NUWAKOT, Nov 17: Amid continuing attacks on election candidates in districts, one of the vehicles used by the election campaign of senior Nepali Congress leader and former finance minister Nepali Congress leader Ram Sharan Mahat was ambushed in Nuwakot district on Friday. While Mahat escaped unhurt, five of his supporters who were in the ambushed vehicle were injured. The vehicle was destroyed in the attack. Mahat was visiting various villages as part of his election campaign.

As the election date draws closer, candidates of the provincial and parliamentary election are seen more vocal and clearer about their agenda. Those in the contest have been trying to woo voters with all their might. In this context, Republica talked to the candidates from Ilam. Excerpts.

Among the eight candidates, seven belong to the Private and Boarding Schools Organization Nepal (PABSON) while one belongs to the National Private and Boarding Schools Association Nepal (NPABSAN).

KATMANDU, Nov 17: The Election Commisison (EC) has said that counting of votes of parliamentary and provincial assembly elections will be conducted only after conclusion of both rounds of the elections. The first round of the elections will be held in 32 districts on November 26 and the second round will be held the the remaining districts on December 7.

Bonn, (Germany), Nov 17: Minister for Population and Environment Mithila Chaudhary has said that Nepal will embrace the concept adopted by the G 77China and the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) on the climate change and its impact.

KATHMANDU, Nov 17: Left alliance CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center) have expedited their election campaign with an agreement to unify after the elections.

KATHMANDU, Nov 17: Milan Pandey, candidate of Bibeksheel Sajha Party (BSP) has expressed the party’s commitment to serve the public with dedication. Pandey has registered his candidacy for the House of Representatives under First-Past-The-Post (FTPT) election from Kathmandu-9.

Why parties are wooing Nepalis abroad?

November 17, 2017 07:23 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 16 : They comprise nearly a third of Nepal’s population of eligible voters. But they cannot vote because they are working outside the country. However, this demographic has a potential of altering poll outcomes.

KATHMANDU, Nov 16: Just ahead of the 2013 Constituent Assembly elections, the then UCPN (Maoist) proposed that its leader Khim Lal Devkota  contest  from Kaski-4. While offering  him the ticket, the party   set the condition that he should invest at least Rs 10 million in the campaign.

KATHMANDU, Nov 17: Chiefs of the left alliance parties have assured voters of prosperity in the country once they form a stable government after the upcoming parliamentary polls.