KATHMANDU, August 29: Hearing on contempt of court case registered against Kathmandu Metropolitan City Mayor Balendra Shah (Balen) took place on Monday.

KATHMANDU, August 14: Kathmandu Metropolitan City Mayor Balendra Shah (Balen) has said that 250 to 350 garbage trucks will reach Banchare Danda every day.

KATHMANDU, July 19: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) Mayor Balendra Shah has stressed the need to ensure effective coordination among related sectors to intensify works related to infrastructures.

BAGLUNG, July 3: The government has made it mandatory for government and public officials to acquire a vehicle pass from the authority concerned to use government vehicles on public holidays. Accordingly, Mayor of Baglung Municipality, Basanta Kumar Shrestha used a vehicle of the municipality on Saturday after getting a permit from the Chief District Officer.

KATHMANDU, July 1: The National Information Commission (NIC) imposed a fine amounting to Rs 10,000 on the mayor of Rajpur Municipality in Rautahat district for not providing information to the information seeker.

June 29: Russia-installed officials in Ukraine's Kherson region said their security forces had detained Kherson city mayor Ihor Kolykhayev on Tuesday after he refused to follow Moscow's orders, while a Kherson local official said the mayor was abducted.

KATHMANDU, June 4: The development and physical infrastructure work within the Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) will be carried out only in coordination with the government at all three levels.

KATHMANDU, June 3: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) Mayor Balendra Shah and Deputy Mayor Sunita Dangol have reached Sisdole landfill site.

KATHMANDU, May 27: Independent candidate Balendra Shah has been elected as Mayor of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC). He has received 61,767 votes.

CHITWAN, May 25: The newly re-elected mayor of Bharatpur Metropolitan City in Chitwan district, Renu Dahal has taken two major decisions after assuming office for a second term- free drinking water up to 7,000 liters monthly per household and daughter insurance scheme worth Rs 100,000.

DHARAN, May 25: To the astonishment of many, independent candidate Harka Raj Rai (Sampang) has won the election in Dharan to become the mayor of the sub-metropolitan city, defeating candidates from the major political parties.

KATHMANDU, May 25: Independent mayoral candidate of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) Balendra Shah, who is leading the polls in the vote counting by a wide margin has thanked all the people who voted for him, through a post on Facebook.

GANDAKI, May 25: Common candidate from the ruling five-party alliance Dhanraj Acahrya of CPN (Unified Socialist) has registered his victory to the mayoral post in Pokhara Metropolitan City. The CPN-UML candidate Manju Devi Gurung emerged victorious to the post of deputy mayor.

KATHMANDU, May 25: Nepali Congress (NC) candidate Chiribabu Maharjan has been elected the mayor of Lalitpur Metropolitan City (LMC) for the second term.

BIRGUNJ, May 24: Both mayoral and deputy mayoral candidates from the ruling alliance have won in Birgunj Metropolitan City.

POKHARA, May 24: CPN (Unified Socialist) candidate Dhanraj Acharya has secured victory as Mayor of Pokhara Metropolitan City.

CHITWAN, May 24: The ruling coalition has won the post of mayor and deputy mayor of Chitwan's Bharatpur Metropolitan City.

KATHMANDU, May 24: Independent candidate for the post of mayor of Kathmandu Metropolitan City Balendra Shah (Balen) has continued to maintain his lead.

CHITWAN, May 24: CPN (Maoist Center) mayoral candidate Renu Dahal is leading in the current vote counting in Chitwan's Bharatpur Metropolitan City.

POKHARA, May 23: Dhanraj Acharya of CPN (Unified Socialist) is close to winning the post of Mayor of Pokhara Metropolitan City.

CHITWAN, May 23: CPN (Maoist Center) mayoral candidate Renu Dahal is close to victory in Chitwan's Bharatpur Metropolitan City.

KATHMANDU, May 23: Independent candidate for the post of Kathmandu Metropolitan City mayor Balendra Shah has received more than 43,000 votes.

DHANGADI, May 22: Independent candidate Gopal Hamal has been elected the mayor of Dhangadhi Sub-metropolis. He won with 26,865 votes while his closest rival, the common candidate of ruling alliance, Nrip Bahadur Oda of the Nepali Congress, received 14,817 votes.

Poudel elected Itahari Mayor

May 22, 2022 09:38 am

ITAHARI, May 22: Nepali Congress candidate Hemkarna Poudel has been elected the mayor of Itahari Sub-Metropolitan City. He won the election to the post with 33,049 votes, beating his closest rival Yam Kumar Chongbang Subba of the CPN-UML, who got 28,031 votes.

CHITWAN, May 22: Seventy percent of the votes of Chitwan's Bharatpur Metropolitan City have been counted. A total of 88,284 votes have been counted in a period of 9 days. In Bharatpur, 127,839 votes were cast in the local elections held on May 13.

KATHMANDU, May 21: The ruling alliance candidate Khel Raj Pandey is set to be elected as mayor of Butwal Sub-metropolitan City.

NEPALGUNJ, May 20: Prashant Bista of the Nepali Congress (NC) and Kamaruddin Rai of the Janata Samajbadi Party (JSP) have been elected the mayor and deputy mayor of Nepalgunj Sub-Metropolitan City.

KARNALI, May 19: The CPN-UML has won the posts of mayor and deputy mayor in Bheriganga Municipality of Surkhet. Yagya Prasad Dhakal was elected the mayor and Dhansara Bohara the deputy-mayor through the local level elections held on May 13.

SAPTARI, May 19: A woman has been elected the mayor for the first time in Saptari district. Geeta Chaudhary of the Nepali Congress has been elected the mayor of the Surunga Municipality by securing 7,292 votes in the local level election held on May 13.

NC wins mayor in Phidim

May 19, 2022 09:48 am

PHIDIM, May 19: Nepali Congress (NC) candidate has emerged victorious as mayor of Phidim Municipality in Panchthar. NC candidate Mitra Prasad Kafle received 9,855 to become the mayor. His close contender Prithvi Lawati of CPN-UML secured 9,280 votes.

CHITWAN, May 19: CPN (Maoist Center) candidate Renu Dahal has been widening the gap of votes as vote counting continues in Bharatpur Metropolitan City.

KATHMANDU, May 19: Nepali Congress mayoral candidate Chiribabu Maharjan has maintained his lead in Lalitpur Metropolitan City.

BIRATNAGAR, May 17: Nepali Congress (NC) candidate Nagesh Koirala has been leading the mayoral race in Biratnagar Metropolitan City since the start of the vote-counting. Similarly, CPN-UML candidate Shilpa Karki has been leading the local polls for the post of deputy-mayor.

KATHMANDU, May 17: Independent candidate Balen Shah is leading the mayoral race of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) by a margin of over 5,000 votes against his closest rival Keshav Sthapit of the CPN-UML.

BIRATNAGAR, May 17: Nepali Congress (NC) candidate Nagesh Koirala has been leading the mayoral race in Biratnagar Metropolitan City since the start of the vote-counting. Similarly, CPN-UML candidate Shilpa Karki has been leading the local polls for the post of deputy-mayor.

KATHMANDU, May 17: Independent candidate Balendra Shah (Balen) has maintained his lead in the counting of votes till 9 AM on Tuesday.

CHITWAN, May 16: The ruling five-party alliance candidate for the mayor of Bharatpur Metropolitan City Renu Dahal has continued to maintain her lead in the vote counting so far. Vote counting of Ward Number 1, 2, 3 and 4 of the metropolis has completed so far.

KATHMANDU, May 16: The mayoral candidate Renu Dahal of the ruling alliance in Bharatpur Metropolitan City is ahead of her nearest rival by 17 votes as the counting of 16,033 votes has completed so far.

KATHMANDU, May 16: Independent candidate for the post of mayor of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) Balendra Shah 'Balen' has maintained his lead in the ongoing vote counting. According to the details of the vote counting till 9 PM, he has received 8,248 votes.

KATHMANDU, May 16: CPN (Unified Socialist) candidate Dhanraj Acharya is in the lead in the mayoral race of Pokhara Metropolitan City. So far, Acharya has received 5,137 votes while his closest rival Krishna Bahadur Thapa from the CPN-UML has received 4,545 votes.

KATHMANDU, May 16: Independent candidate for the post of mayor of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) Balendra Shah 'Balen' has maintained his lead in the ongoing vote counting. According to the latest details, he has received 7,534 votes.

On Sunday, the area near Bhrikutimandap was rejoicing over the lead maintained by Shah in the vote-counting so far. The ambience was no less than a celebration of victory, as if Balen had already won the mayoral race.

CHITWAN, May 15: CPN-UML's Bijay Subedi has retained the lead in the vote counting for the post of mayor of Chitwan's Bharatpur Metropolitan City.

CHITAWAN, May 15: CPN-UML's mayoral candidate Bijaya Subedi has taken a lead against Renu Dahal, a mayoral candidate of the ruling five-party alliance., in Bharatpur Metropolitan City

Balen Shah in Bhaktapur

May 15, 2022 13:58 pm

KATHMANDU, May 15: Popular youth candidate for the post of mayor of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC), Balen Shah reached Bhaktapur on Sunday. Shah, who is leading the race for the post of mayor of KMC from the independent cluster, reached the office of Bhaktapur Municipality-2.

CHITWAN, April 26: A total of 30 persons have filed their candidacies for the post of mayor of Bharatpur Metropolis under the local level polls scheduled for May 13. The office of Chief Election Officer said that 16 candidates belong to various political parties and 14 others are independent candidates.

KATHMANDU, April 26: A total of 56 candidacies have been filed for the post of mayor in Kathmandu Metropolis for the local level poll scheduled for May 13. Similarly, the number of candidacies filed for the post of deputy mayor stands at 31.

BIRENDRANAGAR, April 25: Nepali Congress (NC) has fielded women candidates in Narayan Municipality while CPN-UML has fielded women candidates in Birendranagar. The two parties have fielded Nirmala Khadka in Narayan and Mohan Maya Dhakal in Birendranagar municipalities.

KATHMANDU, April 24: The CPN-UML has finalized the candidates for the posts of mayor and deputy mayor of various metropolises and sub-metropolis. A meeting of the UML Central Secretariat held at the residence of party Chairman KP Sharma Oli in Balkot on Saturday finalized the names of candidates for six metropolitan cities and 11 sub-metropolitan cities, said UML Deputy General Secretary and Chief of Publicity Department Prithvi Subba Gurung.

KATHMANDU, April 20: The ruling coalition has decided to field candidacy of Nepali Congress(NC) leader Srijana Singha for the post of Mayor of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC).