KATHMANDU, Jan 5: The Election Commission (EC) is preparing to ask its district offices to keep the records of the existing political parties at the local level and those wishing to contest in the elections with an aim of finalizing the status of the parties contesting in the upcoming local elections.
KATHMANDU, Jan 3: With just a year remaining till the January 2018 deadline for conducting three sets of elections, the Election Commission (EC) is not “well-prepared” for undertaking the task when it comes.
KATHMANDU, Dec 29: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has urged the Election Commission (EC) to continue with its preparations for conducting elections in a free and fair manner whenever the parties agree to go for polls.
KATHMANDU, Sept 27: The government is preparing to register a new election bill in Parliament that will curtail the jurisdiction of the Election Commission proposed in a draft prepared by the commission itself.
KATHMANDU, Sept 26: Thirty-one political parties representing in the Legislature-Parliament have suggested the Election Commission for the registrations of new political parties only keen to take part in the election.
KATHMANDU, Sept 23: The Election Commission (EC) has scrapped the registrations of 11 political parties as a punishment for their failure to present the annual report and statement of income and expenditure to the Commission.
BANKE, Sept 22:Chief Election Commissioner Ayodhi Prasad Yadav today said the Election Commission was ready to hold local body election within the stipulated timeframe (mid-April) if political parties found a consensus on it.
KATHMANDU, Aug 22: At a time the government has urged the Election Commission (EC) to make preparations at a war footing to hold the elections in three levels - local, provincial and central - within the time frame stipulated by the constitution, the EC has complained the government of delaying formulation of necessary laws to hold the elections.
KATHMANDU, Aug 11: The Election Commission has proposed a provision making it mandatory to elect at least one-third women representatives to the House of Representatives as well as the provincial assemblies.
KATHMANDU, Aug 10: The Election Commission (EC) has proposed a minimum 1.5 percent threshold for political parties to win seats under the proportional representation (PR) system in the upcoming elections.
KATHMANDU, Aug 9: The Election Commission has said that the report prepared by the Federal Commission on Boundaries should be implemented by the second week of September to hold the elections within the deadline.
KATHMANDU, July 27: Chief Election Commissioner (CEC), Ayodhi Prasad Yadav on Wednesday said that Election Commission (EC) was capable to hold elections of all the three levels -- local, provincial and federal.