bangladesh elections

Deadliest polls end, taking four more lives

The staggered union parishad elections, the deadliest in the country's electoral history, ended yesterday with four more lives lost in polls violence.

June 12, 2016
June 12, 2016

Puzzling maths

Every month, a union parishad chairman gets only Tk 1,575 as honorarium from the government. He gets another Tk 2,000 from his UP. During his five-year-tenure, he would receive around Tk 2.14 lakh. He does not get any other pay and perks.

June 5, 2016
June 5, 2016

Deadliest polls end, taking four more lives

The staggered union parishad elections, the deadliest in the country's electoral history, ended yesterday with four more lives lost in polls violence.

June 2, 2016
June 2, 2016

MP assaults polls official

The Election Commission has decided to file a case against ruling Awami League lawmaker Mustafizur Rahman Chowdhury for allegedly assaulting an upazila election officer in Chittagong yesterday.

May 31, 2016
May 31, 2016

EC receives scores of complaints

The Election Commission has received scores of complaints over anomalies in the fifth phase of the union parishad polls held on May 28.

May 29, 2016
May 29, 2016

12 die in deadliest phase of UP polls

It was the deadliest phase of the ongoing polls to union parishads. At least 12 people, including two school-goers and two candidates, were killed in violence during yesterday's fifth-phase voting that was also marked by various irregularities.

May 28, 2016
May 28, 2016

717 UPs go to polls today in 5th phase

Some 717 unions of 45 districts will go to polls today in the fifth phase against the backdrop of deadly violence during electioneering

May 11, 2016
May 11, 2016

Independents, rebels lobby for fair polls

As an independent chairman candidate in the ongoing Union Parishad polls, she does not want any extra favour; rather her

May 10, 2016
May 10, 2016

2 more killed in Bangladesh UP polls violence

Two more people, who were critically injured in violence over the fourth phase of the union parishad polls held on Saturday, died yesterday.

May 10, 2016
May 10, 2016

Ominous sign

The ongoing Union Parishad polls have become the bloodiest election in Bangladesh history.