Leftist alliance cannot overpower democrats in Nepal: Gagan Thapa

Kathmandu, October 5 Popular youth leader in the Nepali Congress, Gagan Thapa, has predicted that leftists cannot overpower democratic forces in Nepal though total seats won and total popular votes received by communist parties were more than those of the democrats in most of the past elections. Thapa, talking to Onlinekhabar about major communist parties’ […]

We are not going to topple government before polls: UML

Kathmandu, October 4 The main opposition CPN-UML has clarified that it is not planning to topple the incumbent government before provincial and federal parliamentary elections scheduled for November 26 and December 7. Questions have been raised on the life of incumbent government after major coalition partner CPN-Maoist Centre on Tuesday signed an agreement with the […]

Bhattarai’s Naya Shakti also joins UML-Maoist agreement for merger

Kathmandu, October 3 Baburam Bhattarai-led Naya Shakti Party Nepal has decided to join efforts of the CPN-UML and CPN-Maoist Centre to form an alliance in the upcoming polls and ultimately merge the parties. Former PM Bhattarai consented to join hands after UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli made a request after the two biggest leftist parties […]

Rest assured that the government won’t topple before polls: Dahal to Deuba

Kathmandu, October 3 Ruling coalition partner CPN-Maoist Centre’s Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has assured Nepali Congress President and Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba that the government under his leadership will not topple till provincial and federal parliamentary elections scheduled for November 26 and December 7. Dahal’s assured Deuba of the support to government till the […]

UPDATE: Three communist parties of Nepal agree for unification after polls

  Kathmandu, October 3 Three major communist forces of Nepal–CPN-UML, CPN-Maoist Centra and Naya Shakti Party Nepal–have signed a six-point agreement today to merge their parties. The merger, if it happens as planned today, will apparently make the unified party the biggest political force of the country for next few years. The parties have agreed […]

Communist forces in Nepal press the accelerator on talks for alliance, merger

Kathmandu, October 3 Two major leftist forces of the country–CPN-UML and CPN-Maoist Centre–have expedited talks over forming an alliance for upcoming provincial and federal parliamentary elections. The two parties are also exploring if they can be unified into a single party anytime soon. Top leaders of both the parties are scheduled to hold a meeting […]