Maoist Centre blames UML for failure to endorse constitution amendment

Kathmandu, August 22 The ruling CPN-Maoist Centre has said the constitution amendment bill failed to get endorsed from Parliament on Monday because of the man opposition CPN-UML. A meeting of the party held this morning decided that it was unfortunate that the bill, which could unify the whole nation, got rejected by the House. Meanwhile, […]

UML Budhanilakantha leaders, EC staffer held for registering new voters after deadline

  Kathmandu, August 20 Police on Saturday midnight have arrested two local leaders of CPN-UML and an Election Commission staffer for registering new voters even after the expiry of deadline set by the constitutional body. UML Budhanilakantha Municipality Committee chief Deepak Niraula and another leader, Rajendra Sapkota, have been arrested along with the staffer Aakrit […]

Gyawali warns putting amendment bill to vote will further distance opposition

Kathmandu, August 11 CPN-UML Secretary Pradeep Gyawali says opposition parties including the UML will be further distanced from ruling parties if the government puts the disputed constitution amendment bill to vote in Parliament. Gyawali’s statement comes few hours after the ruling parties assured agitating Rastriya Janata Party Nepal that the bill would be put to vote […]

UML hopes to win almost half local units in Province 2

Kathmandu, August 10 The CPN-UML has said it will win almost half of local units in Province 2 as eight districts of Terai will hold local level elections on September 18. While there are 127 local units in Terai, the party has expected to win top positions in at least 60 rural municipalities and municipalities, […]

UML top leaders drafting additional strategy to gear up for Province 2 polls

Kathmandu, August 6 The main opposition CPN-UML is drafting a new strategy for local level elections in Province 2 scheduled for September 18. A Standing Committee meeting has been called for Sunday afternoon to finalise the strategy. The party has called leaders deployed to eight districts of the Province to the capital for the meeting. […]

Bhim Rawal demands government conduct provincial, federal polls in one go

Chitwan, August 3 CPN-UML Vice-Chairman Bhim Rawal says the government should hold elections to the Provincial Assembly and the House of Representatives at federal level at once. “The UML demands that the government hold provincial and parliamentary elections in one go,” he says, “But, the government is hatching conspiracy to take more time under various […]