UP election

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.

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.

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.

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”. 

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.

Editorial / 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...

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

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.

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.

April 4, 2016
April 4, 2016

Mockery in the name of election

We have never seen a UP election so violent. Instead of catching the culprits who stuffed the ballot boxes with stamped ballot papers...

February 18, 2016
February 18, 2016

EC won't seek army for UP polls

The Election Commission is not going to seek army deployment in the upcoming Union Parishad polls as the EC apprehends lower level of violence compared to other elections.

February 10, 2016
February 10, 2016

UP polls timetable likely tomorrow

The Election Commission is likely to announce tomorrow the schedule for Union Parishad polls to be held in around

March 29, 2015
March 29, 2015

Man killed, 20 hurt in Rangpur election clash

Man is killed and 20 others including three law enforcers injured as supporters of two chairman candidates of a Union Parishad clash with police in Rangpur Sadar upazila.

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