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June 6, 2016
June 6, 2016

EC passes the buck on society

The Election Commission has passed the buck to the society by making a ridiculous claim that "social instability is one of the major causes" for the widespread violence in the just...

June 5, 2016
June 5, 2016

Polls violence due to social instability

Social instability and rigid stances of union parishad polls candidates were responsible for the election violence, claimed Chief Election Commissioner Kazi Rakibuddin Ahmad yesterday.

June 5, 2016
June 5, 2016

Deadliest polls end, taking four more lives

The staggered union parishad elections, the deadliest in the country's electoral history, ended yesterday with four more lives lost in polls violence.

June 4, 2016
June 4, 2016

Social instability causes of poll violence: CEC

Chief Election Commissioner Kazi Rakibuddin Ahmad holds the social instability and rigid stance of the candidates responsible for the election violence.

June 4, 2016
June 4, 2016

UP polls: BNP blames govt, EC for irregularities

Both the government and the Election Commission are responsible for the irregularities and violence occurred during all the phases of union parishad elections, BNP alleges.

June 4, 2016
June 4, 2016

UP polls: Voting ends in 6th and last phase of UP polls

Marked by incidents of violence that claimed the lives of at least three people, voting ends in the sixth and final phase of the union parishad elections in 698 unions.

June 4, 2016
June 4, 2016

Final phase of UP polls today

Another 698 union parishads (UPs) go to the polls in the sixth and final phase today, after the electioneering and voting days in all the

May 30, 2016
May 30, 2016

Natore youth ‘takes life for UP polls defeat’

A youth allegedly commits suicide after being defeated as a member candidate in the recently held Union Parishad election at Singra upazila in Natore.

May 29, 2016
May 29, 2016

5 female Ansar members killed in Kishoreganj boat capsize

Five female Ansar members have died in boat capsize in Ghorautra river of Mithamoin upazila of Kishoreganj while returning home after UP polls duty.

May 29, 2016
May 29, 2016

Irregularities down, violence up: CEC

Chief Election Commissioner Kazi Rakibuddin Ahmad yesterday said violence escalated in the fifth phase of Union Parishad polls