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First full results from Phase-III: RJPN opens account

Dhanusha, September 20 The complete results of voting held under the local level elections in eight districts of Province 2 have begun to come out. The Rastriya Janata Party Nepal, which had boycotted the first and second phases of the polls, has become the party to register the victory in the first phase as its […]

Six parties in the lead as vote counting begins in Province 2

Kathmandu, September 19 Counting of votes of the third phase of local level elections held in eight districts of Province 2 has begun on Monday night, says the Election Commission. The Commission says around 70 local units began counting yesterday and 60 more this morning. There are total 136 local units in the Province. As […]

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 […]

21 local units want to change their names, headquarters

Kathmandu, September 15 Newly elected leaders of 21 local units of various provinces have requested the central government to change their names, headquarters or both. The Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Development says it will study the proposals and submit them to the Cabinet for the final decision. Five units have recommended changing names […]

Maoist Centre will emerge as biggest force in Province 2 polls: Dahal

Saptari, August 29 Former Prime Minister and CPN-Maoist Centre Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has claimed that his party will emerge as the biggest party in the third phase of local level elections slated in Province 2 for September 18. Speaking at party cadres’ gathering in Khadak Municipality of the district today, Chairman Dahal said, “We […]

September 18 elections: UML to mobilise what it takes to become Number One

Kathmandu, August 23 The main opposition party, CPN-UML, says it will mobilise all forces of the party to make it the biggest force in the third phase of local level elections in Province 2 scheduled for September 18. A meeting of the party’s Standing Committee held at the party headquarters in Dhumbarahi of Kathmandu on […]