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(Updated) Voting over to elect 18 National Assembly members

Kathmandu, January 23 The Election Commission says the National Assembly elections held in all seven provinces of the country have been over. Results of the polls are expected by Friday. (Updated at 5pm) — Voting underway to elect 18 National Assembly members Kathmandu, January 23 Voting is underway at seven polling centres in seven provinces […]

Silence period begins for National Assembly elections

Kathmandu, January 20 The Election Commission has said political parties and candidates are not allowed to carry out promotional activities for the National Assembly elections scheduled for Thursday after Monday midnight. A total of 2,056 voters including 550 Provincial Assembly members and 1,506 chiefs and deputy chiefs of local governments in seven provinces will cast […]

Commission gearing up for National Assembly elections

Kathmandu, December 29 The Election Commission is gearing up for the elections of 18 members of the National Assembly scheduled for January 23, 2020. Joint-Secretary Raj Kumar Shrestha says the commission has completed orientation to the election officers for all the seven provinces. The office of the election officer will be established in the districts […]

Parties get symbols for National Assembly elections

Kathmandu, December 25 The Election Commission has distributed symbols for 11 parties registered for the National Assembly elections scheduled for January 23, 2020. When the commission had called the parties to register for the polls, only 11 parties had shown up. The commission’s spokesperson Girija Sharma says a meeting of the commission distributed election symbols […]

Commission publishes National Assembly election calendar

Kathmandu, December 18 The Election Commission has published its calendar for the National Assembly elections scheduled for January 23, 2020. The term of 19 lawmakers, a third of the 59-member Upper House, is expiring on March 4, 2020. The constitution requires elections to be held to fill the vacancies at least 35 days before that. […]

By-poll silence period to begin tonight

Kathmandu, November 27 The Election Commission says the silence period for the by-elections to be held this Saturday will begin at the midnight today. As per the rule, parties and candidates contesting the elections are barred from soliciting votes for 48 hours before the voting day. Consequently, the parties and candidates are busy in their […]