KATHMANDU, April 23: Janata Samajwadi Party has been officially registered at the Election Commission on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, March 31: The Omni Group which was awarded the contract to supply various medical equipment and logistics to control the coronavirus (COVID-19) by the government at exorbitantly higher prices is found to have been involved in similar controversial procurement deals with the Election Commission (EC) when the Group supplied faulty printing machines to the EC at higher prices.

EC updating voters list

March 3, 2020 12:50 pm

KATHMANDU, March 3: The Election Commission (EC) held a discussion with chiefs and representatives of major political parties regarding collecting voters list and implementing periodic special program-2076.

KATHMANDU, Feb 19: President Bidya Devi Bhandari inaugurated a special program organised on the premises of Kantipath-based Election Commission on the occasion of fourth Election Day on Wedndesday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 23: Voting is currently underway in all seven provinces to fill 18 seats in the National Assembly, the upper house.

Election for 18 upper house seats today

January 23, 2020 07:48 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 23: The Election Commission (EC) is conducting National Assembly elections on Thursday to fill 18 seats in the upper house

KATHMANDU, Jan 17: The Election Commission (EC) on Thursday said all preparations for upper house members election scheduled for January 23 have been completed.

KATHMANDU, Jan 5: The Election Commission has set the date of candidacy nomination for the upper house election for Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 4: Ahead of elections for National Assembly members slated for January 23, the ruling Nepal Communist Party is fielding 16 candidates.

EC gearing up for NA election

December 29, 2019 13:13 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 29: The Election Commission is gearing up for the election of the post of the member of the National Assembly scheduled for January 23, 2020

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: The Election Commission on Friday called on political parties to file registration for the election to the National Assembly within 10 days.

National Assembly election on January 23

December 13, 2019 07:19 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: The government has announced election to elect the 18 National Assembly members for January 23, 2020.

KATHMANDU, Dec 12: The government has announced to hold the National Assembly elections on January 23, 2020.

KATHMANDU, Dec 9: Election commission has started holding discussions on the upcoming elections to be held to pick the new members of the National Assembly.

EC starts preparation for NA elections

December 8, 2019 08:05 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 8: After holding the by-elections successful, the Election Commission (EC) is gearing up to hold election of the National Assembly (NA), the upper house of the bicameral federal parliament, which will soon be bidding farewell to one third of its members in accordance with the constitutional provision.

65% voter turnout in by-polls: EC

December 1, 2019 07:51 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 1: By-elections conducted on Saturday to elect 52 new representatives at all there levels of government witnessed a 65.43 percent voter turnout, according to the Election Commission.

KATHMANDU, Nov 30: By-elections to fill 52 vacant positions in three-tiers of government have been concluded in a peaceful manner on Saturday, the Election Commission said.

POKHARA, Nov 30: Four explosions have taken place near the polling centers in Kaski district during the ongoing by-elections, officials said.

Voting underway peacefully (with photos)

November 30, 2019 13:03 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 30: By-election is currently underway to fill 52 vacant positions in three-tiers of government.

KATHMANDU, Nov 29: The Election Commission (EC) has decided to allow eligible voters, who have not have voters' identity cards for some reason, to cast their ballots in tomorrow's by-election based on the biometric identity cards issued by the government bodies.

Silence period begins for by-election

November 28, 2019 08:28 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 28: The Election Commission (EC) has enforced 'silence period' from midnight Wednesday for the November 30 by-elections. The silent period was enforced after completing all logistical and administrative preparations from the election body.

KATHMANDU, Nov 13: Nomination of candidates for the local level by-elections is taking place on Wednesday. The by-polls scheduled for November 30 will fill 48 vacant positions at the local units.

KATHMANDU, Nov 11: The Election Commission (EC) on Sunday made public the final list of leaders contesting the parliamentary and provincial assembly by-polls slated for November 30.

70 contesting 4 legislative seats

November 8, 2019 07:44 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 8: Candidates representing various political parties and independent ones filed their candidacies for federal and provincial assembly by-polls scheduled for November 30 in a peaceful manner Thursday.

By-election candidacy nomination today

November 7, 2019 11:55 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 7: Candidates' nomination filing is taking place today in view of by-election for vacant members of House of Representatives and Provincial Assembly scheduled for coming November 30.

KATHMANDU, Nov 2: With the by-elections slated for November 30 approaching fast, the major political parties are busy in closed-door discussions to finalizing their candidates for the 52 seats at stake at the central, provincial and local government levels.

KATHMANDU, Oct 25: In view of upcoming by-polls, the Election Commission (EC) has issued the election code for stakeholders concerned from Friday.

52 poll officers appointed

October 22, 2019 11:24 am

KATHMANDU, Oct 22: The Election Commission (EC) on Monday appointed 52 polling officers to conduct by-polls at federal, provincial and local levels.

KATHMANDU, Oct 19: November 7 has been set as the candidacy nomination day for parliamentary and provincial by-elections slated for November 30, the Election Commission (EC) said Friday.

KABUL, Sept 29: Afghanistan’s presidential election turnout is unofficially estimated at a little over 2 million voters, an election commission official said on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 11: A secretariat meeting of the ruling Nepal Communist Party has decided to register the party at the Election Commission for the upcoming by-election.

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September 2, 2019 18:00 pm

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KATHMANDU, Sept. 2: The Election Commission of Nepal (ECN) has urged all the political parties to register their parties at the ECN if they wish to contest the by-elections scheduled for November 30 this year.

KATHMANDU, Aug 19: The Election Commission has prepared the third five-year strategic plans.

KATHMANDU, Aug 2: The major political parties have suggested to the Election Commission to hold by-elections in the third week of November to fill elected positions that have fallen vacant.

KATHMANDU, August 1: The political parties have suggested the Election Commission of Nepal (ECN) has scheduled to hold the by-election in the Nepali month of Mangshir (Mid-November to Mid-December) for the vacant posts of locals levels, provincial assembly and House of Representatives.

EC begins work on by-elections

July 5, 2019 06:30 am

KATHMANDU, July 5: As part of internal preparations for conducting by-elections to fill 47 vacant positions at the local, provincial and federal levels of government, the Election Commission has urged eligible voters to register with local election offices at the earliest.

KATHMANDU, July 4: The Election Commission has accelerated internal preparations to hold by-elections to fill the vacant posts in various rural municipalities, wards, municipalities, House of Representatives (HoR) and State Assembly.

Raut applies for party registration

April 29, 2019 07:57 am

KATHMANDU, April 29: Former secessionist leader CK Raut has filed an application at the Election Commission to register his Janamat Party.

KATHMANDU, April 15: A report published by the Office of the Auditor General has revealed that the Election Commission spent more than Rs 40 million provided by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) outside the audit process.

KATHMANDU, March 28: Bibeksheel Nepali Party, a breakaway faction of the Bibeksheel Sajha Party, filed a writ petition at the Supreme Court against the Election Commission (EC) for rejecting its application for party registration, on Wednesday.

Thapaliya recommended for EC Chief

March 25, 2019 17:45 pm

KATHMANDU, March 25: The Constitutional Council has recommended the name of Dinesh Thapaliya for the post of Chief Commissioner at the Election Commission.

KATHMANDU, March 25: The Election Commission (EC) is left without the head as Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Ayodhee Prasad Yadav retired on Sunday, completing his six-year term in office. Another commissioner Ila Sharma also retired along with Yadav.

KATHMANDU, Mar 5: Chief Election Commissioner Dr Ayodhee Prasad Yadav today presented an annual report for the fiscal year of 2017/18 before President Bidya Devi Bhandari amid a program in President's Office in Sheetal Niwas.

KATHMANDU, Feb 27: After the controversy over National Muslim Commission chairperson nominee Samim Miya Ansari's affiliation with ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP), the party has written to the Election Commission to withdraw his name from the party's closed list of Proportional Representation (PR) candidates for the House of Representatives.

KANO, Feb 16: Nigeria’s electoral commission delayed the presidential election until February 23, making the announcement a mere five hours before polls were set to open Saturday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 19: Members of the Election Commission (EC) and Public Service Commission have demanded that the government revise the recently introduced order of precedence saying that the decision has undermined the institutional dignity of the constitutional bodies.

KATHMANDU, January 11: Sixteen central committee members out of 35 in the Bibeksheel Sajha Party Nepal registered application at the Election Commission seeking to register a new party under the banner of Bibeksheel Nepali Dal on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 17: The fate of by-elections in various constituencies remain uncertain as the government has not been able to clear the legal hurdles and announce election dates.

32 posts remain vacant in local-level

November 11, 2018 18:05 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 11: A total of 32 posts have now remained vacant in provincial and local-level. ccording to the Election Commission, the posts have remained vacant due to various reasons including death and resignation.