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RJPN amends statute to skip legal obligation about holding convention next month

Kathmandu, June 20 In a bid to escape from its obligation to implement Election Commission’s order to hold the national general convention by July 14, the Madhesh-centric Rastriya Janata Party Nepal has decided to amend its statute. Owing to the provision in the party’s statute that it will hold its general convention within one year […]

Why shouldn’t NCP’s registration be cancelled? Supreme Court asks Commission over 33% women reservation

Kathmandu, June 17 The Supreme Court on Sunday issued a show cause notice to the Election Commission asking why it should not cancel the registration of newly unified Nepal Communist Party. Earlier, advocates and women’s rights activities had filed a case at the apex court demanding that the decision to register the party be revoked […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Friday, June 8, 2018

Three key issues that have been prioritised on the front pages of Nepali and English broadsheet dailies published from Kathmandu on Friday are: I) the completion of Nepal Communist Party’s registration process at the Election Commission, II) the Special Court’s decision to acquit five footballers and one physio of treason charge labelled against them for […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Thursday, June 7, 2018

Major Nepali and English newspapers published from Kathmandu on Thursday have prioritised different issues and ideas. The decision of Narayangadh-Muglin Road Project to open the road round the clock after the completion of blacktopping has received top attention whereas the official registration of Nepal Communist Party has also been a key news story. Many newspapers […]

Nepal Communist Party adds abbreviation to its name so as to avoid duplication

Kathmandu, May 31 The ruling Nepal Communist Party says it has decided to add its abbreviation (NCP) to its legal name so as to avoid duplication while registering the party at the Election Commission. Though then CPN-UML and CPN-Maoist Centre decided to form the Nepal Communist Party after the merger, they had later found that […]

Election Commission to hold bypoll as Deepak Manange’s seat ‘turns vacant’

Kathmandu, April 20 The Election Commission says it will hold a byelection for the Province 4 Assembly position representing Manang B as the lawmaker elected here, Deepak Manange, has been convicted of attempted murder and subsequently sent to jail. The Commission says the position has turned automatically vacant with the conviction and imprisonment of lawmaker. […]