Union Parishad

June 14, 2022
June 14, 2022

Case filed against Tangail AL leader for threatening voters

A case has been filed against a local Awami League leader today (June 13, 2022) for allegedly threatening voters in Tangail’s Madhupur upazila.

June 16, 2016
June 16, 2016

145 killed in ‘ghoulish’ UP polls: Shujan

The country saw loss of 145 lives in violence throughout the six phases of partisan union parishad elections, a civil body platform says.

May 28, 2016
May 28, 2016

UP polls: Clashes halt voting at 5 centres

Voting at five polling centres are suspended due to violence in two districts and 13 BNP chairman candidates boycotted polls in three districts during the fifth phase of union parishad election.

May 28, 2016
May 28, 2016

5th UP polls: Vote counting begins

Vote counting begins in the fifth phase of the Union Parishad (UP) elections held in 717 unions of 47 districts.

May 25, 2016
May 25, 2016

6 shot in Munshiganj pre-polls violence

At least six people have been bullet-hit in a pre-election violence in Munshiganj’s Sadar upazila ahead of union parishad election this Saturday.

May 15, 2016
May 15, 2016

Newly elected UP member held with pistol in Natore

A newly elected member of a union parishad was detained with a pistol and five bullets in Naldanga upazila of Natore.

May 13, 2016
May 13, 2016

UP chairman candidate stabbed in Rajshahi

An Awami League (AL) rebel chairman candidate is stabbed at Kismat Gonokoir union of Durgapur upazila in Rajshahi.

May 9, 2016
May 9, 2016

Plan to double size of Dhaka city okayed

The authorities approve a proposal to double the size of Dhaka city by adding eight more unions to both the north and south city corporations.

May 7, 2016
May 7, 2016

UP polls: 12 election officials detained

Law enforcement agencies and mobile courts detain at least five presiding officers and seven assistant presiding officers for their alleged involvement in irregularities and negligence in their duties during the fourth phase of the Union Parishad election.

May 7, 2016
May 7, 2016

UP polls: Violence claims 5 lives in 4 districts

Four persons, including a 17-year-old, have been killed during clash among supporters of Union Parishad election candidates and police in Rajshahi, Thakurgaon and Comilla districts while a sexagenarian man was killed in Narsingdi by alleged supporters of a pro-Awami League candidate as he protested casting of his vote by others.