polls violence

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 candidates.

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.

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 Services says.

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.

‘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.

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.

UP Election: Last Phase / 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.

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.

UP polls: BNP blames govt, EC for violence, 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.

March 24, 2016
March 24, 2016

BNP blames EC for UP polls violence

BNP blames Election Commission for deaths and violence that took place during the first phase of the Union Parishad elections.

March 23, 2016
March 23, 2016

UP polls: Woman killed in Sirajganj violence

A woman dies during chase and counter-chase between supporters of 2 member candidates after vote counting in Raiganj upazila of Sirajganj.

March 21, 2016
March 21, 2016

Bandarban UP chairman candidate shot dead

Masked miscreants brandish guns and pick up an independent chairman candidate of the Union Parishad polls from his house before killing him in Bandarban’s Ruma upazila.

December 31, 2015
December 31, 2015

Municipal polls: Farmer hurt in Barguna clash dies

An elderly man who is injured in a clash during yesterday’s municipality elections in Barguna succumbs to his wounds.

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