KATHMANDU, Feb 25: Bhojraj Pokharel, a former Chief Election Commissioner, has said that the Election Commission (EC) should settle the dispute over legitimacy in the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) without any further delay.
JHAPA, Feb 21: Chairman of Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP), Kamal Thapa has said the election announced by the government is an appropriate means to find a way out of the existing crisis and it should be taken as an opportunity.
BUTWAL, Feb 13: Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Top Bahadur Rayamajhi has said that the government was forced to recommend the dissolution of the House of Representatives (HoR) after sudden attempts were made to oust the prime minister from within the party.
SIRAHA, Jan 31: More than 21,000 new voters have been added in Siraha. A total of 21,010 voters including 11,006 male and 10,004 female were added to the list of voters in the district, according to the District Election Office.
KATHMANDU, Jan 30: Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation, and a key leader of the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Top Bahadur Rayamajhi has directed the party cadres to focus on the upcoming election to the House of Representatives (HoR).
KAMPALA, Jan 12:Uganda banned social media and messaging apps on Tuesday, two days ahead of a presidential election pitting Yoweri Museveni, one of Africa’s longest-serving leaders, against opposition frontrunner Bobi Wine, a popular singer.
OUAGADOUGOU, Nov 22: Voters went to the polls in Burkina Faso on Sunday in a presidential election dominated by jihadist violence that has cost more than 2,000 lives this year and will prevent voting in hundreds of villages.
YANGON, Nov 13: The ruling party of Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi has won enough parliamentary seats to form the next government, according to official results of a general election released on Friday.
LUCKNOW, India, Nov 11: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s coalition retained power in Bihar state, results showed on Wednesday, in what was a referendum on Modi’s handling of COVID-19 and which may boost his chances in three more state elections next year.
YANGON, Nov 9: Myanmar’s ruling party led by Aung San Suu Kyi said on Monday it was confident it would form a new government after reporting a lead based on its unofficial count of votes from the country’s second general election since the end of strict military rule.
The ongoing wrangling within the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has brought to fore the question of relationship between statecraft and citizenship. In the near history, one of the key indicators to cement this relationship has been the voting process as part of what could be termed as electoral democracy. The replacement that we have witnessed after 1990 oscillated among the parties and gave rise to the new legitimacy of voting system therein.
DANG, Mar 4: Former speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara, who got a clean chit form the district court of Kathmandu in a case of attempted rape on February 17, is apparently having a great time in Dang these days. His remains busy every day in meetings with his supporters and voters. They garland and try to cheer him up in every way possible. However, Mahara wears a sad look on his face. While addressing the crowd, he often chokes up. He had reached his constituency in Dang as soon as he was released from jail. He is in Dang since February 24.
LJUBLJANA, Jan 27: Slovenian center-left Prime Minister Marjan Sarec said he was sending his resignation to parliament on Monday and called for an early election, saying his minority government could not push through important legislation.
KATHMANDU, Jan 21: Election Commission (EC) has urged all the political parties and three tiers of government to strictly follow the election code of conduct in view of the upcoming election of National Assembly slated for January 23.
DES MOINES, LOWA, Jan 20: When Sen. Kamala Harris’ advisers assessed the Democratic primary field early in her campaign, they viewed Joe Biden as headed for an inevitable collapse and Bernie Sanders as unlikely to recapture the magic of his 2016 campaign.
KATHMANDU, Dec 27: The Election Commission (EC) onwards is to monitor the election observers. Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Dinesh Kumar Thapaliya during a review of by election observation report here today shared the EC plan of bringing those people and organisations to be deputed as observers in the future elections under its scrutinization
JERUSALEM, DEC 26: Israel’s governing Likud party was holding primaries on Thursday, in the first serious internal challenge to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in his more than a decade in power.
LONDON, Dec 15: John McDonnell, Labour’s finance policy chief, accepted the blame on Sunday for the main opposition party’s election “disaster” last week when many traditional supporters switched to back Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
LONDON DEC 13: Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party has won a solid majority of seats in Britain’s Parliament — a decisive outcome to a Brexit-dominated election that should allow Johnson to fulfill his plan to take the U.K. out of the European Union next month.
LONDON, Dec 13: Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party was on course for a resounding victory in Britain’s election after voters backed his bid to deliver Brexit on Jan. 31, the country’s most significant geopolitical move in 70 years.
SHANGHAI, Nov 26 : Major news outlets in China have largely avoided detailed reporting of district council election results in Hong Kong, where pro-democracy candidates scored a landslide victory that some say amounted to support for anti-government protests.
HONG KONG, Nov 25: Hong Kong’s democrats scored a landslide majority in district council elections, which saw a record turnout after six months of anti-government protests, increasing pressure on the Chinese-ruled city’s leader on Monday to listen to calls for democracy.
HONG KONG, Nov 25: Hong Kong’s democrats romped to a landslide and symbolic majority in district council elections after residents turned out in record numbers on Sunday to vote following six months of anti-government protests in the embattled city.
HONG KONG, Nov 24: More than a million voters thronged polling stations across Hong Kong on Sunday in district elections viewed as a key barometer of support for city leader Carrie Lam, besieged by nearly six months of often violent pro-democracy protests.
HONG KONG, Nov 23: An uneasy calm settled over Hong Kong on Saturday as the city prepared to go to the polls for local elections seen as a referendum on months of anti-government protests, after weeks of especially violent clashes between police and demonstrators.
COLOMBO, Nov 17: Sri Lanka’s former civil wartime defense chief Gotabaya Rajapaksa was declared the winner in the presidential election on Sunday, after promising to secure the country against militant threats following Easter bombings this year.
Online disinformation, propaganda and censorship were used to influence 26 of 30 national elections studied over the past year, according to a report by an internet watchdog. Freedom House, which is partly funded by the U.S. government, said that online election interference has become “an essential strategy” for those seeking to disrupt democracy.
KATHMANDU, Nov 6: Election Commission on Wednesday clarified that the recent decision of the government of relieving the former chiefs of provinces of their posts has not breached the election code of conduct.
MONTREAL, Oct 22: Canadian Prime Minister Canadian Prime Minister’s Liberals held onto power after a closely fought election on Monday but were reduced to a minority government that will need the support in Parliament of a smaller left-leaning party.
KATHMANDU, Sept 19: Chief Election Commissioner Dinesh Kumar Thapaliya has said that the Election Commission is positive toward making necessary arrangements to enable Non-Resident Nepalis (NRNs) to cast votes in the election.
JERUSALEM, Sept 18: Israel’s two main political parties were deadlocked Wednesday after an unprecedented repeat election, with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu facing an uphill battle to hold on to his job.