DHADING, April 24: Nilkantha Municipality has started demolishing the illegal structures built by encroaching upon public land in the municipality.

KATHMANDU, July 29: Taking their cue from the ballot-tearing incident during the vote count for the local polls in Bharatpur Metropolitan City (BMC), lawmakers have sought a strong legal penalty against candidates and party representatives who get involved in ballot-tearing in the upcoming parliamentary elections.

CHITWAN, July 17: Although 50 days have elapsed since the ballot papers with votes of Bharatpur Metropolitan City-19 have been torn, no any move has been made yet to decide over the issue.

KATHMANDU, June 27: Following the Bharatpur ballot-tearing incident, the Election Commission (EC) has instructed polling officers and security agencies to adopt all available measures to keep ballot papers safe during the vote counting.

CHITWAN, June 1: District Court Chitwan today freed two cadres of the CPN (Maoist Centre) who were alleged of tearing the ballot papers last Sunday. They were freed on bail.

KATHMANDU, May 31: A probe panel formed by the Election Commission (EC) to investigate the incident related to tearing up ballot papers with votes in Bharatpur Metropolitan City has  submitted its report.

KATHMANDU, May 30: CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli on Tuesday claimed the act to tear up ballot papers with votes by cadres of the CPN (Maoist Centre) was premeditated.

CHITWAN, May 29: Vote count in Bharatpur Metropolitan City has been suspended after tension flared in the vote count station at midnight.