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    Ex-enclave residents vote in 22 UPs for first time

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 07:16pm on October 31, 2016

    Voting in 22 union parishads in Panchagarh, Lalmonirhat and Kurigram where residents of some 100 ex-Indian enclaves exercised their voting right for the first time...

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    Two BCL leaders expelled over Gulistan clash

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 04:11pm on October 31, 2016

    The Bangladesh Chhatra League, ruling Awami League-backed student organisation, expelled two of its activists on Monday over a clash with police during an eviction drive...

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    Two cases filed over attack on Hindu community in Brahmanbaria

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:46pm on October 31, 2016

    Two cases have been filed over the attack on Hindu community at Nasirnagar in Brahmanbaria. Kajal Datta and Nirmal Chowdhury filed the cases with Nasirnagar...

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    Six charges pressed against MP Hannan, seven others in war crimes case

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:20pm on October 31, 2016

    The prosecution on Monday submitted formal charges against Jatiya Party MP from Mymensingh MA Hannan, 80, his son, and six other accused before the...

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    SC upholds Mahmudur Rahman’s bail

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 12:05pm on October 31, 2016

    The Supreme Court on Monday upheld a High Court order that granted bail to acting Amar Desh editor Mahmudur Rahman in a case filed in...

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    Five injured in UP polls violence

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:27am on October 31, 2016

    At least five people were injured in violence as elections at 338 union parishads began on Monday morning. Re-polls and by-polls were also being held...

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    Hindu houses, temples attacked in B'baria

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:31am on October 31, 2016

    About 100 houses and business establishments and some 17 temples of Hindu community were vandalised and looted at Nasirnagar upazila headquarters in Brahmanbaria and Madhabpur...

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    AL to hold dialogue over next polls if necessary, says Quader

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:39pm on October 30, 2016

    The Awami League general secretary, Obaidul Quader, also the road transport and bridges minister, on Sunday said the prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, would initiate a...

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    UP polls in ex-enclaves: Curtain falls on campaigning

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 07:59pm on October 29, 2016

    The election campaign in some 25 union parishads in now-defunct 111 enclaves in the country’s four northern districts is set to end on Saturday midnight,...

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    No democracy for 10 years, alleges Fakhrul

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 06:40pm on October 29, 2016

    Claiming that there has been no democracy in Bangladesh for the last 10 years, Bangladesh Nationalist Party secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Saturday...

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