Tag: left alliance

President discriminated against us in favour of left government: Nepali Congress

Kathmandu, February 20 The main opposition Nepali Congress has accused President Bidya Devi Bhandari of discriminating against the party in favour of the new left alliance government. The party’s statement follows the appointment of three National Assembly members as per the recommendation from the new KP Sharma Oli-led government. Earlier, the President had put the […]

Oli, Dahal discuss unification, govt expansion

Kathmandu, February 18 Chairmen of CPN-UML and CPN-Maoist Centre, KP Sharma Oli and Pushpa Kamal Dahal respectively, have begun another round of discussion in a bid to forge a common understanding about the unification of the two parties and the expansion of new government. The two parties are in the unification negotiation for last five […]

Left govt may operate medical colleges through government hospitals

Kathmandu, February 18 The new left government may operate medical colleges on its own, through government hospitals, so as to provide medical education to students at an affordable cost. A task force formed by the Party Unification Coordination Committee involving leaders from the CPN-UML and the CPN-Maoist Centre has drafted plans and programmes that the […]

Province 6: Maoist Centre accuses UML of breaching pact

Kathmandu, February 15 CPN-Maoist Centre leader Shakti Bahadur Basnet says the CPN-UML is trying to breach an agreement the two parties had signed earlier regarding the new government formation process in Province 6. The two parties at the central level had agreed to give the provincial Chief Minister’s position to the Maoist Centre. However, the […]

(Updated) Oli lays claim to premiership officially, appointed to the post

Kathmandu, February 15 Update 1300hrs: CPN UML Chairman KP Oli has been appointed the new Prime Minister of Nepal. According to the President’s Office, Oli was appointed to the post in accordance with Article 73 (2) of the Constitution of Nepal. The appointment comes a day after the CPN UML and its Left Alliance partner […]

There will be neither UML nor Maoist Centre after unification: Ishwar Pokharel

Kathmandu, February 14 CPN-UML General Secretary Ishwar Pokharel says there will be neither the UML nor the CPN-Maoist Centre as soon as the two parties will announce the unification. In last few days, some leaders in the both parties have been claiming that the unification process is entering the final phase. On the other hand, […]