Maoists likely to get 56 of 165 constituencies as leftist alliance finalising distribution

Kathmandu, October 9 The CPN-Maoist Centre, the second biggest constituent of the leftist alliance, is likely to get a chance to field its candidates in 56 of total 165 constituencies across the country for House of Representatives elections, sources privy to recent discussions say. Though the UML had agreed to provide 40 per cent of […]

Silwal accuses Home Secretary of putting his resignation on hold under PM’s pressure

Kathmandu, October 8 Former Nepal Police DIG Nawaraj Silwal, who has recently joined the CPN-UML party, has accused the Secretary at Ministry of Home Affairs, Lok Darshan Regmi, of putting his resignation on hold under the Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba’s pressure. After Silwal joined politics on Friday, some people have raised voice that action […]

One month after quitting Nepal Police, Nawaraj Silwal enters politics

Kathmandu, October 6 Former DIG Nawaraj Silwal, who earned fame and controversy by challenging the government decision to appoint his batch-mate Jaya Bahadur Chand and then Prakash Aryal to the post of Inspector General of Nepal Police, has finally joined politics. Silwal had resigned from the police organisation on September 12 after the Supreme Court […]

Leftist alliance: Maoist Centre demands four Kathmandu constituencies

Kathmandu, October 6 The leftist alliance of CPN-UML, CPN-Maoist Centre and Naya Shakti Party Nepal have begun negotiations for dividing constituencies to file candidacy for upcoming provincial and federal parliamentary elections. The UML and the Maoist Centre have agreed to divide the constituencies in 60:40 ratio after allocating certain places for other forces; and now […]

We were trying to unify UML and Maoist Centre for last 10 years: Bishnu Paudel

Kathmandu, October 6 CPN-UML Deputy General Secretary Bishnu Paudel says some leaders of the party including himself were making efforts to unify the UML and the CPN-Maoist Centre among other leftist parties for last 10 years. In an interview with Onlinekhabar, Paudel, believed to be one of the planners of the hyped leftist alliance, says, […]

Kiran Gurung poised to become UML’s pick for Province 4 Chief Minister

Pokhara, October 6 As constituency committees of major parties have begun recommending names of candidates for provincial and federal parliamentary elections scheduled for November 26 and December 7, it has been almost certain that the main opposition CPN-UML will field its Standing Committee member Kirang Gurung as the party’s candidate for the Chief Minister in […]