Political Match-Fixing

February 4, 2023 08:09 am

The formation of electoral alliances and its consequences for the making and breaking of coalition governments, party splits, defections, horse-trading and buying and selling of MPs will continue to feature in Nepali politics. This implies political instability and turbulence to be the core feature of Nepali politics.

KATHMANDU, Oct 31: Nepali Congress (NC) Spokesperson Dr Prakash Sharan Mahat has said that an electoral alliance was needed to counter the repeated attacks on the constitution.

KATHMANDU, August 11: The second meeting of the task force formed by the ruling coalition for seat distribution for the upcoming elections is being held today.

KATHMANDU, July 4: The CPN (Maoist Center), a coalition partner of the Nepali Congress (NC)-led government, has accused the NC of not being honest and serious towards electoral alliance.

KATHMANDU, May 11: Senior leaders of the ruling five-party alliance have appealed to all to vote for the candidates of the coalition and give them a majority by enthusiastically participating in the local elections to be held on May 13.

KATHMANDU, May 6: An election rally of the ruling five-party alliance has begun in Kathmandu.

CHITWAN, May 6: Chairman of the CPN (Maoist Center) Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that the country would face a mishap if the five-party alliance was rejected in Bharatpur.

CHITWAN, May 5: CPN (Maoist Center) chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said the electoral alliance forged among the ruling parties in view of the upcoming local elections slated for May 13 would secure a win.

TANAHU, May 2: Senior leader of the ruling Nepali Congress (NC) Ram Chandra Poudel said that it is the need of the nation to forge an electoral alliance.

KATHMANDU, April 27: The top leaders of the ruling coalition have decided to withdraw the candidacies registered against the agreement of the coalition for the local polls.

KATHMANDU, April 24: The ruling alliance have decided to share the posts in various municipalities in the upcoming May 13 local elections among themselves.

KAILALI, April 21: Chairman of the CPN (Maoist Center), Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that there will be coordination among the ruling coalition parties for the local elections in Sudurpaschim Province as well.

KATHMANDU, April 18: Chairman of the CPN (Maoist Center) Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that the parties within the ruling alliance will finalize the division of seats in metropolis and sub-metropolis by Monday evening.

KATHMANDU, April 18: A meeting of the ruling coalition is underway at the Prime Minister's residence in Baluwatar to discuss the distribution of seats in various municipalities including the metropolises.

KATHMANDU, April 13: The CPN-UML and the Rastriya Prajatantra Party-Nepal led by Kamal Thapa have agreed to forge an electoral alliance in the upcoming local level election.

KARNALI, April 11: Ruling parties have decided to forge an electoral alliance in all 16 wards of Birendranagar municipality in Surkhet, the capital of Karnali Province.

BHOJPUR, April 10: The ruling coalition of parties has decided to forge an alliance in all the local units of the district for the upcoming May 13 elections. A meeting of the five local chapters of the ruling parties held here on Saturday announced the decision to move ahead with an electoral alliance in the District Coordination Committee, nine local units and 81 wards.

KATHMANDU, April 4: The five parties of the ruling coalition have agreed to forge an electoral alliance  at all local levels of Chitwan in the upcoming local level poll.

JANAKPURDHAM, April 4: The ruling coalition parties have decided to mobilize their district-based party leadership to review all the municipalities and rural municipalities of the Madhes Province and submit reports for the possible electoral alliance in the upcoming local elections.

KATHMANDU, March 29: The ruling Nepali Congress (NC) has decided to forge need-based electoral alliances in the upcoming local level election in selected local governments.

TRISHULI, March 23: Chairman of CPN (Unified Socialist) Madhav Kumar Nepal has claimed the current ruling alliance will continue till the local level elections.

KATHMANDU, March 22: The Loktantrik Samajbadi Party (LSP) is likely to join the Sher Bahadur Deuba-led government soon.

DAMAULI, March 22: Senior leader of the Nepali Congress, Ramchandra Poudel has said an electoral alliance could be forged based on the need at the local level. The ruling alliance must be kept intact, he said, arguing that NC also needs cooperation from the alliance.

BIRENDRANAGAR, March 13: Nepali Congress General Secretary Gagan Thapa has said that it is not certain if there will be an electoral alliance among the current ruling coalition.

TRISHULI, March 13: Chairman of the CPN (Maoist Center) Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said his party would forge electoral alliance with the ruling parties as much as possible, and if not, it would contest the election alone.

KATHMANDU, March 9: The ruling Nepali Congress(NC) has said that it will make a decision whether to forge electoral alliance with coalition partners in the upcoming local level election only after completing the party's first phase of election campaign.

KAVREPALANCHOWK, Feb 15: General Secretary of the Nepali Congress Gagan Thapa has said his party will forge an electoral alliance as per need. Talking to leaders and cadres of the party in Banepa on Monday, General Secretary Thapa, however, said the central directives of the party would not count in the local level elections.

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