Upazila polls

Voter turnout second lowest in 16 years

The overall voter turnout in Tuesday’s second phase of the upazila polls was 37.57 percent, the second lowest since 2009, according to Election Commission data.

UZ election: polling agents 'intimidated, beaten up' in Narayanganj

Polling agents are being intimidated and beaten up by rivals in two upazilas of Narayanganj as upazila election is underway across the country today, two chairman candidates alleged

Phase 2 UZ Polls: AL working to contain feuds, increase turnout

Shifting focus from its earlier position to keep relatives of its lawmakers from the upazila election, the ruling Awami League now seeks to minimise internal feuds centering on the polls and increase the voter turnout.

More than 57pc aspirants businesspeople

More than 57 percent candidates running in the second phase of the upazila polls are businesspeople, according to the affidavits they submitted to the Election Commission.

Voting suspended for an hour after scuffle at Narsingdi centre

Voting was suspended for an hour in a polling centre after a scuffle between supporters of two chairman candidates of Narsingdi Sadar upazila this morning

Voting underway in 139 upazilas in first phase

The first phase of the sixth upazila parishad election is underway in 139 upazilas across the country

It’s mostly AL affairs

A total of 139 upazilas are going to polls today in the first phase of the upazila parishad election amid a lack of enthusiasm and festivity.

Upazila Polls: AL, BNP struggle to keep a grip on grassroots

The upazila election has exposed how neither of the two major parties, the Awami League and BNP, has full control over the grassroots leaders.

Relatives in UZ Polls: Unfazed, AL MPs breach party directive

The ruling Awami League issues some directives and makes some strategic decisions before local government polls, but its ranks hardly ever abide by those.

May 23, 2024
May 23, 2024

Voter turnout second lowest in 16 years

The overall voter turnout in Tuesday’s second phase of the upazila polls was 37.57 percent, the second lowest since 2009, according to Election Commission data.

May 21, 2024
May 21, 2024

UZ election: polling agents 'intimidated, beaten up' in Narayanganj

Polling agents are being intimidated and beaten up by rivals in two upazilas of Narayanganj as upazila election is underway across the country today, two chairman candidates alleged

May 20, 2024
May 20, 2024

More than 57pc aspirants businesspeople

More than 57 percent candidates running in the second phase of the upazila polls are businesspeople, according to the affidavits they submitted to the Election Commission.

May 20, 2024
May 20, 2024

Phase 2 UZ Polls: AL working to contain feuds, increase turnout

Shifting focus from its earlier position to keep relatives of its lawmakers from the upazila election, the ruling Awami League now seeks to minimise internal feuds centering on the polls and increase the voter turnout.

May 8, 2024
May 8, 2024

Voting suspended for an hour after scuffle at Narsingdi centre

Voting was suspended for an hour in a polling centre after a scuffle between supporters of two chairman candidates of Narsingdi Sadar upazila this morning

May 8, 2024
May 8, 2024

Voting underway in 139 upazilas in first phase

The first phase of the sixth upazila parishad election is underway in 139 upazilas across the country

May 8, 2024
May 8, 2024

It’s mostly AL affairs

A total of 139 upazilas are going to polls today in the first phase of the upazila parishad election amid a lack of enthusiasm and festivity.

May 5, 2024
May 5, 2024

Upazila Polls: AL, BNP struggle to keep a grip on grassroots

The upazila election has exposed how neither of the two major parties, the Awami League and BNP, has full control over the grassroots leaders.

April 23, 2024
April 23, 2024

Relatives in UZ Polls: Unfazed, AL MPs breach party directive

The ruling Awami League issues some directives and makes some strategic decisions before local government polls, but its ranks hardly ever abide by those.

April 22, 2024
April 22, 2024

Relatives in UZ Polls: AL chief’s directive for MPs largely unheeded

Awami League lawmakers’ urge to tighten their grip on the grassroots seems to be prevailing over the party president’s directive to have their family members and close relatives withdraw from the upazila parishad polls.

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