KATHMANDU, Dec 1: Election Officers preparing to moving voting booth after collecting election materials from District Election Office of Kathmandu for the 2nd phase election at Babarmahal on Friday, December 1, 2017.

ROLPA, Nov 30: Even though the first phase elections to the House of Representatives and Provincial Assembly were over, the concerned body is facing a security challenge for safe-keeping of the ballot boxes.

KATHMANDU, NOV 29- Ballot boxes used during the first phase of the House of Representatives and State Assemblies elections held Sunday (November 26) in 32 districts have already been collected safely in the respective district headquarters, the Election Commission said.

JAJARKOT, Nov 29: Three days after the first phase of parliamentary and provincial elections, ballot boxes from various parts of Jajarkot have finally arrived at the district headquarters Khalanga on Tuesday evening. Difficult topography and lack of road connectivity posed serious problem while transporting the ballot boxes.

JUMLA, Nov 29:  Even though the Ministry of Home Affairs had marked Jumla as a highly sensitive area in terms of security for the parliamentary and provincial polls, Sunday's election in the district was largely peaceful and systematic. However, the safety of ballot boxes for the next ten days has become a new challenge for authorities of the district.

KATHMANDU, Nov 28: Ballot boxes of 71 polling stations of six districts used for the elections to the House of Representatives and State Assemblies held on November 26 are yet to be brought to the district headquarters.

KATHMANDU, Nov 28: Dismissing worries about the storage of ballot boxes of phase one parliamentary and provincial assembly polls for ten days, local administrations and political parties have said they have sealed the storage rooms in most of the districts with separate padlocks from each major political party.

KATHMANDU, Nov 28: Election Commission officials in 32 districts have started transporting the ballot boxes from the polling stations to the respective district headquarters.

Three-tier security for ballot boxes

November 27, 2017 18:46 pm

SINDHUPALCHOK, Nov 27: The local administration in Sindhupalchok district has arranged three-tiers of security for the ballot boxes sealed with the mandate of the voters.

DHADING Nov 27: Helicopter is being used to transport ballot boxes from remote areas to the district headquarter, Dhading Besi. A chopper was used to bring 51 ballot boxes from 20 rural municipalities of eastern Dhading, chief district officer Shyam Prasad Bhandari said adding that the chopper was used in areas marked highly sensitive.

WEST RUKUM, Nov 27: An unidentified group hurled bomb at staff transporting ballot boxes from Chaurjahari to Musikot, the district’s head quarter. The bomb detonated at Ghartikada of Chaurjahari municipality-6.

Collection of ballot boxes starts

November 27, 2017 06:00 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 27: As the security of the ballot boxes remains the main concern of all political parties, the government has made an arrangement to first collect the ballot boxes at nearby collection centers before transporting them to the district headquarters on Monday.

ILAM, Nov 27: Ballot boxes from several polling booths of Panchthar and Taplejung districts have already been brought to the center. However, it might take one more day for the security forces to bring the boxes from remote zones.

Acid poured in ballot boxes

November 26, 2017 13:40 pm

RUKKUM, Nov 26: Voting at Kada of Bafikot and Gausaina of Athbiskot rural municipalities have stopped after unidentified personnel poured acid on the ballot boxes. The Chief District Officer, Bansi Kumar Acharya said that details are yet to arrive from the location.

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, May 14: As the election hour for voting comes to an end, the ballot boxes are being collected from the polling stations at the counting centers.

DOLAKAHA, May 14: One person is killed when the police opened the fire at the Pabati polling center of Melung rural municipality-1.

POKHARA/GORKHA, May 12  It will take about two days to collect ballot boxes in some of the rural municipalities of remote Gorkha, say the election officers of the district.

CHITWAN, May 7: Authorities have pointed out the need of helicopters for quick, safe and secure delivery of ballot boxes to their destinations after voting in some rural areas of Chitwan district.

10,000 ballot boxes reach Keirung

March 31, 2017 23:52 pm

KATHMANDU, March 31: With the upcoming local elections just around the corner, a total of 10,000 ballot boxes purchased from China have arrived at Kerung of Nepal-China border on Friday.