Union Parishad Election

May 31, 2016
May 31, 2016

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.

May 29, 2016
May 29, 2016

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.

May 24, 2016
May 24, 2016

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.

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.

April 1, 2016
April 1, 2016

All he wanted to see polls in his school

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

March 22, 2016
March 22, 2016

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.

February 14, 2016
February 14, 2016

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.

February 13, 2016
February 13, 2016

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.

January 30, 2016
January 30, 2016

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

October 27, 2015
October 27, 2015

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.

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