polls violence

March 30, 2019
March 30, 2019

EC suspends polls in two upazilas for violence

The Election Commission has suspended election in Pirojpur's Mathbaria upazila and Noakhali's Kabirhat upazila over polls related violence between the ruling party men and its rebel...

January 5, 2019
January 5, 2019

Polls Violence: UN rights body voice concern

The UN Human Rights Office yesterday expressed concern over the allegations of violence in Bangladesh centring the election and called for immediate investigation into the incidents.

December 28, 2018
December 28, 2018

Special medical teams formed to tackle emergency case on polls day

Special medical teams have been formed at all government-run hospitals to tackle any emergency case on the election day on December 30, director general of the Directorate General of Health...

December 24, 2018
December 24, 2018

Kishoreganj-6 BNP candidate, 36 others hurt in clash with cops

BNP candidate for Kishoreganj-6 Shariful Alam and around 30 of his followers reportedly sustain bullet injuries during electioneering in Kuliarchar area of the constituency.

August 4, 2017
August 4, 2017

‘Ensure security of minorities during polls’

Leaders of minority communities urge the government and law enforcement agencies to ensure security of the minority people during the upcoming parliamentary elections.

June 13, 2016
June 13, 2016

Rebel candidates behind UP polls violence: Minister

Rebel candidates were responsible for the deadly violence during the recently held Union Parishad (UP) elections, law minister tells the parliament.

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

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

Ctg MP sued for assaulting polls official

A case has been filed against Chittagong-16 constituency ruling Awami League lawmaker Mustafizur Rahman Chowdhury and his two