CHITWAN, April 18: Chairman of CPN (Maoist Center) Pushpa Kamal Dahal, has stated that the issue of taking up an election symbol after the unification between the party and CPN (UML) has not been finalized yet.

KATHMANDU, April 17: CPN (UML) general secretary Ishwor Pokhrel has said the party and CPN (Maoist Center) which are in the process of unification have no debate over an idea of taking up 'sun' as the election symbol of 'united' party.

Long maligned as the footwear of choice for Nepal's Maoist guerillas, Goldstar sneakers are undergoing a revival in the Himalayan nation -- fast becoming a must-have hipster accessory.

KATHMANDU, Nov 5: The Election Commission has given the election symbol today to the the candidates who filed their nominee on November 2 for the second phase election held in December 7. The Election Commission has given the time those who want to returns their candidacy till 1:00 PM today at the office of election official.

KATHMANDU, Oct 22: The Election Commission has prohibited the production, distribution and use of cap, sticker, t-shirt, bag and shawl bearing election symbol of any political parties in upcoming elections to House of Representatives and State Assemblies.

KATHMANDU, Oct 13: Naya Shakti Party Nepal (NSP-N) has said that it will contest the upcoming parliamentary and province elections under its own election symbol.

KATHMANDU, Oct 4: The Election Commission (EC) has said that it is not in a position to provide a common election symbol to the CPN-UML and the Maoist Center, which along with Baburam Bhattarai's Naya Shakti, announced an elecoral alliance for the upcoming provincial and parliamentary elections. The parties have also agreed to unify after the elections.

RAJBIRAJ (Saptari), Sept 9: The District Administration Office (DAO) today raided three shops in the district headquarters Rajbiraj, and confiscated many t-shirts and caps printed with parties' election symbol.

KATHMANDU, Aug. 21: The Supreme Court (SC) has issued an interim order in the name of Election Commission (EC) to register the Rastriya Prajatantra Party (Democratic) without implementing its earlier decision to re-verify the signature of the leaders.

KATHMANDU, August 13: The government has requested the Election Commission to provide umbrella as election symbol to the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) as demanded by the party in the third round of local elections.

KATHMANDU, July 10: The Election Commission (EC) has refused to provide new election symbol to Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) for third round of local elections slated for September 18 in Province 2.

KATHMANDU, July 9: The hope of the Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal to get a new election symbol they have demanded has nearly ended as the Election Commission has ruled out the possibility.

KHOTANG, June 20: Gajendra Rai is taking part in the race for member of Ward-8 of Rupakot Majhuwagadhi Municipality as a common candidate of his party-Federal Socialist Forum Nepal(FSFN) and Naya Shakti Party –Nepal(NSPN). However, he is not contesting the election with the election symbol of his party-NSPN.

Naya Shakti gets election symbol

April 25, 2017 23:50 pm

KATHMANDU, April 25: After months long protests, Naya Shakti Nepal (NSN) received Mashal (torch) as the party's election symbol for the upcoming local elections.

KATHMANDU, April 2: Bibeksheel Nepali Party has filed a writ petition at the Supreme Court on Sunday challenging the provision of Local Level Elections Act 2017, which does not allow parties, other than currently present in the parliament, from contesting the elections with same election symbol across the country.

KATHMANDU, March 31: Various small parties have urged Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal to withdraw the provision about a common election symbol for all the small parties during the local polls.

RPP picks cow as poll symbol

March 3, 2017 16:20 pm

KATHMANDU, March 3: Settling the month-long row over the party's election symbol, the newly-unified Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) finally decided cow as its election symbol on Friday.