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Paudel, Sitaula lose to UML, RPP

Kathmandu, December 8 Two senior leaders of Nepali Congress, Ram Chandra Paudel and Krishna Prasad Sitaula, lost House of Representatives elections in their respective constituencies. Paudel lost to CPN-UML’s Kisan Shrestha in Tanahun-1 by 6,414 votes. Shrestha was the joint candidate of UML and CPN-Maoist Centre. Likewise, in Jhapa-3, Sitaula lost to Rastriya Prajatantra Party’s […]

Clash, police interference mar Nepali Congress victory rally in Rautahat

Kathmandu, December 10 Cadres and supporters of Nepali Congress and Federal Socialist Forum-Nepal clashed during a victory rally of the Congress in Rajpur of Rautahat-2 on Sunday. Earlier, Congress leader Mohammed Aftab Alam was declared the winner in the constituency for House of Representatives. Meanwhile, police opened three rounds of fire in the air and […]

PM’s wife Arzu Rana loses first first-past-the-post polls in Kailali

Dhangadhi, December 10 Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba’s wife and former lawmaker Arzu Rana Deuba has lost the House of Representatives polls in Kailali-5. CPN-UML’s Narad Muni Rana was elected the lawmaker from the constituency by defeating the Nepali Congress candidate with a difference of around 5,000 votes. Narad Muni received 27,202 votes against 22,322 […]

PR vote count: Nepali Congress follows UML in preliminary update

Kathmandu, December 10 The first update on results of proportional representation elections for House of Representatives and provincial assemblies has been out, in which the CPN-UML is in the lead followed by the Nepali Congress. The CPN-Maoist Centre, which has been the second force in the first-past-the-post results announced so far, is in the third […]

Nepali Congress: Gagan Thapa demands special convention for leadership handover

Kathmandu, December 10 Nepali Congress youth leader Gagan Thapa has demanded that his party immediately call a special convention to change the leadership in party after it faced a humiliating defeat in provincial and federal parliamentary elections. While results from the polls are coming out, Thapa in an interview with Onlinekhabar says all ranks and […]

Arzu Rana third in preliminary announcement

Kailali, December 8 Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba’s wife Arzu Rana is in the third position as preliminary results of vote count in Kailali-5 have been announced. The Nepali Congress candidate has received just 311 voters. Ahead of her are CPN-UML candidate Narad Muni Rana and Rastriya Janata Party Nepal’s Laxman Chaudhary. Rana is leading […]