The European Parliament has announced that it will not observe the upcoming national election in Bangladesh.
Vote counting begins in the fourth phase of union parishad elections in 703 unions of 47 districts today.
It sets a dangerous precedent in a country when we come to expect and accept incidents of violence and irregularities as an inevitable part of the electoral process.
The Election Commission and the ruling Awami League claimed that the third phase Union Parishad elections were free and fair while
Three television media journalists have been attacked allegedly by Awami League men while covering vote rigging in Brahmanbaria Sadar.
Breaching of electoral code of conduct and spates of violence continue in different districts, leaving one person dead, as the third phase of Union Parishad (UP) polls starts on day after tomorrow.
The BNP is most likely to stay in the Union Parishad polls, as senior party leaders are against quitting the race.
At least 58 people, including six women, were injured and 45 houses and shops, some of them belonging to Hindus, were vandalised
At least eight people are killed and many others injured in seven districts during violence in the second phase of union parishad elections.
The second phase of the Union Parishad (UP) elections began this morning as 639 unions of 47 districts go to polls. Over 1.12 crore voters will be eligible to exercise their vote under nearly 6,200...
The second phase of the Union Parishad (UP) elections in 639 unions of 47 districts ended this afternoon. The UP polls are held on partisan lines for the first time.