second phase

BNP losing interest in UP polls

The BNP high command has lost interest in staying in the union parishad polls race due to “gross irregularities” in the first two phases

April 3, 2016
April 3, 2016

UP polls: 78.46% votes cast in 2nd phase

A total of 78.46 present votes are cast in the second phase of the country’s Union Parishad elections, an official of the Election Commission says.

April 2, 2016
April 2, 2016

BNP losing interest in UP polls

The BNP high command has lost interest in staying in the union parishad polls race due to “gross irregularities” in the first two phases

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 firing. One of the dead is a 10-year-old boy, who went with his uncle to see voting, and another a Dhaka University student who went to his village ahead of the polls.

March 31, 2016
March 31, 2016

Voting in Jamalpur centre suspended over ballot snatching

Voting at a polling centre in Nayanagar union of Jamalpur's Melandah upazila suspended as miscreants tried to snatch ballot boxes before the second phase of the union parishad polls started. Meanwhile, a clash between supporters of two candidates disrupts voting at a polling centre in Daulatpur of Kushtia.

March 31, 2016
March 31, 2016

Fear of violence high

Another 639 unions in 47 districts go to the polls today, a week after violence in the first phase of the elections left around two dozen people dead.

January 18, 2016
January 18, 2016

Devotees seek divine blessings

The second phase of Biswa Ijtema, the largest Muslim congregation after the Hajj, concluded yesterday with the Akheri Munajat (final prayers).

January 16, 2016
January 16, 2016

Second phase of Biswa Ijtema begins

The second phase of Biswa Ijtema, the world's second largest Muslim congregation after the Hajj, began yesterday on the bank of the

January 15, 2016
January 15, 2016

Second phase of Ijtema begins today

The second phase of Biswa Ijtema, the largest Muslim congregation after the Hajj, begins today on the bank of the Turag river at Tongi in Gazipur.