BARDIYA, Dec 13: The Nepali Congress (NC) has secured the highest votes towards the proportional representation system in the recently held elections to the House of Representatives and State Assemblies.
KHOTANG, Dec 13: CPN-UML has bagged highest votes in the district. The vote counting has finalized on Wednesday where UML wins towards first-past-the-post elections in Khotang has also become the first party in the proportional representations (PR) elections in the district.
KATHMANDU, Dec 13: Pressure is mounting on Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba to hand over the helm of the party to a new leader in the wake of the grand old party’s stinging defeat in parliamentary and provincial elections.
DHANGADHI, Dec 13: Resham Chaudhari, the main accused in the infamous Tikapur massacre which took place in August 2015, has registered a landslide victory in the parliamentary elections from Constituency 1 of Kailali district. Chaudhari who contested the polls from the Rastriya Janata Parry Nepal (RJPN) won with 34,341 votes.
MAHOTTARI, Dec 13: Even in this 21st century, not many Madhesi women dare to join politics. By breaking the traditional gender stereotypes, few women have stepped into politics but they are often criticized by the society.
KATHMANDU, Dec 13: Expenditures for the two houses of parliament and the provincial assemblies will be at least three times that of the previous constituent assembly-turned parliament. The annual expenditure of the 601-member parliament was around Rs 1.40 billion, and this expenditure will now soar to Rs 4.25 billion, according to a study of all legislatures and their secretariats prepared in July by the parliament secretariat.
DHADING, Dec 13: “We gave you what you asked for and now it’s your turn to address our demands,” said Laxmi Gurung of Nilkantha Municipality ward-4 while congratulating a leader after his victory in the recent parliamentary elections.