BHOJPUR, Nov 5: At a time when most of the ministers and elected representatives are busy exchanging greetings for Tihar, Sudan Kirati who was elected in the federal election from Bhojpur is busy listening to the grievances of the people of his constituency.

POKHARA, June 17: Unlike the federal government, which has decided to continue with constituency infrastructure development fund in the budget for the next fiscal year bowing to pressure from lawmakers, the provincial government of Province 4 did not come up with any pork-barrel program for its lawmakers in its budget for the next fiscal year.

MAHOTTARI, June 4: There is a pile of cow-dung cakes in one side of the room and some materials wrapped up in a plastic bag in another corner. There are some bundles of fencing wire in the same room and lots of other trash.

KATHMANDU, Jan 14: The Supreme Court (SC) has ordered to stop the disbursement of the constituency development fund for the former lawmaker.

DANG, Jan 13: CPN (Maoist Center) leader and House of Representatives member from Dang constituency no. 2, Krishna Bahadur Mahara has said the guarantee of basic facilities such as education, health, drinking water and transport for the entire people of his constituency was his first priority and goal as the member in the federal parliament.

After winning a seat in the House of Representatives from constituency 3 of Mahottari, coordinator of Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN), Mahantha Thakur is on cloud nine.

BHOJPUR, Dec 9: Rajendra Kumar Rai of CPN-UML has won under provincial assembly election from constituency 1 (A). Rai defeated Kangmang Rai from the democratic alliance.

CHITWAN, Dec 1: The District Police Office has begun search and sweep operation in each constituency as per the Election Security Plan (ESP) in the district.

MOHOTTARI, Nov 30: The poll prospect in constituency-3 of Mahottari district has become more intriguing after the top leader of Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN), Mahantha Thakur, fielded his candidacy for the upcoming parliamentary polls at the eleventh hour.

CHITWAN, Nov 21:  Two days after the demise of his son, Prakash Dahal, CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Puspa Kamal Dahal is attending a program organized by Left Alliance at Bharatpur today.

KATHMANDU, Oct 16: The Election Commission (EC) has published new election area map for upcoming parliamentary and provincial elections.

KATHMANDU, Oct 16: The Election Commission (EC) has published new election area map for upcoming parliamentary and provincial elections.

LAHAN (Siraha), Oct 8: The CPN-UML has unanimously recommended party Chairman KP Sharma Oli to contest the House of Representatives elections from Siraha constituency-1.

Dubious constituency funds

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MPs getting to wantonly spend public money also undermines the sanctity of democratic elections.

BHARATPUR, September 1: CPN (UML) leader Madhav Kumar Nepal said the recent delineation of the electoral constituency was not appropriate.

KATHMANDU, Aug 30: The Electoral Constituency Delimitation Commission has submitted its report to the government Wednesday, weeks after the government announced the dates for parliamentary and provincial elections.

KATHMANDU, August 27: The Election Constituency Delimitation Commission (ECDC) has given least priority to geography while fixing election constituencies for the upcoming provincial and parliamentary elections.

KATHMANDU, July 27: The CPN (UML) standing committee meeting has drawn the attention of the Constituency Delimitation Commission to fix the election constituencies soon. The meeting today has urged the Commission to maintain impartiality and objective grounds while fixing the constituencies.

KATHMANDU, July 26: A bill relating to the election of member of the House of Representatives has removed the provision of one candidate contesting from more than one constituency.

KATHMANDU, July 20: The government on Thursday formed a five-member Constituency Delineation Commission (CDC) in view of the remaining two sets of elections – provincial and parliamentary – that have to be conducted within the deadline set by the Constitution.

KATHMANDU, July 20: The government has formed a five-member Constituency Delineation Commission (CDC) under the coordination of former Chief Justice Kamal Narayan Das.

KATHMANDU, July 17: The major ruling party Nepali Congress (NC) and coalition partner CPN (Maoist Centre) have stared preparations to set up the Constituency Determination Commission in tandem with the cabinet expansion.

KATHMANDU, May 27: Parliamentarians have put pressure on the government to continue budgetary allocations for two parliamentary development programs in the upcoming budget.

KATHMANDU, May 17: Two budgetary programs allocated for development projects directly picked by parliamentarians will be discontinued in the new budget, according to officials involved in preparation of budget for Fiscal Year 2017/18.

KATHMANDU, March 21: Paving the way for the formation of a commission to recommend  new electoral constituencies under the new constitution, parliament on Monday endorsed the Constituency Delineation Bill through fast track.

KATHMANDU, March 20: The Legislature-Parliament has endorsed the Constituency Delineation Bill on Monday.