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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. […]

Commission corrects turnout estimate, says 77 per cent votes cast in Province 2

Kathmandu, September 19 The Election Commission has corrected its primary estimate of turnout of voters during the third phase of local level elections held yesterday, claiming around 77 per cent voters used their democratic right in eight districts of Province 2. The constitutional body had said the turnout was around 73 per cent as soon […]

Voter turnout 35 per cent till noon: Election Commission

Kathmandu, September 18 The Election Commission says around 35 per cent votes have already cast their votes as of 12 pm today during the third phase of local level elections in eight districts of Province 2. The voting will continue till 5 pm today. The Joint Election Operation Centre at Commission says voters in large […]

Nepal local polls final phase: Voting underway peacefully in Province 2

Kathmandu, September 18 Voting is underway under the final phase of local level elections in eight districts of Province 2 since 7 am this morning. The Election Commission says voters of Saptari, Siraha, Dhanusha, Mahottari, Sarlahi, Rautahat, Bara and Parsa are casting their votes. The voters are enthusiastically participating in the voting in all 136 […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Sunday, September 17, 2017

Eight districts of Province 2 are scheduled to hold local level elections in the third phase on Monday and all newspapers have published reports about final preparations for the polls. Besides the elections, other issues to have received prominence in major English and Nepali newspapers published from Kathmandu are varied and they cover various political, […]

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 […]