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....

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.

May 25, 2016
May 25, 2016

UP polls violence claims 4 more lives

Four more people were killed in the last two days, raising the death toll to around 80 in violence over union parishad polls.

May 24, 2016
May 24, 2016

Man killed in Munshiganj pre-polls violence

A ruling-party supporter is gunned down in Munshiganj’s Gazaria upazila last night ahead of the union parishad elections scheduled to be held there this Saturday.

May 14, 2016
May 14, 2016

Free and fair UP elections 2016 - Are we there yet?

Much debate has been brewing in the media and in political forums about the on-going Union Parishad (UP) elections.

May 10, 2016
May 10, 2016

2 more killed in Bangladesh UP polls violence

Two more people, who were critically injured in violence over the fourth phase of the union parishad polls held on Saturday, died yesterday.

May 10, 2016
May 10, 2016

Ominous sign

The ongoing Union Parishad polls have become the bloodiest election in Bangladesh history.

May 9, 2016
May 9, 2016

UP poll violence: 2 injured victims die

Two more victims, who were injured in UP polls violence in Rajshahi and Mymensingh, have died.