KATHMANDU, Sept 20: Chairman of Rastriya Prajatantra Party, Pushupati Shumsher Rana, has said the election in the local bodies was imperative to address the concerns raised by the forces dissatisfied with the constitution. According to him, the elections can be held in the previous setup of the local bodies.
Chief Election Commissioner Ayodhi Prasad Yadav says all elections are possible within January, 2018. Here are excerpts of Yadav’s interview with Republica’s Mahabir Paudyal, Krishna Dhungana and PrashantLamichhane.
KATHMANDU, Aug 17: Ten days after the inauguration of the general convention and a gap of nine years, Nepali Congress' student wing -- Nepal Student Union (NSU) -- is set to hold election to choose a new leadership on Wednesday.
KATHMANDU, Aug 13: Prime Minister and chairman of the CPN (Maoist Center) Pushpa Kamal Dahal and Chairman of the CPN (Revolutionary Maoist) Mohan Baidya had a meeting at the Prime Minister's official residence at Baluwatar on Saturday.
KATHMANDU, Aug 2: A meeting among stakeholders scheduled for Monday for discussing the charges for printing textbooks could not take place after the state-owned Janak Education Material Center (JEMC) failed to justify its proposal for increasing the printing price.
KATHMANDU, July 27: Chief Election Commissioner (CEC), Ayodhi Prasad Yadav on Wednesday said that Election Commission (EC) was capable to hold elections of all the three levels -- local, provincial and federal.
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.
Chairperson of the ‘Commission for the Determination of the Numbers and Boundaries of Village Bodies, Municipalities and Special, Protected or Autonomous Regions’ in federal Nepal, Balananda Paudel, says the commission is working day and night to submit its final report to the government at the earliest, so as to pave the way for local elections. What are the bottlenecks? And why is restructuring of local units important? Republica’s Mahabir Paudyal and Sangeet Sangroula visited the commission’s office in Buddhanagar, Kathmandu, to gather his views. Excerpts:
KATHMANDU, July 12: A meeting of senior leaders of major ruling party CPN (Maoist Center) has decided to hold decisive talks with Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on whether or not the CPN-UML would support the Maoist Center in forming a new government under the leadership of its chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal.
KATHMANDU, June 18: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and president of the main opposition party, Nepali Congress, Sher Bahadur Deuba have today held talks on resolving the dispute over the Legislature-Parliament Business Operation Regulations.