Major parties internally divided over capital of Province 1

Kathmandu, November 9 As electioneering in the run-up to provincial and federal parliamentary elections is getting momentum, candidates of major political parties in Province 1 have been promising their voters that they will establish their own cities or districts as the provincial capital. It is interesting to note that candidates representing a single party have […]

We’ll amend constitution for Madhesh, Deuba wants it for ‘people across border’: Oli

Kathmandu, November 9 CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli says his party is ready to amend the constitution to ensure rights of Madheshi people. He accuses Prime Minister and Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba of trying to endorse the disputed constitution amendment that could possibly support interests of India. Oli says the UML gives the guarantee […]

Single person featured on PR closed lists of UML, Naya Shakti

Kathmandu, November 5 It has been found that former lawmaker and Tharuhat leader Ganga Chaudhary Satgauwa has been included as a proportional representation candidate by two parties–CPN-UML and Naya Shakti Party Nepal. Chaudhary was elected to the second Constituent Assembly in 2013 as a PR lawmaker of Tharuhat Terai Party. Later, she defected to the […]

Leftist alliance to launch east-west poll campaign today

Kathmandu, November 5 The leftist alliance of CPN-UML and CPN-Maoist Centre is launching an east-west election campaign on Sunday for upcoming provincial and federal parliamentary elections scheduled for November 26 and December 7. The campaign is beginning from Taplejung of eastern Nepal and will conclude in Darchula of far-west exactly after a week. UML Central […]

UML to suspend membership for 5 years if rebel candidates do not pull out

Kathmandu, November 3 The CPN-UML has said it will suspend membership of party leaders and cadres who have filed nominations for upcoming elections against official candidates of the leftist alliance if they do not pull out. The party has urged all rebel candidates to withdraw the nominations and engage in the poll campaign for the […]

Komal Oli to contest polls as independent candidate after UML denies ticket

Dang, November 2 Popular folk singer Komal Oli says she will file nomination as an independent candidate for the House of Representatives elections from Dang Constituency 3 as the party she is affiliated to, CPN-UML, denied the official ticket to her. With a hope of a chance to contest the polls, Oli had recently defected […]