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 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.

May 7, 2016
May 7, 2016

Ctg BCL leader held with gun during voting

A leader of Chittagong city unit Bangladesh Chhatra League, ruling Awami League’s student affiliate, was held with gun during union parishad voting in Hathazari upazila.

May 7, 2016
May 7, 2016

UP polls: 4th phase of voting today

Another 703 unions of 47 districts go to polls in the fourth phase today amid tension and fear of violence as many ruling Awami

April 28, 2016
April 28, 2016

AL man killed in Kushtia pre-poll violence

An activist of ruling Awami League is killed in a clash between supporters of two chairman candidates contesting the upcoming fourth phase union parishad (UP) elections in Kushtia Sadar upazila.

April 23, 2016
April 23, 2016

11 hurt in UP polls clash, voting suspended in 5 centres

At least 11 people are injured in different violence incidents during the third phase union parishad (UP) elections in Jamalpur and Sherpur districts.