Journalist Attacked By Unidentified Group

Journalist Kailash Joshi of Radio Rastriya has been attacked by an unidentified group on the night of May 17. He was attacked while returning from the polling station of Bhimdatta Municipality and reaching the bicycle store in Aithpur, a group of unidentified youths came out of the Munshine Hotel in…

May 17, 2022  
Postponed Polling Completed with Strict Security

Polling that had postponed on May 13, 2022, at the Sunipipal Chaur Higher Secondary School polling station of Jaya Prithvi Municipality-7 had been completed on May 15 amid tight security of Nepal Police, Armed Police Force, Nepal Army and temporary police in the inner circle. Voting was postponed on May…

May 15, 2022  
Attack on CPN-UML Candidate

Cadres of the alliance have beaten CPN-UML's Man Singh Badal, candidate for the position of Ward chairperson in Duhu rural municipality-5 on May 10, 2022. Badal, who was injured in the beating by the cadres while returning from the election campaign, sustained serious head injuries and was rushed to the…

May 11, 2022  
Demo Polling at Darchula, Ballot Boxes Airlifted by Security Personnel

The District Election Office has organized a sample polling on May 9, 2022 before local level election. A sample voting program has been held on the open platform at the district headquarters Khalanga targeting the local level election to be held on May 13. District Election Officer Pradip Singh Dhami…

May 10, 2022  
Use of Children in Campaigning and Violation of Code of Conduct by Ministers

According to INSEC Doti representative Ganesh Joshi, the political parties in the district have been involving children in the election rally against the code of conduct in the local level election to be held on May 13. Although the election code of conduct mandates that children under the age of…

May 8, 2022  
Police Beats His Wife for Participating in the Election Campaign

Dhana Mahar, 29, of Dasharathchanda Municipality-8 was beaten by her husband Jaya Mahar, 30, for participating in the election campaigning. Jaya Mahar is a temporary police delegated for election period. Accused Mahar had beaten up his wife saying that she was campaigning for a relative Seema Mahar, who was nominated…

May 7, 2022  
Accused of Attacking Election Candidates Arrested

Purbahadur Rawat, District Secretary of the CPN-Unified Socialist and Khadak Bohora, a candidate for the post of ward chairperson, who were attacked by Nepali Congress’ cadres Keshab Karki of Budhinanda Municipality-7 and Narendra Sarki of the same Budhinanda Municipality-9 have been arrested by the police on May 6. The arrested…

May 7, 2022  
Saunka Community Might Not be Able to Participate in the Local Level Election

The Saunka Community which has been living in Byansi Rural Municipality might be deprived of voting this year because of migration. The senior citizens and pregnant women have lamented that they won’t be able to participate in the local level election. They have said that they have been deprived of…

May 5, 2022  
Local Level Election 2079- Violation of Code of Conduct by Political Parties

As the local level election 2079 approaches, the political parties have been increasingly violating the election code of conduct. During the monitoring conducted by INSEC representatives, it was found that the political parties have not fully complied with the election code of conduct. The incidents of clashes between the cadres…

May 5, 2022  
Candidate for the Position of Ward Member Injured in an Attack

Police have arrested CPN-UML cadre Ajib Saudal, a resident of Dilashani rural municipality-5, on the charge of attacking Hariram Saud, 60, a candidate for the post of ward member from the CPN-Maoist. A team from the District Police Office arrested the accused Saudal on May 2, 2022, after receiving information…

May 3, 2022