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Constitution amendment: Thapa accuses Oli of trying to ‘buy’ RPP lawmakers

Kathmandu, July 19 Rastria Prajatantra Party Chairman Kamal Thapa has accused CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli of trying to ‘buy’ some of its lawmakers to make ruling parties’ bid to endorse the constitution a failure. An RPP leader tells Onlinekhabar that Chairman Thapa has evidence of the UML bid, “A proof of this misconduct along […]

‘UML may obstruct House if ruling parties find support from two-third lawmakers’

Kathmandu, July 12 A senior leader of the main opposition CPN-UML says his party might obstruct Parliament meetings if ruling parties finally achieve the support of two-third lawmakers for the endorsement of constitution amendment bill. Bhim Acharya says the UML does not leave any stone unturned to block the endorsement of bill, which the party […]

Ready to contest polls even without constitution amendment, RJPN hints

Kathmandu, July 12 The agitating Rastriya Janata Party Nepal has hinted that it can agree to take part in local level elections in Province 2 scheduled for September 18 by putting the constitution amendment bill on hold for now. After ruling parties decided not to put the bill to vote at the present circumstances after […]

PM’s confidant says constitution amendment will not be forwarded

Kathmandu, July 11 Nepali Congress leader and a close confidant of Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, Bimalendra Nidhi, says the government will not move the constitution amendment bill to vote now after the main opposition party, CPN-UML, refused to support it. Nidhi says the ruling parties made such decision after they concluded that it will […]

Constitution amendment: Oli tries to bring undecided RPP to opposition camp

Kathmandu, July 11 The main opposition party CPN-UML’s Chairman KP Sharma Oli on Tuesday held a meeting with Rastriya Prajatantra Party Chairman Kamal Thapa in an apparent bid to bring the undecided RPP to the opposition side as ruling parties are preparing to put the constitution amendment bill to vote. Oli had invited Thapa to […]

Top leaders fail to end stalemate as both sides remain adamant

Kathmandu, July 10 A meeting of top leaders of major three political parties held on Tuesday failed to make any headway toward ending the stalemate about constitution amendment as both ruling and opposition sides remained adamant on their stances. Whereas Prime Minister and Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba sought the support of main opposition […]