Constitution amendment bill tabled amid UML’s silence

Kathmandu, April 24 The government on Monday tabled the Constitution amendment bill it had registered around two weeks ago in Parliament. The main opposition party CPN-UML, which has warned of making the bill a failure, did not protest while Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Ajaya Shankar Nayak tabled the bill. However, ¬†UML Chairman […]

Oli in Parliament: Government is as anarchic as wild elephant

Kathmandu, April 24 The main opposition leader and CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli has likened the Pushpa Kamal Dahal-led government to a wild elephant, claiming it failed to respect the rule of law. Speaking in Parliament meeting on Monday afternoon, the former Prime Minister said, “Democracy does not mean anarchy. But this government knows neither […]

UML sets two conditions for two-phase polls

Kathmandu, April 24 The main opposition party CPN-UML has set two conditions for holding local level elections in two phases. A Standing Committee meeting of the party held on Monday morning at the Chairman KP Sharma Oli’s residence in Balkot of Bhaktapur demanded that the second-phase polls be held before the annual budget announcement. The […]

Do second phase polls before May 29, UML tells govt

Kathmandu, April 23 The main opposition CPN-UML on Sunday said the government should hold the second phase elections before announcing the budget on May 29. While the government has already decided to hold the polls on June 14, the UML Parliamentary Party meeting held today urged the government to complete the polls before the budget […]

UML warns of scrapping agreement made for two-phase polls

  Kathmandu, April 23 The main opposition CPN-UML has warned of “scrapping” the agreement the ruling parties made with the agitating Madheshi Morcha to hold the local level elections in two phases. UML General Secretary Ishwar Pokharel said holding the second phase polls after presenting the annual budget would violate the constitution, the election code […]

UML’s manifesto within 2 days, says Oli

Kathmandu, April 20 CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli said his party would make public the local level election manifesto within two days. Upon his return from Bangkok at the Tribhuvan International Airport on Thursday, Oli said the party leaders had already drafted the manifesto despite his absence and he would issue it after going through […]