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Tag: Election code of conduct

National Assembly elections: Code of conduct comes into effect

Kathmandu, January 26 The Election Commission says the code of conduct for National Assembly elections, scheduled for February 7, has come into effect from today. The Commission’s spokesperson Nawaraj Dhakal says the code has been implemented to ensure free, fair, transparent and fear-free environment for the polls. The government, ministers, provincial and local government officials, […]

Leftist cadres held for allegedly distributing cash to Parsa voters

Parsa, December 6 Police arrested three persons in possession of Rs 300,000 cash in Pokhariya Municipality-3 of Parsa district. Ashok Rauniyar, Basu Prasad and Brijesh Patel are said to be cadres of the leftist alliance who were allegedly distributing the cash to local voters during the period of silence period. Police, however, have not revealed […]

Silence period for the 2nd phase of polls to begin tonight

Kathmandu, December 4 The Election Commission has said political parties and candidates will not be allowed to carry out promotional activities for the first phase of provincial and federal parliamentary elections scheduled for Thursday after Monday midnight. Total 45 districts of hills and plains will go to polls this Thursday while the polls have been […]

Election Commissioner Dahal: Govt decisions are against poll code, will seek clarification

Taplejung, December 1 Election Commissioner Narendra Dahal says some recent decisions made by the government are against election code of conduct as they have an impact on the polls scheduled for next week. Saying that the Commission’s attention has been drawn by the decisions, Dahal claims the Commission will seek a clarification from the government. […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Thursday, November 30, 2017

Major Nepali and English newspapers published from Kathmandu on Thursday have highlighted various issues related to provincial and federal parliamentary elections. Security concerns have received significant priority following the death of a temporary policeman in a blast in Dang and another blast that injured a Nepali Congress. Likewise, the bus accident in Trishuli River yesterday […]

UML on newspaper ad: We have not violated election code

Kathmandu, November 29 The CPN-UML has stated that it has been conducting the election publicity campaigns within the limits of code of conduct for the House of Representatives and state assembly elections as issued by the Election Commission. Spokesman of the UML Election Mobilisation Committee, Bishnu Rimal, stated in a press release today that all […]