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.

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.

February 16, 2016
February 16, 2016

UP polls: Fakhrul to nominate BNP chairman candidates

BNP acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir will nominate the party’s aspiring chairmen for the upcoming Union Parishad elections.

February 12, 2016
February 12, 2016

UP polls from Mar 22

Elections to 752 union parishads, the biggest grassroots-level polls, will be held on March 22 on partisan lines for the first time.

February 8, 2016
February 8, 2016

14-party for consensus

There could be conflict among candidates of the Awami League-led 14-party alliance in the upcoming union parishad elections if a consensus was not reached by partners, fears a number of alliance...

January 30, 2016
January 30, 2016

AL to expel rebels in upcoming UP polls: Obaidul

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader warns Awami League would expel its rebel candidates in the upcoming union parishad elections.

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