KATHMANDU, Sept 24: The ruling Nepali Congress is leading the Province 2 elections, winning more number of seats than any other party so far but the party still appears to be short of the required number to lead the district coordination committee on its own.
MAHOTTARI, Sept 23: Hari Prasad Mandal, a popular young journalist of Mahottari was sworn in as the new chief of Matihani Municipality after garnering maximum votes in the third round of recently held local elections.
SARLAHI, Sept 24: In the recently concluded third phase of local elections, the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) has faced a humiliating defeat in Sarlahi, the home district of its three prominent leaders - Mahantha Thakur, Rajendra Mahato and Mahendra Raya.
LAHAN, Sept 24: The country's oldest political party, the Nepali Congress (NC) which had dominated the 2013 second Constitution Assembly elections in Siraha district, had perhaps never expected an embarrassing defeat in the same district in the local elections.
RAUTAHAT, Sept 24: Four Nepali Congress activists were injured in Rautahat after the main opposition CPN-UML cadres attacked them when they were celebrating election victory in Bindaban Municipality of the district.