Nepal elections

Nepal pushes back polls a third time, risks monsoon clash

The elections -- the first at local level in 20 years and a key step in Nepal`s drawn-out peace process that ended a civil war in 2006 -- have been beset by delays.

May 31, 2017, 12:26 PM IST

Vote counting slow in Nepal's first local elections in 20 years

The government hopes that the polls, staggered over two phases, will lead to a general election later in the year.

May 15, 2017, 17:39 PM IST
Nepal to conduct first local polls in 20 years on Sunday

Nepal to conduct first local polls in 20 years on Sunday

Altogether 4.9 million voters are eligible to cast their votes in the first phase of elections.

May 13, 2017, 17:49 PM IST

India pledges support to Nepal for holding local polls

India on Tuesday pledged support to Nepal for holding the contentious local elections, a day after China promised USD 1 million to the Himalayan nation for the May 14 polls.

Mar 28, 2017, 21:48 PM IST