KATHMANDU, Aug 4: With the announcement of the date for the by-elections by the Election Commission, the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) and main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) have intensified their search for candidates in Kaski-2, the only constituency which has a vacant seat for the federal parliament.

KATHMANDU, July 8: The Parliamentary Hearing Committee (PHC) of the federal parliament has endorsed the names of candidates to the post of ambassador for four countries on Monday.

KATHMANDU, June 9: Police arrested 53 individuals proxying for registered candidates at the 10th Korean Language Test (KLT) held under the Employment Permit System (EPS) of South Korea l on Saturday. The test was held at 32 centers in Nepal.

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KATHMANDU, Feb 9: Revising its ‘blanket’ reservations policy, the government has come up with new provisions granting reservation privileges on the basis of economic and social status to candidates belonging to various marginalized communities.

RUPANDEHI, Jan 27: In each election, land ownership certificates for the people of Rudrapur village in Rupandehi district becomes a common agenda for all poll candidates. The villagers here actively participated in each election starting from 1999 to 2017 hoping of getting land ownership certificates.

KATHMANDU, Aug 28: Parliamentary committees under the National Assembly are set to get their heads on Wednesday, with the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) finalizing its candidates for the elections to the posts of committee chiefs.

KHOTANG, June 5: The provincial and federal elections were held months ago but five candidates of those elections in Khotang district have not submitted their election expense details till date.

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March 22, 2018 14:49 pm

BHAKTAPUR March 22: The secondary education examination (SEE) has been held simultaneously at 1,956 exam centres across the country today without any hitches.

KATHMANDU, Feb 15: The Election Commission (EC) has asked National Assembly election candidates to submit details of poll expenditures soon.

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KATHMANDU, Feb 13: Nepali Congress has submitted the name list of the House of Representatives (HoR) members under proportional representation (PR) electoral system to the Election Commission (EC) on Monday.

UML agrees on HoR candidates under PR

February 11, 2018 17:06 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 11: CPN-UML has finalized the name of the members of the parliament for House of Representatives under Proportional Representation electoral system.

BIRATNAGAR, Feb 7: Both candidates of the left alliance have emerged victorious in the National Assembly election held in Province 1 on Wednesday.

JANAKPURDHAM, Feb 7: Eight unopposed elected candidates of Province-2 for National Assembly have received certificates today.

KATHMANDU, Feb 7: The Election Commission will provide certificate to all unopposed elected candidates of Province-2 at 3:00 PM today.

KATHMANDU, Jan 31:  With the left alliance finalizing power-sharing deal in the provincial governments, aspirants for the chief minister’s post have intensified their lobbying with the party’s top guns. Left alliance will jointly form governments in six provinces.

JANAKPUR, Jan 28: All the candidates filed for the National Assembly election from Province 2 have been elected unopposed.

KATHMANDU, Jan 27: The Election Commission is to allocate election symbols to candidates contesting the election to the member of National Assembly on January 29.  The National Assembly election is taking place on February 7.

GULMI, Jan 26: Most of the candidates who contested the parliamentary and provincial elections of December 7 have submitted the details of their election expenses to the District Election Office (DEO), Gulmi following the instruction of the Election Commission (EC) to furnish the details within 35 days of the elections. Surprisingly, the expenses of the losing candidates are comparatively higher than that of the winning candidates.

CHITWAN, Jan 25: Nine hundred and thirty out of 2,236 candidates who contested the local level elections in Chitwan district have still not submitted the details of their election expenses, nine months into the elections.

KATHMANDU, Jan 26: Filing nomination for the National Assembly election was held across the seven provinces on Wednesday, with 83 candidates registering their names with the Election Commission (EC).

GULMI, Jan 25: Most of the candidates who contested the parliamentary and provincial elections of December 7 have submitted the details of their election expenses to the District Election Office (DEO), Gulmi following the instruction of the Election Commission (EC) to furnish the details within 35 days of the elections.

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: 83 candidates have filed their nominations for 56 seats of National Assembly election slated for February 7. According to the Election Commission, 82 nominees have filed their candidacy from nine political parties from seven provinces.

DOTI, Jan 24: Four Nepali Congress candidates of Province-7 registered their nomination at the Office of the Chief Election Officer, Silgadhi, Doti.

Nepali Congress finalizes candidates

January 24, 2018 12:07 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: Nepali Congress has finalized names of candidates  from Province 1,2 and 3 for the National Assembly election. The election is slated for February 7.

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: Major political parties including CPN-UML, CPN (Maoist Center) and Nepali Congress (NC) have finalized most of their candidates for the National Assembly (NA) polls slated for February 7.

KATHMANDU, Jan 23: The standing committee meeting of the CPN (UML) held at chair KP Sharma Oli’s residence, Balkot, selected the party candidates for National Assembly election slated for February 7.

KATHMANDU, Jan 23: Nepali Congress has finalized the name of the candidates for National Assembly election of four provinces except Province 1, 2 and 3.

KATHMANDU, Jan 23: CPN (Maoist Center) has finalized the candidates of the National Assembly election slated for February 7. Maoist Center finalized 13 seats and remaining one seat from province-2 is yet to be finalized.

KATHMANDU, Jan 23: A CPN (UML) standing committee meeting is ongoing at the residence of party chair KP Sharma Oli, Balkot, Bhaktapur.

KATHMANDU, Jan 23: The CPN (UML) has finalised its candidates to contest the National Assembly election in three provinces.

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: CPN (MC) has decided to give the responsibility to the top leadership of the party to finalize the 14 candidates from the party for National Assembly election.

KATHMANDU, Jan 21: Selection of candidates for the National Assembly election is turning out to be a herculean task for the major political parties, with hundreds of leaders lobbying for a place in the upper house of the bicameral legislature.  The National Assembly poll, which will elect 56 out of its 59 members, is taking place on February 7.

KATHMANDU, Jan 19: The Election Commission (EC) has handed certificates to the members elected to the State Assemblies under the proportional representation (PR) system.

KATHMANDU, Jan 14: The Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) and Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) have forwarded separate names for the post of governor of Province 2.

KATHMANDU, Jan 13: The CPN-UML has set criteria for the selection of the candidates contesting the upcoming National Assembly (NA) election scheduled for February 7.

TAPLEJUNG, Jan 3: Even weeks after the successful conclusion of the recent provincial and parliamentary elections, candidates from Taplejung district are yet to submit the reports of their election-related expenditures to the Election Commission (EC).

KATHMANDU, Dec 31: The Election Commission has directed the political parties and candidates of the recently held elections to the House of Representatives and Provincial Assemblies to submit details of their election expenditure.

KATHMANDU, Dec 30: Nepali Congress (NC) has recommended 72 parliamentarians for the provincial assembly under proportional representation. NC has won 13, 11, 14, 9, 12, 5 and 8 seats in Province 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 respectively.

KATHMANDU, Dec 19: The total of 313 candidates to the House of Representatives and Provincial Assemblies forfeited their deposits from Kathmandu district.

KATHMANDU, Dec 15: Seventy-eight percent of CPN-UML candidates and 58 percent of CPN (Maoist Center) candidates have won the recently concluded parliamentary and provincial assembly elections across the country.

MOHOTTARI, Dec 14 : A total of 180 candidates to the House of Representatives and Province Assembly forfeited their deposits in Mahottari district.

KANCHANPUR, Dec 7: Candidates from Kanchanpur for the House of Representatives cast their votes in different polling center today.

SURKHET Dec 7: All candidates of House of Representatives and Provincial Assembly from Nepali Congress and Left alliance cast their votes in their polling centers in the district.

SINDHULI, Dec 6: The silent period for the parliamentary and provincial polls has begun from Monday midnight, barring political parties and candidates from conducting any kind of election-related activities.

Candidates eager to learn their fates

December 3, 2017 08:37 am

KASKI, Dec 3: The six districts of Province 4 observed peaceful elections last Sunday. Now, what is left is to see which candidate wins and who gets defeated. Eight parliamentary candidates under the first-past-the-post (FPTP) category and 16 candidates of provincial assembly will get the opportunity to be a part of the new government if they get elected. But the fate of all of those candidates will be disclosed only after December 7 upon completion of the second phase of elections.

DANG, Dec 3: After the district leadership of the CPN (Maoist Center) fielded rebel candidates against the left alliance candidates, the alliance is facing a tough challenge in the communist stronghold Salyan in the upcoming election.

Bomb blast in candidate's house

December 2, 2017 12:02 pm

KAPILVASTU, Dec 2: The house of Dinesh Jayaswal, candidate to the State Assembly (1) in constituency 1 of Kapilvastu was hit by a bomb blast last night. Jayaswal belongs to the Federal Democratic National Forum (Tharuhat) party.

KATHMANDU, Dec 1: Chief Election Commissioner (EC) has urged the government to ensure foolproof security for candidates and voters to ensure elections of the federal parliament and provincial assembly in a free and fair environment.