Local government

What no one is saying about the Narayanganj election

Narayanganj city corporation elections are around the corner. The issues that are not discussed, but call for attention, include river pollution management, waste management, expanding the ...

Selina Hayat Ivy of Awami League runs public campaign ahead of the mayoral election of the Narayanganj City Corporation, in the city’s Baktarkandi area on 8 January 2022.

Voting in 700 UPs on Wednesday

More than 700 union parishads (UPs) are set to go to polls on Wednesday in the 5th phase countrywide elections to the lowest tier of the local government

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Urban primary health services

A tug of war between two ministries over World Bank loan of Tk 25.5b

A tug of war is ongoing between the local government ministry and the health ministry over taking charge of primary healthcare services in all city corporations including Dhaka

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Gazipur mayor Zahangir Alam suspended

The government has temporarily suspended the Gazipur City Corporation mayor Zahangir Alam from his post

Gazipur mayor Zahangir Alam suspended

Over 1000 rebel candidates of Awami League to contest in 3rd phase UP polls

A total of 569 candidates are set to be elected unopposed in the third phase of the Union Parishad polls. Of them, 100 are chairman candidates and others are member candidates from general and ...

Over 1000 rebel candidates of Awami League to contest in 3rd phase UP polls

4th phase elections to 840 UPs to be held on 23 Dec

The 4th phase elections to 840 union parishads (UPs) in different districts will be held on 23 December, according to the schedule announced by the election commission on Wednesday.

4th phase elections to 840 UPs to be held on 23 Dec

Discrimination against women UNOs must end

Certain influential quarters are the main obstacle to women’s empowerment as well as the rule of law and to people’s access to services

Editorial

UP elections, violence and deaths: How many more deaths to be seen

The election commission can at least suspend the elections in places where they feel the environment is not conducive to voting. At least lives and resources would be saved

UP elections, violence and deaths: How many more deaths to be seen

Shariatpur

‘MP sir has said, there will be no election in Chitalia’

An allegation has surfaced that nomination papers have been withdrawn by forging signatures of the rival candidates in the election of Chitalia union parishad in Sadar upazila of Shariatpur district

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Marginalised people must not face discrimination in availing govt service

Forming a humane and dignified state promised in the Proclamation of Independence in 1971, is not possible by excluding any quarter of the population

Marginalised people must not face discrimination in availing govt service
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