Tag: #Election Commission

From the Kathmandu Press: Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Major Nepali and English newspapers published from Kathmandu on Wednesday have prioritised issues about upcoming provincial and federal parliamentary elections. Some newspapers have highlighted the transfer of some chief district officers claiming the decision was against election code of conduct. Likewise, the ineffectiveness of voter education programme has also been highlighted in many papers. A […]

Preparations for November 26 polls over: Election Commission

Kathmandu, November 21 The Election Commission says all preparations for the first phase of provincial and federal parliamentary elections scheduled for next Sunday have been over. The Commission’s spokesperson Nawaraj Dhakal says all materials including ballot papers and boxes for voting have been sent to 37 constituencies of 32 districts in mountainous and high hilly […]

188 election symbols to be used in federal and provincial polls

Kathmandu, November 17 Total 188 types of election symbols will be used in the ballot papers for the House of Representatives and state assembly elections on November 26 and December 7. Total 138 symbols will appear in the ballot papers to be used for the first-past-the-post and the proportional representation system in the House of […]

UML urges govt to remove fear of voters

Kathmandu, November 16 The CPN-UML central election mobilisation committee on Thursday has urged the government to remove dilemma and fear among the voters. The committee, by issuing a press statement, has drawn the attention of the Election Commission as government is violating the election code of conduct. The committee spokesperson Bishnu Rimal has alerted the […]

We want to ensure people’s maximum participation in polls: CEC Yadav

Kathmandu, November 15 Chief Election Commissioner Ayodhee Prasad Yadav has said how to ensure larger participation of voters in the elections (House of Representatives and state assemblies) is the concern of the EC in the context when people of highlands have started migrating temporarily to warmer places, owing to natural adversities. Snowfalls in mountainous districts have […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Monday, November 13, 2017

Major Nepali and English broadsheet dailies published from Kathmandu today have prioritised political issues over others as just 13 days are left for the first phase of provincial and federal parliamentary elections. Nepal’s victory over India in a match played under the ACC U-19 Asia Cup played in Kuala Lumpur yesterday also made the front-page […]