union parishad elections

Puzzling maths

Every month, a union parishad chairman gets only Tk 1,575 as honorarium from the government. He gets another Tk 2,000 from his UP. During his five-year-tenure, he would receive around Tk 2.14 lakh. He does not get any other pay and perks.

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.

June 12, 2016
June 12, 2016

Puzzling maths

Every month, a union parishad chairman gets only Tk 1,575 as honorarium from the government. He gets another Tk 2,000 from his UP. During his five-year-tenure, he would receive around Tk 2.14 lakh. He does not get any other pay and perks.

June 5, 2016
June 5, 2016

Polls violence due to social instability

Social instability and rigid stances of union parishad polls candidates were responsible for the election violence, claimed Chief Election Commissioner Kazi Rakibuddin Ahmad yesterday.

June 5, 2016
June 5, 2016

Deadliest polls end, taking four more lives

The staggered union parishad elections, the deadliest in the country's electoral history, ended yesterday with four more lives lost in polls violence.

June 4, 2016
June 4, 2016

Final phase of UP polls today

Another 698 union parishads (UPs) go to the polls in the sixth and final phase today, after the electioneering and voting days in all the

June 2, 2016
June 2, 2016

Violence on over UP polls

At least one person was killed and over a dozen were injured in violence over union parishad polls in several districts in last two days.

May 29, 2016
May 29, 2016

Irregularities down, violence up: CEC

Chief Election Commissioner Kazi Rakibuddin Ahmad yesterday said violence escalated in the fifth phase of Union Parishad polls

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

717 UPs go to polls today in 5th phase

Some 717 unions of 45 districts will go to polls today in the fifth phase against the backdrop of deadly violence during electioneering

May 26, 2016
May 26, 2016

Deaths in UP polls violence broke all records: Shujon

Shushashoner Jonno Nagorik (Shujon) claims that deaths in violence centering the ongoing union parishad elections have broken all previous records.