Federal & Provincial Elections 2017

Voter education materials looted

A group unruly youths looted voter education materials at Nisikhola in Baglung district on Saturday. The assailants whisked away the voter education materials from volunteer Radhika Sharma.

Post Report, Nov 19 2017

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Left alliance will rule for next 40-50 years: Dahal

CPN-UML Chairman KP Oli and CPN (Maoist Centre) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal have claimed that the left alliance would rule the country for the next 40-50 years.

Post Report, Nov 19 2017

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Congress condemns attack on Poudel

The Nepali Congress has condemned an attack on its senior leader and candidate for Tanahu-1 Ram Chandra Poudel.

Post Report, Nov 19 2017

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Candidates fund themselves for campaigns, mostly

With the first phase of elections a week away, candidates have expedited their campaigns. Pamphlets, motor rallies, mass meetings and even feasts are common sights in the constituencies though their intensity varies from party to party and candidate to candidate.

Binod Ghimire, SANJEEV GIRINov 19 2017

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Despite higher population size women voters are less than men

Women make up 51 percent of the total population of the country, according to the 2011 census, but when it comes to registered voters, their number is less than that of male voters.

Binod Ghimire, Nov 19 2017

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Kailali-5 contest: A test of Arzu’s popularity

As Arzu Rana Deuba, the spouse of Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, is trying to emerge out of her husband’s political shadow, the upcoming federal parliamentary election is seen as a test of her popularity.

KAMAL DEV BHATTARAI, Nov 17 2017

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Changing face of election campaign

As the poll campaign intensifies, social media platforms have become handy tools for political parties and their leaders to reach out to voters.

SANJEEV GIRI, Nov 17 2017

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5 NCP cadres arrested

Police has arrested five cadres of Nepal Communist Party (NCP), led by Netra Bikram Chand, on charge of carrying anti-poll activities in Dhankuta.

Post Report, Nov 17 2017

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Left alliance holds key to development: Oli, Dahal

CPN-UML Chairman KP Oli and CPN (Maoist Centre) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal have claimed that the left alliance is essential for the development of country.

Post Report, Nov 17 2017

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PM Deuba urges Dadeldhura voters to elect him again

Prime Minister and Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba has appealed the voters in his home district Dadeldhura to support him once again in the upcoming elections.

Post Report, Nov 17 2017

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Alliance politics: Foes turn friends in West Rukum

CPN-UML leader Sher Bahadur KC and CPN (Maoist Centre) leader Janardan Sharma were pitted against each other during the first Constituent Assembly elections in 2008 in then Rukum Constituency-2.

DURGA LAL KC, HARI GAUTAMNov 17 2017

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Incidents of attack on leaders stoke concern

Attacks on candidates and election rallies have continued unabated, prompting security concerns in the run-up to the elections, the first phase of which is scheduled for November 26 in 32 districts.

Post Report, Nov 17 2017

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‘Communist rule will be established after polls’

Top brasses of left alliance—CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli and CPN (Maoist Centre) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal—have claimed that the communist rule will be established in the country after the elections.

Post Report, Nov 15 2017

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Flood victims’ request to candidates: Build our houses

Flood-affected family of Sundarlal Chaudhary has been living under a hut inside Siddeshwor Community Forest in Rapti Sonari Rural Municipality-6 in Banke district for the last four months.

THAKUR SINGH THARU, Nov 12 2017

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Sindhupalchok (province 2): Reopening of Tatopani border main agenda

The Tatopani border point, a major trade route between Nepal and China, has remained closed since the 2015 earthquake after it suffered massive damage.

ANISH TIWARI, Nov 12 2017

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