Poll Violence: Dang and Surkhet Incidents

SEVEN KILLED, 22 INJURED IN DANG CLASH: Seven persons were killed and 22 injured in firing during a clash between Nepali Congress and Maoist cadres at Lamahi under Constituency No 1. Maoists said the firing was opened by NC cadres and all the killed persons were Maoist activists. Among the killed, four died on theContinue reading “Poll Violence: Dang and Surkhet Incidents”

CA Election: Unprecedented Political Unity In Syangja

Waling (Syangja): Unexpected unity and goodwill has been seen among the various political parties in Syangja district despite the past misunderstandings, disputes and quarrels. Altogether 35 poll candidates from the 14 political parties are in the poll fray. Three big parties Nepali Congress, CPN- UML and CPN- Maoist have shown such unity to let aroundContinue reading “CA Election: Unprecedented Political Unity In Syangja”

For the Record, from the Campaign Trail

Conducts against the election code of conduct: This ‘Constituent Assembly Member Election 2008 Observation Bulletin’ was prepared by the National Election Monitoring Alliance (NEMA) on April 9, 2008 1. CPN Maoist cadres prevented CPN UML booth representatives from getting into their respective polling booths of 10 VDCs in Dhadhing Constituency – three Dhadhing, district onContinue reading “For the Record, from the Campaign Trail”

Jimmy Carter Interview: Unprecedented Achievement in Nepal

The following interview with Jimmy Carter, former US President and founder of The Carter Center, was conducted today by Narayan Wagle, Prateek Pradhan, Damakanta Jayshi and Dinesh Wagle today in Soaltee Hotel. Photo by Chandra Shekhar Karki via Kantipur Jimmy Carter: This is my third visit in the last nine months. I have begun toContinue reading “Jimmy Carter Interview: Unprecedented Achievement in Nepal”

For the Record, from the Campaign Trail

Conducts against the election code of conduct: This ‘Constituent Assembly Member Election 2008 Observation Bulletin’ was prepared by the National Election Monitoring Alliance (NEMA) on April 7, 2008. 1. An unidentified group detonated a bomb in Inaruwa Minicipality-2 on April 7, 2008. Two people got injured in the blast. According to NEMA representative, the blastContinue reading “For the Record, from the Campaign Trail”

For the Record, from the Campaign Trail

Conducts against the election code of conduct: This ‘Constituent Assembly Member Election 2008 Observation Bulletin’ was prepared by the National Election Monitoring Alliance (NEMA) on April 6, 2008. 1. Young Communist League (YCL) cadres obstructed the Nepali Congress (NC) electoral mass meeting, scheduled to address by party Vice-President Mr. Ram Chandra Poudel, at Kawasoti, NawalparasiContinue reading “For the Record, from the Campaign Trail”

Election Observers, Be Aware of Rigging!

By Dinesh Wagle Wagle Street Journal Nepali version of this article appeared in yesterday’s Kantipur (Koseli) [Pics by Pratikshya Sodari. Last three by D Wagle] Apart from observing the CA election, Sushma KC, 21, is eager to vote for the first time. “I am very much excited. I was 11 in the last election. NowContinue reading “Election Observers, Be Aware of Rigging!”