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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 […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Major broadsheet dailies published from Kathmandu today, English and Nepali alike, have given priorities to diverse issues from politics to economics and sociocultural affairs today. Many news reports have published stories of political atmosphere developed after the visit of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi here. On the other hand, the unification process between CPN-UML and […]

RJPN renews demand for constitution amendment

Kathmandu, February 28 The Madhesh-centric Rastriya Janata Party Nepal has demanded that the government immediately take initiatives for the constitution amendment. Whereas the ruling left alliance has expedited talks with another Madhesh-centric party, Federal Socialist Forum-Nepal, about its participation in the government, the Mahantha Thakur-led party demanded that the government immediately create an environment for […]

Madheshi parties running away from constitution amendment discussions: Oli

Pokhara, January 26 CPN-UML Chairman and prime minister-in-waiting KP Sharma Oli says Madhesh-centric parties have trying to skip the discussions on constitution amendment as they are partnering with the Nepali Congress. Oli says his party is ready to discuss the issue with all parties with the Madheshi ones. “Please come and discuss with us if […]

Can think of joining govt if UML is positive about constitution amendment: Rajendra Mahato

Kathmandu, December 27 Rastriya Janata Party Nepal presidium member Rajendra Mahato says his party can think of joining the new government if the CPN-UML, which is most likely to lead the new Cabinet, is positive about constitution amendment. The leader, therefore, says the UML should make its opinion about the amendment public before inviting any […]