KATHMANDU, Feb 28: Prime Minister and Chairman of the CPN (Maoist Center), Pushpa Kamal Dahal, reiterated the party’s commitment to contesting the upcoming election to the post of Chairman of the National Assembly.
LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — The former prime minister of Pakistan expected his party would claim an easy victory in the country’s parliamentary elections, sending him to the top job for a fourth time. Instead, Nawaz Sharif faces a difficult path to power.
Lackluster from the beginning, the exercise concluded with a whimper last evening. Amidst limited reporting due to the suspension of communication services, there were some reports of delays in the polling process and various violations of rules and the election code of conduct.
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistanis braved cold winter weather and the threat of violence to start voting for a new parliament Thursday even as the death toll from twin bombings a day before claimed at least 30 lives, in the worst election-related violence ahead of the contested elections.
KATHMANDU, Feb 4: Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Dinesh Kumar Thapaliya held discussions with Deputy Prime Minister (DPM) and Defence Minister Purna Bahadur Khadka over the issue of the by-election to be held for 25 various posts that have fallen vacant.
KATHMANDU, Jan 25: Election to pick the members of National Assembly going vacant from March 4 is taking place today. As per the law, the election has to be held 35 days before the end of the tenure of the members.
LONDON Jan 11: More than 50 countries that are home to half the planet's population are due to hold national elections in 2024, but the number of citizens exercising the right to vote is not unalloyed good news. The year looks set to test even the most robust democracies and to strengthen the hands of leaders with authoritarian leanings.
KATHMANDU, Jan 9: The Election Commission (EC) has initiated the process for addressing objections and complaints lodged against candidates who submitted their nominations for the National Assembly member election on Monday.
KATHMANDU, Jan 9: A total of 52 candidates have filed their nomination papers for the 19 National Assembly seat elections scheduled to be held on January 25. The nominations were filed on Monday for various categories in the respective election offices of the seven provinces.
KATHMANDU, Jan 7: The final list of voters for the National Assembly member election, scheduled for January 25, will be published today (Sunday). Following today's publication, tomorrow (Monday) will see a program for candidate registration in all seven provinces.
BUTWAL, Dec 31: The election for the parliamentary committees under the Lumbini Province Assembly has been postponed. Despite initially scheduling the leadership selection election for the upcoming Tuesday, the province assembly issued a notice on Sunday, announcing the postponement.
KATHMANDU, Dec 28: The Election Commission (EC) has made necessary preparations for the registration of the nomination papers of the candidates on January 8 for the election of National Assembly members to be held on January 25.
KATHMANDU, Dec 3: The candidates included in the closed lists for the proportional representation system for the members of the House of Representatives and the provincial assemblies will not be able to compete in the upcoming election for members of the National Assembly. The election will be held on Thursday, January 25.
KATHMANDU, Nov 30: The terms of 20 members of the National Assembly will come to an end in March 2024. Among the departing MPs, 18 represent various clusters, with six from other groups, seven from women's groups, two from persons with disabilities or minority communities, and three from Dalit groups. Additionally, the tenures of independent MP Dr Khimlal Devkota and the nominated MP Bimala Rai Paudyal, appointed by the President, will also conclude on March 3.
KATHMANDU, Nov 29: The controversy surrounding the Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA) has intensified. The controversy that started after the vice-president candidate Keshab Paudel got zero votes in the NRNA 11th convention in Kathmandu has not been resolved yet.
KATHMANDU, Nov 8: The Election Commission (EC) has started election preparations to fill the vacant positions of members of the National Assembly. Information Officer at the EC Surya Prasad Aryal informed that the preparations for the election have been started according to the legal provision that the National Assembly elections should be completed by January 29, 2024.
KATHMANDU, Nov 1: Nepal encountered a significant setback in the realm of diplomacy as its candidate for the position of WHO South-East Asia regional director faced a defeat in the recent election held in New Delhi on Wednesday.
KATHMANDU, Nov 1: A group of 15 distinguished global health experts, including former United Nations officials, public health practitioners, and health rights activists, have issued an open letter urging the Member Governments of the World Health Organization (WHO) South-East Asia Region (SEARO) to make a conscientious and informed choice when selecting the next Regional Director for the SEARO. The experts urged nations to avoid "narrow political manoeuvering" and "go beyond bilateral promises and political interests" while making conscience-driven choices.
KATHMANDU, Oct 22: The newly-elected leadership of the Non-resident Nepali Association (NRNA) assumed office on Saturday. The very first meeting of the Association was also held on the same day and it was chaired by the newly-elected President Dr Badri KC. However, no decision of the meeting has been unveiled.
KATHMANDU, Oct 20: In the 11th World Conference of the Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA), Dr. Badri KC emerged as the winner, securing 1,378 votes. Mahesh Shrestha, a contender for the presidential position, garnered 1,225 votes, while RK Sharma received 1,281 votes.
SURKHET, Oct 2: The counting of votes has started for the election of the new leadership in CPN-UML's Karnali Province. Bishnu Rijal, a member of the presidium, confirmed that the counting process has begun at the city hall.
KATHMANDU, June 9: Nepal has been elected as a member of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) in the elections held at UN Headquarters in New York on Thursday. As an elected member with the highest number of votes from the Asia Pacific region, Nepal will serve in the ECOSOC for a three-year term of 2024-2026.
KATHMANDU, April 12: The voting under the election of the Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) that was stopped for a while has resumed. The polling was interrupted after some voters and supporters started a protest at the polling venue.
Islamabad , March 26: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan has demanded judges to take notice of the constitutional violations taking place due to the postponement of general elections, ARY News reported.
KATHMANDU, March 19: After a long gap of 14 years, the Free Students Union (FSU) election in the constituent and affiliated campuses including the Central Campus of the Tribhuvan University (TU) is taking place today.
The Free Student Union (FSU) election is taking place on Sunday in all constituents and affiliated campuses of Tribhuvan University (TU). The FSU usually advocates for student rights, academic growth, democracy, and freedom. However, looking over the past activities of the FSU and its leaders, there are things that students need to consider before casting their votes.
KATHMANDU, March 17: Eight hundred and twenty-nine votes were cast in the election to the Vice President held at the Federal Parliament Building at New Baneshwar on Friday. A total of 882 voters including 332 members of the federal parliament and 550 members of the Province Assembly were expected to vote in the election.
KATHMANDU, March 17: The counting of votes cast in the election to the Vice President has begun. The counting of votes has begun in two places in the Lhotse chamber of the parliament building in New Baneshwar.