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Major parties close to a deal on three per cent threshold, fringe forces one against it

Kathmandu, January 31 Major political parties are close to an agreement on keeping a three per cent threshold under the proportionate election system. After an informal understanding at the top level, State Affairs Committee is preparing to approve the Bill related to Political Parties and forward it to the Parliament meeting. Small parties like CPN-ML […]

Nepal fringe party leaders meet Congress President Deuba, say they are against threshold system

Kathmandu, January 31 Small political parties submitted a memorandum to Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba on Tuesday against the bid to include provisions on threshold in the Bill related to Political Parties. Fring parties, including CPN-ML and NWPP, met Deuba in the morning, pointing that under the proportional representation system, a candidate cannot become […]