NEW DELHI, May 12: Voters in Delhi and elsewhere in India’s north lined up early on Sunday to cast their ballots in the second-to-last round of a seven-phase general election, with the opposition seeking a united stand to deny Prime Minister Narendra Modi a second term.
KATHMANDU, OCT 31: Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Ayodhee Prasad Yadav furnished clarifications to the Supreme Court Monday, stating that the Election Commission (EC) has decided to print the First-Past-the-Post ballots separately and that he does not have any intention of disrespecting the apex court order regarding the upcoming parliamentary elections.
KATHMANDU, Oct 27:While the Supreme Court (SC) has sought details of progress in printing separate ballot papers for parliamentary and provincial assembly elections, the Election Commission (EC) has started printing the ballots as designed earlier, with both the ballots on a single sheet of paper.
KATHMANDU, July 1: With discrepancies in the numbers of ballot papers at vote counting centers, the Election Commission (EC) has instructed election officers at the local units not to recognize ballot papers other than those sealed in the ballot boxes.
KATHMANDU, June 20: The Supreme Court has demanded the ballot papers that were torn by CPN (Maoist Center) representatives in Bharatpur Metropolitan City last month, among other documents, before reaching a decision over the incident.
KATHMANDU, May 31: Failing to decide whether or not to resume vote counting in Bharatpur Metropolitan City, the Election Commission (EC) has asked the chief returning officer to report the ‘actual status’ of damaged ballot papers without further delay.
KATHMANDU, April 6: The Election Commission (EC) is to start printing the ballot papers for Province 2 from Friday even as the government is still negotiating with the agitating Madhes-centric parties to bring them on board the election process.
KATHMANDU, March 18: The Election Commission (EC) has delayed its plan to print the ballot papers starting from Saturday, citing lack of internal preparations in arranging the election symbols for political parties and independent candidates, among other things. The ballots will now be printed a couple of days later.