Nepali Congress accused of attempting booth capture in Bhaktapur

Kathmandu, December 7 Cadres of CPN-UML and Nepali Congress clashed after some Congress cadres reportedly tried to capture a booth in Bhaktapur Constituency 2 on Thursday. Two persons including UML-aligned Youth Association’s central member Roshan Basnet sustained injuries. The other victim is yet to be identified. They are undergoing treatment at the Bhaktapur-based Nagarik Hospital. […]

Voting briefly halted as candidates’ representatives clash at Achham voting centre

Achham, December 7 Voting was briefly halted at a poll centre in Sanphebagar of Achham district on Thursday owing to a clash between representatives of CPN-UML and Nepali Congress. Congress’ representative Tej Bahadur Bada sustained injuries in the clash at Betalmandau Secondary School voting centre. Election observer Ekindra Mahato says the two parties engaged in […]

Leftist cadres held for allegedly distributing cash to Parsa voters

Parsa, December 6 Police arrested three persons in possession of Rs 300,000 cash in Pokhariya Municipality-3 of Parsa district. Ashok Rauniyar, Basu Prasad and Brijesh Patel are said to be cadres of the leftist alliance who were allegedly distributing the cash to local voters during the period of silence period. Police, however, have not revealed […]

Neither constitution amendment, nor executive presidential system: Oli

Kathmandu, December 4 CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli, who is confident that the leftist alliance under his leadership will win majority seats in the House of Representatives, says the alliance will not go for amending the constitution immediately. Whereas speculations are rife that two major communist parties have come together with a mission to established […]

Kathmandu-2: Naya Shakti’s House of Representatives candidate joins UML

Kathmandu, December 3 Naya Shakti Party Nepal’s House of Representatives candidate in Kathmandu-2, Ganesh Simkhada, says he has left the party and joined the CPN-UML. At a special function organised in Kathmandu today, UML senior leader and former prime minister Madhav Kumar Nepal welcomed Simkhada to the party. Nepal is the leftist alliance’s common candidate […]

Ishwar Pokharel: New leftist-led government by mid-December

Kathmandu, December 3 CPN-UML General Secretary Ishwar Pokharel says the new government will be formed by mid-December and it will be led by the leftist alliance of CPN-UML and CPN-Maoist Centre as the two parties will secure majority seats in the House of Representatives. Pokharel, however, says who will be the prime minister of new […]