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Cabinet expansion: Election Commission calls government to ‘correct’ decision

Kathmandu, September 19 Expressing its concerns over the induction of two more state ministers into the Cabinet, the Election Commission has said the move violated the code of conduct enforced for provincial and federal parliamentary elections scheduled for November 26 and December 7. The constitutional body has hence asked the government to “correct” the decision. […]

Election Commission approves staff transfer made after code came into effect

Kathmandu, September 14 The  Ministry of General Administration says the Election Commission has approved the transfer of more than 400 staff which was decided after the election code of conduct came into effect. In the last week of August, the Ministry had transferred staff of various government bodies. After the decision was criticised by various […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Thursday, September 14, 2017

Major English and Nepali broadsheet dailies published from Kathmandu on Thursday prioritised various issues in their front page today. Among them, politics has received the prominence as usual. As the local level elections in eight districts of Province 2 are just four days away, news stories related to election preparations have received prime attention. Likewise, […]

Won’t nag PM further on Cabinet expansion: CEC Yadav

Kathmandu, September 13 Chief Election Commissioner Ayodhee Prasad Yadav says the Election Commission will not make complaints about the recent Cabinet expansion anymore as  it has already clearly stated that the move was a violation of the election code of conduct. Responding to a journalist’s query on why the Commission is reluctant to take action against […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Major Nepali and English newspapers published from Kathmandu on Wednesday have prioritised a host of political issues including the pressure from lawmakers to provide pension to former members of Parliament, the Supreme Court order on Nepal Police IG appointment and subsequent resignation of DIG Nawaraj Silwal expressing dissatisfaction over the issue, and the government’s preparation […]

UML objects to Cabinet expansion, calls Election Commission to intervene

Kathmandu, September 11 The main opposition CPN-UML has objected to the recent Cabinet expansion claiming the government cannot appoint new ministers as the Election Commission has already begun procedures for federal House of Representatives elections and implemented the code of conduct. Further, the party has called the constitutional body to intervene and prevent the expansion. […]