Tag: Nepalelection

UML to finalise FPTP candidates for Nov 26 elections by tonight

Kathmandu, October 19 The CPN-UML says it is finalising first-past-the-post candidates for 32 districts of the country which will hold elections for Provincial Assembly and federal House of Representatives in the first phase on November 26. Political parties are required to file their nominations for the phase-I polls on coming Sunday, October 22. Top UML […]

Leftist alliance likely to field Khagaraj Bhatta against Deuba in Dadeldhura

Dhangadhi, October 19 The leftist alliance comprising CPN-UML and CPN-Maoist Centre are at the last stage of finalising constituency allocation between the parties in Province 7. It has been learned that the parties are planning to field Maoist leader Khagaraj Bhatta against Prime Minister and Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba in the only constituency […]

Supreme Court refuses to stay election preparations; polls likely on scheduled dates

Kathmandu, October 18 As the Supreme Court on Wednesday decided that ongoing preparations for provincial and federal parliamentary elections need not be stayed, it is very likely that the polls will take place on scheduled dates of November 26 and December 7. Earlier, it was speculated that the government could choose to postpone elections if […]

Election Commission: Counting to begin only after voting in all districts

Kathmandu, October 18 The Election Commission says it will begin counting of votes only after both phases of voting will be over under provincial and federal parliamentary elections to be held in the country. The voting will be held in 32 districts of mountainous and high hilly regions on November 26; and in 45 districts […]

Opinion makers in the Kathmandu Press: October 18, 2017

As usual, most of opinion makers and editors have concentrated on contemporary political issues in the newspapers published from Kathmandu today as well. As provincial and federal parliamentary elections are coming closer, more political issues are gaining attention of thinkers and analysts and this rise is clearly reflected in the opinion pages of national broadsheets. […]

Opinion makers in the Kathmandu Press: October 17, 2017

For last few weeks, opinion writes in major broadsheets published from Kathmandu have zeroed in on various political issues and activities of political parties in the run-up to upcoming provincial and federal parliamentary elections. Today also, most of the opinion articles discuss various dimensions of recent political developments and their implications for the future. Likewise, […]