Tag: left alliance

Oli and Dahal still hold some trust deficit, says Devendra Paudel

Kathmandu, January 19 A key negotiator in talks between the CPN-UML and the CPN-Maoist Centre for their proposed unification says chairpersons of the two parties, KP Sharma Oli and Pushpa Kamal Dahal still have some trust deficit between each other. Maoist leader Devendra Paudel says the two leaders have not been able to believe each […]

Don’t get surprised if Bhandari, Pun get reelected as President, Vice-President

Kathmandu, January 19 Don’t get surprised if incumbent Bidya Devi Bhandari and Nanda Bahadur Pun get reelected as President and Vice-President respectively. Negotiations held between the left alliance constituents–CPN-UML and CPN-Maoist Centre–which hold a comfortable majority in Parliament as well as the electoral college–so farare heading to reelecting Bhandari and Pun to the top positions. […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Thursday, January 18, 2018

The single issue that received the topmost attention from all major Nepali and English newspapers published from Kathmandu on Thursday is the government’s decisions to recommend names for chiefs of seven provinces and fix their temporary capitals. Lead stories of almost all newspapers carry the same news with graphics. Other political issues including the announcement […]

UML, Maoist Centre finalise partnership model for National Assembly elections

Kathmandu, January 17 The CPN-UML and the CPN-Maoist Centre, two constituents of the left alliance, have finalised the model of partnership for National Assembly elections. Of total 56 seats of the upper House, for which the polls will be held, the UML will field 29 candidates whereas the Maoist Centre will get 14 positions. Decisions […]

UML, Maoist Centre to divide National Assembly seats by Wednesday

Kathmandu, January 15 The left alliance constituents–CPN-UML and CPN-Maoist Centre–have decided to finalise how they will jointly contest the National Assembly elections scheduled for February 7. A six-member task force involving three leaders from each side is working on the modality of partnership for last one week. UML leader Subas Chandra Nembang, who has been […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Monday, January 15, 2018

Two major stories that have been highlighted in the Kathmandu press on Monday are the Supreme Court order to postpone the distribution of funds under the Constituency Development Programme and ongoing discussions within the left alliance to distribute key positions as they are preparing to lead the federal as well as six of seven provincial […]