union parishad (UP)

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.

April 23, 2016
April 23, 2016

3rd phase UP polls fairer than previous two: CEC

Chief Election Commission Kazi Rakibuddin Ahmed claims that voting in the third phase of Union Parishad (UP) elections was held in a free, fair and congenial atmosphere.

April 4, 2016
April 4, 2016

Khaleda to sit with alliance chiefs to decide on UP polls

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia will sit with the top leaders of 20-party alliance to decide whether it will participate in the Union Parishad elections.

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

Death and violence during polls

We are deeply shocked and saddened at the tragic death of a ten-year-old who was caught in the crossfire between supporters of rival candidates at the union parishad (UP) elections in Keraniganj.

March 31, 2016
March 31, 2016

Voting ends in 2nd phase of UP polls

The second phase of the Union Parishad (UP) elections in 639 unions of 47 districts ended this afternoon. The UP polls are held on partisan lines for the first time.

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 24, 2016
March 24, 2016

Marred UP elections

The first phase of union parishad (UP) elections saw widespread violence that left 10 persons killed and a thousand others wounded.