KATHMANDU, July 21: The main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) has expressed sorrow over the use of force by police in a peaceful demonstration staged by its youth wing, Tarun Dal.

Pakistan will hold a general election on 25 July in what could be only the second democratic transfer of power in the nuclear-armed country’s history.

CHITWAN, Dec 2:  Election Commissioners Ila Sharma and Sudhir Shah has directed the chief election officer, the election officials and the chiefs of the security bodies to make the House of Representatives and State Assembly election free, fair and rigging-free.

'Election largely peaceful'

November 27, 2017 06:30 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 27: The first phase of parliamentary and provincial assembly elections conducted on Sunday in 32 mountainous and high hilly districts were largely peaceful, despite security threat from the Netra Bikram Chand-led Communist Party of Nepal, a Maoist party.

Mugu observes peaceful elections

November 27, 2017 05:15 am

MUGU, Nov 27: The first phase of the much-awaited parliamentary and provincial elections concluded in a peaceful and systematic manner in all the polling stations of Mugu on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, September 4: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that the government was making the necessary preparations keeping the topic of conducting the local level election in Province No 2, and the election of the state assembly and the House of Representatives in a free, fair and fear-free environment, in top priority.

KATHMANDU, June 28: Voting is taking place under the second phase local level election in Province Nos. 1, 5 and 7 in a peaceful and enthusiastic manner.

KATHMANDU, June 28: Nepal Government has mobilized 1,63,000 security personnel today for ensuring peace in the local level elections being held today in 35 districts.

KATHMANDU, June 27: The United States and the United Kingdom (UK) have urged all stakeholders to work to create favorable environment for the people of provinces 1, 5 and 7 to peacefully exercise their democratic rights during the upcoming local elections.

KATHMANDU, June 26: The United Kingdom (UK) has called on all stakeholders to create necessary conditions to allow the people of Provinces 1, 5 and 7 to exercise their right to vote, peacefully, in Nepal‘s second round of local elections on 28 June.

KATHMANDU, June 23: Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Dr. Ayodhee Prasad Yadav has said the Election Commission has made monitoring arrangements at various levels, as it seeks to conduct the upcoming second-phase of local-level elections in a free, impartial and peaceful atmosphere.

KATHMANDU, June 19: The Election Commission has appealed to all- political parties, leaders, election candidates and voters- to conduct election campaigning peacefully.

A member of the six-member presidium of the newly formed Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN), Rajendra Mahato claims his party is still keen about taking part in the second phase of local election. Yet his party has just announced to actively disrupt the second phase. Many people are left wondering what exactly the RJPN wants. Why is it not taking part in the second phase even though the two biggest Madhes-based parties are already in? And is there still a possibility of a negotiated settlement in the next few days, clearing the way for the party to take part in the second phase? Thira L Bhusal and Mahabir Paudyal caught up with the veteran Madhesi leader.

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KATHMANDU, May 15: The first phase of the local elections was held largely in peaceful manner in three provinces on Sunday, the Election Commission and other election observers have said.

KATHMANDU, May 14: Election Commission has officially said that more than 71 percent of the total voters in three provinces cast their votes in the first phase of the local level election.

LALITPUR, May 14: As the vote casting is underway in 34 districts of the country, the election has drawn the voters in Lalitpur district to the polling stations as well.

Parties commit to peaceful polls

May 11, 2017 08:11 am

KATHMANDU, May 11: A day after the brutal killing of a cadre of main opposition CPN-UML in Dolakha district, leaders of the major political parties have committed to carry the run-up to the local elections and Sunday’s voting in a peaceful manner.

KATHMANDU, May 11: A day after the brutal killing of a cadre of main opposition CPN-UML in Dolakha district, leaders of the major political parties have committed to carry the run-up to the local elections and Sunday's voting in a peaceful manner.  Several cases of clashes and firing have been reported in Rukum, Gorkha and Dolakha among other districts with the elections just around the corner.

KATHMANDU, May 10: The Federal Alliance on Tuesday made public new program of protest in order to mount pressure on the government to pass the constitution amendment bill before the second phase of local elections.

KATHMANDU, April 29: The United States Ambassador to Nepal Alaina B. Teplitz has said that the country is looking forward for political parties’ commitment for peaceful and broadly supported elections in Nepal for the transition of the government as envisioned in the new constitution.

KHOTANG, April 23: The parties in the district have expressed joint commitment to hold the upcoming local polls in a friendly environment.

KATHMANDU, July 18: The Naya Shakti Nepal has said that resolution of dispute over the islands of the South China Sea between People's Republic of China and the Philippines is possible only through peaceful negotiation and dialogue.