Tag: Nepalelection

RPP candidate hurt in Itahari attack

Itahari,¬†June 21 A candidate contesting the June 28 local level elections was hurt when a group of three persons attacked him in Itahari Sub-Metropolitan City-8 of Sunsari district last night. The assailants on a motorcycle intercepted Shyam Pokharel on his way to home in the locality and attacked him with a knife, said police. Pokharel […]

Police suppressed our protests, RJPN complains with PM

Kathmandu, June 21 Leaders of the agitating Rastriya Janata Party Nepal have complained that police used excessive force to suppress their protests in various districts of Terai in the run-up to the second phase of local level elections scheduled for June 28. RJPN presidium members Mahantha Thakur and Anil Kumar Jha told Prime Minister Sher […]

Nepali Congress to take action against rebel candidates

Kathmandu, June 21 The Nepali Congress says it will take action against those party cadres who have filed their candidacy to contest the second phase of local level elections scheduled for June 28 against the party’s official candidates. The party’s Central Office Chief Secretary Krishna Prasad Paudel says the rebel candidates as well as their […]

Explosive goes off at UML ward chair candidate’s house in Khotang

Khotang, June 21 A bomb went off at the residence of CPN-UML candidate for the post of chairperson of Ward 8 in Rupakot Majuwagadhi Municipality, Khotang last night inflicting serious injuries to a member of the family. The explosion took place at the residence of UML candidate Lila Chauhan in Dorpachiuridanda. The bomb exploded when […]

A ward in Solukhumbu likely to boycott June 28 polls

Solukhumbu, June 21 An entire ward in Necha Salyan Rural Municipality of Solukhumbu district is likely to boycott local level elections scheduled for June 28 protesting the annexation of their village into the Rural Municipality. The villagers in Tingla have been protesting the decision to make it a part of Necha Salyan. No one has […]

Supreme Court fails to deliver verdict on Bharatpur repolling

Kathmandu, June 20 The Supreme Court failed to deliver the verdict on¬†whether to redo voting in ward 19 of Bharatpur Metropolitan City or resume halted vote counting, on Tuesday as well. The Court, however, has ordered that the original copy of the Election Commission’s decision about holding the re-voting in the ward be submitted within […]