LAHAN, March 29: With the deadline to register candidates for the second phase of local elections now just four days away, Madhesi parties opposing the polls are in dilemma whether to dedicate their time and resources planning for protests or to contest in the polls.
CHITWAN, May 28: With relatively few uncounted votes left in wards considered as Maoist Center's electoral alliance partner Nepali Congress's political strongholds, the mayoral race in Bharatpur Metropolitan City has reached cliffhanger point: the margin by which the CPN- UML mayoral candidate Devi Gyawali is leading his nearest rival Maoist Center mayoral candidate Renu Dahal has been decreasing for the last few days.
KATHMANDU, May 28: UML mayoral candidate Bidhyasundar Shakya is has emerged victorious in the race for the mayor of Kathmandu Metropolis with 64913 votes, compared to 45269 votes for his closest rival Nepali Congress mayoral candidate Raju Raj Joshi.
KATHMANDU, May 27: The Election Commission has stated that it was going to deploy around 100,000 employees besides the security personnel for the second-phase local level election to be held on June 14.
BIRATNAGAR, May 27: Cadres of the agitating Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) and other Madhes-based parties have celebrated the government's announcement to upgrade Biratnagar Sub-metropolitan City to a metropolitan city a few days ago. They organized a rally in the city area, carrying party flags and banners, claiming that the city had been upgraded to a metropolis because of them.