Tag: NepalElections

Nepal elections: Voting opens early morning in 45 districts

Kathmandu, December 7 Voters of 45 districts of the country are casting their ballots in the second phase of provincial and federal parliamentary elections on Thursday. The voting has begun at 7 am and will last till 5 pm today, says the Election Commission. Voters of 128 federal and 256 provincial constituencies will cast their […]

90 per cent Nepal Police personnel mobilised in polls

Kathmandu, December 6 Nepal Police says it has mobilised 90 per cent of its personnel to provide security to provincial and federal parliamentary elections scheduled for Thursday. It also includes personnel mobilised to provide security to ballot boxes in the district which already held the polls in the first phase last week. Organising a press […]

Nepal to conclude first parliamentary polls after promulgation of 2015 constitution Thursday

Kathmandu, December 6 Nepal on Thursday is concluding the first parliamentary elections after the promulgation of its new constitution drafted by people-elected Constituent Assembly in 2015. Whereas 32 districts of mountainous and high hilly regions held voting on November 26, other 45 districts of hills and plains will go to voting tomorrow. The polls will […]

Police personnel’s mobilisation in polls affects traffic management in Kathmandu

Kathmandu, December 5 The Metropolitan Traffic Police Division has been facing difficulties in the Kathmandu Valley’s traffic management these days in the absence of sufficient human resources. Traffic police, from officers to junior ones, under the Division have been deputed for the second phase of elections to the House of Representatives and state assemblies scheduled […]

Mahato vs Nidhi: ‘Heavyweights’ lambaste each-other in run-up to do-or-die polls

Janakpur, December 1 The holy city of Janakpur is already immersed in provincial and federal parliamentary elections scheduled for next week. The likely tough competition between two heavyweights–Rajendra Mahato of Rastriya Janata Party Nepal and Bimalendra Nidhi of Nepali Congress–has drawn the attention of not only voters here, but other politics enthusiasts of the country. […]

Leftist candidate’s vehicle torched in Kailali

Dhangadhi, November 30 An unidentified group on Thursday torchedĀ  the vehicle of leftist alliance’s candidate for the provincial assembly from Kailali-2 A, Ratan Thapa. Thapa’s private vehicle, Ba 16 Cha 6899, which was parked behind his house in Lamki Chuha Municipality, was torched this morning. SP Binod Ghimire at the District Police Office says the […]