KATHMANDU, March 9: The Election Commission (EC) on Tuesday asked the recently-revived Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxit Leninist) and Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Center) to come up with a new name and election symbol of the party if they decide to merge the two parties again.
KATHMANDU, March 4: Leaders of the Dahal-Nepal faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) visited the Election Commission (EC) office on Thursday to reiterate that their faction is the legitimate NCP since they command a majority in the party.
KATHMANDU, March 1: Chairman of the Dahal-Nepal faction of the Nepal Communist Party (NCP), Pushpa Kamal Dahal has claimed that the Election Commission (EC) will grant the party’s legitimacy to their faction in the next few days.
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.
KATHMANDU, Feb 14: The Election Commission (EC) on Sunday held a discussion with 12 various political parties representing federal, provincial and local levels on the proposed election code of conduct.
KATHMANDU, Feb 9: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, who is also the chairperson of a faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP), has reached the Election Commission office to take stock of the poll body's preparations for the upcoming midterm elections and demand that his faction be granted the official recognition as the legitimate NCP and the election symbol ‘sun’.
KATHMANDU, Feb 2: Leaders of the Dahal-Nepal faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) including chairpersons Pushpa Kamal Dahal and Madhav Kumar Nepal reached the Election Commission office at Kantipath in the capital on Tuesday morning, demanding that they be granted the official recognition as the legitimate NCP and the election symbol ‘sun’, claiming that the faction commands a two-thirds majority in the party.
KATHMANDU, Jan 25: The Dahal-Nepal faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party has termed the Election Commission's decision not to give official recognition to either of the factions of the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) ambiguous.
KATHMANDU, Jan 18: The Election Commission (EC) has urged all political parties to assist in the preparations for the upcoming House of Representatives (HoR) elections scheduled for April 30 and May 10.
KATHMANDU, Dec 23: The Election Commission (EC) on Wednesday said that it will conduct a thorough investigation to verify claims made by the rival factions of the ruling Nepal Communist Party before granting an official recognition to one of them.
KATHMANDU, March 31: The Omni Group which was awarded the contract to supply various medical equipment and logistics to control the coronavirus (COVID-19) by the government at exorbitantly higher prices is found to have been involved in similar controversial procurement deals with the Election Commission (EC) when the Group supplied faulty printing machines to the EC at higher prices.
KATHMANDU, March 3: The Election Commission (EC) held a discussion with chiefs and representatives of major political parties regarding collecting voters list and implementing periodic special program-2076.
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 29: The Election Commission (EC) has decided to allow eligible voters, who have not have voters' identity cards for some reason, to cast their ballots in tomorrow's by-election based on the biometric identity cards issued by the government bodies.
KATHMANDU, Nov 28: The Election Commission (EC) has enforced 'silence period' from midnight Wednesday for the November 30 by-elections. The silent period was enforced after completing all logistical and administrative preparations from the election body.
KATHMANDU, Nov 8: Candidates representing various political parties and independent ones filed their candidacies for federal and provincial assembly by-polls scheduled for November 30 in a peaceful manner Thursday.
KATHMANDU, Nov 2: With the by-elections slated for November 30 approaching fast, the major political parties are busy in closed-door discussions to finalizing their candidates for the 52 seats at stake at the central, provincial and local government levels.