elections

May 7, 2016
May 7, 2016

4th UP polls: Vote counting begins

Vote counting begins in the fourth phase of union parishad elections in 703 unions of 47 districts today.

April 25, 2016
April 25, 2016

Elections fraught with irregularities

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.

April 24, 2016
April 24, 2016

Third-phase polls 'fairer'

The Election Commission and the ruling Awami League claimed that the third phase Union Parishad elections were free and fair while

April 23, 2016
April 23, 2016

3 TV journo hurt in Brahmanbaria AL attack

Three television media journalists have been attacked allegedly by Awami League men while covering vote rigging in Brahmanbaria Sadar.

April 21, 2016
April 21, 2016

Breaching of polls rules, violence on

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.

April 4, 2016
April 4, 2016

BNP likely to stay in race

The BNP is most likely to stay in the Union Parishad polls, as senior party leaders are against quitting the race.

April 2, 2016
April 2, 2016

Scores injured in post-polls violence

At least 58 people, including six women, were injured and 45 houses and shops, some of them belonging to Hindus, were vandalised

March 31, 2016
March 31, 2016

UP polls: 8 lives lost in violence

At least eight people are killed and many others injured in seven districts during violence in the second phase of union parishad elections.

March 31, 2016
March 31, 2016

Live update: UP polls

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...

March 31, 2016
March 31, 2016

Voting ends in 2nd phase of UP polls

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.