Crucial elections in Nepal today
Nov 18, 2013
Nepal political parties face tough times
Apr 20, 2008
Nepal set for historic elections
Apr 10, 2008
World | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday July 15, 2014
Nepal will hold local elections in January 2015 after a gap of 16 years, Deputy Prime Minister Bam Dev Gautam said Tuesday.
Election 2014 | Agencies | Monday May 19, 2014
Narendra Modi, to be India's next prime minister, has taken to Twitter to thank fellow leaders in Japan, Russia, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Australia for their good wishes.
Election 2014 | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday May 11, 2014
Nepal has sealed its border with Uttar Pradesh and Bihar ahead of the final phase of the Lok Sabha election in these two states on Monday, officials said on Sunday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday February 25, 2014
Nepal's new coalition government was sworn in late on Tuesday after weeks of squabbling over power sharing, potentially paving the way to stability for the Himalayan nation.
World | Associated Press | Tuesday February 11, 2014
Nepal's newly elected prime minister was sworn into office on Tuesday, but his party's main coalition partner announced it will not join the government, bringing renewed political uncertainty to the nation.
World | Reuters | Monday February 10, 2014
Nepal's parliament picked a social democrat as its new prime minister on Monday after a last-minute power sharing deal ended a deadlock that had lasted more than two months after an election.
World | Press Trust of India | Monday December 16, 2013
Nepal's election commission today extended the deadline for submission of a list of candidates to be elected to the Constituent Assembly under the proportionate voting system.
World | Press Trust of India | Thursday November 28, 2013
The Nepali Congress, which emerged as the largest party in Constituent Assembly polls, today staked claim to form Nepal's new government.
World | Associated Press | Thursday November 28, 2013
Elections appear to have resolved little in politically fractious Nepal as near-complete results make a fifth consecutive coalition government - and continuing instability - all but certain.
World | Associated Press | Monday November 25, 2013
Nepal's oldest political party is leading a first set of election results ahead of two prominent communist parties.
World | Associated Press | Friday November 22, 2013
Partial results in Nepal's constituent assembly election show two traditional rival parties vying for the lead.
World | Press Trust of India | Thursday November 21, 2013
Nepal's Maoist supremo Prachanda today suffered a double blow as he and his daughter were handed down humiliating defeats in the Constituent Assembly elections.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday November 21, 2013
Nepal's former Maoist rebel leader lost his seat Thursday in this week's national elections, state television reported, as he alleged poll-rigging and called for a halt to the vote count.
World | Reuters | Thursday November 21, 2013
Nepal's powerful Maoists, trailing in this week's election, called for an end to vote counting on Thursday, risking further political instability in the small Himalayan nation.
World | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 20, 2013
The Nepali Congress led by Sushil Koirala today established an early lead in initial trends in counting of votes to choose a 601-member assembly that will draft a new constitution to end years of political uncertainty in Nepal.
World | Associated Press | Wednesday November 20, 2013
Officials began counting votes on Wednesday that were cast during election for a special assembly to draw up a long-delayed constitution and pick a new Nepal government.
World | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 19, 2013
Nearly 70 per cent of Nepal's electorate voted today to choose an assembly that will draft a new constitution to end years of turmoil and political uncertainty though balloting was hit by sporadic violence, including vandalism and explosions that inj...
World | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday November 19, 2013
Fifty per cent of the electorate had cast their votes till 1 pm today in the Constituent Assembly polls, the Election Commission was quoted as saying.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday November 19, 2013
A crude bomb exploded Tuesday in Nepal's capital hours after polls opened for national elections, injuring three people and raising fears that left-wing extremists will disrupt the vote, police said.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday November 19, 2013
Polling stations in Nepal opened early Tuesday for elections that will be crucial in completing a peace process stalled for several years since the end of a decade-long civil war.
World | Associated Press | Tuesday November 19, 2013
The residents of landlocked Nepal go to the polls on Tuesday, picking from more than 100 political parties in an election that is not expected to produce a strong winner to deal with the country's deep-rooted problems.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday August 23, 2013
Ranjit Rae will be India's new ambassador to Nepal, succeeding Jayant Prasad. The change takes place at a time when Nepal is preparing for second elections of the Constituent Assembly in November.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday June 14, 2013
Nepal's announcement of November elections raised hopes for stability in the deeply divided Himalayan nation, but also concerns that the long-awaited polls could still be scuppered, analysts said on Friday.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday April 27, 2013
Nepal's former prime minister and Unified Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) chairperson Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda', will arrive in the Indian capital on Saturday. He is expected to meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh during which bilateral issues ...