Tag: NepalElections

UML top leaders drafting additional strategy to gear up for Province 2 polls

Kathmandu, August 6 The main opposition CPN-UML is drafting a new strategy for local level elections in Province 2 scheduled for September 18. A Standing Committee meeting has been called for Sunday afternoon to finalise the strategy. The party has called leaders deployed to eight districts of the Province to the capital for the meeting. […]

Counting likely to begin today itself as Bharatpur-19 votes peacefully

Chitwan, August 4 Voting is underway peacefully in Ward 19 of Bharatpur Metropolitan City in Chitwan district on Friday. As of 1 pm, around 56 per cent votes have been cast, according to election officials. Six voting centres of six stations will be open till 5 pm, the Election Commission says. Total 3,797 voters are […]

Province 2 polls won’t deferred even if RJPN boycotts: PM

Janakpur, August 4 Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba says local level elections in Province 2 scheduled for September 18 will not get postponed even if agitating Rastriya Janata Party Nepal chooses to boycott them. He, however, maintains that the government is committed to making best efforts to bring the Madhesh-centric party on board the election […]

Repolling begins in Bharatpur-19

Chitwan, August 4 Repolling has begun in ward 19 of Bharatpur Metropolitan City in Chitwan district on Friday morning. Voting is underway from 7 am today at six voting centres of three voting stations in the ward. Total 3,797 voters are eligible to cast their votes. The Supreme Court on Sunday had ordered the Election […]

High Court’s stay order against new leadership of Belaka-4 in Udayapur

Udayapur, August 3 The Okhaldhunga High Court has issued an interim order in the name of newly elected people’s representatives of Belaka Municipality-4 in Udayapur district not to start works until a next verdict. A division bench comprising judges Tekraj Nepal and Deependra Bahadur Bam on Wednesday gave the order in response to disputes surfaced […]

Bhim Rawal demands government conduct provincial, federal polls in one go

Chitwan, August 3 CPN-UML Vice-Chairman Bhim Rawal says the government should hold elections to the Provincial Assembly and the House of Representatives at federal level at once. “The UML demands that the government hold provincial and parliamentary elections in one go,” he says, “But, the government is hatching conspiracy to take more time under various […]