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NC takes lead over CPN-UML in Nepal polls

Last Updated: Saturday, November 23, 2013, 17:53

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

Last Updated: Thursday, November 21, 2013, 10:39

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 Election Commission staffers pulled up

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 19, 2013, 14:50

The Election Commission of Nepal has taken action against three of its staffers in Syangja district for trying to influence polling in the Constituent Assembly elections underway Tuesday, a media report said.

Nepal imposes two-day election silence

Last Updated: Sunday, November 17, 2013, 12:00

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

Last Updated: Sunday, November 17, 2013, 11:59

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.

India welcomes election announcement in Nepal

Last Updated: Saturday, June 15, 2013, 19:27

India has welcomed the announcement of the Constituent Assembly elections in Nepal on November 19, saying that the polls will "usher in an era of peace, stability, progress and prosperity" in the country.

Nepal elections: 139 political parties register

Last Updated: Friday, May 31, 2013, 16:16

More than 135 political parties have been registered at Nepal`s Election Commission for new Constituent Assembly election.

Nepal likely to fix election date within next three days

Last Updated: Sunday, May 26, 2013, 20:39

Nepal`s four major political parties today decided to fix the date for the Constituent Assembly elections within the next three days as the country prepares to observe its sixth Republic Day next week.

Election in June impossible in Nepal: Jimmy Carter

Last Updated: Monday, April 01, 2013, 18:56

Former US president Jimmy Carter, who is on a visit to Nepal, said Monday that the general election as proposed in June this year is not possible in the country.

Nepal govt calls on dissident parties to participate in polls

Last Updated: Saturday, March 30, 2013, 21:28

The chairman of Interim Government in Nepal today called upon the disgruntled political parties to participate in the upcoming Constituent Assembly elections.

Nepal govt forms committee to pacify dissident parties

Last Updated: Friday, March 29, 2013, 22:58

In a bid to hold elections to the Constituent Assembly in Nepal by the third week of June, a coordination committee headed by the Home Minister was formed to pacify the disgruntled groups.

CA elections in Nepal cannot be held on Nov 22: EC

Last Updated: Monday, July 30, 2012, 22:27

The Constituent Assembly Elections in Nepal cannot be held on November 22, the Election Commission said citing legal ambiguities.