No dress code, but plenty of references to MeToo at Oscarshere was no #MeToo or Time’s Up dress code on the Oscar red carpet. But the topic was, to no one’s surprise, a major theme of the evening — from Jimmy Kimmel’s monologue, to an emotional appearance by three Harvey Weinstein accusers, to Frances McDormand’s calling all female nominees to rise with her in unison.
KATHMANDU, Jan 10: The Election Commission (EC) received 114 complaints related to violation of the election code of conduct during the period of the House of Representatives and State Assembly elections.
KATHMANDU, Dec 2: At a time when the Election Commission (EC) has sought clarifications from some broadsheet newspapers for publishing an advertisement with a picture of CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli soliciting votes, the government has taken some mysterious decisions on the expansion of roads and announcement of public holidays.
RAUTAHAT, Dec 1: With the completion of the first phase of parliamentary and provincial assembly elections, candidates taking part in the second phase of the elections in Rautahat have speeded up their poll campaigns. In a bid to attract the voters, the parties are adopting provocative campaigns and promotional strategies which are considered unethical by the election law.
BUTWAL, Nov 29: A complaint has been filed to the Rupandehi district election office against Minister for Health and Rastriya Prajatantra Party leader Dipak Bohara accusing him of violating the election code of conduct.
KATHMANDU, Nov 29: Despite initial announcement barring political parties and election candidates from using helicopters for poll campaigning, the Election Commission (EC) has allowed some high-profile leaders including the prime minister to enjoy this facility.
RAUTAHAT, Nov 29: With the completion of the first phase of parliamentary and provincial assembly elections, candidates taking part in the second phase of the elections in Rautahat have speeded up their poll campaigns.
KATHMANDU, Nov 24: The Election Commission (EC) has summoned Željana Zovko, chief of the European Union Observation Mission to Nepal, after a local election office recommended action against the mission's observers deployed in the far-western region of the country on charge of breaching the poll observation code.
KHOTANG. Nov 23: Political parties are breaching the Election Commission’s order to maintain silence and are engaging in publicity. While posters and palmplets are not to be displayed in any public places, Diktel, the district’s headquarter is full of party symbols of democratic and left alliances and other political parties. Situation is same in other market areas of the district.
KATHMANDU, Nov 23: The government is preparing a draft of unified tax code and aims to finalize it by the end of Fiscal Year 2017/18 after holding needful consultation with stakeholders including the private sector.
BAITADI Nov 22: Violation of the election code of conduct is found increasing in the district with the House of Representatives and Provincial Assembly elections drawing closer. The elections are taking place in Baitadi district in the first phase on November 26.
MAHOTTARI, Nov 21: Poll activities such as mass gatherings, rallies, door-to-door visits have heated up the election atmosphere in Mahottari. In order to persuade more number of voters, political parties are adopting interesting agendas and strategies that have caught the attention of voters.
SEOUL, Nov 16: The World Anti-Doping Agency said on Thursday that Russia remains “non-compliant” with its Code, dealing a major blow to the country’s hopes of being cleared for the Winter Olympics in February.
KATHMANDU, Sept 12: Hours after the newly-appointed ministers assumed office on Monday, the Election Commission (EC) said it was seriously concerned over Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba’s expansion of the cabinet in violation of the election code of conduct.
GAUSHALA, Sept 9: Political parties that are vigorously campaigning vying for turning the results of the upcoming local level election in their favour have been found breaching the election code of conduct in Mahottari district.
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.
GAUSHALA, September 8: Political parties that are vigorously campaigning vying for turning the results of the upcoming local level election in their favor have been found breaching the election code of conduct in Mahottari district.
PARSA, September 1: Nepali Congress central committee member Dr Shekhar Koirala has expressed unhappiness over what he called the violation of the election code of conduct by the political parties during the election campaigning for the third phase local level election in province-2.
KATHMANDU, Aug 9: The Legislature Parliament passed the Criminal Code 2074 on Wednesday.
The Parliament brought the new code in order to update the criminal law which was earlier based on the amendment of Civil Code-2021.
KATHMANDU, June 10: As the second round of the June 28 local level elections is round the corner, the Election Commission has directed political parties and poll candidates to strictly abide by the election code of conduct in carrying out election-related campaigns.
The government has deferred the second phase election in a bid to make Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) take part. Yet the RJPN, formed with the unity of six small Madhesi parties, has not softened its anti-election stand. Why is RJPN so adamant on boycotting and disrupting the second phase? Can there be no meeting point now? Manish Suman, a General Secretary of RJPN, shared his views with Mahabir Paudyal on Wednesday afternoon.
KATHMANDU, May 24: Election experts have said that a series of compromises made by the Election Commission (EC) over enforcement of the election code of conduct has raised a question mark over the credibility of the constitutional election body.
KATHMANDU, May 22: The committee under Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Federal Development and Local Development Bijay Kumar Gachchhadar has recommended adding 23 local levels of Tarai districts including up gradation of two sub-metropolises to metropolises. The council of ministers is expected to endorse the recommendations.
KATHMANDU, May 11: Nepal Press Council (NPC) has urged all the journalists to voice their opinion or comments in moderation when it comes to any political parties or candidates contesting in the upcoming local level election.
KATHMANDU, May 6: The Election Commission (EC) has asked joint Mayoral candidate of Federal Socialist Forum-Nepal and Naya Shakti Party-Nepal at Mahalaxmi Municipality, Lalitpur, Janak Thapa, to furnish clarification within 24 hours for organizing motorcycle rally against EC-enforced election code of conduct.
KATHMANDU, April 27: The Election Commission (EC) has stated that the election code of conduct issued in view of the upcoming local-level election shall remain in effect until June 14, the date set for a second-round election.