KATHMANDU, April 13: High profile individuals including a member of provincial assembly and a senior advocate have filed complaints at the Parliamentary Hearings Committee (PHC) against the nominees of the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) and Supreme Court justices.

DAMAULI, July 13: Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Dr Ayodhee Prasad Yadav said that the Election Commission should be the final authority to announce election date.

Bomb hurled at CEC Yadav's Residence

April 23, 2018 05:00 am

KATHMANDU, April 23: An unidentified group on Sunday evening hurdled a bomb at the house of Chief Election Commissioner Ayodhee Prasad Yadav in Dhapakhel, Lalitpur.

KATHMANDU Jan 23: Chief Election Commissioner Dr Ayodhi Prasad Yadav has said that result of National Assembly election would be made public as soon as possible.  Addressing an election related training organised for the representatives of political parties participating in the National Assembly poll here today, CEC Yadav urged all political parties to make the NA election a success.

KATHMANDU, Jan 18: Chief Election Commissioner Dr Ayodhee Prasad Yadav has urged all political parties to help give full shape to federal parliament by holding National Assembly election in a successful manner.

BIRATNAGAR, Jan 15: Chief Election Commissioner Dr Ayodhee Prasad Yadav has said that authority should be given to the Election Commission to announce the election date.

KATHMANDU, Jan 6: Amid widespread speculation of massive irregularities in course of holding the recent polls, the election commissioners held a ‘suspicious’ meeting with the heads of two key anti-graft bodies mandated to investigate irregularities, if any, by government entities.

KATHMANDU, Jan 1: Chief Election Commissioner Ayodhee Prasad Yadav on Sunday said that the parliamentary seats under the proportional representation (PR) system will be allocated only after the election of the National Assembly. The EC has already completed the verification of the PR votes but has not yet publicized the official poll results and the parliamentary PR seats won by the parties.

KATHMANDU, Dec 29: Chief Election Commissioner Ayodhee Prasad Yadav's daughter-in-law Pramila Kumari has been elected provincial assembly member of Province 2 under the proportional representation (PR) category.

KATHMANDU, Dec 29: Chief Election Commissioner Ayodhee Prasad Yadav's daughter-in-law Pramila Kumari has been elected as the provincial assembly member under the proportional representation category.

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.

Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Dr Ayodhee Prasad Yadav has again called on political parties, candidates, voters, and media to fully abide by the election silent period.

KATHMANDU, Nov 19: Chief Election Commissioner Dr Ayodhi Prasad Yadav has said that the security challenge witness as political parties and candidates are busy with peaceful election campaign has drawn the serious attention of all.

KATHMANDU, Nov 15: Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Dr Ayodhee Prasad Yadav has said the Election Commission has totally focused on the elections taking place in 32 districts on coming November 26.

Polls become historic: CEC Dr Yadav

November 7, 2017 18:48 pm

SINDHUPALCHOK, Nov 7: Chief Election Commissioner Dr Ayadhee Prasad Yadav viewed that the upcoming House of Representatives and Federal parliament would be historic.

Kathmandu, Oct 31: Chief Election Commissioner Dr Ayodhee Prasad Yadav has directed the security bodies to make reliable security arrangement to hold the upcoming elections in a peaceful manner.

KATHMANDU, Oct 28: Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Dr Ayodhee Prasad Yadav has said it would be impractical to have doubts and raise questions regarding the upcoming elections to the House of Representatives and State Assemblies as the Election Commission was heading towards that way by making all required preparations.

KATHMANDU, Oct 20: Chief Election Commissioner Dr Ayodhee Prasad Yadav has said full support and cooperation from every quarter was expected in regard with the poll-related activities so as to make such historic events successful.

DHULIKHEL, Oct 16: Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Ayodhee Prasad Yadav has said the recent expansion of the Cabinet would not cause any impact on the elections going to be held later this year.

DHULIKHEL (Kavre), Oct 10: Chief Election Commissioner Dr Auyodhee Prasad Yadav has called on the government not to take any decision unfavorable to the upcoming elections to the House of Representatives and State Assemblies.

KATHMANDU, Oct 8: Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Ayodhee Prasad Yadav has warned of scrapping the candidacy of those candidates who are found breaching the election code of conduct.

KATHMANDU, Oct 7: Chief Election Commissioner Dr Ayodhee Prasad Yadav has urged all not to suspect over the timely elections.

KATHMANDU, Sept 29: Chief Election Commissioner Dr Ayodhee Prasad Yadav has said the Election Commission feels honoured to give the message to the Nepali people that the election of the total 753 local levels in 77 districts of seven provinces as per the new federal set-up has been successfully completed.

KATHMANDU, Sept 28: Chief Election Commissioner Dr. Ayodhee Prasad Yadav has said the Election Commission was already engaged in the managerial preparations for the House of Representatives and the State Assembly elections to be held on November 26 and December 7.

KATHMANDU, Sept 9: Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Dr Ayodhee Prasad Yadav has said the Election Commission is adopting a zero-tolerance policy against breach of the election code of conduct.

KATHMANDU, Sept 8:Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Dr Ayodhee Prasad Yadav has said the Election Commission is adopting a zero-tolerance policy against a breach of the election code of conduct and the politics of negation.

KATHMANDU, Aug. 31: Chief Election Commissioner Dr Ayodhee Prasad Yadav has said that the preparations for the polls of House of Representatives and province level polls can be proceeded ahead after receiving the report of the Constituency Delineation Commission.

DHANUSHA, Aug 20: Chief Election Commissioner Dr Ayodhi Prasad Yadav has said that the Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal would participate in the third round of local-level election after choosing one of the election symbols out of six election symbols of erstwhile Madhes-based parties.

KATHMANDU, July 30: Chief Election Commissioner Dr Ayodhee Prasad Yadav has said that the election of the provincial assembly and the House of Representatives was not possible together for constitutional as well as managerial reasons.

KATHMANDU, July 13: Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Dr Ayodhee Prasad Yadav has urged the recently elected representatives of the local levels to cooperate it for updating the biometric voters' list.

KATHMANDU, June 23: Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Dr. Ayodhee Prasad Yadav has said the Election Commission has made monitoring arrangements at various levels, as it seeks to conduct the upcoming second-phase of local-level elections in a free, impartial and peaceful atmosphere.

KATHMANDU, June 21:Chief Election Officer (CEC) Dr Ayodhee Prasad Yadav has said the participation and public enthusiasm seen in the filing of nominations for the second-phase of local elections was highly commendable.

KATHMANDU, June 13: Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Ayodhee Prasad Yadav has said the preparations for the upcoming June 28 have been completed.

KATHMANDU, June 12: The Election Commission (EC) has expressed reservation over a demonstration and display of black flag against the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Dr Ayodhee Prasad Yadav in Rajbiraj, Saptari on Sunday.

Election won’t stop: CEC Yadav

June 12, 2017 01:45 am

KATHMANDU, June 11: Even as the poll-opposing parties unveiled a series of programs on Sunday to obstruct the upcoming second round of local elections, the Election Commission (EC) has instructed the local poll officers not to halt poll preparations but to stay prepared to make the polls a success at any cost.

KATHMANDU, May 31: The Election Commission (EC) has said that it has not proposed to go for reelections in Bharatpur Metropolitan City-19 (BMC).

KATHMANDU, May 30: A high-level team of the CPN (UML) has today reached the Election Commission to draw the attention of the Election Commission to carry out investigation into Chitwan incident regarding tearing of some ballot papers of Bharatpur Metropolitan City Ward No. 19.

KATHMANDU, May 25: Chief Election Commissioner Dr. Ayodhee Prasad Yadav has reaffirmed that the Election Commission was determined and steadfast on conducting the second-phase local level election scheduled for June 14, and was moving ahead accordingly.

KATHMANDU, May 17: Chief Election Commissioner Dr. Ayodhee Prasad Yadav has said that the results of the first-phase local level elections would be declared within a week.

KATHMANDU, May 12: Chief Election Commissioner Dr Ayodhee Prasad Yadav has again urged the political parties and the candidates of the local level polls to fully abide by the ethics to be followed during the silence hour.

KATHMANDU, May 10: Chief Election Commissioner Dr. Ayodhee Prasad Yadav has said the second phase local election date fixed for June 14 should not be changed.

KATHMANDU, May 7: Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Dr Ayodhee Prasad Yadav called on Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Sunday to brief the latter about the preparations made for the upcoming May 14 local-level election.

KATHMANDU, May 7: Chief Election Commissioner Dr Ayodhee Prasad Yadav on Sunday directed monitors deployed for the May 14 elections to discharge their duty free of bias.

KATHMANDU, May 2: Chief Election Commissioner, Dr Ayodhi Prasad Yadav, made an on-site inspection of the office of Chief Election Officer, Kathmandu, and the District Election Office, Lalitpur, on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, May 1: Chief Election Commissioner Ayodhee Prasad Yadav has urged all political parties to participate with enthusiasm in the filing of nominations scheduled for Tuesday relating to local poll slated for May 14.

KATHMANDU, May 1: Chief Election Commissioner Dr Ayodhee Prasad Yadav has said that the entire programs including the candidates' nomination for the local level elections have reached at the grassroots level.

KATHMANDU, April 19: Determined to conduct the local elections on May 14 as announced by the government, Chief Election Commissioner Ayodhee Prasad Yadav on Tuesday warned of action against any parties obstructing the polls.

KATHMANDU, April 18: Chief Election Commissioner Dr Ayodhi Prasad Yadav has urged the political parties not to make the election campaigning extravagant and costly, and maintain financial transparency by abiding by the election code of conduct.

KATHMANDU, April 17: Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Dr Ayodhee Prasad Yadav has called on political parties to reach the people's doorsteps and help create an atmosphere conducive to holding the election.

KATHMANDU, April 16: Chief Election Commissioner Dr Ayodhee Prasad Yadav has stressed on making Radio Nepal stronger and competitive after strengthening its managerial, technological and administrative mechanism.