UDMF calls rally in Rupandehi, Nawalparasi to obstruct UML’s Mechi-Mahakali Campaign

Bhairahawa, March 12 United Democratic Madheshi Front has called a general strike in Nawalparasi and Rupandehi districts, declaring that it will obstruct the CPN-UML’s Mechi-Mahakali Campaign. Though the strike has had no effect in Rupandehi, there was some effect of the call in Parasi of Nawalparasi district. The campaign is moving ahead from Kawasoti of […]

Parties haul government over coal for muted response to SSB firing at Ananda Bazaar

¬†Kathmandu, March 10 Major political parties have demanded that the government of Nepal inform the Parliament about the SSB firing that killed a Nepali national during a territorial dispute in Ananda Bazaar, Kanchanpur district. At the same time, they have criticised a press statement coming from the Indian Embassy, in which it has denied firing […]

Federal Alliance protests Saptari killings, shows its strength in Kathmandu

Kathmandu, March 9 The Federal Alliance staged a protest against the Saptari killings, in Kathmandu on Thursday. FA leaders took part in the protest, demanding amendment to the Constitution with incorporation of their demands and withdrawal of local level election announcement. Four UDMF activists had died during the CPN-UML’s Mechi-Mahakali Campaign in Saptari, when police […]

Saptari killings doing of three big parties: Upendra Yadav

Bhaktapur, March 8 Upendra Yadav, president of the Federal Socialist Forum, on Wednesday accused¬†three major political parties — the Nepali Congress, CPN-UML and the CPN-Maoist Centre — of orchestrating the Saptari killings as part of a premeditated plan. He said the incident was the doing of Prime Minister (who represents the Centre), Home Minister (who […]

UDMF cadres attack UML activists’ houses in Saptari, terror reigns supreme

Rajbiraj, March 8 UDMF cadres angry over the killing of four of their comrades during the Mechi-Mahakali Campaign have started attacking the houses of UML leaders. Leading district-level leaders of the UDMF are leading the stormtroopers. UDMF workers have also pelted chief election Commissioner Ayodhi Prasad Yadav’s house with stones. They have also vandalised the […]

UDMF threats, intimidation causing displacement of UML cadres from parts of Saptari

Kathmandu, March 8 The killing of four UDMF cadres during the Mechi-Mahakali Campaign in Rajbiraj is causing displacement of CPN-UML leaders and cadres from Rajbiraj and other parts of Saptari district. This happened after UDMF cadres started issuing threats and encircling houses of UML leaders and cadres, Satya Narayan Mandal, UML standing committee member and […]