Tag: Election code of conduct

Four CDOs transferred on the eve of polls; officials say pressure from PM

Kathmandu, November 21 The Ministry of Home Affairs on Monday transferred chief district officers of four districts that will hold voting under provincial and federal parliamentary elections next Sunday. Officials at the Ministry said the CDOs were transferred violating the election code of conduct, owing to the pressure from Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba. In […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Sunday, October 15, 2017

Major Nepali and English newspapers published from Kathmandu on Sunday have given the priority to dissolution of Parliament on Saturday and its last ‘special’ meeting in which top leaders of all political parties addressed. Likewise, the swearing-in of four Cabinet ministers and four state ministers has also received significant attention. Procedures for elections of federal […]

Election Commission seeks clarifications from Aviation Minister, NRA CEO

Kathmandu, October 5 The Election Commission has sought clarifications from Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Jitendra Narayan Dev and Nepal Reconstruction Authority Chief Executive Officer Govinda Raj Pokharel claiming their activities violated the election code of conduct. The Commission has ordered Dev to come in person to the Commission and furnish the constitutional […]

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 ┬áMinistry 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, […]