Oli not happy with decision to hold polls in two phases

Kathmandu, August 30 The main opposition CPN-UML’s Chairman KP Sharma Oli has expressed his dissatisfaction with the government decision to hold elections to the Provincial Assembly and the federal House of Representatives in two phases. Upon his arrival from a Bangkok medical trip at the Tribhuvan International Airport this afternoon, Oli said he did not […]

RJPN cadres pelt stones, try to obstruct UML Janakpur function

Janakpur, August 29 Cadres of the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal in Janakpur of Dhanusha district have tried to obstruct a function of the main opposition CPN-UML by pelting stones at the opposition cadres. Senior UML leader and former prime minister Madhav Kumar Nepal was scheduled to address the function. The RJPN cadres gathered at local […]

Nepali Congress objects to opposition leaders’ China, North Korea visits

Kathmandu, August 27 Ruling Nepali Congress has objected to two recent visits of CPN-UML leaders KP Sharma Oli and Madhav Kumar Nepal to China and North Korea respectively. The party made the response apparently after the main opposition protested Prime Minister and Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba’s statement in India in which the PM claimed […]

September 18 elections: UML finalises candidates for 116 of 136 local units

Kathmandu, August 27 The CPN-UML says it has finalised the party’s candidates for 116 local units of Province 2 which will hold local level elections on September 18. The party is yet to finalise candidates in other 20 of total 136 local units, but says the names will be finalised within next four days. No […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Sunday, August 27, 2017

Major English and Nepali broadsheet dailies published from Kathmandu on Sunday have prioritised a host of issues from politics to infrastructural development. Many newspapers have covered interests of China to invest in development activities in Nepal. Likewise, corruption issues related to Nepal Oil Corporation’s purchase of land in various parts of the country, Tribhuvan University […]

September 18 elections: UML to mobilise what it takes to become Number One

Kathmandu, August 23 The main opposition party, CPN-UML, says it will mobilise all forces of the party to make it the biggest force in the third phase of local level elections in Province 2 scheduled for September 18. A meeting of the party’s Standing Committee held at the party headquarters in Dhumbarahi of Kathmandu on […]