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From the Kathmandu Press: Sunday, August 19, 2018

All major Nepali and English broadsheet dailies published from Kathmandu on Sunday have given the top priority to Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli’s address to the Province 2 Assembly.  His statement that the government is ready to amend the constitution has received significant coverage as Madhesh-centric parties, which hold a majority in the province, have […]

Constitution amendment demand is irrelevant, focus on development instead: Oli tells RJPN

Kathmandu, July 20 Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has told top leaders of the Madhesh-centric Rastriya Janata Party Nepal that various demands raised by the party has turned irrelevant now. He has also suggested that the party review its agendas and concentrate on an extensive master plan for the development of Terai region. As members […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Wednesday, June 13, 2018

The issue that received the biggest coverage on the front pages of Nepali and English broadsheet dailies published from Kathmandu on Wednesday is the meeting between United States President Donald Trump and North Korean supreme leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore. The reports have also added that the Nepal government has also welcomed the agreement […]

Rastriya Janata Party Nepal not ready to join government: Mahato

Biratnagar, June 10 Rastriya Janata Party Nepal leader Rajendra Mahato says his party is not prepared to join the KP Sharma Oli-led government yet. The Madheshi leader further clarified that the party will not join the government unless the agreement is reached to amend the constitution to address the demands of the Madhesh movements. Talking […]

Nepal Communist Party ready to amend constitution as Forum agrees to join govt

Kathmandu, May 28 The Upendra Yadav-led Federal Socialist Forum-Nepal on Monday signed a two-point agreement with the ruling Nepal Communist Party. In the agreement, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and former PM Pushpa Kamal Dahal’s party has consented to amend the constitution as demanded by the Forum on the basis of mutual consent whereas the […]

Province 2 govt officially endorses Chief Minister’s controversial statement on constitution

Janakpur, May 17 The Province 2 government says it endorses the statement of Chief Minister Lalbabu Raut that he was struggling against ‘the discriminatory constitution’ of the country. Of late, Raut was under fire for taking up the internal issue to the international level as he made the statement during a civic reception organised to […]