EC scraps Dr Toshima's candidacy

October 30, 2022 11:55 am

KATHMANDU, Oct 30: The Election Commission (EC) has scrapped the candidacy of Dr Toshima Karki. She was the candidate of Rastriya Swatantra Party for the House of Representatives from constituency no. 3 of Lalitpur district.

KATHMANDU, Oct 21: The Supreme Court (SC) has scrapped the candidacy of CPN (Unified Socialist) candidate Raju Gurung in Rupandehi-2. Gurung was a candidate of the ruling alliance for the House of Representatives (HoR) election.

KATHMANDU, Oct 10: Reshamlal Chaudhary, who was sentenced to life by the court in a mass murder case, registered his nomination for a membership of the House of Representatives (HoR) through his representative, but according to the law, his candidacy will not be valid.

KATHMANDU, Oct 9: Social activist Jagannath Lamichhane has filed his candidacy as an independent candidate for election to the member of Bagmati Provincial Assembly from Kathmandu district constituency no 5 (2).

KATHMANDU, Oct 9: Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) Chairman Rajendra Lingden has registered his nomination papers from Jhapa Constituency No 3 for the House of Representatives elections to be held on November 20.

KATHMANDU, Oct 9: Bhim Parajuli, a central member of the Nepali Congress, has registered his candidature for a member of the Provincial Assembly.

KATHMANDU, Oct 9: CPN (Maoist Center) leader Janardan Sharma has registered his candidacy for the House of Representatives elections to be held on November 20.

KATHMANDU, Oct 9: CPN-UML Chairperson KP Sharma Oli has registered his candidacy for the election to the House of Representatives from Jhapa-5. The elections are slated for November 20.

KATHMANDU, Oct 9: For the upcoming elections, Nepali Congress has nominated National Planning Commission (NPC) Vice Chairman Bishwa Poudel from Chitwan-1 and State Minister Umesh Shrestha from Chitwan-2.

KATHMANDU, Oct 8: The Nepali Congress (NC) Parliamentary Board has decided the candidates for the upcoming House of Representatives (HoR) election. The party’s Parliamentary Board meeting held at the Prime Minister's residence in Baluwatar on Friday night decided the candidates.

KATHMANDU, August 17: Nepali Congress (NC) General Secretary Bishwa Prakash Sharma has announced that he will contest the election from his home district Jhapa.

KATHMANDU, July 28: Journalist Khem Bhandari has announced that he will contest the upcoming federal election from the same electoral constituency where former media personality Ravi Lamichhane, the coordinator of National Independent Party, will contest the election.

KATHMANDU, July 19: Bibeksheel Sanjha Party leader Rabindra Mishra is planning to contest the upcoming federal election from constituency number 1 of Kathmandu district, according to sources close to Mishra.

MANANG, May 14: Konjo Tenzing Lama of Nepali Congress (NC) has been elected the chairperson of Narpabhumi Rural Municipality. He was elected with 158 votes. His nearest rival was an independent candidate, who received 111 votes.

DHANGADI, May 12: At least four members of a family were injured when a group of Nepali Congress(NC) cadres attacked Jaggu Ram Chaudhary, a CPN-UML Ward Chairman candidate for Godavari Municipality-6 on Wednesday night, with Khukuri.

MANGALBARE, May 12: Locals have brought CPN-UML candidates for the chief of Sandakpur Rural Municipality Uday Rai under their control.

TAPLEJUNG, May 2: Ten candidates have been elected unopposed in local-level elections in Taplejung. They have been elected unopposed after no one filed their candidacy against them while some candidacies filed for the same posts were withdrawn.

MYAGDI, April 30: All people’s representatives of Dhaulagiri Rural Municipality-1, Gurja in Myagdi district have been elected unopposed prior to the scheduled date of local election.

DAMAULI, April 28: Six women have registered their candidacies for the positions of chief/mayor of rural municipalities and municipalities for the May 13 local level elections in Tanahun.

KATHMANDU, April 28: A total of 308 candidates have filed their nominations for various positions in Budhanilkantha Municipality of Kathmandu for the May 13 elections.

KATHMANDU, April 26: The Election Commission (EC) has publicized the additional name-list of those who have registered their nominations for local level election slated for May 13. As per the statistics till 12 noon today, the number of nominees registered is 144,416.

KATHMANDU, April 25: Nepali Congress (NC) has decided to field candidacy of Sirjana Singh as the Mayor of Kathmandu Metropolitan City, Nagesh Koirala as the Mayor of Biratnagar Metropolitan City and Chiribabu Maharjan as the Mayor of Lalitpur.

ITAHARI, April 24: As Nepal gears up for the local polls slated for May 13, the main opposition CPN (UML) has finalized its candidates for two Sub-Metropolitan Cities of Province 1.

KATHMANDU, Dec 7: Nepali Congress (NC) Central Member Jiwan Pariyar has announced to contest for the post of the party's Joint General Secretary in the upcoming 14th General Convention.

KATHMANDU, Sept 9:  Nepali Congress (NC) Central Working Committee (CWC) member Bishwa Prakash Sharma, who has been serving as the party's spokesperson, has announced his candidacy for the post of the party's General Secretary in the upcoming 14th General Convention of the party.

KATHMANDU, Sept 1: Kalyan Gurung, a central member of the ruling Nepali Congress (NC), has announced his candidature for the post of party president.

KATHMANDU, August 30: Gagan Thapa has announced his candidacy for the post of general secretary of the Nepali Congress (NC) in the upcoming 14th general convention of the party.

TOKYO, Sept 2: Japan’s Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga is due to hold a news conference later on Wednesday when he is expected to confirm his candidacy in the ruling party’s leadership election, a race he looks heavily favoured to win.

KATHMANDU, July 14: Chandra Prasad Dhakal, vice-president of the Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI), on Tuesday announced his candidacy for the position of senior vice-president in the upcoming election of the federation. The umbrella organization of the country’s private sector has scheduled the election of its top position for August 10-11.

KATHMANDU, Oct 11: Dr Keshav Paudel has announced his candidacy for the post of General Secretary of the Non-Resident Nepalis (NRN) Association.

KATHMANDU, March 17: Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun has filed his candidacy for the post of Vice President of Federal Nepal again on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, March 14: The main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) stood against the re-election of President Bhidhaya Devi Bhandari in a symbolic protest over various controversial decisions she took during her first term in office, NC leaders said on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Mar 9: Krishna Bahadur Mahara filed his nomination from CPN Maoist Center to be the speaker of Federal Parliament today.

KATHMANDU, Mar 7: Kumari Laxmi Rai from Nepali Congress has filed her name as presidential nominee against Bidhya Devi Bhandari.

KATHMANDU, Mar 7: The Election Commission has called for candidacy nominations from those aspiring to become the third president of the country. Those interested in running for the post can register their candidacy from 10 am to 2 pm Wednesday at the EC's temporary office set up on the premises of parliament at New Baneshwar.

KATHMANDU, Mar 4: Former Prime Minister and party president Sher Bahadur Deuba has filed his candidacy for the election of parliamentary party leader of Nepali Congress.

KATHMANDU, Mar 2: Party president Sher Bahadur Deuba and former general-secretary Prakash Man Singh will vie for the post of the Nepali Congress parliamentary party leader in case there is an election for the post.

BIRATNAGAR Feb 14: A single candidacy was registered for the post of Deputy Speaker in Province-1.

BUTWAL, Feb 13: Purna Bahadur Gharti of CPN (Maoist Center) has registered his candidacy for the post of Speaker for Province 5.

UML leader Thapa's candidacy canceled

January 28, 2018 04:00 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 28: The Election Commission (EC) has canceled the candidacy of UML leader Ram Bahadur Thapa questioning the validity of his disabled ID card. Thapa was fielded as a candidate for the upper house election by the left alliance.

POKHARA, Jan 4: Former international football player and coach Krishna Thapa on Wednesday announced his candidacy for the presidential race in the 16th All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) Congress to be held on March 18.

KATHMANDU, Dec 6: The Supreme Court has denied issuing an interim order on a writ petition filed by Shivapujan Raya Yadav challenging the Election Commission decision to invalid his candidacy.

KATHMANDU, Dec 6: The Supreme Court on Tuesday summoned the Election Commission and the District Election Office Sarlahi to attend the apex court for hearing on Wednesday to discuss the EC's cancellation of candidacy of Shivapujan Ray Yadav from Constituency No 4, Sarlahi District.

KATHMANDU, Nov 29: Arguing that unreasonable demands from the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) and Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) had made an electoral alliance impossible, senior Nepali Congress (NC) leader Bimalendra Nidhi has said that he is least bothered about the candidacy of RJPN leader Rajendra Mahato from his Dhanusha constituency.

KATHMANDU, Nov. 4: The Election Commission (EC) has scrapped candidacy of Nepali Congress leader Govinda Raj Joshi citing the candidate was already convicted by the Special Court and the corruption case against him is still under investigation at the apex court.

Candidacy of Nashrul Miya invalidated

November 4, 2017 18:23 pm

The Office of Chief Election Officer, Biratnagar has invalidated the nomination registered by Mohammed Nashrul Miya, seeking his candidacy for the State Assembly election from Morang constituency no. 6 (B) from the Rastriya Janata Party.

KATHMANDU, Nov 2: CPN-UML, which is leading the left-alliance, has made its candidacy list public on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 2: Rebel leaders have registered their candidacy against ‘heavyweight’ leaders during the nomination in 45 districts on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 1: Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal has finalized candidacy of member of presidium of the party.

JHAPA, Oct 30: At a time when the parties are busy finalizing the name of the candidates for the upcoming elections of House of Representatives and Provincial Assemblies under First-Past-the-Post (FPTP) electoral system, it seems very tough within the various alliances to decide the final candidacy for Jhapa.