KATHMANDU, May 7: A meeting of the Rastriya Swatantra Party (RSP)’s parliamentary party has commenced.

SUDURPASCHIM, May 6: A report about the April 27 by-election of the Province Assembly (PA) in Bajhang 1(a) has been presented to Sudurpaschim Province Chief, Najir Miya.

ILAM, April 30: Suhang Nembang, the CPN-UML candidate in the by-election to the Member of House of Representatives, has embarked on his parliamentary career after his victory in the by-polls held in Ilam-2 constituency.

BAJHANG, April 28: The CPN-UML’s candidate has obtained the highest votes so far in the ongoing vote count in the by-election held Saturday for the vacant post of province assembly member in Bajhang (A).

ILAM, April 27: Voting for the by-election to elect a representative to the House of Representatives in Ilam constituency-2 and provincial assembly member in Bajhang-1(a) is underway.

BAJHANG, April 26: Construction of the Bajhang-Taklakot Road has become the common election agenda of candidates contesting in the Province Assembly by-election to be held in Bajhang Province Assembly constituency 1 (A) this Saturday (April 27).

KATHMANDU, April 25: The silent period for the by-elections for the members of House of Representatives in Ilam Constituency-2 and for Provincial Assembly in Bajhang Provincial Assembly Constituency- 1 has begun from today, which will be held on April 27.

KATHMANDU, April 19: The Election Commission (EC) has sought cooperation from government and other stakeholders to hold by-election in a free, fair and credible manner. The by-election is scheduled for April 27.

KATHMANDU, April 15: The Election Commission (EC) has started the registration and updating of voter lists in districts except Ilam and Bajhang where by-elections will be held. The EC had halted the voter registration process from February 26 for the by-election.

KATHMANDU, April 10: The Election Commission (EC) on Wednesday provided election symbols to candidates of the by-election of the House of Representatives.

KATHMANDU, April 9: Schools in the areas where by-elections are scheduled to take place will remain closed for two days.

ILAM, April 8: The voters in Ilam constituency number 2 are excited to elect their representative to the House of Representatives, the lower house of the Federal Parliament. The by-election is taking place on the 27th of this month.

KATHMANDU, April 7: The Election Commission (EC) has invited complaints against candidates of the by-elections to be held in Ilam Constituency-2 for a member of the House of Representatives and Bajhang Constituency 1 (1) for a member of the Provincial Assembly.

ILLAM, April 7: A total of 20 candidates have registered their nominations for the by-elections of Ilam Constituency-2 to be held on April 27.

ILAM, April 6: The Janamat Party registered its nominations first at the office of the Chief Electoral Officer in Ilam for the by-election being held in Ilam-2.

KATHMANDU, March 28: The Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) has selected Lakshmi Gurung as its candidate for the by-election in the Ilam constituency 2.

KATHMANDU, March 27: Nepali Congress (NC), the major opposition party, has put forward a list of seven individuals as potential candidates for the upcoming by-election in Illam-2.

KATHMANDU, March 24: The CPN-UML has announced Daman Bahadur Bhandari as its candidate for the upcoming by-election in Bajhang-1, scheduled for April 24.

KATHMANDU, March 19: The Election Commission (EC) has allocated election symbols for 20 political parties gearing up for the forthcoming by-election in Illam and Bajhang districts.

KATHMANDU, August 2: Rastriya Swatantra Party (RSP) Chairman Rabi Lamichhane has announced that he will plant about 54,176 saplings according to the votes received in the by-election.

The recent by-elections have sent a clear message to established political forces: citizens are seeking results from politics and are fed up with traditional parties that only enjoy the 'musical chair' of power. The emergence of the Rastriya Swatantra Party (RSP) as the fourth largest party in the general elections held last November, within a few months of its establishment, and its resounding victories in two of the three constituencies in the by-elections held on Sunday, have reaffirmed the need for traditional parties to reform themselves or risk further erosion.

KATHMANDU, April 26: Rastriya Swatantra Party (RSP) President Rabi Lamichhane and the party’s candidate Dr Swarnim Wagle have won by-election held on Sunday with a wide margin.

Dr Wagle got more than half of the total Sadar votes, Bhattarai got 30 percent

KATHMANDU, April 24: CPN-UML candidate Ram Prasad Neupane has taken an initial lead in the counting of votes for Chitwan-2 by-election.

CHITWAN, April 24: The Election Commission (EC) has sought clarification from the Rastriya Swatantra Party (RSP) Chairman and House of Representatives by-election candidate from Chitwan-2, Rabi Lamichhane, for allegedly violating the election code of conduct.

CHITWAN, April 24: The counting of the votes under the by-elections held yesterday in Chitwan Constituency number 2 will begin from 1PM today. Assistant Electoral Officer Ishwar Acharya said that an all-party meeting which started earlier today has agreed to begin the counting of votes from 1PM.

KATHMANDU, April 24: Rastriya Swatantra Party (RSP)'s candidate Dr Swarnim Wagle is leading with a huge margin in the ongoing vote counting the byelection held in Tanahun-1.

Kathmandu, April 24: The by-election for the members of the House of Representatives (HoR) in three constituencies concluded successfully on Sunday.

CHITWAN, April 23: Voting for the by-election continues in Chitwan Constituency number 2 from 7 am. Nepali Congress candidate Jit Narayan Shrestha has voted from Chaturmukhi High School Shaktikhor.

CHITWAN, April 23: Voting for the by-election in Chitwan-2, Tanahun-1 and Bara-2 began at 7 am.

KATHMANDU, April 23: By-elections in three vacant constituencies of the House of Representatives are being held today.

Ensure election integrity

April 23, 2023 07:37 am

Today, as voters in Tanahun, Bara, and Chitwan head to the polls for the by-elections, concerns have arisen about the integrity of the electoral process. Rastriya Swatantra Party (RSP) candidates have accused the ruling parties of using money, muscle, and power to sway the voters on the eve of the election, an allegation that cannot be taken lightly.

KATHMANDU, April 22: The road section from Muglin to Madi River in Tanahun will be completely closed on the day of the by-election tomorrow.

KATHMANDU, April 21: The Election Commission (EC) has made special provision for closely observing and monitoring the silence period of the by-election to the Members of the House of Representatives. The silence period came into effect from midnight on Thursday.

BARA, April 21: The Nepal-India border points in Bara district have been sealed for 72 hours from today in view of the by-election taking place in Bara constituency-2 on April 2

KATHMANDU, April 15: The Janamat Party, which left the government after not getting the water supply ministry, is preparing to leave the ruling coalition. The Janamat Party leader believes that Nepali Congress, Maoist Center, CPN (Unified Socialist Party) and other parties in the alliance have betrayed them.

KATHMANDU, April 12: The Election Commission has issued permission to six organizations for the election observation of the by-election going to be held on coming April 23 for the member of House of Representatives (HoR).

CHITWAN, April 9: As many as 29 polling stations, out of 43, in the Chitwan electoral constituency have been assessed as 'highly sensitive' in view of the upcoming House of Representatives (HoR) by-election. The by-poll is being held in three constituencies - Bara-2, Chitwan-2  and Tanahun-1 on coming April 23.

CHITWAN, April 7: The District Administration Office, Chitwan, has asked the general public to hand over the weapons in the houses to the nearest police station.

KATHMANDU, April 7: The code of conduct for the by-election of members of the House of Representatives has come into effect from today.

KATHMANDU, April 5: The Election Commission (EC) has said that the election code of conduct will come into force from April 6 for the by-election of members of the House of Representatives to be held on April 23.

KATHMANDU, April 5: The Election Commission(EC) is scheduled to publish the final name list today for the by-election to be held on April 23.

KATHMANDU, April 3: Nagarik Unmukti Party, a coalition ally in the incumbent government, has decided to field its own candidates for the April 23 by-election (in all three constituencies, Bara-2, Chitwan-2 and Tanahun-1).

KATHMANDU, April 2: Nomination papers of candidates are being registered on Monday for the by-election of members of the House of Representatives to be held on April 23.

KATHMANDU, April 1: CPN-UML has nominated former police chief Sarbendra Khanal as the party’s candidate for the upcoming by-election in Tanahun Constituency-1 and Ram Prasad Neupane in Chitwan Constituency-2.  The byelections will  be held on April 23.

Dr Swarnim Wagle decides to quit NC

March 30, 2023 16:23 pm

KATHMANDU, March 30: Renowned economist Dr Swarnim Wagle has decided to quit Nepali Congress (NC) alleging that he was repeatedly humiliated by the party's top leadership.

CHITWAN, March 30: Nepali Congress (NC) has decided to nominate Jeet Narayan Shrestha as a member of the House of Representatives in Chitwan-2.

KATHMANDU, March 25: The Rastriya Swatantra Party (RSP) has decided to file candidacy in all three constituencies where a by-election is taking place on April 23.

KATHMANDU, March 24: The Loktantrik Samajwadi Party (LSP), Nepal has decided to register the party in the Election Commission (EC) to participate in the by-election taking place on April 23.

KATHMANDU, March 20: Names of 11 aspiring candidates from the Nepali Congress (NC) have been recommended to the party center for the by-elections to be held on April 25 in Chitwan-2.