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Senior communist leader Bhattarai rejoins CPN-UML

Bhairahawa, March 13 Veteran communist leader Ram Chandra Bhattarai has left the ruling CPN-Maoist Centre and re-entered the CPN-UML. Bhattarai is also a former Maoist lawmaker. The senior leader had left the UML fold and joined the Maoists after they entered the peace process. With the Maoist party losing its strength, Bhattarai has returned home. […]

Ananda Bazaar killing: Maoist leader Shrestha seeks apology from India for SSB excesses

Kathmandu, March 10 Former Foreign Minister Narayan Kaji Shrestha said on Friday that the Indian government should apologise to Nepal for the SSB killing of a Nepali national at Ananda Bazaar of Kanchanpur district. Shrestha, who is also a leader of the ruling CPN-Maoist Centre, expressed anger over the Indian Embassy’s statement that SSB had […]

Ruling Maoist party activists protest Ananda Bazaar killing, threaten to ban Hindi films

Kathmandu, March 10 Sister wings of the ruling CPN-Maoist Centre staged a demonstration in Kathmandu against the SSB killing of Nepali national Govinda Gautam (30) at Ananda Bazaar, Kanchanpur, on Thursday. Sporting the national flag and shouting slogans against India’s excesses, cadres of the ANNISU-Revolutionary, YCL and All Nepal Women’s Association-Revolutionary took out the demonstration […]

Prachanda Cabinet to expand, Kamal Thapa joining in as DPM

Kathmandu, March 9 Prime Minister and CPN-Maoist Chair Prachanda is preparing to expand the Cabinet. He is preparing to bring in Rastriya Prajatantra Party President Kamal Thapa as deputy prime minister and minister for local development. Along with Thapa, RPP is to get one more ministerial berth that will turn the present Cabinet into a […]

Nepal likely to have 744 local levels, 17 out of 19 additional units to be in Province Number 2

Kathmandu, March 5 In all likelihood, there will be 744 local levels throughout the country once it goes federal. A taskforce under Hitraj Pandey, Minister for Local Development, presented a report suggesting 744 local levels to the Council of Ministers on Sunday. The Cabinet will pass this report on Sunday itself and forward it to […]

Constitution amendment bid will move ahead, CPN-Maoist Centre tells UDMF

Kathmandu, February 21 The ruling CPN-Maoist Centre has sought to assure United Democratic Madheshi Front that the Constitution amendment proposal will move ahead. At the same time, the party leading the current government has said it is inappropriate for the UDMF to launch a movement at this juncture. It should be noted that the government […]