KATHMANDU, July 11: Nepal Rastra Bank has reduced the spread in interest rate to 4.5 percent from 5 percent. Unveiling the monetary policy on Wednesday, according to the central bank, now the interest gap between the savings and the loan provided by banks will be 4.5 percent from the new fiscal year.

DHANGADHI, June 30: The second assembly meeting of the Province-7 held today has endorsed a bill prepared to implement the economic motion of the provincial government on annual budget of the fiscal year 2075-76 BS.

KATHMANDU, May 29: Here are the 12 key areas that the government has allocated budget for the upcoming fiscal year 2018/19.

March 29: Hong Kong airline Cathay Pacific has defended its decision to waive rebooking fees for Malaysians whose travels coincide with the general election, after a deputy minister accused the carrier of working to implement “regime change.”

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KATHMANDU, Jan 23: Left alliance and Madhes-based political parties have been seen to collaborate regarding the issues of National Assembly election and formation of a new government.

MAHOTTARI, Nov 29: Area Police Office, Bardibas has launched an anti-drug campaign in view of the federal parliamentary and provincial elections scheduled for December 7.

DANG, Nov 28: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said the upcoming election is going to be a decisive event for the people to choose either communist rule or democratic one.

KATHMANDU, Nov 24: Compared to all  major elections in the past, the upcoming parliamentary and provincial assembly polls are likely to witness fewer instances of electoral violence --thanks to greater maturity among the political parties and more awareness  among the people.

MYAGDI, Nov 24: Pemba Gurung, a local of Lomanthang, Upper Mustang returned home to take part in the Federal Parliamentary and Provincial elections slated for November 26.

SOLUKHUMBU, Nov 21: With the federal parliamentary and provincial elections just five days away, the denizens of Tingla village in the district have decided not to participate in the upcoming f elections.

KATHMANDU, Nov 16: The Election Commission (EC) has announced date to distribute the voter identity card for upcoming elections of Federal Parliament and provincial assemblies.

ITAHARI, Nov 13: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Federal Affairs and Local Development Bijay Kumar Gachchhadar has claimed that there was no other political party capable of defeating the Nepali Congress in the upcoming elections as the party had already won the people's hearts by its works and activities.

KATHMANDU, Nov 9: Prime Minister Sher Bahadaur Deuba is contesting the upcoming elections for the sixth time from Dadeldhura while his spouse Arzoo Deuba Rana is in the election fray from Kailali-5.

PANCHTHAR, Nov 8: Even as the upcoming elections are just 18 days away, Deu Maya Nepali, 54, of Panchthar district still does have the slightest idea about it. For her, words about the upcoming parliamentary and provincial elections are nothing more than a rumor.

As the country is headed for Federal Parliament and Provincial Assembly elections, this info-graphics shows the calculation of seat allocation in each of the seven provinces. The Calculation is done as per the Provincial Assembly PR Members Election Guidelines of the Election Commission Nepal.

HETAUDA, Nov 4: Deputy Prime Minister and Rastriya Prajatantra Party Chairman, Kamal Thapa, has said that the major political parties should be active to bring good governance through democratic culture in the country as well as to make the upcoming elections a success.

KATHMANDU, Nov 2 : Candidates from major political parties have started to file their cadidacy for upcoming elections in 45 districts. Registration of candidacies for the first-past-the-post system under the second phase of the House of Representatives and State Assembly elections scheduled for December 7 started today.

KATHMANDU, Nov 2: Although the political parties have been struggling to finalize the list of candidates for the second phase of parliamentary and provincial polls on December 7, major political parties have almost finalized the constituencies of their top leadership a day before the date of nomination.

KATHMANDU, Oct 28: Upcoming elections are likely to cost between Rs. 20 to 25 billion, former Secretary of the Ministry of Finance, Shanta Raj Subedi said.

KATHMANDU, Oct 26: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has called on one and all to make the upcoming elections successful by taking part in the House of Representatives and State Assembly elections scheduled for November 26 and December 7.

KATHMANDU, Oct 18: The Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) and Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) have decided to field fifty percent candidates each in Province 2, while the sharing of constituencies elsewhere would be based on their respective strength.

SINDHULI, Oct 8: CPN-UML has recommended the names of candidates for both Provincial and Parliamentary elections scheduled for November 26 and December 7. UML District Committee, Sindhuli has come up with the names of candidates following a massive discussio

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, Sept 23: The Election Commission (EC) has approved the model ballot paper towards the Proportional Representation system to be used in the upcoming elections to the members of House of Representatives and State Assemblies. The elections have been scheduled to be held in two rounds later this year- November 26 and December 7.

RAJBIRAJ, Sept 13: The local authorities are tightening the security in the district in view of the forthcoming 3rd phase of local polls the government announced for September 18.

RJPN registered for upcoming polls

August 27, 2017 08:21 am

KATHMANDU, Aug 27: The Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal (RJPN) has been registered with the Election Commission for the upcoming elections of the provincial and federal governments.

KATHMANDU, July 30: The Election Commission (EC) has called on political parties to enroll with it by August-end for the purpose of contesting the upcoming provincial assembly and parliamentary elections.

Visits underway and upcoming visits

July 25, 2017 01:45 am

Some ongoing visits

KATHMANDU, July 23: A team of experts has recommended the Election Commission (EC) to use electronic voting machines (EVMs) produced by Indian firms, saying that the machines are suitable in the context of Nepal.

KATHMANDU, July 14: The government has missed the Election Commission (EC)'s deadline to formulate election laws related to provincial and central parliamentary elections, raising doubts over its commitment to conduct the remaining elections within January 21 2018, the constitutional deadline.

KATHMANDU, July 12: The board committee of the Nepal Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has approved Rs one hundred 45 billion budget for upcoming fiscal year 2017/18.

BHADRAPUR, June 5: The District Election Office, Bhadrapur on Sunday held a consultative meeting with the concerned stakeholders on holding the second phase of local polls in a fair and peaceful environment and in compliance with the Local Level Election Code of Conduct 2017.

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KATHMANDU, March 26: Almost all districts in tarai have demanded additional security forces for the upcoming local level elections, arguing that the existing pool of security personnel falls short of meeting the security needs of the region which is likely to face bigger threats from polls-opposing forces.

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 15: Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) has allocated Rs 15.5 million for covering various sorts of expenses during its four-day unity convention.

BIRATNAGAR, July 2: Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Agni Prasad Kharel today said that the government has started engaging in works to formulate or amend necessary acts and laws to hold elections of all three levels—local, provincial and parliamentary.