POKHARA, April 13: A Bill on Salaries and Allowances of Provincial Lawmakers endorsed by the Provincial Meeting of the Province 4 has laid down a provision according to which a leader of the party having ten percent seats can become chief whip.

KATHMANDU, April 2: The government has shelved the decision of the previous government to lower age threshold for elderly allowance to 65 years.

KATHMANDU, Oct 16: Several regional and fringe parties have opted for mergers with the three big parties after their political survival came under threat with the introduction of electoral threshold. The threshold barrier has pushed few other parties to go into coalitions with bigger parties.

KATHMANDU, July 11: The government has proposed a three percent threshold for political parties to get elected to the central parliament in the upcoming parliamentary elections.

KATHMANDU, March 23: Amid pressure from fringe political parties, parliament on Wednesday endorsed a bill  imposing a three-percent threshold in upcoming parliamentary elections for becoming a national political party.

KATHMANDU: March 22: The State Affairs Committee (SAC) has passed the Bill Related to Political Parties 2073 BS with majority on Wednesday, setting a three percent electoral threshold system.

KATHMANDU, Feb 20: With a view to fostering political stability through a reduction in the number of political parties, the Election Commission (EC) has proposed a 1.5 percent threshold for parties seeking representation in parliament.

KATHMANDU, Feb 8: Nepal at present is gearing up for three major elections that would change the face of leadership in the new federal set up of the country.

KATHMANDU, Feb 7: Dispute continues among political parties representing in Parliament over the election threshold system.

Fringe parties oppose threshold

February 3, 2017 00:10 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 3: Small political parties have opposed the threshold provision for being recognized as national political parties in the Bill Related to Political Parties, which has yet to be endorsed by parliament.

KATHMANDU, Nov 26: Lawmakers from big and fringe political parties have stood sharply divided over whether or not to include the threshold provision in the election-related laws.

KATHMANDU, Aug 10: The Election Commission (EC) has proposed a minimum 1.5 percent threshold for political parties to win seats under the proportional representation (PR) system in the upcoming elections.

NSU sets age bar threshold at 32

August 5, 2016 12:15 pm

KATHMANDU, Aug 5: The Nepal Student Union (NSU) – a sister wing of the Nepali Congress – has set the age bar threshold for election in its organization at 32 years.

KATHMANDU, July 13: The government is preparing to increase fixed capital threshold for industries.