Tag: NepalElections

Election results: Five things Nepal watchers in India, China ought to look at

The final results of first-past-the-post elections for Nepal’s House of Representatives have been announced from 160 of 165 constituencies. The results say that the Left Alliance has emerged as a stronger force than the traditional powerhouse, Nepali Congress, and regional parties have tightened their grip on Province 2. What is happening in Nepal right now […]

Nepali Congress hopes for better show in phase-II districts

Kathmandu, December 8 The Nepali Congress, which is lagging behind CPN-UML and CPN-Maoist Centre in the ongoing vote count, says it will improve once votes from the districts which held polls in the second phase will be counted. Chief of the party’s Central Election Mobilisation Committee, Bal Krishna Khand, says, “We will make improvements even […]

Two voting centres in Arghakhanchi to go to polls on Saturday

Kathmandu, December 8 District poll officials in Arghakhanchi district have decided to conduct voting at two voting centres of a polling station in Neta of Arghakhanchi district on Saturday. Voting was postponed at these centres yesterday owing to a protest of political parties after some ballot papers were found not signed by officials. A meeting […]

Nepal Elections 2017 roundup: Polls close after a peaceful day of voting

Kathmandu, December 7 Polls have closed in the second round of the provincial and parliamentary elections in Nepal following a relatively peaceful day of voting in 45 districts. Although voter turnout has been expected to be lower than that of the recently-concluded local elections, officials say there weren’t any major incidents of violence. Here’s a […]

Vote counting begins in various districts

Kathmandu, December 7 After the conclusion of voting in 45 districts of the country, vote counting has begun in most of 32 districts which went to polls in the first phase last week after 5 pm today. Meanwhile, the Election Commission is carrying out administrative and formal procedures before beginning the count in the districts […]

Palpa: Villagers go to voting centre with woman’s dead body

Palpa, December 7 A local woman in Mainadi, Ribdikot Rural Municipality-7 of Palpa district died on Thursday morning, following which her neighbours have taken the body to a local voting centre on their way to the cremation site. The centenarian Lila Kumari Gaire had died before the opening of voting today. As the villagers were […]