violence

May 7, 2016
May 7, 2016

4th UP polls: Vote counting begins

Vote counting begins in the fourth phase of union parishad elections in 703 unions of 47 districts today.

May 3, 2016
May 3, 2016

Charges pressed against Fakhrul, 42 others in arson case

Police presses charges against BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir and 42 others in an arson case filed with Paltan Police Station.

April 25, 2016
April 25, 2016

UP polls violence kills 2, injures 60

At least two people were killed and 60 others injured in violence over Union Parishad polls in the last two days.

April 24, 2016
April 24, 2016

Violence lessens, not irregularities

The election to 614 union parishads in the third phase of UP polls yesterday saw some stray incidents of violence and electoral

April 23, 2016
April 23, 2016

10 killed in 3 months

Ten religious minority people were killed, 366 injured and eight women raped in the country in the first three months of this year, a

April 21, 2016
April 21, 2016

EC asks AL leaders to keep grassroots men from violence

The Election Commission asks some central leaders of ruling Awami League (AL) to issue directives to the party’s grassroots leaders and activists to refrain from committing violence and...

April 21, 2016
April 21, 2016

Breaching of polls rules, violence on

Breaching of electoral code of conduct and spates of violence continue in different districts, leaving one person dead, as the third phase of Union Parishad (UP) polls starts on day after tomorrow.

April 14, 2016
April 14, 2016

In Banshkhali, despair and panic is all

Md Shafiq, a 14-year-old boy from Pashchim Gondamara, somehow escaped from the police vehicle after being picked up from his house, but his elder brother Rafiq, also a teenager, could not.

April 14, 2016
April 14, 2016

EC, law enforcers praise each other

Though widespread violence and loss of dozens of lives marked the first two phases of union parishad polls, the Election Commission and the law enforcement agencies have praised each other for...

April 11, 2016
April 11, 2016

Govt tries to dispel Banshkhali fear

The government has extended its full support for the coal-fired power plant to be set up in Banshkhali of Chittagong amid growing protests over the project and last week's clashes that left at...