Despite the political parties coming to a consensus on their respective presidential candidates and registering their candidacies, there is a palpable lack of enthusiasm and interest surrounding these candidates. They have failed to inspire a sense of hope or excitement in the people, and their names are not associated with any particular sense of love or respect beyond their immediate party factions.

KATHMANDU, Feb 23: The Election Commission (EC) has invited complaints against anyone included in the voters’ list for the upcoming presidential candidates till 12 noon today.

KATHMANDU, Feb 5: The ruling CPN (Maoist Center) has decided to seek national consensus or forge alliance with like-minded parties on presidential candidates.

WASHINGTON DC, Sept 22: Presidential candidates in 2020 won’t be able to rely on ‘embedded’ Facebook staff, the Menlo Park company declared. Hillary Clinton’s campaign declined this help in 2016, letting her rival Donald Trump leverage it to victory.