KATHMANDU, Dec 26: As the term of office of local level elected officials is approaching an end, the Election Commission (EC) has proposed to the government to fix the poll date on April 27 to elect new leadership.

KATHMANDU, Sept 7: The deadline served by the Election Commission (EC) to the elected people's representatives at the provincial and local levels to choose the party is expiring today.

KATHMANDU, August 29: The Election Commission (EC) has extended the deadline for the elected people’s representatives of the CPN-UML and the Janata Samajbadi Party (JSP) that split recently to choose their party.

KATHMANDU, August 25: The Chairman of the proposed CPN (Unified Democratic), Madhav Kumar Nepal and the Chairman of Democratic Socialist Party, Mahantha Thakur are scheduled to visit the Election Commission later today for verification of their leaders and lawmakers.

EC scraps 41 political parties

August 4, 2021 08:43 am

KATHMANDU, August 4: The Election Commission (EC) has scrapped registration of 41 political parties.

KATHMANDU, July 26:  Resham Chaudhary, a member of parliament and executive member of Janata Samajbadi Party, visited the Election Commission (EC) on Monday.

KATHMANDU, July 13: With the reinstatement of the House of Representatives by the Supreme Court, the entire process of the HoR election scheduled for November 12 and 19 has been postponed.

KATHMANDU, May 23: The Election Commission (EC) has suggested to the government to conduct the midterm elections announced for November 12 and November 19 in a single phase.

NC demands action against PM Oli

May 20, 2021 13:57 pm

KATHMANDU, May 20: The main opposition party Nepali Congress (NC), on Thursday, registered a complaint against Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and Education Minister Krishna Gopal Shrestha for violating the election code of conduct.

KATHMANDU, March 9: A couple of days after the Supreme Court (SC) issued a verdict scrapping the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) registered in the name of KP Sharma Oli and Pushpa Kamal Dahal, the Election Commission (SC) has decided to uphold the court’s verdict and revive the two parties --  Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist and Leninist) and Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Center).

KATHMANDU, March 3: Four former Chief Election Commissioners have urged the Election Commission (EC) to take the decision on the authenticity row of the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) at the earliest.

KATHMANDU, Feb 12:  Election Commission has submitted its Annual Report of fiscal year 2018/2019 to President Bidhya Devi Bhandari today.

KATHMANDU, Jan 29: Chief Election Commission (CEC) Dinesh Kumar Thapaliya has submitted election results of the National Assembly members to President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 17: The Election Commission (EC) on Thursday said all preparations for upper house members election scheduled for January 23 have been completed.

EC starts preparation for NA elections

December 8, 2019 08:05 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 8: After holding the by-elections successful, the Election Commission (EC) is gearing up to hold election of the National Assembly (NA), the upper house of the bicameral federal parliament, which will soon be bidding farewell to one third of its members in accordance with the constitutional provision.

KATHMANDU, Nov 17 : The Election Commission (EC) has urged all to follow the election code of conduct in view of by-election. The by-election for various vacant posts in the federal, provincial and local level is slated for November 30.

KATHMANDU, Nov 11: The Election Commission (EC) on Sunday made public the final list of leaders contesting the parliamentary and provincial assembly by-polls slated for November 30.

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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.