Elections

Elections

HC declares Chhagalnaiya upazila chairman illegal

The High Court yesterday declared Mejbaul Haider Chowdhury Sohel as Feni's Chhagalnaiya Upazila chairman illegal, as he was declared elected uncontested in 2019 and has been holding the office without official gazette and taking oath.

7h ago

Jhenidah by-polls / EC seeks action against addl DIG for collecting brother’s nomination

The Election Commission has directed the home ministry to take action against Additional Deputy Inspector General of Police Md Moniruzzaman for participating in election activities on behalf of his younger brother

8h ago

Complaint filed for cancelling Sreepur upazila chairman aspirant's candidacy

A complaint has been filed seeking cancellation of a chairman aspirant’s candidacy for contesting Sreepur upazila elections scheduled to be held on May 21

1d ago

Sreepur chairman aspirant's candidacy scrapped

The Election Commission today scrapped the candidacy of Jamil Hasan, an chairman aspirant running for Sreepur upazila of Gazipur, for violating electoral code of conduct

2d ago

BNP expels 5 more leaders for contesting upazila polls

The BNP has expelled five more of its grassroots leaders for participating in the second phase of upcoming upazila elections by violating the party's decision

3d ago

3rd phase of upazila polls: 130 withdraw candidacy

One hundred and thirty candidates have withdrawn their candidacy from the third phase Upazila Parishad elections scheduled to be held on May 29, the Election Commission (EC) said today

4d ago

Attack on journo: Human chain formed demanding arrest of UP chairman

Journalists in Munshiganj formed a human chain today demanding the arrest of a union parishad chairman, who is the prime accused in a case filed for allegedly attacking a journalist in Gazaria upazila of the district on May 8

6d ago

Upazila Polls: Defeated candidate held for beating winner’s supporter

Police arrested a defeated chairman candidate and his driver on the charge of beating a supporter of an elected chairman in Natore on Thursday night.

1w ago

A house of representatives!

With his son’s victory in Wednesday’s upazila chairman polls in Subarnachar, local Awami League lawmaker Ekramul Karim Chowdhury have further consolidated his grip on politics, said party insiders.

1w ago

15 ‘hurt’ in Subarnachar post-polls violence

At least 15 people were allegedly injured in post-poll violence in Noakhali’s Subarnachar upazila yesterday and the night before.

1w ago

Upazila polls: AL sweeps amid lowest turnout since 2009

The first phase of the upazila parishad polls was an Awami League show, with most other political parties boycotting the election.

1w ago

36pc turnout in first phase of upazila polls: EC Alamgir

The first phase of upazila elections saw 36 percent voter turnout, Election Commissioner Md Alamgir said this afternoon

1w ago

Low turnout in local polls too

The usual election-day fervour was missing in the first phase of the upazila parishad polls yesterday, as most of the voting centres across 139 upazilas wore a deserted look, and polling officials and law enforcers were passing idle time.

1w ago

First phase of upazila polls: 3 injured during clash in Jamalpur

At least three people were injured in a clash between two chairman candidates in Jamalpur's Sadar during the first phase of upazila elections today

1w ago

Upazila polls: Polling agent jailed for ballot stuffing in Bogura

A polling agent was sentenced to one year in jail for ballot stuffing in Bogura’s Gabtali upazila in the first phase of upazila elections today

1w ago

'Casting fake votes': 3 polling officials detained in Ctg

Three polling officials were detained on suspicion of casting fake votes in favour of a chairman candidate at a polling station in Mirsarai upazila of Chattogram this afternoon

1w ago

30-40pc voter turnout in first phase of upazila polls: CEC

Chief Election Commissioner Kazi Habibul Awal said that voting in the first phase of upazila elections was held peacefully

1w ago

SC clears way for holding Jhenaidah-1 by-election on June 5

The Supreme Court today cleared the way for the Election Commission to hold the by-elections to Jhenaidah-1 constituency, which was scheduled to be held on June 5.

1w ago
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