Province 6: UML lawmaker resigns accusing party of exchanging ministerial positions for money

Kathmandu, February 19 Accusing his party of exchanging ministerial positions for money, a lawmaker of CPN-UML in Province 6 Assembly has announced resignation. The provincial lawmaker from Mugu district, Chandra Bahadur Shahi, says his party distributed powerful positions to people who paid money, thereby giving injustice to other deserving leaders. Shahi, an advisor to the […]

Party unification within three days, says UML’s Pokharel

Kathmandu, February 18 CPN-UML leader Ananda Pokharel says his party and the CPN-Maoist Centre will unify within next three days. He also claims that the new government led by UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli will get the full shape by then. Speaking at an interaction in Kathmandu today, Oli said, “Now, the Oli-led Cabinet has […]

UML candidates win deputy speakers in provinces 4, 5

Pokhara/Butwal, February 18 Defeating Nepali Congress candidates, lawmakers of CPN-UML have been elected deputy speakers of provincial assemblies in provinces 4 and 5 on Sunday. During the voting held at the Provincial Assembly hall in Pokhara today, Sirjana Sharma received 38 votes to become elected the deputy speaker of 60-member Province 4 Assembly. She defeated […]

National Planning Commission Vice-Chair Swarnim Wagle announces resignation

Kathmandu, February 18 In the wake of recent change in government leadership, the top planning official of Nepal says he will resign from the position in order to let the new prime minister pick someone from his choice to replace him. National Planning Commission Vice-Chairman Swarnim Wagle says he has sought Prime Minister KP Sharma […]

Oli, Dahal discuss unification, govt expansion

Kathmandu, February 18 Chairmen of CPN-UML and CPN-Maoist Centre, KP Sharma Oli and Pushpa Kamal Dahal respectively, have begun another round of discussion in a bid to forge a common understanding about the unification of the two parties and the expansion of new government. The two parties are in the unification negotiation for last five […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Sunday, February 18, 2018

Major Nepali and English newspapers published from Kathmandu on Sunday have published reports about preparations for the unification between CPN-UML and CPN-Maoist Centre with the topmost attention. Whereas some newspapers claim that there is an unnecessary delay in conclusion of parleys being held for last few months, others say the discussions are going on positively […]