Bamdev Gautam wants UML, Maoists to contest provincial, federal polls jointly

Kathmandu, June 14 CPN-UML Vice-Chairman Bamdev Gautam says he wants his party and the CPN-Maoist Centre contest upcoming provincial and federal elections jointly. In an opinion article published on Onlinekhabar, Gautam writes that unity among leftist forces is a need of the hour in order to bring in a socioeconomic transformation oriented towards socialism. “I […]

UML may ask elected local level leaders to quit party responsibilities

Kathmandu, June 12 The CPN-UML which has won the highest number of mayoral and deputy mayoral positions in the first phase of local level elections has hinted that it may ask winners from the party to quit the party responsibilities till they hold the public office. UML General Secretary Ishwar Pokharel says such a decision […]

Big parties face hard time finalising candidates in Province 2

Kathmandu, June 12 As the date set for filing nominations is approaching closer, major three political parties are facing a hard time finalising candidates for the second phase of local level elections in eight districts of Province 2. Among Nepali Congress, CPN-UML and CPN-Maoist Centre, the UML seems to be ahead of its two competitors […]

No complaint over candidates picked by party please, Oli tells cadres

Nepalgunj, June 11 The CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli has asked his party cadres not to go against candidates picked by the party for the second phase of local level elections scheduled for June 28. Addressing a mass meeting of the party in Nepalgunj of Banke district today, Oli said all complaints about the candidate […]

Don’t isolate opposition, UML tells ruling parties

Kathmandu, June 9 The main opposition CPN-UML has told ruling parties not to ignore the party in decision making. Addressing the Parliament meeting on Friday, Deputy Leader of the UML Parliamentary Party, Subas Chandra Nembang, complained that the previous government led by CPN-Maoist Centre chief Pushpa Kamal Dahal pushed the party to the edge. He […]

House meeting postponed till 3 pm; top leaders to meet first

Kathmandu, June 4 The Parliament meeting called for 11 am on Sunday has been postponed till 3 pm today after the main opposition CPN-UML warned that it would obstruct the meeting. The meeting was scheduled to elect the new prime minister. Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba is contesting solo for the post. Meanwhile, top […]