Union Parishad Election | The Daily Star
  • AL or BNP? Loyal to both

    All down the line, this man had been a diehard BNP activist. To prove his loyalty to the party, he, according to the insiders, did whatever deemed fit

  • Law Minister Anisul Huq

    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.

  • Vote rigging: Convicted BCL leader gets bail

    The High Court today grants bail to a leader of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) who was jailed for two years for carrying an illegal firearm and vote rigging during Union Parishad election in Hathazari upazila of Chittagong.

  • UP polls: Voting ends in 6th and last phase of UP polls

    Marked by incidents of violence that claimed the lives of at least three people, voting ends in the sixth and final phase of the union parishad elections in 698 unions.

  • EC receives scores of complaints

    The Election Commission has received scores of complaints over anomalies in the fifth phase of the union parishad polls held on May 28.

  • 12 die in deadliest phase of UP polls

    It was the deadliest phase of the ongoing polls to union parishads. At least 12 people, including two school-goers and two candidates, were killed in violence during yesterday's fifth-phase voting that was also marked by various irregularities.

  • SSC exam timetable reschedule

    Friday’s HSC exams now on June 12

    The government defers the Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and diploma-in-business studies examinations scheduled for May 27 for Union Parishad election.

  • All he wanted to see polls in his school

    All he wanted was to see and enjoy the festivity of voting.

  • 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.

  • AL candidate held for ‘snatching ballots’ in Mymensingh

    An Awami League-backed candidate is arrested for allegedly snatching ballots in Phulpur upazila of Mymensingh during the Union Parishad election.

  • BNP calls on EC, requests fair polls

    BNP calls upon the Election Commission and requested for a free, fair and impartial union parishad elections that will be held from March 22 in partisan manner for the first time.

  • UP polls: 5 recommendations needed to be BNP candidate

    A BNP leader needs to be recommended by at least five leaders of the party’s grassroots if he wants to contest the upcoming union parishad polls.

  • Bangladesh Awami League in 11th National Elections

    Mammoth task awaits AL

    Picking single candidates for the union parishad elections would be a daunting task for the ruling Awami League as the grassroots

  • No room for new parties before local govt polls: CEC

    Chief Election Commissioner Kazi Rakibuddin Ahmad says there is no room for any new registration ahead of the local government polls.