NAWALPARASI, June 24: Four candidates filing nominations for the post of ward member under different categories from the Pratappur Rural Municipality-4, Nawalparasi for the June 28 local-level elections have been elected unopposed.

PATHARI (Morang), June 24: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Local Development Bijay Kumar Gachchhadar said the constitution could be implemented effectively by ensuring its broader acceptability.

Election atmosphere gaining pace

June 24, 2017 14:35 pm

DADELDHURA, June 24: With the second round of local level election round the corner, the election related activities have been intensified in the district.

MAHENDRANAGAR, June 24: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal(RJPN) will partake in the third-phase local level elections though the constitution is not amended.

ILAM, June 24: Identity politics that held sway in  nine hill districts in the eastern part of the country at the time of the first Constituent Assembly (CA) elections in 2008 has now largely faded away.

KATHMANDU, June 24: With the commencement of local level elections, differences have emerged between two government agencies over the continuing relevance of the local peace committees, leaving such committees dysfunctional.  The committees were established in all 75 districts but with no further budget allocations they are now on the verge of dissolution.

DHARAN, June 24: The CPN (Maoist Center) has been found distributing 'sample land registration certificates' to landless people in Dharan in order to lure their votes in the election.

KATHMANDU, June 23: Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Dr. Ayodhee Prasad Yadav has said the Election Commission has made monitoring arrangements at various levels, as it seeks to conduct the upcoming second-phase of local-level elections in a free, impartial and peaceful atmosphere.

QUETTA, Pakistan, June 23: A suicide car bomber struck near the office of the provincial police chief in southwestern Pakistan on Friday, killing at least 11 people and wounding 20, officials said. A breakaway Taliban faction later claimed responsibility for the attack.

RAMPUR (Palpa), June 23: As many as 18 polling stations in the district have been listed as highly-sensitive that might witness violence and other anti-election activities during the second phase of the local level elections taking place on June 28, the local administration said.