Vote counting concludes under PR system

December 17, 2017 14:29 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 17: Vote counting for Proportional Representation electoral system under Federal Parliament and Provincial Assemblies concluded on Sunday.

Govt prepares proposals under BRI

December 15, 2017 17:26 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 15: The government has prepared development proposals under China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).  As Nepal has consented to the BRI, preparations were underway to forward the proposals for discussions in line with the interests of both Nepal and China, said undersecretary at the Finance Ministry Yubraj Pandey.

KATHMANDU, Dec 15: Seventy-eight percent of CPN-UML candidates and 58 percent of CPN (Maoist Center) candidates have won the recently concluded parliamentary and provincial assembly elections across the country.

PR vote counting concluding today

December 15, 2017 06:15 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 15: The Election Commission (EC) has completed counting the proportional representation (PR) votes of 65 of the total 77 districts till Thursday evening.

MOHOTTARI, Dec 14 : A total of 180 candidates to the House of Representatives and Province Assembly forfeited their deposits in Mahottari district.

KATHMANDU, Dec 14: The process to endorse law on the formation of the National Assembly (NA) has been stalled in lack of consensus among the political parties.

KATHMANDU, Dec 14: Only five political parties including two Madhes-based parties have crossed three percent threshold to qualify for representation in the federal parliament as the counting of proportional representation (PR) votes entered the final stage.

KATHMANDU, Dec 14: The rise in number of invalid votes has piled up pressure on the Election Commission (EC) to overhaul its ineffective voter education program, for which the election body spends billions of rupees.

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: The percentage of invalid votes in the first-past-the-post (FPTP) system of the election to the member of House of Representatives is 5.18 on an average throughout the country.

KHOTANG, Dec 13: The number of political parties securing less than 100 has climbed to 36 in the district.