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....

March 24, 2016
March 24, 2016

BGB says it was forced to open fire

Police sue about 1,300 anonymous people for attacking policemen and district officials in Pirojpur’s Mothbaria upazila during union parishad elections – a clash that left five people dead.

March 24, 2016
March 24, 2016

BNP won't quit

The BNP will stay in the union parishad elections so that it can expose “the real face of the Awami League and the Election Commission”.

March 22, 2016
March 22, 2016

Live update: UP Polls

The first phase of the Union Parishad (UP) elections begins, marking the start of the country's maiden UP-level polls on partisan lines. Two people are injured in Satkhira and voting remains...

March 22, 2016
March 22, 2016

Voting begins in UP polls

The first phase of the Union Parishad (UP) elections begins, marking the start of the country's maiden UP-level polls on partisan lines.

March 18, 2016
March 18, 2016

AL MP flouts rules, seeks votes for party nominees

Violating electoral law, a ruling Awami League lawmaker in Jhalakathi yesterday sought votes for party-nominated chairman candidates in the union parishad polls scheduled for Tuesday.

March 17, 2016
March 17, 2016

EC asks SPs to go tough on rules violation

The Election Commission has asked superintendent of police of all districts to file cases against violators of electoral code of conduct during the upcoming union parishad polls.

March 10, 2016
March 10, 2016

JCD leader killed in Pirojpur

A Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal leader was killed early yesterday allegedly by members of the ruling Awami League over a feud centring on the upcoming union parishad polls in Pirojpur.

March 4, 2016
March 4, 2016

EC asks law enforcers to go tough

Chief Election Commission Kazi Rakibuddin Ahmad yesterday directed the law enforcers to open fire on criminals if they try to occupy polling stations or stuff ballot boxes during the union parishad...

March 3, 2016
March 3, 2016

CEC instructs top security for UP polls

The Election Commission instructs law enforcers to ensure top security measures for fair voting in the upcoming Union Parishad elections.

March 3, 2016
March 3, 2016

BNP fails to nominate candidates in 25 UPs

The BNP could not nominate anyone within the deadline yesterday for contesting the chairman posts in at least 25 Union Parishads in the second phase of elections for a lack of interest among its...