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  • Nepal's new coalition government sworn in

    Nepal's new coalition government sworn in

    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.

  • Nepal's PM Sushil Koirala sworn in, but coalition loses partner

    Nepal's PM Sushil Koirala sworn in, but coalition loses partner

    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.

  • Nepal ends political deadlock, elects Sushil Koirala as new PM

    Nepal ends political deadlock, elects Sushil Koirala as new PM

    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.

  • Nepal extends date to submit proportionate candidates' names

    Nepal extends date to submit proportionate candidates' names

    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.

  • Nepali Congress emerges largest party in polls, stakes claim to form government

    Nepali Congress emerges largest party in polls, stakes claim to form government

    The Nepali Congress, which emerged as the largest party in Constituent Assembly polls, today staked claim to form Nepal's new government.

  • Nepal vote likely to end in coalition, instability

    Nepal vote likely to end in coalition, instability

    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.

  • Nepal's oldest party leads 1st election results

    Nepal's oldest party leads 1st election results

    Nepal's oldest political party is leading a first set of election results ahead of two prominent communist parties.

  • Communists lead in partial vote results in Nepal

    Communists lead in partial vote results in Nepal

    Partial results in Nepal's constituent assembly election show two traditional rival parties vying for the lead.

  • Nepal elections: Maoist supremo Prachanda, daughter suffer defeat

    Nepal elections: Maoist supremo Prachanda, daughter suffer defeat

    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.

  • Nepal's Maoist chief Prachanda loses seat in elections: state TV

    Nepal's Maoist chief Prachanda loses seat in elections: state TV

    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.

  • Nepal Maoists trail in election, demand vote count suspension

    Nepal Maoists trail in election, demand vote count suspension

    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.

  • Nepali Congress takes early lead in vote count

    Nepali Congress takes early lead in vote count

    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.

  • Election officials begin counting votes in Nepal

    Election officials begin counting votes in Nepal

    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.

  • Nepal polls register turnout of nearly 70 per cent

    Nepal polls register turnout of nearly 70 per cent

    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...

  • Nepal elections: 50 per cent voting recorded till 1 pm

    Nepal elections: 50 per cent voting recorded till 1 pm

    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.

  • Election day bomb in Nepal capital injures three: police

    Election day bomb in Nepal capital injures three: police

    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.

  • Voting begins in Nepal's crucial elections: official

    Voting begins in Nepal's crucial elections: official

    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.

  • Crucial elections in Nepal today

    Crucial elections in Nepal today

    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.

  • Ranjit Rae will be India's new envoy to Nepal

    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.

  • Election date raises hopes in Nepal

    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.

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