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Court seeks Election Commission’s answer on Yadav’s candidacy cancellation

Kathmandu, December 5 The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered the Election Commission on why it cancelled the candidacy of CPN-Maoist Centre candidate for House of Representatives elections in Sarlahi-4, Shiva Pujan Raya  Yadav. Earlier, the Commission had cancelled the leftist alliance’s candidate‘s nomination citing he was not qualified to contest the polls as he was convicted […]

(Updated) Supreme Court bomb threat turns out to be hoax

Kathmandu, November 21 The rumour about an explosive planted at the Supreme Court has turned out to be a hoax. A disposal team from the Nepali Army carried out a search, but found nothing. Earlier, it was reported that Co-registrar Narayan Panthi had received a call earlier today that the explosive was planted. Following that, the […]

Supreme Court reinstates controversial GM at National Trading Limited

Kathmandu, November 16 The Supreme Court reinstated the sacked General Manager of National Trading Limited, Purna Shankar Basi. The government in October 2015 had removed Basi from the top position with charges of financial irregularities. He was also accused of committing a banking fraud while leading the Bajrayogini Traders, a private export company. Basi, however, […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Monday, November 13, 2017

Major Nepali and English broadsheet dailies published from Kathmandu today have prioritised political issues over others as just 13 days are left for the first phase of provincial and federal parliamentary elections. Nepal’s victory over India in a match played under the ACC U-19 Asia Cup played in Kuala Lumpur yesterday also made the front-page […]

Supreme Court refuses to issue stay order over poll staff’s voting right

Kathmandu, November 6 The Supreme Court on Monday refused to issue an interim order in response to a writ demanding that government staff to be deployed to prepare and conduct voting in constituencies other than their own be granted with the voting right. A division bench of justices Deepak Raj Joshi and Dambar Bahadur Shahi […]

(Updated) Election Commission furnishes Supreme Court with answer on ballot debate

Kathmandu, October 30 Chief Election Commissioner Ayodhee  Prasad Yadav has told the Supreme Court that the poll body has already started printing separate ballot papers for the provincial and federal parliament FPTP seats. In a written statement to the court, Yadav said that the government press, Janak Educational Materials Centre, has already started printing ballot […]