KATHMANDU, Aug 18: One of the major reasons behind postponements of elections to pick the heads of parliamentary committees is found to be foreign junkets by lawmakers from the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) and the main opposition Nepali Congress (NC).

KATHMANDU, Aug 16: The National Assembly (NA), the upper house in the federal parliament, rescheduled the date for the elections of its four thematic committees at 11:00 am on August 29.

KATHMANDU, Sept 18: Minister for Peace and Reconstruction Sitadevi Yadav has stressed on all party unity to hold all three level election within the next 17 months.

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KATHMANDU, Sept 16: Election for a new leadership of the Nepal Women's Association (NWA) has begun earlier today.

KATHMANDU, Sept 9: Pushpa Kamal Dahal, prime minister and chairman of CPN- Maoist Center says that he has taken steps to strengthen internal nationalism which faced the risk of being polarized.

KATHMANDU, Sept 3: Nepali Congress leader Prakash Man Singh has seen the task of holding three elections within 17 months as a big challenge.

KATHMANDU, Sept 3: Minister for Federal Affairs and Local Development, Hit Raj Pandey has said that the local election will be held by mid-April 2017.

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KATHMANDU, Aug 24: CPN (Maoist Center) leader Haribol Gajurel has claimed that the local elections would be held on the slated time.

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KATHMANDU, Aug 22: At a time when government has directed Election Commission (EC) to prepare for holding local polls, the United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) has demanded with the government to hold elections of the House of Representatives at first.

KATHMANDU, Aug 22: Major ruling coalition partner Nepali Congress, which had earlier insisted that local polls be held only after the restructuring of the local bodies, has said that the government should conduct local polls for the interim period under the existing local structures.

KATHMANDU, Aug 11: The election of the Nepal Students Union (NSU), student wing of the Nepali Congress (NC), is set to take place on August 13.

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BHAKTAPUR, Aug 6: CPN-UML General Secretary Ishwar Pokharel has blamed the Nepali Congress and CPN (Maoist Centre)-led government was plotting to delay the elections.

KATHMANDU, July 28: Nepali Congress (NC) and CPN (Maoist Center) that are working on forming a new coalition government have agreed to hold long-delayed local elections by mid-April next year.

KATHMANDU, July 27: A meeting of the Nepali Congress and CPN (Maoist Centre) has decided to move ahead for holding local bodies elections within mid-April, 2017 after settling issues related to delineation of provinces.

CHITWAN, July 10: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Federal Affairs and Local Development, Kamal Thapa, today said the local elections will take place with political parties' consensus.

BIRATNAGAR, July 2: Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Agni Prasad Kharel today said that the government has started engaging in works to formulate or amend necessary acts and laws to hold elections of all three levels—local, provincial and parliamentary.

KATHMANDU, July 1:Coordinator of the newly-formed party Naya Shakti Nepal, Baburam Bhattarai, has said that the local elections should be held only after restructuring the local bodies as stated in the new constitution.