UP election

June 16, 2022
June 16, 2022

Voting pace via EVM slow in Banshkhali UP polls

People faced delays in casting votes via EVMs in union parishad elections in Chattogram’s Banshkhali yesterday as fingerprints of many did not match with the ones in the voters’ database and some failed to use the machines properly.

June 15, 2022
June 15, 2022

UP election: Voting suspended for 1 hour after clash in Banshkhali’s Saral union

Voting at a polling station has been suspended for one hour after supporters of two female member candidates – from reserved seats – clashed outside the centre in Banshkhali's Saral union.

June 15, 2022
June 15, 2022

UP Polls: Voting underway in 28 unions of Ctg, Jhenaidah, Patuakhali, Brahmanbaria

Union parishad (UP) election is underway in several unions across the country this morning.

June 5, 2022
June 5, 2022

UP polls: EC orders to file case against AL chairman candidate

Election Commission today decided to file a case against Awami League (AL) chairman candidate for Banshkhali's Chambal Union Parishad as he said that he would “keep his men at polling booths to press the EVM buttons if voters fail to do so”. 

September 29, 2021
September 29, 2021

2nd phase UP elections on Nov 11

The second phase of the Union Parishad (UP) elections will be held on November 11. A total of 848 union parishads will go to the polls in the second phase.

June 6, 2016
June 6, 2016

Final phase of UP election no less violent

We wonder whether the Chief Election Commissioner was talking about the recently concluded six-phase elections in Bangladesh or some other election in some other country when...

June 4, 2016
June 4, 2016

Final phase of UP polls today

Another 698 union parishads (UPs) go to the polls in the sixth and final phase today, after the electioneering and voting days in all the

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 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 4, 2016
May 4, 2016

Rejoinder, our reply

Fazlur Rahim, the presiding officer of 74 Panchpukuria Govt Primary School polling centre of Sundorpur union parishad in Fatikchhari upazila of Chittagong, has sent a rejoinder to a photo published in The Daily Star on April 24.