Vote for Best Candidate

September 15, 2022 14:00 pm

In my mind, indeed, the upcoming election will be quite a tough job when it comes to demanding a vote for a particular party or an independent candidate. These days, each political candidate has promised to verbally make into his/her area more prosperous along with developmental activities. After all, winning matters a lot, no matter which party one may belong to. Similarly, an independent candidate does, too.

The next elections are scheduled for November 20. We all should take this as a golden opportunity and cast our ballots such that we don’t have to repent for the next five years. This is an opportunity which should not be missed. Let’s throw the snollygosters out of political offices and other positions of power. Let’s stop them this time.

KATHMANDU, May 18: Amid growing demand from people to endorse the ‘right to reject vote’ in elections, a number of votes cast in the recently held local elections have been found written ‘No Vote’ by voters.

KATHMANDU, May 13: A mayoral candidate for Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC), Balen Shah has cast his vote at Annapurna School in Gairigaun, Sinamangal.

JHAPA, May 13: Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) Chairman Rajendra Lingden has cast his vote in the local polls. He cast his vote at a polling booth of the office of Haldibari Rural Municipality-1 of Jhapa.

TANAHUN, May 13: Nepali Congress leader Ram Chandra Poudel has cast his vote on Friday.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, May 13: Speaker Agni Prasad Sapkota has cast his vote in the local level election. He cast his vote at the local Setidevi Panchakanya Higher Secondary School polling center in Chautara Sangachokgadhi Municipality-5 on Friday morning.

KATHMANDU, April 7: The Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) is all set to elect new leadership in its all chapters, province committees and the central committee. FNJ has adopted the first-ever direct voting system to elect its central committee leadership. Voting is underway in all chapters across the country.

Bollywood actor Taapsee Pannu on Saturday blasted a social media user who targeted her for casting vote in Delhi Assembly elections even after shifting to Mumbai for work.

ISTANBUL, June 24: Turkey’s opposition has dealt President Tayyip Erdogan a stinging blow by winning control of Istanbul in a re-run mayoral election, breaking his aura of invincibility and delivering a message from voters unhappy over his policies.

JAKARTA, May 23: The defeated candidate in Indonesia’s presidential election is expected to challenge the result in court Thursday as calm returned to the capital following a 24-hour spasm of apparently orchestrated violence.

LONDON, May 18: The British government’s Brexit Withdrawal Agreement Bill needs to include another public vote when it is presented to MPs again next month, the Labour Party’s Brexit spokesman Keir Starmer said on Saturday.

NEW DELHI, May 12: Voters in Delhi and elsewhere in India’s north lined up early on Sunday to cast their ballots in the second-to-last round of a seven-phase general election, with the opposition seeking a united stand to deny Prime Minister Narendra Modi a second term.

NEW DELHI, April 23: Voting began in the third and largest phase of India’s staggered general election on Tuesday, including in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s home state of Gujarat and Kerala, where opposition Congress party chief Rahul Gandhi is contesting.

LONDON, April 2: British lawmakers on Monday voted to turn down all the four proposed Brexit options on the table, the second time since Friday that none of MPs' proposed Brexit options wins clear backing in the House of Commons.

On March 27, MPs were given the chance to vote on eight alternatives to May's negotiated deal with the EU and 'take back control' of the Brexit process. Underlining the deep divisions and current disarray in the House of Commons, they failed completely to grab any of the initiative which had been dangled in front of them by Speaker John Bercow in allowing the votes to take place.

As suggested in a Monmouth University Poll, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) is leading the pack of declared Democratic candidates for the 2020 presidential election.

KABUL, Afghanistan, Oct 19 : Afghanistan is holding parliamentary elections on Saturday despite deep security concerns and ongoing fighting in as many as 20 out of the country’s 34 provinces.

SKOPJE, Sept 30: Macedonians were deciding Sunday on their country's future, voting in a referendum on whether to accept a landmark deal ending a decades-old dispute with neighboring Greece by changing their country's name to North Macedonia, paving the way to NATO membership.

Former U.S. President Barack Obama assailed President Donald Trump and Republicans on Friday, urging Democrats to deliver a check on the administration’s “abuses of power” and restore a sense of sanity to politics by voting in November’s elections.

PHNOM PEHN, July 29: With the main opposition silenced, Cambodians were voting in an election Sunday virtually certain to return to office Prime Minister Hun Sen and his party who have been in power for more than three decades.

ISLAMABAD, July 27: Cricket hero Imran Khan has swept to an emphatic victory in a disputed Pakistan election, official figures showed Friday, but without a majority he will need to enter a coalition to take power in the nuclear-armed country.

ISLAMABAD, July 26: Pakistan’s former cricket star Imran Khan and his party were maintaining a commanding lead Thursday amid slow and tedious counting of ballots from a historic election the previous day that was marred by allegations of fraud and militant violence.

KATHMANDU, July 12: As consensus appears elusive among the aspirants for the post of parliamentary party (PP) leader in the Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal (RJP-N), the party is set to elect its PP leader through election on Saturday.

ISTANBUL, June 24: Turks began voting on Sunday for a new president and parliament in elections that pose the biggest ballot box challenge to Tayyip Erdogan and his Islamist-rooted AK Party since they swept to power more than a decade and a half ago.

Mariano Rajoy has been ousted as Spain’s prime minister after the country’s parliament voted that it had no confidence in his government.

DUBLIN, May 26: Abortion rights activists proclaimed victory for Irish women Saturday as referendum results indicated voters in largely Roman Catholic Ireland overwhelmingly backed repealing a 1983 constitutional ban on abortions.

KUALA LUMPUR, May 9: Malaysians flocked to vote in a fiercely contested election Wednesday that pits an opposition led by former authoritarian leader Mahathir Mohamad against the ruling coalition of Prime Minister Najib Razak, whose reputation has been battered by corruption allegations and an unpopular sales tax.

KATHMANDU, March 30: The House of Representatives has extended thanks to President Bidya Devi Bhandari for her address to a joint meeting of the House of Representatives and National Assembly of the first convention under the Federal Parliament.

CAIRO, March 26: Polls opened on Monday in Egypt’s presidential election with the outcome — a second, four-year term for President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi — a foregone conclusion in a vote critics see as a sign the country is sliding back to the authoritarian rule that had prevailed since the 1950s.

WASHINGTON, Mar 25: In a historic groundswell of youth activism, hundreds of thousands of teenagers and their supporters rallied across the U.S. against gun violence Saturday, vowing to transform fear and grief into a "vote-them-out" movement and tougher laws against weapons and ammo.

KATHMANDU, March 23: The Supreme Court has ordered the government to ensure the voting rights of Nepali migrant workers.

KATHMANDU, Mar 22:  The Supreme Court of Nepal on Wednesday issued a directive order in the name of Office of Prime Minister and Council of Ministers (OPMCM) and other ministries concerned including Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Election Commission regarding the External Voting Rights of Nepali Migrant Workers.

MOSCOW, March 19: Vladimir Putin rolled to a crushing re-election victory Sunday for six more years as Russia’s president, and he told cheering supporters in a triumphant but brief speech that “we are bound for success.”

Vote counting begins

March 13, 2018 16:17 pm

KATHMANDU, Mar 13: The counting of the votes of the Presidential election has begun at New Baneshwar on Tuesday afternoon.

BUTWAL, Mar 12: Province-5 Chief Minister (CM) Shankar Pokharel on Sunday secured a vote of confidence in the provincial assembly with a two-thirds majority.

KATHMANDU Mar 11: Out of  268 present in the session, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has secured 208 votes of confidence from the House of Representatives on Sunday evening.

KATHMANDU, March 11: Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli is likely to win a vote of confidence from parliament with more than a two-thirds majority after few minutes.

KATHMANDU, Mar 11: The Left Alliance has directed all parliamentarians to cast their votes in favor of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli.

KATHMANDU, Mar 11: Chief Minister of Province 5, Shankar Pokharel is seeking vote of confidence at 1 PM today in the provincial assembly meeting.

KATHMANDU, March 11: The Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) and Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN), two Madhes-based parties in parliament, have hinted at supporting Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli as he seeks a vote of confidence in the House.

KATHMANDU, March 11: Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli is likely to win a vote of confidence from parliament on Sunday with more than a two-thirds majority.

POKHARA, Mar 9: With 41 votes, Chief Minister of Province 4 Prithivi Subba Gurung secured a comfortable vote of confidence in province assembly on Friday.

CM to seek vote of confidence today

March 9, 2018 11:03 am

POKHARA, Mar 9: Prithvi Subba Gurung, Chief Minister of Province 4 will seek vote of confidence at 1 PM today, the Secretariat of Provincial Assembly said.

DHANGADHI, Mar 7: Province 7 Chief Minister (CM) Trilochan Bhatta has comfortably secured a vote of confidence in the provincial assembly. In the voting held at the provincial assembly meeting on Tuesday, 38 provincial assembly members voted for him while 10 voted against him

DHANGADHI, March 6: The Chief Minister of Province-7 has gained the vote of confidence, thereby securing the leadership as per Article 168 (4) of the Constitution.

KATHMANDU, Mar 4: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli would be seeking a vote of confidence from the Federal Parliament on March 11.

KATHMANDU, Feb 27:  Province 6 Chief Minister Mahendra Bahadur Shahi has secured 32 votes in his favor while six lawmakers voted against him.

Vladimir Putin's election supporters are using provocative pictures of female models in underwear in the latest bizarre tactic to fend off apathy in next month's Russian presidential poll.

DHANUSHA, Feb 22: Province-2 Chief Minister Lalbabu Raut is seeking a vote of confidence from the Provicial Parliament today.