union parishad polls

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 12, 2016
June 12, 2016

Teenager dies in Munshiganj clash

A teenage boy is shot dead and two others are injured in a clash between supporters of an elected councillor and a defeated candidate of Munshiganj municipality elections.

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.

May 28, 2016
May 28, 2016

UP polls violence claims 10 lives

Thus far reported, 10 people are killed in Jamalpur, Chittagong, Noakhali and Comilla districts in separate incidents of violence during the fifth phase of union parishad polls.

May 11, 2016
May 11, 2016

Independents, rebels lobby for fair polls

As an independent chairman candidate in the ongoing Union Parishad polls, she does not want any extra favour; rather her

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 8, 2016
May 8, 2016

UP poll violence: 2 injured victims die

Two persons, who were injured in separate clashes in Thakurgaon and Gaibandha during the fourth union parishad elections, die.

May 8, 2016
May 8, 2016

6 killed in Bangladesh as violence, irregularities mark vote

Many incidents of violence and irregularities marked the voting in the fourth phase of the union parishad polls yesterday as

May 7, 2016
May 7, 2016

Vote rigging at Comilla station, polling suspended

Voting at a polling station in Comilla suspended for stamping ballot papers in favour of Awami League candidate hours before the fourth phase of union parishad election started.

May 6, 2016
May 6, 2016

EC tells Whip Atik to stay away from home

The Election Commission asks Atiur Rahman Atik, whip of the parliament, to stay away from his ancestral home in Sherpur ahead of the fourth phase of union parishad polls scheduled for tomorrow.

May 2, 2016
May 2, 2016

Female colleague 'assaulted by Ansar commander'

Ansar Commander of Magura district allegedly kicks a female subordinate unconscious for allegedly “failing to collect bribe” for him.