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.

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

EC seeks more action to check polls violence

As violence continued with each phase of the Union Parishad polls gone by, the Election Commission has asked the home ministry to

May 8, 2016
May 8, 2016

6 killed in Bangladesh as violence, irregularities mark vote

Many incidents of violence and irregularities marked the voting in the fourth phase of the union parishad polls yesterday as

April 22, 2016
April 22, 2016

US lawmaker for ending violence against religious minorities in Bangladesh

American lawmaker and member of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific Tulsi Gabbard calls for an end to violence against religious minorities and secular activists in Bangladesh.

March 31, 2016
March 31, 2016

Cancel both phases of UP polls, BNP urges CEC

BNP urges Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Kazi Rakibuddin Ahmed to announce cancellation of phase 1 and 2 of Union Parishad elections over irregularities and violence across the country.

March 24, 2016
March 24, 2016

Trends and patterns

Political violence remains inseparable from Bangladeshi politics and election violence is an integral part of that violence.

March 23, 2016
March 23, 2016

Voter turnout in UP polls 74%: EC

Turnout in the first phase of Union Parishad elections was about 74 percent, says Election Commission Secretary Sirazul Islam.

March 13, 2016
March 13, 2016

75 hurt in two days

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

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