KATHMANDU, Aug 3: A day after holding discussion with major political parties, the Election Commission (EC) on Friday fixed November 30 for holding by-elections to fill the vacant positions of local, provincial and federal governments.
COLOMBO, June 26: Sri Lanka’s president on Wednesday signed death sentences for four people convicted of drug-related offenses in a decision analyst said is aimed at boosting his chances of re-election later this year.
KATHMANDU, Jan 8: With less than two months left for the election of the Free Students Union (FSU) to take place, the merger of the student unions of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) is still uncertain.
PHNOM PEHN, July 29: With the main opposition silenced, Cambodians were voting in an election Sunday virtually certain to return to office Prime Minister Hun Sen and his party who have been in power for more than three decades.
BEIRUT, May 6: Polling booths opened in Lebanon on Sunday for the country’s first parliamentary election in nine years, a period marked by stretches of political paralysis and war in neighboring Syria.
KATHMANDU, Feb 3: Two months after the election of parliamentary and provincial assembly elections, the government of India has congratulated the government and people of Nepal for the successful conduct of the three tiers of elections and termed the achievement an important milestone in the democratic transition of Nepal.
KATHMANDU, Jan 22: As part of holding the upper house election slated for February 7, the Election Commission (EC) on Sunday made public the name list of voters who will elect 56 members of the 59-member upper house of federal parliament.
RAJBIRAJ, Dec 18: Yogendra Jha, 70, has an interesting political experience. Jha, a local of Tilathi, Saptari, was with the Nepal Congress then when, while protesting against the then Panchayat regime, he was arrested and put in jail for months.
KATHMANDU, Dec 15: The United States has commended the citizens and government of Nepal for conducting peaceful, orderly, and broadly supported provincial assembly and parliamentary elections on November 26 and December 7.
KATHMANDU, Dec 15: Seventy-eight percent of CPN-UML candidates and 58 percent of CPN (Maoist Center) candidates have won the recently concluded parliamentary and provincial assembly elections across the country.
SYANGJA, Dec 12: CPN (Maoist Center) candidate for Syangja-1 (A) Dipak Thapa has been elected to the Provincial Assembly. Thapa defeated his closest rival of Nepali Congress Kamal Prasad Pangeni with a margin of 2726 votes.
KATHMANDU, Dec 11: Although the electoral alliance between the CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center) in the parliamentary and provincial assembly polls has landed a landslide victory for the left alliance across the country, two senior leaders who took lead role to make it possible have lost the elections
BIRATNAGAR, Dec 11: Proving wrong the notion that elections cannot be won without money, Lal Babu Pandit of CPN-UML emerged victorious from Morang-6 in the recently concluded parliamentary elections. He defeated Nepali Congress (NC) heavyweight Shekhar Koirala in the polls, and that too, without spending anything.
BIRATNAGAR, Dec 10: Proving wrong the notion that elections cannot be won without money, Lal Babu Pandit of CPN-UML emerged victorious from Morang-6 in the recently concluded parliamentary elections. He defeated Nepali Congress (NC) heavyweight Shekhar Koirla in the polls, and that too, without spending anything.
ROLPA, Dec 10: The Left alliance has won in all election tiers in the district. CPN (Maoist Center)’s Barshaman Pun won the House of Representatives election with 40,647 votes. Pun defeated Amar Singh Pu of Nepali Congress.
KATHMANDU, Dec 8: The final round of parliamentary and provincial assembly elections concluded in 45 districts of the country on Thursday, wrapping up the election season that began in May with the local elections as mandated by the constitution.
KATMANDU, Dec 8: The final round of parliamentary and provincial assembly elections concluded in 45 districts of the country on Thursday, wrapping up the election season that began in May with the local elections as mandated by the constitution.
KATHMANDU, Dec 8: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, who faced a humiliating dismissal from the then King Gyanendra Shah for being unable to hold the parliamentary polls on the scheduled date back in 2002, has set his record right, by successfully holding the parliamentary and provincial assembly polls in 2017.
KATHMANDU, Dec 8: The second and final phase of federal and provincial elections concluded successfully in the remaining 45 districts of the country on Thursday. Enthusiastic voter turnouts were reported from various districts of all seven provinces.
According to the exit poll result, in Lalitpur-1, Nava Raj Silwal is ahead with 38% whereas with neck-to-neck result, Udaya Shamsher Rana of Nepali Congress is with 37% and Keshav Prasad Timalsina of Bibeksheel Sajha is with 16%.
KATMANDU, Dec 7: As part of conducting all three levels of elections--local, provincial assembly and parliamentary--under the constitution promulgated in September 2015, the Election Commission (EC) is conducting second phase elections to parliament and the provincial assemblies on Thursday.
DANG, Dec 6: A long queue for voter registration a few months ago and another queue on Tuesday for her voter identity card haven't diminished the excitement of Manakali Pun of Ghorahi at the idea of voting for the first time.
KATHMANDU, Dec 6: During the parliamentary and provincial elections on Thursday, voters can leave home without having to worry about the bad weather as rainfall is unlikely in the country, according to the Meteorological Forecasting Division (MFD).
KATHMANDU, Dec 6: Japan's Parliamentary Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs, Iwao Horii, is arriving in Nepal as the head of the Japanese observation team for the second phase of the parliamentary and provincial elections to be held on December 7.
KATHMANDU, Dec 5: The silent period for the second phase parliamentary and provincial assembly elections begin from midnight Monday, barring political parties and poll candidates from electioneering any further.
KATHMANDU, Dec 4: Just ahead of the second phase of the federal and provincial elections, CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Sunday signed a three-point agreement with the victims of the infamous Bandarmude massacre in violation of the election codes of conduct.
KATHMANDU, Dec 3: The appalling air pollution and the ailing health of locals in Kalanki have time and again made headlines for more than the past two years. The locals have knocked the doors of several government authorities, political leaders and high-level officials, urging them to control air pollution in the area but their voices haven't been heard.
KATHMADU, Dec 1: With the second phase of parliamentary and provincial assembly elections less than a week away, the incidents of violence aimed at derailing the polls have gone up sharply in different parts of the country including the capital city.
SAPTARI, Nov 30: Upendra Mukhiya of Tirhut village in Saptari had a normal life until six months back. When flood wreaked havoc in the district on 11 July, Mukhiya lost his house and belongings within a few minutes. However, that was not all. On August 14, the floods swept away his land and forced his family to live in makeshift hut.
KATHMANDU, Nov 29: At a time when international agencies have welcomed the upcoming elections, a staff at the Department for International Development (DFID) has vehemently urged voters to boycott the elections of House of Representatives and Provincial Assembly in his Facebook profile.