KATHMANDU, Feb 10: Even though the government has provided the necessary budget for the completion of the House of Representatives and Provincial Assembly elections, the Election Commission (EC) is unable to pay the expenses incurred for the conduct and management of the elections.

JANAKPURDHAM, Jan 16: The Speaker's election in Madhesh Province has been postponed for a day. The Speaker's election is scheduled to be held tomorrow. Secretary Ranjit Kumar Yadav of the Provincial Assembly informed Republica that the meeting of the Provincial Assembly has been postponed to mourn the loss of life in the plane crash in Pokhara.

KATHMANDU, Jan11: Rajkumar Sharma, the parliamentary party leader of the CPN (Maoist Center) in Karnali Provincial Assembly, is going to stake his claim to the post of chief minister of the province today.

KATHMANDU, Dec 9: The final results of the elections held on November 20 have been announced. While Nepali Congress (NC) has become the biggest party by winning the highest number of seats in the First Past the Post (FPTP) electoral system, CPN-UML has got the highest number of seats in the Proportional Representation (PR) electoral system in the HoR.

KATHMANDU, Dec 8: The final results of the elections held on November 20 have been announced. Nepali Congress has become the biggest party by winning the highest number of seats in the direct and proportional elections.

DANG, Dec 6: On October 6, 2020, the name and permanent capital of the then Province 5 was passed by a two-thirds majority of the Provincial Assembly. The assembly agreed on Lumbini as the name of the province and Deukhuri Valley as its permanent capital.

KATHMANDU, Nov 23: The Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) has won the elections to both provincial assembly (PA) seats of Kathmandu constituency no 2.

KATHMANDU, Sept 18: CPN-UML central secretariat meeting is to be held in Balkot to prepare the closed list of candidates under the proportional representation category.

KATHMANDU, Sept 16: Kamala Pant, a member of parliament (MP) from the ruling Nepali Congress, has urged all political parties to increase the candidature of women in the direct elections to the provincial assemblies and House of Representatives slated for November 20.

KATHMANDU, August 26: The meeting of the seat allocation Task Force of the five-party alliance is scheduled to be held today. The meeting will be held today at 4 pm at the Prime Minister's official residence in Baluwatar.

KATHMANDU, August 26: The Election Commission has invited applications from today to the parties to participate proportionally in the Federal and Provincial Assembly elections to be held on November 20.

KATHMANDU, August 24: The Election Commission (EC) has invited applications from national organizations interested in supervising and monitoring the upcoming federal and provincial assembly elections. The EC had earlier invited international organizations for supervision.

KATHMANDU, August 18: The Election Commission (EC) on Wednesday issued a four-point directive to the government for the effective security management of the elections to the House of Representatives and Provincial Assembly scheduled for November 20.

KATHMANDU, July 25: A meeting of the provincial assembly of Karnali Province that had been postponed for about a week, will be held today. The CPN (Maoist Center), the main party in the ruling coalition, left the meeting held on July 19, expressing discontent over the government. Speaker Raj Bahadur Shahi disclosed that the meeting has been called at 3 PM today.

KATHMANDU, JULY 14: The budget for the fiscal year 2022/23 presented by Prakash Bahadur Rawal, Minister for Economic Affairs of Sudurpaschim Province Government, in the Provincial Assembly meeting has not yet been discussed.

DHANUSHA, March 23: The Province Assembly meeting of Madhesh Province called for Wednesday has been postponed again.

BUTWAL, Feb 1: The Lumbini Province Assembly has passed 67 bills in four years of its establishment. A total of 74 bills were registered at the Assembly, according to the Province Assembly Secretariat.

BIRATNAGAR, Jan 18: Chief Minister Rajendra Rai of Province 1 has said that a provincial assembly meeting will be convened by February 3 and that the official name of the province will be finalized in the ongoing winter session.

JANAKPURDHAM, Jan 17: Province 2 is in the process of being converted from a number to letters. In a meeting held on Sunday, the members of the provincial assembly seemed to be unanimous on the issue of a permanent capital of the province, but they were divided on its name.

KATHMANDU, Dec 11: The provincial assembly meeting of Bagmati Province has been scheduled for December 22. The seventh meeting of the provincial assembly under its 9th Convention will be held on December 22 at 1PM.

KATHMANDU, Nov 16: The Provincial Assembly meeting of Province 1 has been postponed after the lawmakers belonging to CPN-UML party denied attending the meeting.

BIRATNAGAR, Nov 16: The main opposition CPN-UML has demanded postponement of the meeting of the Provincial Assembly of Province 1 scheduled for Tuesday. The main opposition party, CPN-UML, has demanded the postponement of the meeting as Chief Minister of Province 1 Rajendra Rai is preparing to table a vote of confidence motion in the meeting.

KATHMANDU, Nov 1: Chief Minister of Province 1 Bhim Acharya has announced his resignation from the post. Acharya announced his resignation even before taking the vote of confidence at the provincial assembly.

MAKWANPUR, Oct 11: Bagmati Chief Minister Asta Laxmi Shakya proposed to take a vote of confidence in the meeting of the Provincial Assembly on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, June 7: The first meeting of the sixth convention of the Provincial Assembly of Province 2 is scheduled to be held today.

BIRATNAGAR, Feb 7: The Oli-led faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) on Sunday obstructed the provincial assembly of Province 1 in a move to block a discussion on the vote of no-confidence filed earlier against Chief Minister Sher Dhan Rai at the Provincial Assembly.

BUTWAL, Oct 6: The main opposition party Nepali Congress (NC) has issued a whip to its provincial lawmakers to vote against the proposal to name Province 5 as Lumbini and fix Deukhuri as its capital.

BUTWAL, Sept 18: The Social Development Committee of the Provincial Assembly of Province 5, has sought details of the procurement of medicines and health equipment from the Health Directorate under the Ministry of Social Development of the province after complaints were filed accusing the Directorate officials of irregularities while purchasing the items.

JANAKPUR, Sept 9: Dilip Kumar Sah, a member of Province 2 assembly, is to face suspension for polygamy. His suspension follows a suggestion by the Office of Chief Attorney to the Speaker of the provincial assembly to suspend lawmaker Sah for polygamy, citing the high court's recent verdict.

KATHMANDU, July 5: Provincial Assembly Member Rajiv Gurung alias Dipak Manange, a gangster-turned-politician, stole the media limelight on Thursday when the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) officially welcomed him into the party.

MAKWANPUR, May 14: The main opposition party, Nepali Congress (NC), obstructed the provincial assembly session of Province 3 on Monday, demanding that the permanent capital of the province be fixed without further delay.

BIRATNAGAR, May 2: The rift within the ruling Nepal Communist Party’s (NCP) Province 1 provincial committee  has further widened, with  the provincial assembly members and cabinet members failing to agree on the name of the province and its permanent capital.

KATHMANDU, April 13: High profile individuals including a member of provincial assembly and a senior advocate have filed complaints at the Parliamentary Hearings Committee (PHC) against the nominees of the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) and Supreme Court justices.

JANAKPUR, March 22: Unhappy with the federal government deputing chief district officers (CDOs) in Province 2, the government of the province is introducing a bill in the provincial assembly to counter this. If the bill gets endorsed by the provincial assembly the provincial government will have its own chief district administrators to do its bidding.

KATHMANDU, Jan 28: Rajiv Gurung aka Deepak Manange, who was elected a provincial assembly member of Province 4 from Manang (B) as an independent candidate, administered oath of office and secrecy in Pokhara on Monday.

Provincial Assembly candidate shot dead

November 25, 2018 07:25 am

KAPILVASTU, Nov 25: Dipendra Chaudhary, a youth leader and an independent candidate for the Provincial Assembly from Kapilvastu, was shot dead following a dispute with a local on Friday evening. Dipendra, 35,  of Sudhodhan Rural Municipality-4 was killed near his residence along the Lawani-Hathihawa road.

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.

DHANGADHI, Sept 29: Province 7 has been named Far-western Province from Friday with Godawari in Kailali district as its capital. A decision to this effect was taken on Friday despite friction over the choices.