ROLPA, Feb 9: A company that has not completed any work for 25 months after being awarded a contract in Rolpa has gone missing after receiving an advance of Rs 66.6326. Tripureshwari-Vibhanshu JV, based in Kathmandu, had signed a contract on December 15, 2020 to electrify various locations in the district for a total cost of Rs 376.447 million, to be completed within 18 months. Despite this, the contractor reportedly asked locals to donate labor, which was not part of the original contract.
ROLPA, Nov 27: Participating in the recently-held general elections was like biting a bullet for the Maoists who came to the election field in the last local level elections as a part of the ruling alliance. Even the party’s bastion in Rolpa was not secure. Apart from Rukum West, the presence of Maoists in other districts was not satisfactory. In the 17 years of the peace process, the Maoists struggled to save their legacy.
ROLPA, Nov 24: In Rukum West, Janardan Sharma, the candidate of the Maoist Center for the member of the House of Representatives (HoR), has increased his vote margin. As a total of 29, 850 votes have been counted so far, Sharma got 19, 693 votes, while Nanda Ram Devkota of CPN-UML received 4,907 votes.
ROLPA, Nov 23: UML's Surya Thapa is leading the vote count for a seat in the House of Representatives (HoR) in Pyuthan. Rastriya Janamorcha’s Durga Poudel, who is a common candidate of the ruling alliance, is trailing behind Thapa by around 4,000 votes.
ROLPA, Nov 23: According to the latest vote count results in Rolpa, Barshaman Pun of the Maoist Centre has maintained his lead in the race for the House of Representatives. When 29,971 votes were counted, Barshaman Pun got 19,271 votes, while Purna Budha of the UML got 8,001 votes.
ROLPA,Nov 23: In the vote counting for the membership of the House of Representatives, Purna Gharti Magar of the Maoist Center has maintained a wide lead. While Gharti got 9,995 votes, his closest rival CPN UML candidate Kailash Kumar Malla got 4,058 votes.
ROLPA, Nov 23: The CPN (Maoist Center) candidate Jokh Bahadur Mahara has been elected as the provincial assembly member from Rolpa ‘A’. He defeated the CPN-UML candidate Kamal Bahadur Budhathoki with a wide margin.
ROLPA, Nov 23: Surul Pun Magar, an independent candidate, has won in the provincial assembly ‘A’ of Rukum East. Pun defeated Tej Bahadur Oli of the CPN-Maoist Center, the candidate of the ruling coalition, by a margin of 533 votes.
ROLPA, Nov 22: According to the latest election results in Rolpa, Barshaman Pun of the Maoist Centre has taken the lead in Rolpa. Out of the 9,406 votes counted for the House of Representatives election, Barshaman Pun of the Maoist Center got 5,732 votes, while Purna Budha of UML got 2,274 votes.
ROLPA, Nov 22: The results of the first round of voting in Rukum West have been announced. When 742 votes were counted, Janardan Sharma of the Maoist Center, a candidate for the House of Representatives, got 359 votes.
ROLPA, Nov 6: Counting of votes has started in Rukum East. Purna Gharti Magar of Maoist has taken the lead in the House of Representatives election. Out of 2,395 votes, Gharti got 1,620 votes, while CPN-UML candidate Kailash Kumar Malla got 466 votes.
Rolpa, Nov 21: Since all the ballot boxes in Rukum West district have not reached the vote counting centres, the counting of votes has not started in the district. One to six ballot boxes of Aathbiskot Municipality are yet to arrive at the centres.
ROLPA, Nov 20: The Nepalese Army carried out aerial patrols from helicopters in Rolpa and Rukum during the election. Government authorities informed Republica that the aerial patrols were conducted near polling stations in sensitive areas of the two districts.
ROLPA, August 23: The Nepal Banda (general strike) announced by various parties including the Netra Bikram Chand-led CPN has affected normal life in Rolpa on Tuesday. All the markets including the headquarters Liwang market, Sulichaur, Ghartigaon, Holeri etc of the district are closed.