Mounting outrage against splittist design: Maoist leader Rayamajhi to vote for undivided Province 5

Kathmandu, November 25 Top Bahadur Rayamajhi, a leader of the ruling CPN-Maoist Centre, announced on Friday he will vote against any Constitution amendment proposal that seeks to split Province 5. Rayamajhi said it will make no difference to him even if the party takes action against him for voting against such a proposal. Rayamajhi, speaking […]

CPN-UML’s brand of nationalism is fake, foreign-funded, says Law Minister Ajaya Shankar Nayak

Bhaktapur, November 23 Minister for Law Ajaya Shankar Nayak on Wednesday accused the main opposition CPN-UML of trying to portray itself as a nationalist force on the strength of foreign money. Minister Nayak said this while speaking at a programme that Rafat Sanchar Club had organised. The UML is operating with foreign money and guidance, […]

Are you with me on Constitution amendment? Prachanda wants to know Federal Alliance stance

Kathmandu, November 23 Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ on Wednesday asked leaders of the Madheshi Morcha and Federal Alliance whether they are supporting him in his bid to amend the Constitution. All Morcha and FA partners, save Upendra Yadav’s party, have asked Prachanda to move ahead with the Constitution Amendment Bill. On Wednesday morning, […]

UML-aligned bodies to protest Constitution amendment bid

Kathmandu, November 22 Two organisations affiliated to the CPN-UML have announced programmes against the government’s Constitution amendment plan. ANNFSU and Youth Association Nepal announced their protests on Tuesday, pointing that the amendment process has begun even before full implementation of the Charter. In a press statement, YAN Chair Rajiv Pahari and ANNFSU Chair Nabina Lama […]

Lawmakers from mother parties give themselves a raise, affiliate student unions prepare for a stir

Kathmandu, November 22 After the Prachanda-led government hiked lawmakers’ pay and perks, student unions affiliated to different political parties are preparing to launch a movement against the hike. They are holding a joint meeting at the central office of the CPN-UML-aligned ANNFSU in Bagbazaar on Thursday to work out the modality of their protest. “Lawmakers […]

Three parties set to discuss Constitution amendment today

Kathmandu, November 21 The three major political parties are holding a meeting on Monday on the issue of Constitution amendment. Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’, who is also chair of the ruling CPN-Maoist Centre, is convening the meeting with the ruling coalition partner Nepali Congress and the main opposition at Baluwatar at 5 pm. […]