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Stayed municipal polls on Jan 12

Re-elections to 51 polling stations in 20 municipalities across the country will be held on January 12, officials at the Election Commission say.

Municipal polls: Farmer hurt in Barguna clash dies

An elderly man who is injured in a clash during yesterday’s municipality elections in Barguna succumbs to his wounds.

Municipal polls ‘updated version’ of vote rigging: BNP

Terming it as an "updated version" of vote rigging, BNP decides to express their dissatisfaction of the municipality polls.

LIVE: Municipal election as it unfolds

Follow The Daily Star for latest updates of the Municipal Elections 2015. The Municipal elections are held every five years in the country and this year marks the first ever Municipal Partisan...

Violence, irregularities mark municipal polls

The country’s maiden partisan local body polls end amid reports of violence, clashes, irregularities, boycott of at least 19 candidates, and death of one person. Election Commission scraps polls in...

Voting halted at 25 centres

Clashes, ballot occupation and allegations of forced balloting mark the start of country’s maiden municipality polls under political banners.

January 6, 2016
January 6, 2016

Stayed municipal polls on Jan 12

Re-elections to 51 polling stations in 20 municipalities across the country will be held on January 12, officials at the Election Commission say.

December 31, 2015
December 31, 2015

Municipal polls: Farmer hurt in Barguna clash dies

An elderly man who is injured in a clash during yesterday’s municipality elections in Barguna succumbs to his wounds.

December 31, 2015
December 31, 2015

Municipal polls ‘updated version’ of vote rigging: BNP

Terming it as an "updated version" of vote rigging, BNP decides to express their dissatisfaction of the municipality polls.

December 30, 2015
December 30, 2015

Election not fair: JP

Jatiya Party, a key ally of the Awami League-led grand alliance government alleges that today’s municipality elections were not fair by any chance.

December 30, 2015
December 30, 2015

AL maintains big lead

The ruling Awami League is maintaining a big lead over its archrival BNP as vote counting continues in the municipality elections marked by gross irregularities and widespread violence.

December 30, 2015
December 30, 2015

Election peaceful: CEC

Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Kazi Rakibuddin Ahmed claims that the municipality elections were held in a peaceful manner except some stray incidents here and there.

December 30, 2015
December 30, 2015

Khaleda in urgent party meeting

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia today called an emergency meeting of the party’s senior leaders this evening to discuss today’s municipality elections.

December 30, 2015
December 30, 2015

Farcical polls a blatant reality: Fakhrul

BNP say their apprehension of a ‘farcical election’ became true as today’s municipality polls have been marked by “gross irregularities”.

December 30, 2015
December 30, 2015

[WATCH] Vote rigging in Narsingdi, Patuakhali

Television reporters catches some footage of vote rigging in Narsingdi and Patuakhali districts during the municipality elections of 2015.

December 30, 2015
December 30, 2015

Municipal polls: Vote counting begins

Vote counting has begun as elections to 234 municipalities ended this afternoon.