UML’s manifesto within 2 days, says Oli

Kathmandu, April 20 CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli said his party would make public the local level election manifesto within two days. Upon his return from Bangkok at the Tribhuvan International Airport on Thursday, Oli said the party leaders had already drafted the manifesto despite his absence and he would issue it after going through […]

Ex-DPM Adhikari takes ill, off to Thailand for treatment

Kathmandu, March 15 Former deputy prime minister and senior CPN-UML leader Bharat Mohan Adhikarki has left for Thailand for medical treatment. In a press release, Adhikari’s secretariat said Adhikari left for Thailand on the recommendation of attending doctors for treatment of complications related to intestines and urinary system. About three months ago, Adhikari had received […]

Kailali bandh announced against CPN-UML programme

Kailali, March 15 Tharuhat Tarai Party Nepal has announced a bandh in Kailali, opposing the CPN-UML’s Mechi-Mahakali Campaign. The strike has had a minimal effect in Kailali where the UML is organising a mass gathering on Wednesday. In a press release, TTPN had asked all concerned not to attend the UML programme, describing that party’s […]

Tension grips Nepalgunj as police fire teargas shells, foil alleged bid to loot weapons

Nepalgunj, March 14 Police fired in the air and resorted to teargas firing at Urgapur in Banke district along the Gulariya-Nepalgunj road in a bid to avertĀ an untoward situation between CPN-UML and UDMF cadres, on Tuesday. District administration categorically said police fired teargas shells after UDMF cadres tried to snatch police weapons. However, UDMF leader […]

After UDMF obstructions, UML shifts mass gathering venue in Nepalgunj

Nepalgunj, March 14 The CPN-UML has shifted its programme venue in Nepalgunj in the wake of obstructions from United Democratic Madheshi Front. The UML was to organise its mass gathering, a part of its Mechi-Mahakali Campaign, at Ramlila Maidan. Now, the party is organising the gathering at Road Division Office due to UDMF obstructions. UDMF […]

Senior communist leader Bhattarai rejoins CPN-UML

Bhairahawa, March 13 Veteran communist leader Ram Chandra Bhattarai has left the ruling CPN-Maoist Centre and re-entered the CPN-UML. Bhattarai is also a former Maoist lawmaker. The senior leader had left the UML fold and joined the Maoists after they entered the peace process. With the Maoist party losing its strength, Bhattarai has returned home. […]