Nov 20 polls: Where Do We Go From Here?

December 1, 2022 10:15 am

According to the latest results of the November 20 elections, four of the top five parties are from the ruling coalition. This coalition is sure to be the one on the top. This election may produce a strong government with certain qualified candidates but it will make the country weaker due to the dispersion of votes. The much-needed peace and political stability are far away even after the election, as feared by some political observers.

POKHARA, Nov 27: The election results obtained so far hints that the ruling coalition will gain a majority in Gandaki Province.

TIKAPUR, Nov 23: The candidate of the ruling coalition has taken the lead, leaving behind Nagarik Unmukti Party candidate in Kailali Constituency 2. A total of 14,223 votes have been counted so far. Bhagat Baduwal of CPN (Maoist Center) is ahead of Arun Chaudhary of the Nagarik Unmukti Party by 167 votes.

SINDHULI, Nov 22: Ruling coalition is leading in two areas of Sindhuli. Shyam Kumar Ghimire of Nepali Congress (NC) is leading in Sindhuli-1.

Dolakha, Nov 21: Workers close to the ruling coalition have been chanting slogans in Dolakha, demanding the Election Commission to begin vote count immediately.

INARUWA, Nov 7: Minister for Communications and Information Technology Gyanendra Bahadur Karki has said that the ruling coalition would form the new government following the upcoming federal election.

KATHMANDU, Oct 28: The ruling coalition of five-parties has urged its leaders and cadres as well as the voters to help elect their common candidates in the upcoming elections.

KATHMANDU, Oct 23: The ruling coalition led by the Nepali Congress (NC) is gathering today in Sudurpaschim Province and Karnali Province. The top leaders of the alliance are scheduled to address those gatherings.

KATHMANDU, Oct 17: CPN (Maoist Center) Chairperson Pushpa Kamal Dahal pointed out the need to forward economic development and prosperity plans simultaneously so as to institutionalize political changes.

KATHMANDU, Oct 16: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that it is necessary for the parties involved in the alliance to move forward together.

KATHMANDU, Oct 11: A meeting of the ruling alliance has warned of taking action against those filing candidacy against the consent of their respective party.

KATHMANDU, Oct 11: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba is going to dismiss four ministers representing the Janata Samajwadi Party (JSP) which left the ruling coalition a few days ago. PM Deuba is ready to dismiss the ministers of the party and if that is not possible, he will retain them as ministers without portfolios by Wednesday.

PM calls ruling coalition meeting

October 11, 2022 14:03 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 11: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has called a meeting of the ruling coalition. A leader said that in the meeting, they will discuss the issue of rebel candidates outside the alliance and dismissal of the ministers of the Janata Samajwadi Party (JSP) which has left the ruling alliance.

KATHMANDU, Oct 9: The ruling coalition has agreed to provide 7 seats in the House of Representatives and 16 in the Provincial Assembly to Loktantrik Samajwadi Party (LSP) led by Mahantha Thakur as a part of electoral alliance.

KATHMANDU, Oct 8: Along with the distribution of seats among the ruling coalition parties, the candidates of the CPN (Unified Socialists) have also been decided. Based on the constituencies of outgoing MPs and influential leaders of the party, the United Socialist took the number of seats from the alliance.

KATHMANDU, Oct 8: The ruling coalition parties have finalized the distribution of electoral constituencies after a long struggle.

KATHMANDU, Oct 7: The meeting of the four parties of the ruling coalition for the distribution of electoral constituencies among the alliance parties for the House of Representatives and provincial assembly elections is still underway in Baluwatar until this evening.

KATHMANDU, Oct 7: The Janata Samajwadi Party (JSP) is absent in the meeting of the ruling alliance which has been going on since morning at the Prime Minister's residence, Baluwatar.

KATHMANDU, Oct 6: A meeting of the parties in the ruling alliance has started discussing seat distribution for the upcoming elections.

KATHMANDU, Oct 4: A meeting of the leaders of the ruling coalition will be held at 3PM on Tuesday to finalize the distribution of constituencies for the upcoming elections.

JSP signals exit from ruling coalition

October 2, 2022 12:35 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 2: The Janata Samajwadi Party (JSP) has indicated that it will leave the ruling five-party coalition.A JSP executive committee meeting held on Saturday indicated that it will leave the alliance. The meeting said that the current discussion regarding seat distribution for the upcoming election is not satisfactory and has decided to coordinate with other parties as an alternative to the alliance, and if that is not possible, will contest the election alone.

Ruling coalition meeting today

September 30, 2022 10:57 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 30: A meeting of the ruling coalition is being held today to decide the candidates for the upcoming elections to the House of Representatives and provincial assemblies.

KATHMANDU, Sept 28: A meeting of the ruling coalition has begun to finalize seats sharing in the elections to the members of the House of Representatives and Province Assembly scheduled for November 20.

KATHMANDU, Sept 27: A meeting of the leaders of the ruling coalition parties on the distribution of seats for the upcoming House of Representatives and provincial assembly elections is currently underway at Baluwatar, the official residence of the Prime Minister.

KATHMANDU, Sept 25: A meeting of the ruling coalition is being held today. The meeting will be held at Baluwatar, the official residence of the Prime Minister.

Ruling coalition nears consensus

September 23, 2022 11:59 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 23: The five ruling political parties are close to agreeing on seat distribution for the upcoming elections slated for November 20. In a meeting held on Thursday at the Prime Minister's residence, Baluwatar, the top leaders gathered to forge consensus on the constituencies of some districts of Madhesh Province.

KATHMANDU, Sept 22: A meeting of the ruling coalition is being held to discuss the distribution of seats for the upcoming Federal Parliament and provincial assemblies elections.

KATHMANDU, Sept 21: The ruling coalition has concluded that President Bidya Devi Bhandari’s move to refuse to certify the Citizenship Amendment Bill is an insult to and devaluation of the federal parliament.

KATHMANDU, Sept 21: The ruling coalition is holding an urgent meeting today to discuss their future course of action as President Bidhya Devi Bhandari rejected certifying the Citizenship Amendment Bill for the second time.

KATHMANDU, Sept 20: The meeting of the top leaders of the ruling coalition to finalize the direct distribution of seats for the House of Representatives and Province Assembly elections to be held on November 20 has ended.

KATHMANDU, Sept 11: The meeting of the top leaders of the ruling coalition has ended without any agreement on the seat distribution among the coalition parties for the upcoming November 20 elections. The meeting in Baluwatar, which lasted for about four hours, ended without any conclusion over the allotment of seats.

KATHMANDU, Sept 11: The meeting of top leaders of the ruling coalition is being held today. The meeting began at the prime minister's official residence, Baluwatar at 8 AM.

KATHMANDU, Sept 7: The meeting of the Task Force formed by the ruling coalition for the distribution of seats of House of Representatives (HoR) among ruling parties will be held at 5 PM today.

KATHMANDU, Sept 6: The meeting of the task force formed for the distribution of seats among ruling parties for the parliamentary and provincial assembly elections is being held today. The task force has claimed to reach final agreement on seat distribution from today's meeting.

KATHMANDU, Sept 5: The ruling coalition’s Task Force formed to decide on the distribution of parliamentary seats among parties is being held today. The meeting is scheduled to take place today at 1 PM at the Prime Minister's official residence in Baluwatar.

KATHMANDU, Sept 2: The ruling political parties held a thorough discussion on how they could allocate seats among them for the coming elections to the federal and provincial parliaments slated for November 20. The agreement among the parties, however, appears elusive despite a series of negotiations.

KATHMANDU, August 31: A meeting of the ruling coalition is being held today. The meeting is going to be held at 5 PM.

KATHMANDU, August 28: A meeting of the ruling coalition is being held today. The meeting is being held at the Prime Minister's official residence, Baluwatar, at 4 PM.

KATHMANDU, August 23: A meeting of the top leaders of the ruling coalition is being held today to discuss the issue of seat distribution for the upcoming elections.

KATHMANDU, August 17: The meeting of the ruling coalition’s seat allocation Task Force is being held today. The meeting is going to be held at Baluwatar at 4 PM.

KATHMANDU, August 16: The ruling coalition has decided to proceed with the Citizenship Bill.

KATHMANDU, August 15: The top leaders of the ruling coalition have requested Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba to take necessary initiatives for the management of the waste in the Kathmandu Valley.

Ruling coalition meeting today

August 15, 2022 10:48 am

KATHMANDU, August 15: The meeting of the ruling coalition is being held today. The meeting has been called at the Prime Minister’s official residence in Baluwatar at noon.

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.

Ruling coalition meeting underway

August 5, 2022 11:17 am

KATHMANDU, August 5: A meeting of the ruling coalition is currently underway. The ruling coalition meeting follows the government’s announcement of the date for the House of Representatives and provincial assembly elections yesterday.

KATHMANDU, July 16: Nepal Rasta Bank (NRB) Governor Maha Prasad Adhikari, who had resumed his work on April 20 after the order of the Supreme Court, has courted controversy again.

KATHMANDU, June 22: Ruling coalition lawmakers including Nepali Congress (NC)’s Sajay Kumar Gautam, CPN (Maoist Center)’s Dharmashila Chapagain and CPN (Unified Socialist)’s Parwati Kumari Bisunke have criticized the government over the delay in providing fertilizers to the farmers, not allocating a budget for their electoral constituency in the budget for upcoming fiscal year, and not making any efforts to provide relief to the citizens hit the hardest by the spike in inflation.

KATHMANDU, June 9: Member of the House of Representatives Krishna Bahadur Rai has said that the responsibility of waste management in Kathmandu Valley lies with the ruling coalition.

DHARAN, May 22: Independent candidate Harka Raj Rai (Sampang) has secured his victory in the mayoral race of Dharan Sub-metropolis. There are only 3,284 votes left to count while Sampang is leading by 4,281 votes against his closest rival from the five-party alliance Kishor Rai. Even if Kishor receives all the remaining votes, Sampang will still win the elections.

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.