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.

KATHMANDU, Oct 25: Six months after the unification of the then CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center) to form the new Nepal Communist Party (NCP), the Election Commission has yet to formally register the party.

Five reports tabled in HoR meeting

September 5, 2018 16:26 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 5: Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa tabled five annual reports of the government and various bodies, on behalf of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, in today's meeting of the House of Representatives. The presented reports are of the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority, Election Commission and National Human Rights Commission.