KATHMANDU, Jan 6: The political parties within the ruling coalition, which have agreed to contest the upcoming National Assembly elections scheduled for January 25 together, have submitted their respective claims regarding the number of seats.

KATHMANDU, Dec 11: All seven political parties that have secured seats in the House of Representatives (HoR) under the Proportional Representation (PR) electoral system have submitted the final list of their candidates to the Election Commission on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 9: The final results of the elections held on November 20 have been announced. While Nepali Congress (NC) has become the biggest party by winning the highest number of seats in the First Past the Post (FPTP) electoral system, CPN-UML has got the highest number of seats in the Proportional Representation (PR) electoral system in the HoR.

SINDHULI, May 19: Public vehicles having more than 18 seats have been prohibited for operation along the BP Highway. The decision to this end was taken, bearing in mind road safety and safe travel.

KARNATAKA, May 15:  Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has taken an early lead against the Congress as the votes counting for the Karnataka election results began on Tuesday morning.

KATHMANDU, Feb 10: More than two months after the parliamentary elections, the Election Commission (EC) on Friday announced the proportional representation (PR) results for the lower house.

UML wins 27 upper house seats

February 9, 2018 01:52 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 9: The CPN-UML has won nearly half the seats of the upper house in the elections held on Wednesday.

EC to publish PR seats for HoR

February 8, 2018 13:41 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 8: The Election Commission has prepared to announce the number of seats secured by the political parties in the election of House of Representatives under Proportional Representation (PR) system on Thursday.

Left sweeps upper house with 37 seats

February 8, 2018 01:21 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 7: Election to the National Assembly was held on Wednesday in six provinces of the total seven, paving way for the long-delayed power transfer to the poll-winning parties.

KATHMANDU, Feb 7: Left Alliance and Nepali Congress have shared six and two seats respectively among the total eight seats in the National Assembly election held  in Province 3 on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 26: Filing nomination for the National Assembly election was held across the seven provinces on Wednesday, with 83 candidates registering their names with the Election Commission (EC).

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: 83 candidates have filed their nominations for 56 seats of National Assembly election slated for February 7. According to the Election Commission, 82 nominees have filed their candidacy from nine political parties from seven provinces.

KATHMANDU, Jan 21:  Rastriya Janamorcha is to vie on three seats for National Assembly election slated for February 7.

KATHMANDU, Jan 18: The Election Commission (EC) has published the winners of the provincial assemblies elected under the proportional representation (PR) category. Altogether 220 members of provincial assemblies have been elected under PR category. On Wednesday the EC had announced the final list of the winners.

KATHMANDU, Jan 18: The CPN-UML has reached an agreement with the CPN (Maoist Center), its partner in the left alliance, on sharing of seats of the National Assembly. The 59-member National Assembly will comprise 56 directly elected representatives and three members nominated by the president on the recommendation of the cabinet.

EC names winners of provincial PR seats

January 18, 2018 05:00 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 18: The Election Commission (EC) has announced the winners of the provincial assemblies elected under the proportional representation (PR) category. Altogether 220 members of provincial assemblies have been elected under PR category.

Left alliance agrees on 43 seats of NA

January 17, 2018 16:45 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 18: The joint task force of CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center) has agreed on the 43 seats of the National Assembly (NA) allocation left alliance.

Left alliance agrees on 43 seats of NA

January 17, 2018 16:45 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 18: The joint task force of CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center) has agreed on the 43 seats out of 56 seats of the National Assembly (NA) allocation left alliance.

KATHMANDU, Jan 5: After leaving aspiring MBBS students guessing for more than two months, Tribhuvan University is all set to decide the allocation of MBBS seats for private medical colleges under the Institute of Medicine ((IOM) within a week.

KATHMANDU, Jan 5: Federal Parliament Secretariat has arranged seats for lawmakers, audience and journalists to sit on during the meetings of the House of Representatives and National Assembly.

EC in fix over PR seats for lower house

December 29, 2017 05:00 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 29: Polarization among the political parties over the modality for electing the National Assembly has put the Election Commission (EC) in a fix over the allocation of proportional representation seats for the lower house of parliament.

KATMANDU, Dec 24: With the allocation of the proportional seats of the provincial assemblies, election officials have begun verifying Proportional Representation (PR) votes cast to the parties in the parliamentary elections held recently before allocating seats for the central parliament.

KATMANDU, Dec 22: CPN-UML has bagged the most seats in the provincial assemblies under the proportional representation (PR) category.

KATHMANDU, Dec 22: Election Commission (EC) has announced the number of seats secured by the political parties in the Provincial Assembly elections under Proportional Representation (PR) system on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 20: The dispute between Nepali Congress (NC) and the CPN-UML over the system for constituting the National Assembly (NA) has delayed authentication of the upper house election ordinance by the president and the formation of the new government.

KATHMANDU, Dec 18:  Tribhuvan University (TU) has said it is "quite dissatisfied" with the Institute of Medicine (IOM) and Nepal Medical Council (NMC) for slashing MBBS seats at private medical colleges.

KATHMANDU, Dec 15:  Vote counting under Proportional Representation of all election constituencies will complete today, Nawaraj Dhakal, spokesperson at the Election Commission said. So far, votes of Province 3 and 4 have been completed.

KATHMANDU, Dec 14: Only five political parties including two Madhes-based parties have crossed three percent threshold to qualify for representation in the federal parliament as the counting of proportional representation (PR) votes entered the final stage.

Left alliance bags 116 FPTP seats

December 13, 2017 06:26 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: The left alliance has so far bagged 116 seats of the 165 first-past-the-post (FPTP) seats in parliament.

KATHMANDU, Nov 24: Nepal Medical Council (NMC), the country's apex medical body, has rejected  a proposal submitted by Kathmandu University (KU) for increasing seats of MBBS students in two medical colleges affiliated to the university.

6,094 contesting for 330 PR seats

November 4, 2017 01:13 am

KATMANDU, Nov 3: More than 6,000 candidates are contesting the upcoming parliamentary and provincial assembly elections under the Proportional Representation (PR) category.

KATHMANDU, Nov 3: The Election Commission (EC) has unveiled a closed list of candidates contesting the upcoming elections under the proportional representation category.

4,708 candidates vying for 384 seats

November 3, 2017 06:15 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 3: Political parties and independent candidates in 45 districts of the country have registered their candidacies for the second round parliamentary and provincial assembly elections scheduled for December 7.

KATHMANDU, Oct 31: Upendra Yadav led Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) and Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) have forged an agreement on sharing seats in Province 2 in upcoming elections.

KATHMANDU, Oct 30: The Nepali Congress (NC) has proposed fielding consensus candidates in some selected constituencies of Province 2 after efforts to form a pre-poll alliance in Province-2 failed to materialize due to differences over seat sharing.

KATHMANDU, Oct 27: The ruling Nepali Congress (NC) has found itself between a rock and a hard place, with the smaller parties in the so-called democratic alliance showing little sign of compromise in seat adjustments for the parliamentary and provincial assembly elections.

KATHMANDU, Oct 26: A serious dispute has surfaced between the ruling Nepali Congress (NC) on one hand and  Madhes-based parties Rastriya Janata Party and Federal Socialist Forum (FSFN) on the other over electoral alliance in Province 2 for the upcoming parliamentary and provincial assembly polls.

KATHMANDU, Oct 23: Several political heavyweights look set to face each other in the first phase of parliamentary and provincial elections adding an interesting new dimension to the polls which are shaping up to be a fierce competition between leftist and rightist forces.

KATHMANDU, Oct 3: CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center) are jointly organizing press meet on Tuesday to announce the electoral alliance and the party unification between two parties. According to the secretariat of chair Dahal, the press meet will be held at City Hall at 5 PM.

KATHMANDU, July 18: Former chair of Federation of Nepalese Journalists (FNJ) Dhermendra Jha had to struggle to get a ticket from Nepal Airlines (NA) to fly from Dhangadi to Kathmandu on July 7. He felt relieved when he got a ticket with support from a friend as NA officials told him that all seats were already booked.

Safety is an issue for every airline, and it is more so for Buddha Air. Even the smallest of details matter when it comes to aircraft safety. Airlines have to do so by even compromising on their revenue. When you think about it, if all the seats in the aircraft is filled, then the profit is maximized for the airline company.

KATHMANDU, Nov 5: The Nepal Medical Council (NMC) on Saturday directed those medical colleges which have been allocated seats for Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) and Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) to start the admission process on a merit basis.

GENEVA, Aug 12: China aims to build its growing influence at FIFA by fielding a candidate in Asian elections for new seats on the world soccer body's ruling council that were created during anti-corruption reforms.