were involved in a number of clashes throughout the day.

  • 1 killed, 25 hurt in Sylhet clash over ‘teasing girl’

    A Union Parishad member dies and at least 25 are injured when a clash breaks out between groups of villagers over an incident of eve teasing in Kanaighat upazila of Sylhet.

  • Titumir Clg ‘BCL activists’ attack students, 2 hurt

    At least two students are injured as alleged Bangladesh Chhatra League activists attacked a group of protesting students at Government Titumir College.

  • Cop, 4 others hurt in clash in Feni

    Five people, including a policeman, were injured when a clash broke out over an attack on the motorcade of independent lawmaker Rahim Ullah in Feni yesterday.

  • ‘Stamp on Messi wasn't deliberate’

    Espanyol goalkeeper Pau Lopez insists he did not deliberately attempt to injure Lionel Messi during his side's defeat to Barcelona.

  • Municipal polls: Farmer hurt in Barguna clash dies

    An elderly man who is injured in a clash during yesterday’s municipality elections in Barguna succumbs to his wounds.

  • EC scraps polls at Narsingdi’s Madhabdi

    The Election Commission cancels the municipality election of Narsingdi’s Madhabdi in view of irregularities, an official of the commission says.

  • Man killed in Satkania polls clash

    A man is killed when supporters of two councillor candidates traded gunshots in Satkania upazila of Chittagong, police say.

  • Clash with traders: 23 held from Dhaka College

    Police in a raid detain 23 people including 13 students from the dormitories of Dhaka College in the city.

  • 10 hurt in BCL infighting at Comilla University

    At least 10 people are injured in a clash between two factions of Bangladesh Chhatra League Comilla University unit over establishing supremacy near Kotbari Government Laboratory School.

  • ‘Shibir men’ cut Cox’s Bazar BCL leader’s tendons

    Islami Chhatra Shibir activists allegedly cut tendons of both ankles of a Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) leader in Cox’s Bazar Sadar upazila this evening.

  • Eviction turns violent, cops fire on Tejgaon truckers

    Police open fire on transport workers injuring one person after an eviction drive at the Tejgaon truck stand turned violent. Several journalists hurt as transport workers come down to the streets blocking Satrasta intersection.

  • Ugly clashes at anti-Islam rallies in Australia

    Ten Australians have been arrested in nationwide protests involving both anti-Islam and anti-racism groups.

  • JSD man’s death sparks violence in Kushtia

    Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal (JSD) activists torch seven houses in Kushtia after one of their fellows, who was injured in a clash with Awami League men, died at a Dhaka hospital.

  • 13 hurt in CU BCL clash

    13 people including four policemen are injured as two factions of Bangladesh Chhatra League of Chittagong University unit clash on the campus, hours before the admission test began.

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