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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.

NCP registered with EC

June 8, 2018 07:03 am

KATHMANDU, June 8: A day after the board of the Election Commission decided to register the newly-formed Nepal Communist Party (NCP), the election body on Thursday formally registered the party.

KATHMANDU, June 7: The Election Commission (EC) has decided to give official status to the newly-formed Nepal Communist Party (NCP), ignoring a law which requires a party to ensure 33 percent seats to women in its ranks.

KATHMANDU, June 6: Softening its previous stance, the Election Commission (EC) has hinted at registering the newly formed Nepal Communist Party (NCP) without 33 percent women representation in the party's central organization as required by the law.

KATHMANDU, May 26: The Election Commission (EC) is likely to refuse to register the newly-formed Nepal Communist Party, if the party does not increase women’s participation in its central party structure.

KATMANDU, May 25: The Election Commission (EC) is likely to reject to register the newly-formed Nepal Communist Party, if the party does not increase women's participation in its central party structure.

KATHMANDU, April 13: An audit report prepared by the Office of the Auditor General (OAG) shows that the Election Commission (EC) spent millions of rupees from foreign donors without any audit and details of election logistics gifted by  neighboring countries were not  taken into account in its report submitted  to the OAG after holding three sets of elections last year.

KATHMANDU, March 28: The Election Commission (EC) has submitted its annual report of the fiscal year 2073/074 BS to President Bidya Devi Bhandari.

EU report totally unacceptable: EC

March 23, 2018 05:50 am

KATHMANDU, March 23: The Election Commission (EC) on Thursday said it  'totally rejects' the final poll observation report prepared by the European Union Election Observation Mission (EUEOM).

KATHMANDU, March 21: An international observation group has accused Nepal's Election Commission (EC) of not maintaining transparency while conducting three sets of crucial elections last year.

KATHMANDU, Mar 6: The Election Commission (EC) has directed the security bodies to ensure prompt security provision for the upcoming presidential election.

KATHMANDU, Mar 4: The Election Commission (EC) has set Rs 400,000 as election expenses for a candidate contesting the presidential election set for March 13.

KATHMANDU, March 3: The Election Commission (EC) is set to hand down around two dozen cars which have been in use for a few years to the government for use by the provincial governments. The commission will, however, keep dozens of new vehicles it had bought recently for itself.

EC starts work on presidential election

February 16, 2018 05:30 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 16: After successfully holding three sets of elections, the Election Commission (EC) is preparing to hold the elections for the president and vice-president within mid-March.

KATHMANDU, Feb 15: The Election Commission has proposed to hold the election of President and Vice-President within this month.

KATHMANDU, Feb 15: The Election Commission (EC) has asked National Assembly election candidates to submit details of poll expenditures soon.

EC submits final results of HoR to Prez

February 14, 2018 21:03 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 14: The Election Commission (EC) has submitted the final results of House of Representatives (HoR) elections to the President on Wednesday evening.

KATHMANDU, Feb 12: The Election Commission (EC) on Friday submitted the National Assembly poll results to President Bidya Devi Bhandari.

KATMANDU, Feb 11: The Election Commission (EC) is preparing to submit the overall poll results to the president by Wednesday at any cost.

KATHMANDU, Feb 10: More than two months after the parliamentary elections, the Election Commission (EC) on Friday announced the proportional representation (PR) results for the lower house.

EC to publish PR seats for HoR

February 8, 2018 13:41 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 8: The Election Commission has prepared to announce the number of seats secured by the political parties in the election of House of Representatives under Proportional Representation (PR) system on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 7: The National Assembly polls were held in a peaceful and enthusiastic atmosphere in six provinces, the Election Commission (EC) said.

KATHMANDU, Feb 6: Following tomorrow’s National Assembly elections, a source at the Election Commission said that they were gearing up to publish the results of Proportional Representations of House of Representatives.

KATHMANDU, Jan 26: The Election Commission issued the Code of Conduct regarding the National Assembly Election today. The National Assembly election is slated for February 7.

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: As part of holding the upper house election slated for February 7, the Election Commission (EC) on Sunday made public the name list of voters who will elect 56 members of the 59-member upper house of federal parliament.

EC to publish voter’s name list today

January 21, 2018 13:00 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 21: Election Commission (EC) has prepared to publish the voters name list of National Assembly (NA) election after the swearing-in ceremony of all provincial assembly members conclude.

Urges parties to create poll-friendly environment

KATHMANDU, Jan 19: The Election Commission (EC) has handed certificates to the members elected to the State Assemblies under the proportional representation (PR) system.

KATHMANDU, Jan 19: The Election Commission has allocated election symbols to the 21 political parties that have registered for the purpose of the election to the member of National Assembly.

KATHMANDU, Jan 19: With the government announcing temporary provincial capitals in places other than where the Election Commission (EC) established its offices for conducting National Assembly polls, there is confusion over polling locations for the upper house elections.

KATHMANDU, Jan 18: The Election Commission (EC) has published the winners of the provincial assemblies elected under the proportional representation (PR) category. Altogether 220 members of provincial assemblies have been elected under PR category. On Wednesday the EC had announced the final list of the winners.

EC names winners of provincial PR seats

January 18, 2018 05:00 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 18: The Election Commission (EC) has announced the winners of the provincial assemblies elected under the proportional representation (PR) category. Altogether 220 members of provincial assemblies have been elected under PR category.

KATHMANDU, Jan 17: The Election Commission (EC) is likely to announce winners of the provincial assemblies elected under Proportional Representation (PR) category on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 16:  The Election Commission (EC) is holding a discussion with top five political parties today regarding the National Assembly election slated for February 7. The discussion will focus on NA election and the results of Preoperational Representatives for the federal election.

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.

BHAKTAPUR, Jan 14: Former minister and youth leader of CPN (Maoist Center), Mahendra Shahi has opined that he is capable and ready to shoulder responsibility as chief minister of Province 6.

Kathmandu, Jan 10: The Election Commission has today published the calendar for the election of National Assembly members scheduled to be held on coming February 7.  Accordingly, the voters' list will be published on January 21 while filing of nominations shall take place on January 24, according to EC spokesperson Nawaraj Dhakal.

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, Jan 9: Ten political parties have registered themselves at the Election Commission for the purpose of the National Assembly election so far.

EC in a fix over NA polling locations

January 9, 2018 03:06 am

KATMANDU, Jan 9: With the government dillydallying to announce provincial capitals, the Election Commission (EC) is in a fix over fixing polling locations for the National Assembly elections.

KATMANDU, Jan 8: Three days after having a meeting with the heads of key anti-graft bodies - Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) and Office of the Auditor General (OAG) - the Election Commission (EC) admitted it on Sunday.

EC publishes election operation cost

January 7, 2018 20:05 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 7: The Election Commission (EC) has published the election operation cost of Provincial Assembly and House of Representatives held in two phases on November 26 and December 7.

KATHMANDU, Jan 5: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has urged the Election Commission (EC) to present the final poll results at the earliest by forging consensus among political parties.

KATHMANDU, Jan 4: President Bidya Devi Bhandari and office-bearers of the Election Commission held a meeting at the Office of the President, Sheetal Niwas, today.

KATHMANDU, Jan 3: Supreme Court (SC) has sought cast ballot papers and related documents from Election Commission on the writ filed by Nepali Congress leader Pradeep Paudel demanding re-counting of the ballot papers.

KATHMANDU, Jan 2: Leaders of the left alliance have urged the Election Commission (EC) to announce the final poll results without any further delay saying that the delay in allocating proportional representation (PR) seats of the lower house has complicated the new government formation process.

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.

SC summons govt over EC letter to parties

December 30, 2017 01:38 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 29: The Supreme Court on Friday summoned government authorities to discuss whether to issue stay a stay order against a recently issued letter of the Election Commission to various political parties.

EC in fix over PR seats for lower house

December 29, 2017 05:00 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 29: Polarization among the political parties over the modality for electing the National Assembly has put the Election Commission (EC) in a fix over the allocation of proportional representation seats for the lower house of parliament.