Dhading bandh after newly elected village leader survives attack from opponents

Dhading, May 21 The Nepali Congress has called a general strike in Dhading district on Sunday after its leader Binod Timalsina was attacked, allegedly by an opposition party, on Saturday night. Seven including Timalsina, the newly elected Jwalamukhi Rural Municipality chairperson, have sustained injuries in the incident allegedly carried out by CPN-UML cadres. The injured […]

Kathmandu polls: UML makes exciting comeback amid Maoist, RPP debacle

  Kathmandu, May 20 Among 11 municipalities of Kathmandu district including the Kathmandu Metropolitan City, vote counting has been over in six municipalities so far as of Saturday morning. The Nepali Congress has won the polls in Gokarneshwor, Nagarjun and Dakshinkali municipalities whereas the CPN-UML got the mayoral berths in Kirtipur, Tokha and Shankarapur municipalities. […]

KP Sharma Oli wonders how Congress is on par with UML

Kavre, May 19 CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli has said his party cadres need to work hard again to maintain the party’s lead in the second phase of local level elections. Oli, who had gone to Banepa of Kavrepalanchok district to celebrate the party’s victory in the mayoral race of the city, said the UML […]

Won’t let govt prorogue House unless impeachment motion withdrawn: UML

Kathmandu, May 19 The main opposition CPN-UML has warned that it will not let the government prorogue the current session of Parliament unless ruling Nepali Congress and CPN-Maoist Centre withdraw the impeachment motion their lawmakers filed against Chief Justice Sushila Karki. The government is planning to prorogue the session today, but the parties are unlikely […]

Nepal local elections: Congress, UML neck and neck as more results in

Kathmandu, May 18 The Nepali Congress and the CPN-UML are neck and neck as results of Sunday local level elections from more units are being published. As of Thursday  10 am, results from around 175 municipalities and rural municipalities have been out. Of them, the NC has won the top position in 69 units, followed […]

Final results published in 51 local units; UML in lead

Kathmandu, May 17 Of 283 local bodies that held voting on Sunday, final results of 51 local units have been published as of 1 pm Wednesday. Among the places where the counting have been over, the main opposition CPN-UML has won 21 local bodies followed by 16 of Nepali Congress. The CPN-Maoist Centre registered victory […]