KATHMANDU, Dec 14: The rise in number of invalid votes has piled up pressure on the Election Commission (EC) to overhaul its ineffective voter education program, for which the election body spends billions of rupees.
GORKHA, Dec 10: With the completion of vote counting in Gorkha district under the first-past-the-post (FPTP) category for the parliamentary and provincial elections, rural parts of the district reported higher number of invalid votes. As per the details provided by the District Election Office (DEO), more than 4% of the total votes were invalid in the district.
KATHMANDU, Dec 8: A total of 2,409 votes have been counted in Pachthar for the House of Representatives. Of them, 1931 have been counted as invalid. Following the vote counts, Left alliances continue to lead the race by more than 2,000 votes in Pachthar.
KATHMANDU, Nov 29: China Gezhouba Group of Company (CGGC) Limited has objected to the government's decision to scrap the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed with it for development of Budhi Gandaki Hydroelectric Project
DHADING, Nov 22: With very little time left for the parliamentary and provincial polls, the voters in rural parts of Dhading are still unaware of the voting process. Locals in northern parts of the district are deprived of voter education, raising concerns over the number of invalid votes.
KATHMANDU, July 19: Nearly a month after the second phase local elections, the Election Commission (EC) is yet to make public the full details of the invalid vote.
The number of invalid votes is high even through the election body spent millions on voter education.
KHOTANG, June 19: With the objective of minimizing the number of invalid votes, the District Election Office (DEO), Khotang has added 25 more poll officials for the upcoming local elections scheduled for June 28.