UML candidate turns victor in lucky draw to elect Myagdi DCC chief

Myagdi, August 1 CPN-UML’s Devendra KC has become elected the chief of Myagdi District Coordination Committee through drawing of lot after he and his rival got equal votes. Among 12 voters qualified to cast votes for the DCC, six had supported KC and six others had supported Nepali Congress. Then, the two parties had decided […]

Oli says Congress doesn’t want RJPN to contest polls

Kathmandu, July 28 The ruling Nepali Congress does not want to Rastriya Janata Party Nepal to contest upcoming elections, claims CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli. Speaking with journalists at the Tribhuvan International Airport upon his arrival from the week-long trip to Tibet, Oli said the Prime Minister’s party was hatching some conspiracy to exclude the […]

September 18 polls: UML mobilises central leaders in Province 2

Kathmandu, July 28 The CPN-UML has intensified its publicity activities in eight districts of Province 2 as the date for local level elections approaches near. The government is holding local polls in Saptari, Siraha, Dhanusha, Mahottari, Sarlahi, Rautahat, Bara and Parsa districts on September 18. Earlier, the Central Secretariat of the party had decided to […]

UML chief Oli to leave for Manasarovar family trip Saturday

Kathmandu, July 21 CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli is leaving for a family trip to Manasarovar of Tibet on Saturday. The Manasarovar Lake is a popular pilgrimage site among Hindus and Buddhists of the world. Oli’s secretariat says it is a complete family tour and no political event has been scheduled. The former prime minister’s […]

Pokharel predicts UML will emerge as largest party in Province 2

Kathmandu, July 21 Whereas the Nepali Congress has claimed that it can win as many as 100 of total 127 local units in Province 2 comprising eight districts of core Terai, the CPN-UML has also said it will be the largest force in the province after September 18 polls. In an interview with Onlinekhabar recently, […]

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 […]