SC rejects Resham Chaudhari's petition

December 16, 2017 02:14 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 15: The Supreme Court (SC) has refused to register a writ petition demanding an apex court order to the Election Commission (EC) to issue victory certificate to Resham Chaudhari, the main accused in the infamous Tikapur massacre, who has been elected to the House of Representatives from constituency- no. 1 of Kailali district.

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.

UML chair Oli-MC chair Dahal meet

December 15, 2017 19:28 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 15: A meeting held between the CPN-UM chair KP Sharma Oli and CPN (Maoist Center) chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal in the capital on Friday.

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.

KATHMANDU, Dec 15: Nepali Congress leader Prakash Man Singh has said it is sad indeed that the Nepali Congress, a party that has struggled long for democracy, has floundered in the elections.

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.

Sitaula takes flak for NC's loss in Jhapa

December 15, 2017 05:30 am

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.

KATHMANDU, Dec 15: India on Thursday welcomed the conduct of parliament election and the first ever provincial elections in Nepal.