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Maoist, Forum cadres clash at Rautahat voting centre

Rautahat, September 18 Cadres of CPN-Maoist Centre and Federal Socialist Forum-Nepal have engaged in a clash while voting was underway at a voting centre in Rautahat district today. The clash ensued at the Gamhariya Pataura voting centre in Maulapur Municipality-3 of the district after Maoists allegedly facilitated the entrance of some non-voters as the party’s […]

Health does not favour RJPN chief Mahantha Thakur to cast vote

Sarlahi, September 18 Coordinator of Rastriya Janata Party Nepal’s six-member presidium, Mahantha Thakur, has returned to Kathmandu without casting his vote during the third phase of local level elections which is underway in eight districts of Province 2 since this morning. Thakur has already returned to Kathmandu from his house in Malangawa-8 of Sarlahi district […]

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 […]

New police chief in Dhanusha on the eve of voting; opposition says Nidhi’s plan

Kathmandu, September 17 The government on Sunday changed the chief of Dhanusha District Police Office. Parties and stakeholders have suspected that the change in police chief of the district of Province 2, which will hold local level elections on Monday, has some political motives. SP Lalmani Acharya, the incumbent DPO Chief, has been transferred to […]

Silence period: Congress, UML cadres engage in midnight clash in Dhanusha

Dhanusha, September 17 Cadres of Nepali Congress and CPN-UML have engaged in a clash in Nagarain Municipality of Dhanusha district on Saturday midnight. They had the clash during the silence period announced by the Election Commission, during which parties are restricted from conducting publicity campaigns, ahead of voting under local level elections, scheduled for Monday. […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Sunday, September 17, 2017

Eight districts of Province 2 are scheduled to hold local level elections in the third phase on Monday and all newspapers have published reports about final preparations for the polls. Besides the elections, other issues to have received prominence in major English and Nepali newspapers published from Kathmandu are varied and they cover various political, […]