UP elections

Teenager dies in Munshiganj clash

A teenage boy is shot dead and two others are injured in a clash between supporters of an elected councillor and a defeated candidate of Munshiganj municipality 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.

May 7, 2016
May 7, 2016

UP polls: 4th phase of voting today

Another 703 unions of 47 districts go to polls in the fourth phase today amid tension and fear of violence as many ruling Awami

April 23, 2016
April 23, 2016

Third phase of Union Parishad elections today

Around 620 union parishads (UPs) in 46 districts go to polls in the third phase today amid tension and fear of violence, as elections in

April 21, 2016
April 21, 2016

Who is misleading whom?

The EC has been under fire after two phases of UP elections were marred by widespread irregularities and violence.

April 1, 2016
April 1, 2016

Bloodshed stalks polls

Like in the first phase, violence and irregularities marked the second-phase polls to union parishads yesterday, leaving at least eight people dead and around 130 others wounded in clashes and...

March 25, 2016
March 25, 2016

Independents win twice as many as BNP

Independent candidates have won more than double the chairman posts grabbed by BNP-nominated candidates in

March 24, 2016
March 24, 2016

BGB says it was forced to open fire

Police sue about 1,300 anonymous people for attacking policemen and district officials in Pirojpur’s Mothbaria upazila during union parishad elections – a clash that left five people dead.

March 18, 2016
March 18, 2016

AL MP flouts rules, seeks votes for party nominees

Violating electoral law, a ruling Awami League lawmaker in Jhalakathi yesterday sought votes for party-nominated chairman candidates in the union parishad polls scheduled for Tuesday.

February 23, 2016
February 23, 2016

Nomination filing ends

Rebel chairman aspirants of union parishads from the Awami League and the BNP yesterday filed for candidacies in many places along with their party-nominated candidates on the last day for...

February 18, 2016
February 18, 2016

UP polls: BNP aspirants being harassed, says Rizvi

BNP alleges that the party’s possible chairmen aspirants for the upcoming Union Parishad polls are being harassed in many places.