KATHMANDU, Nov 16 : They comprise nearly a third of Nepal’s population of eligible voters. But they cannot vote because they are working outside the country. However, this demographic has a potential of altering poll outcomes.
REPUBLICA, Nov 8: CPN (Maoist Center) leader Jhakku Prasad Subedi was in the limelight during the first Constituent Assembly elections in 2008 after defeating CPN-UML leader and former prime minister Madhav Kumar Nepal from Kathmandu-2.
JHAPA, June 9: Seventy-eight-year-old Damber Timilsina seems very excited these days. The reason is that he believes he is likely to get hiked allowance pretty soon. Promises made by political party leaders to woo the elderly people in the first phase of election have given him the positive feeling.
KATHMANDU, May 17: Though the major political parties formed electoral alliance for mayoral and deputy mayoral races in metropolitan cities, the political calculations at the central level have failed to convince party members let alone attract neutral votes.