KATHMANDU, March 12: Voting for the Chairperson of the National Assembly is going to be held today.

KATHMANDU, Jan 25: The casting of votes for the National Assembly election has concluded across all seven provinces of the country.

JANAKPURDHAM, Jan 25: Voting in Madhesh Province for the National Assembly member election has been completed. Voting was held on Thursday for two posts of members of the National Assembly from Madhesh province.

KATHMANDU, Nov 9: All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) has initiated the voting process directly without conducting the opening session of the special general meeting.

CHITWAN, Oct 15: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said the government is making an effort to establish the voting rights for non-resident Nepalis (NRNs).

SURKHET, Oct 1: The process of voting is currently underway for the election of the leadership of CPN-UML Karnali Province. The voting started at 10AM today. The first session of the UML convention, originally scheduled for two days, failed to reach a consensus on the leadership selection, necessitating the election on the fifth day.

KATHMANDU, Aug 12: The Janamat Party has started collecting public opinion to evaluate the approval ratings of its local representatives. For this purpose, the party has requested the members whose names are in the voter list published by the party at the local level to vote with the party card.

CHITWAN, April 23: The voting process under the by-election has been suspended at a polling center in Chitwan electoral constituency no 2. The voting has been suspended at the Naya Kiran Secondary School polling center in Bharatpur Metropolitan City 11.

CHITWAN, April 23: Voting for the by-election continues in Chitwan Constituency number 2 from 7 am. Nepali Congress candidate Jit Narayan Shrestha has voted from Chaturmukhi High School Shaktikhor.

KATHMANDU, March 9: Voting for the presidential election has begun. Voting has started at separate polling stations for federal parliamentarians and provincial assembly members established in the Lhotse chamber of the parliament building in New Baneshwar.

KATHMANDU, Dec 1: Voting has begun in 10 polling centers of Dolakha district.

Re-polling underway in Surkhet

November 22, 2022 11:38 am

SURKHET, Nov 22: Re-polling in Simta Rural Municipality in Surkhet, where the voting was postponed on November 20, is taking place today.

KATHMANDU, Nov 21:  CK Raut of Janamat Party is leading the vote count by more than twice as many votes as Janata Samajwadi Party’s Upendra Yadav in Saptari Constituency No. 2. Raut has secured 1,634 votes so far.

Voting underway in Devchuli

November 21, 2022 11:57 am

NAWALPUR, Nov 21: Voting for the election to the Member of House of Representatives and Province Assembly is in progress at Devchuli Municipality-4 in Constituency No 1 of Nawalparasi (Bardaghat- Susta East).

Birendranagar, Nov 21: A controversy has arisen after the polling officer took the ballot boxes to the police station and left it unattended as he went to sleep in Thantikandh Rural Municipality in Dailekh district..

GULMI, Nov 21: Voting will be held again on Tuesday at the Urbani polling station in Gulmi. The voting at this polling station was postponed during the elections held on Sunday.

Birendranagar, Nov 20: Voting at a polling station in Surkhet has been postponed due to a dispute over the ballot papers. The Election Commission has announced that voting has been suspended for the time being.

Voting time for general election is over

November 20, 2022 17:50 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 20: The allocated time for the general election has ended.

KATHMANDU, Nov 20: The Election Commission (EC) has said that voting has been put off in a total 15 polling stations across the country as of 3:30 pm

Central Jail inmates vote

November 20, 2022 12:45 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 20: Seven inmates have voted from the Central Jail Jagannathdeval polling station. Election Officer Ishwari Prasad Aryal said that although the names of eight prisoners are in the voter list, seven of them have already voted.

KALIKOT, Nov 20: Two people have been detained by the police from Mangalasaini Aid Center of Narahari Nath Village-8 of Kalikot.

KATHMANDU, Nov 20: Some elderly voters returned after the security personnel said that even a small key should not be taken inside the polling station in Padma Kanya Secondary School Dillibazar polling station, Kathmandu.

BANKE, Nov 20: Voting is currently underway in all polling stations across Banke district to elect members of House of Representatives (HoR) and provincial assembly.

DHANGADI, Nov 20: An explosion took place outside the Sharada Secondary School polling station in Dhangadhi Sub-metropolitan City-2 in Kailali district on Sunday morning. Although the explosion took place near the exit gate of the polling station, there was no damage or human casualty, according to the police.

TANAHUN, Nov 20: The prisoners in the district jail Tanahun have cast their votes. They cast their votes from a temporary polling station in the prison.

KATHMANDU, November 20: Voting started peacefully and enthusiastically from 7 am on Sunday morning in Myagdi.

RAUTAHAT, Nov 20: Police have fired in the open to contain a tense situation in two separate polling stations in Rautahat. According to the police, shots were fired at Kanakapura polling station and Amarpati polling station in Garuda Municipality of Gujara Municipality 4 of the district.

KATHMANDU, Nov 20: Voting for the election of members of the House of Representatives and Provincial Assembly has started across the country beginning 7 am.

KATHMANDU, Oct 16: Voters will be allowed to vote in the upcoming elections after showing their identity cards issued by the Election Commission or other identity cards issued by other bodies of the government. Voting for the elections to the House of Representatives and provincial assemblies to be held on November 20 can be done using such identity cards.

KATHMANDU, May 17: The counting of votes will begin in Tulsipur Sub-metropolis-17 of Dang today as soon as the voting that was suspended earlier concludes.

KATHMANDU, May 16: Under the local level elections 2022, voting is underway at 13 polling centers where the elections were postponed on May 13 due to various reasons.

KAPILVASTU, May 15: Tilak Basnet of the Nepali Congress (NC) has been elected as the ward chairman of Budhabhumi Municipality-1 of Kapilvastu for a second time.

KATHMANDU, May 14: The Election Commission has said that voters’ turnout were not cast as per the expectation in local-level election-2079. As per the EC's preliminary analysis, although the voting was conducted in a peaceful and enthusiastic manner in the country, only 65 per cent votes were cast. The EC had earlier  expected a 68-72 percent turnout of voters.

BHAKTAPUR, May 13: Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Dinesh Kumar Thapaliya cast his vote at Madhyapur Thimi Municipality Ward No 1 of Bhaktapur on Friday morning.

KATHMANDU, May 11: People residing temporarily in Kathmandu Valley due to various reasons are returning to their home to cast their votes in the May 13 local level election.

KATHMANDU, Jan 26: Voting for 19 vacant posts of National Assembly members will be held from 9 AM today. Voting will be held in eight polling stations and 14 centers in different provinces of the country from 9 AM to 3 PM.

The government’s proposal to fix Lumbini as the name of Province 5 and Deukhuri as its capital is likely to be endorsed by a two-thirds majority of the Provincial Assembly

Riddles of electoral democracy

May 4, 2020 16:05 pm

The ongoing wrangling within the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has brought to fore the question of relationship between statecraft and citizenship. In the near history, one of the key indicators to cement this relationship has been the voting process as part of what could be termed as electoral democracy. The replacement that we have witnessed after 1990 oscillated among the parties and gave rise to the new legitimacy of voting system therein.

WASHINGTON, Jan 22: The U.S. Senate voted early on Wednesday to approve rules governing the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump, including delaying a debate over whether to call witnesses until the middle of the trial.

SRINAGAR, April 18: Voting began in the second phase of India’s general elections Thursday amid massive security and a lockdown in parts of the main city in Indian-controlled Kashmir.

JAKARTA, April 17: Indonesians began voting in the world’s biggest single-day election on Wednesday as polling stations opened across the sprawling equatorial archipelago following a six-month campaign to choose a new president and parliament.

NEW DELHI, April 11: India’s mammoth general election began on Thursday, with people starting to line up outside polling stations in the world’s biggest democratic exercise that will be carried out in seven phases.

KATHMANDU, Nov 18: Nepal has abstained from voting on UN’s resolution on the human rights violation of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar.

Right to vote for Nepalis living abroad

September 4, 2018 02:00 am

Nepal’s Supreme Court has directed the government to make necessary arrangements to allow Nepali citizens living and working in foreign countries to vote in coming elections.

ISLAMABAD, July 25: After an acrimonious campaign, polls opened in Pakistan on Wednesday to elect the country's third straight civilian election __ a first for this majority Muslim nation that has been directly or indirectly ruled by its military for most of its 71-year history.

KATHMANDU Mar 6: The election of National Assembly Chairperson has been scheduled for 1 PM on March 14.

NC's voting for PP leader begins

March 5, 2018 10:01 am

KATHMANDU, March 5: Voting is taking place today following failure to reach full agreement to pick Nepali Congress parliamentary party leader.

NC's voting for PP leader begins

March 5, 2018 10:00 am

KATHMANDU, Mar 5: Former prime minister and Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba and former general secretary of the party Prakash Man Singh have filed their candidacy for the election of the parliamentary party leader.

Two voters absent in Province 5 voting

February 8, 2018 01:08 am

DANG, Feb 7: Two voters were absent during voting for the National Assembly members in Dang of Province 5 on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 6: The Election Commission has completed all the preparations for the election to the member of National Assembly taking place in all the seven provinces of the country tomorrow.