election violence

Local MP, 10 others, killed in NE India

A state legislator in the northeast Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh and at least ten others have been killed in an attack by suspected separatist militants, officials say.

October 15, 2022
October 15, 2022

Is the EC fighting an unwinnable war?

There are a few possible explanations behind why the EC chose to suspend the Gaibandha-5 by-poll

May 21, 2019
May 21, 2019

Local MP, 10 others, killed in NE India

A state legislator in the northeast Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh and at least ten others have been killed in an attack by suspected separatist militants, officials say.

December 28, 2018
December 28, 2018

Electioneering: Violence taints last day too

Even the last day of electioneering was marred by attacks on three aspirants from BNP and Jatiya Party yesterday, leaving at least 15 people injured.

December 27, 2018
December 27, 2018

No end in sight to violence

The election is just three days away and polls campaign ends at 8:00am tomorrow, but election violence and attacks on BNP and Oikyafront candidates are escalating even after military deployment.

December 23, 2018
December 23, 2018

Ctg-5 Oikyafront candidate attacked

Okiyafront candidate for Chattogram-5, Sayed Mohammad Ibrahim is attacked during electioneering near Chittagong University.

June 13, 2016
June 13, 2016

Rebel candidates behind UP polls violence: Minister

Rebel candidates were responsible for the deadly violence during the recently held Union Parishad (UP) elections, law minister tells the parliament.

June 5, 2016
June 5, 2016

Polls violence due to social instability

Social instability and rigid stances of union parishad polls candidates were responsible for the election violence, claimed Chief Election Commissioner Kazi Rakibuddin Ahmad yesterday.

June 4, 2016
June 4, 2016

Social instability causes of poll violence: CEC

Chief Election Commissioner Kazi Rakibuddin Ahmad holds the social instability and rigid stance of the candidates responsible for the election violence.

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 25, 2016
May 25, 2016

UP polls violence claims 4 more lives

Four more people were killed in the last two days, raising the death toll to around 80 in violence over union parishad polls.