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.

Voters hopeful of change after elections

December 13, 2017 06:41 am

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.

Left alliance bags 116 FPTP seats

December 13, 2017 06:26 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: The left alliance has so far bagged 116 seats of the 165 first-past-the-post (FPTP) seats in parliament.

42 pc new faces in parliament under FPTP

December 13, 2017 06:22 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: Of the total 165 lawmakers in parliament to be elected under the first-past-the-post (FPTP) category, at least 40 percent are going to be new faces. In the 275-member lower house, 110 members are to be nominated under the proportional representation (PR) category after the allocation of PR seats to  political parties on the basis of the PR votes they secured  across the country.

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: CPN-UML has continued its lead in the vote counts of federal and provincial parliamentary elections under the Proportional Representation (PR) electoral system till early this morning.  According to the latest vote count results unveiled by the Election Commission, CPN-UML has secured 1,685,069 votes while Nepali Congress is in second position with 1,593,758 votes.

DPM Shrestha defeated in Syangja-2

December 12, 2017 21:53 pm

SYANGJA, Dec 12: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Education Gopal Man Shrestha has faced defeat in Syangja-2 for House of Representatives. CPN-UML candidate Padma Kumari Aryal has secured the victory by 3706 votes.

DOLAKHA, Dec 12: CPN-UML has bagged highest votes in Propotional Representaional system in Dolakha.

BAGLUNG, Dec 12: Nepali Congress that lost all seats towards first-past-the-post elections in Baglung has become the first party in the proportional representations (PR) elections in the district.

Votes counting resumes in Sunsari-3

December 12, 2017 13:48 pm

ITHARI, Dec 12: The votes counting has rsumed n Sunsari-3, Where Nepali congress candidate Bijaya Kumar Gachhedhar and his nearest rival from CPN-UML Bhagawati Chaudhary are vying for the House of Representatives.