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.
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, 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.
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.
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 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.
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, 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, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.