Polling for the fourth phase of the Lok Sabha polls began on Monday in 71 Lok Sabha constituencies spread across nine states including Maharashtra, which is home to Bollywood industry. Kick-starting the day by exercising their franchise, scores of B-Town celebrities arrived at their designated polling stations.

Urges parties to create poll-friendly environment

EC in a fix over NA polling locations

January 9, 2018 03:06 am

KATMANDU, Jan 9: With the government dillydallying to announce provincial capitals, the Election Commission (EC) is in a fix over fixing polling locations for the National Assembly elections.

KATHMANDU, Dec 7: Bibeksheel Sajha party's Coordinator Rabindra Mishra cast his vote in RatnaJyoti Mahila Pariwar Bhawan polling center of Bhainsepati Lalitpur.

JHAPA, Dec 7: With the aim of setting an example of women-friendly polling center, two such centers in Jhapa will be handled exclusively by female staffers only during the December 7 polls.

CHITWAN, Dec 7: Excited voters reach early morning at polling centers to cast their votes for the historical elections of House of Representatives and provincial Assembly, today. Voters were visible queuing before 6:00 AM in Chamelidevi Piya Aadharbhut School polling center, of Bharatpur-3, Chitwan.

KATHMANDU, Dec 7: In the recently concluded local level elections, Laxman Subedi, chairperson of the Kaski Association of the Blind could not exercise his voting right the way he wanted.

DHANGADHI, Dec 7: Locals of five districts of Province-7 are eagerly waiting to cast their ballots in Thursday's elections. Election officers have reached their respective constituencies by Monday evening while security personnel were deployed few days earlier.

JHAPA, Dec 6: With the aim of setting an example of women-friendly polling center, two such centers in Jhapa will be handled exclusively by female staffers only during the December 7 polls.

Kathmandu, Dec 5 : All logistics required for management of the second phase of the election to the House of Representatives and Provincial Assemblies have been reached to the polling centers.

KAILALI, Dec 5: Assistant polling officer Yagya Lal Upadhyay stationed at the Kalika Primary School's polling center (B) in Kailali constituency-4 died of cardiac arrest.

POKHARA, Dec 5: Carrying 66 types of election materials, returning officers and security personnel have headed for their destinations to hold the parliamentary and provincial elections slated for Thursday.

SAPTARI, Dec 3: As many as 207 polling centers in Saptari district have been categorized as very sensitive in the election being held here under the second phase of election to the House of Representatives and State Assemblies on coming December 7.

KATHMANDU, Dec 3: With the completion of all logistical and administrative preparations, poll officers are heading toward their assigned election constituencies to conduct the parliamentary and provincial assembly elections scheduled for December 7.

Baglung, Dec 1: The Nepali Congress Baglung has filed a complaint at the District Election Office demanding re-election in three polling centres in the district, alleging rigging.

RUKUM, Dec 1: The polls that were postponed on November 26 in two polling centers in Rukum (West) are being held on Friday.  The polls were postponed after the ballot papers were burnt by the use of acid. The Office of the Chief Election Officer said that entire preparation was completed for the re-polling in each center of Bafikot Rural Municipality and Athbiskot Municipality.

KATHMANDU, NOV 29- Ballot boxes used during the first phase of the House of Representatives and State Assemblies elections held Sunday (November 26) in 32 districts have already been collected safely in the respective district headquarters, the Election Commission said.

BAJURA, Nov 28: Polling Officer at Malika secondary school, Bangpani, of Pandabgufa rural municipality-4, Premraj Giri, who went out of contact all of sudden, has come into contact today.

KATHMANDU, Nov 28: Ballot boxes of 71 polling stations of six districts used for the elections to the House of Representatives and State Assemblies held on November 26 are yet to be brought to the district headquarters.

'Feasts' organized nearby polling centers

November 27, 2017 03:00 am

PAANCHTHAR, Nov 27: With a significant number of female election officers and security personnel, the polling center at Sumnima Chowk of Phidim-3 was considered an exemplary polling center of the district until the political parties played the spoilsport.

RUKUM, Nov 26: Re-election is to be held at two voting centers in Rukum district.

DOLPA, Nov 26: Two polling centers in upper Dolpa still remain out of contact. Contact with the Gherang polling center in Charkatangsong rural municipality and Kalang polling center of Dolpo Buddha rural municipality has not been established, the District Police Office said.

Voters from 52 polling centers out of 66 have started to cast their vote in Dolpa,a mountainous district,  from 7:30 am.

Voters from 52 polling centers out of 66 have started to cast their vote in Dolpa,a mountainous district,  from 7:30 am.

Weather forecast for Polling day

November 26, 2017 07:58 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 26: The Department of Hydrology and Meteorology, Meteorological Forecasting Division has issued a press release regarding the weather forecasting for November 26, 2017.

MYAGDI, Nov 26: After hearing continuous pleas of the disabled people, the District Election Office (DEO) of Myagdi has constructed two disabled-friendly polling stations in the district.

Two polling centers of Myagdi district have been made 'disable friendly' for the elections to the House of Representatives and Provincial Assemblies. The two polling centers were developed disable friendly to ease voters with different disabilities to cast ballots.

JHAPA,Nov 24: Forty-nine polling stations have been identified as 'highly sensitive' from security aspect in Jhapa in view of the upcoming elections to the House of Representatives and State Assemblies, the District Police Office Jhapa informed.

Assistant  polling  officer  beaten up

November 23, 2017 14:44 pm

BAJURA,  Nov  23:  The assistant polling officer Bindeshwar Prasad Yadav was beaten black and blue on his way to Nandeshwari  Secondary School  polling center of  Kotila in Budhi Nanda Municipality-5 on Wednesday.

SINDHUPALCHOK, Nov 22: As many as 64 types of election materials will be used during parliamentary and provincial elections scheduled for November 26 and December 7.

KHOTNAG, Nov 22: With federal parliamentary and provincial elections less than a week away returning officers are heading toward polling stations in the district.

BAJURA, Nov 13: The District Security Committee (DSC), Bajura, has listed 31 of the 70 polling stations in the district as highly sensitive. The committee headed by the chief district officer (CDO) has categorized 31 polling stations as sensitive in terms of security in view of the parliamentary and provincial assembly elections scheduled for November 26.

KATHMANDU, Nov 7: Acting on a writ petition demanding arrangements for civil servants and security personnel deployed on election duty to cast their votes, the Supreme Court on Monday asked the Election Commission (EC) to take an appropriate decision in line with the constitution.

MAHOTTARI, September 5: The District Security Committee (DSC), Mahottari has marked 135 out of 258 polling booths in Mahottari as sensitive in terms of security.

KATHMANDU, Aug 30: The Election Commission (EC) has fixed 3,578 polling centers for the third phase of local polls in Province 2 scheduled for next month.

Polling centers fixed in Province 2

August 30, 2017 15:24 pm

KATHMANDU, August 30: The Election Commission has fixed 3,578 polling centers for the third-round of elections taking place at 136 local levels of eight districts in Province No. 2. Sarlahi, Saptari, Dhanusha, Mahottari, Rautahat, Siraha, Bara, and Parsa are holding the local level elections. Among these districts, Sarlahi has the maximum 20 levels and Mahottari has the least number-15 levels.

KATHMANDU, August 23: The Election Commission (EC) has urged the government to maintain the roads and bridges to ensure access to polling centers for the third phase of local level polls scheduled for September 18 in Province No. 2.

KHOTANG, June 29: A worker of District Technical Office, Khotang, deployed at a polling center of the district, has been found dead on Wednesday night.

4 elderly die at polling centers

June 28, 2017 17:28 pm

PALPA, June 28: As many as four elderly people died while casting their votes in the second phase of the local elections on Wednesday. Among them, two died apparently due to cardiac arrest while they were in the queue to cast their votes in Palpa district.

BUTWAL, June 28: Rain has delayed voting in some polling stations while people have queued up for voting with umbrella and other kind of shades in some other places.

RAMPUR (Palpa), June 23: As many as 18 polling stations in the district have been listed as highly-sensitive that might witness violence and other anti-election activities during the second phase of the local level elections taking place on June 28, the local administration said.

RUKUM, June 14: A total of 27 polling stations in the district have been identified as highly 'sensitive' for the June 28 elections.

RAJBIRAJ, June 14: Cadres of the Rastriya Janata Party (RJP) Nepal that has come to the street demanding an amendment to the constitution before the second-phase local-level election have taken some 55 election officers deputed in the district under control.

UDAYAPUR, June 13: The District Administration Office (DAO), Udayapur, has marked 42 of the 197 polling centers in the district as security sensitive.

BARA, June 13: Assailants of the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal in Bara beat up three polling officers in front of the office of the party on Monday, according to police. The polling officers were there to make necessary arrangements for the June 28 elections.

KATHMANDU, June 10: The ruling coalition has rejected the proposal of the Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal (RJPN) to reschedule the date of the second phase of local level elections.

KATHMANDU, May 14: Nepali theater artist Bikram Pariyar has died after he was attacked by an unknown group on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, May 14: Though the time for voting has officially ended at 5 pm, the voting is still underway at few polling centers.

GORKHA, May 14: A total of 98.99 per cent of votes were cast at Samdo polling station at Chumanubri rural municipality-1 in the district that borders Tibet, according to election officers. Out of the total 71 voters in the village, 70 cast their ballot with one dead, they said.

GORKHA, May 14:Voting at two polling centers has been halted at Ward-8 of Sahid Lakhan Rural Municipality in Gorkha district.