Silence period: Congress, UML cadres engage in midnight clash in Dhanusha

Dhanusha, September 17 Cadres of Nepali Congress and CPN-UML have engaged in a clash in Nagarain Municipality of Dhanusha district on Saturday midnight. They had the clash during the silence period announced by the Election Commission, during which parties are restricted from conducting publicity campaigns, ahead of voting under local level elections, scheduled for Monday. […]

UML to finalise chief ministerial candidates before November polls

Kathmandu, September 17 The main opposition CPN-UML, which wants to emerge as the biggest political force, from upcoming provincial and federal elections scheduled for November and December, is planning to finalise the list of leaders who will vie for chief ministers in all provinces. Further, the party will assign its chief ministerial candidates to command […]

Ruling parties misusing state power to defeat UML: Oli

Bara, September 15 CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli says ruling parties are misusing state power to defeat CPN-UML in the third phase of local level elections to be held in Province 2 next Monday. Addressing a mass assembly organised under the party’s election campaign in Jitpur Simara of Bara district today, Oli said his party […]

UML calls Central Committee meeting to prepare poll strategy

Kathmandu, September 15 The main opposition CPN-UML has called a meeting of the party’s Central Committee for next week to prepare the strategy for elections of House of Representatives and Provincial Assembly scheduled for November and December. The meeting will be held on September 22, 23 and 24 in Kathmandu, says party’s Central Office Secretary […]

UML unwilling to take Oli to Madhesh for electioneering as ‘big’ mass assembly unlikely

Kathmandu, September 13 The main opposition CPN-UML is unlikely to organise any ‘big’ mass assembly ahead of local level elections in eight districts of Province 2, nor is it interested to take the party Chairman KP Sharma Oli to Madhesh for electioneering. Though the party hopes to emerge as the biggest force in the region […]

Nidhi says Madhav Kumar Nepal visited North Korea following China’s ‘suggestion’

Kathmandu, September 11 Nepali Congress leader Bimalendra Nidhi¬†says CPN-UML senior leader Madhav Kumar Nepal recently visited North Korea, a country sanctioned by the United Nations, following China’s suggestion. He says China is a partner of Pyongyang and it wanted to engage the UML as well in North Korea’s activities. “This incident clarifies where the UML’s […]