KATHMANDU, Dec 15: The United States has commended the citizens and government of Nepal for conducting peaceful, orderly, and broadly supported provincial assembly and parliamentary elections on November 26 and December 7.
KATHMANDU, Dec 15: Although the constitution clearly stipulates that a new government needs to be formed within 30 days of the publication of final result for the elections, legal experts are divided over the process for its formation.
KATHMANDU, Dec 15: The CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center), that forged an electoral alliance with further plans to unify the two leftist parties, have started formal negotiations for simultaneously expediting party unification and government formation following their resounding victory in the recent parliamentary and provincial assembly polls.
KATHMANDU, Dec 15: Vote counting under Proportional Representation of all election constituencies will complete today, Nawaraj Dhakal, spokesperson at the Election Commission said. So far, votes of Province 3 and 4 have been completed.
BIRATNAGAR, Dec 15: Three central level leaders of the CPN-UML which has emerged as the single largest party in the provincial assembly polls have staked a claim to the post of chief minister of Province 1.
JHAPA, Dec 15: Krishna Prasad Sitaula had transformed himself into an influential leader of the Nepali Congress (NC) through election victories in Jhapa. The recently concluded parliamentary election, however, has become a bitter experience for him as he lost the election. To add insult to injury, Sitaula has been blamed for the loss of other NC candidates in the district.