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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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: 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 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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
KATHMANDU, Nov 30: Taking on the bigwigs of major political parties, three youth candidates of Bibeksheel Sajha Party (BSP) are posing a serious challenge in various constituencies in the capital city. With the polls just a week away, these youths in their 20s are widely seen as strong competition for the two-time lawmakers of Nepali Congress (NC), CPN-UML and the CPN (Maoist Center).