NC takes lead over CPN-UML in Nepal polls

The Nepali Congress on Saturday took a narrow lead over the CPN-UML in polls to elect an assembly that will draft Nepal`s new Constitution while the Maoists led by Prachanda were headed for a humiliating defeat.

Nepal elections: Prachanda loses key seat in Kathmandu

Pushpa Kamal Dahal aka Prachanda, former prime minister and chairman of the once-powerful Unified Communist Party of Nepal-Maoist (UCPN-M), has lost in the Himalayan nation`s second Constituent Assembly polls, Nepal`s Election Commission announced Thursday morning.

Nepal imposes two-day election silence

Nepal imposed a two-day election silence which bans all political campaigning to enable voters to think over their choice Sunday and Monday, before the country holds the second Constituent Assembly election Tuesday.

Nepal imposes two-day election silence

Nepal imposed a two-day election silence which bans all political campaigning to enable voters to think over their choice Sunday and Monday, before the country holds the second Constituent Assembly election Tuesday.

Nepalese leaders set to elect new PM

Political parties in Nepal were working hard today to arrive at a last minute consensus candidate for the post of new Prime Minister, with the scheduled election being postponed for three hours.