UML puts all lower committees, sister organisations’ conventions on hold to facilitate unification

Kathmandu, February 23 The CPN-UML has decided not to organise any conventions of its lower committees and sister organisations so as to facilitate the ongoing preparations for the unification between it and the CPN-Maoist Centre. A Standing Committee meeting of the party held at the Prime Minister’s residence in Baluwatar made the decision. The party’s […]

(Updated) UML for two-thirds majority; Cabinet expansion only after talks with Madheshi parties

Kathmandu, February 23 Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli’s CPN-UML has decided to take initiatives to form the government with a two-thirds majority support. While the UML and the CPN-Maoist Centre fall quite short to reach the mark, the party has authorised Oli and top leaders to hold talks with Madhesh-centric parties; namely: Federal Socialist Forum-Nepal […]

UML-Maoist Centre merger: Task forces given 15 days

Kathmandu, February 22 Top leaders of CPN-UML and CPN-Maoist Centre have directed two task forces formed to draft a statute and a political report of the new party that they will form after merging the two to complete their assignments and submit the report within next 15 days. Addressing a joint meeting of the two […]

UML-Maoist Centre task forces discuss draft statute, political report of unified party

Kathmandu, February 22 Two task forces formed by the Party Unification Coordination Committee, which is preparing for the unification between the CPN-UML and the CPN-Maoist Centre, have held a joint meeting to discuss the unified party’s statute and political report among other documents today. Earlier on Monday, while signing the final deal for the merger, […]

Madhav Kumar Nepal against proposal of sharing premiership in turn

Rautahat, February 19 CPN-UML senior leader and former prime minister Madhav Kumar Nepal says he is against the proposal of sharing the position of prime minister between the UML and the CPN-Maoist Centre in turn as the two parties are preparing for the merger. Nepal’s statement follows media reports which claimed that UML Chairman KP […]

Oli, Dahal settled all issues about unification: Bamdev Gautam

Kathmandu, February 19 CPN-UML Vice-Chairman Bamdev Gautam says his Chairman KP Sharma Oli and CPN-Maoist Centre counterpart Bamdev Gautam have finally agreed to unify the parties and have settled all differences about the merger. Gautam, however, says he will divulge all details of the understanding as it will adversely affect the environment created for unification. […]