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UML urges government, Election Commission to ensure candidates’ safety

Kathmandu, November 20 In the wake of various incidents of blasts and attacks targeting candidates for upcoming provincial and federal parliamentary elections, the CPN-UML has urged the government and the Election Commission to ensure¬†their safety. The UML says an explosive was planted targeting the party’s Standing Committee member and former speaker Subas Chandra Nembang in […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Monday, November 20, 2017

The first phase of provincial and federal parliamentary elections is just six days away; but incidents of attacks on candidates are also on the rise. In this context, most of major Nepali and English newspapers published from Kathmandu on Monday have prioritised concerns raised by the Nepali Army over poll security in their front pages. […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Thursday, November 16, 2017

Major Nepali and English broadsheet newspapers published from Kathmandu on Thursday have prioritised a host of issues including those related to upcoming provincial and federal parliamentary elections. The government’s recent decision to cancel the agreement signed with a Chinese company for the construction of Budhigandaki Hydropower Project has also received a lot of attention. The […]

Dahal to Bhattarai: Withdraw candidacy if you want to save yourself

Gorkha, November 15 CPN-Maoist Centre Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has suggested that former prime minister and Naya Shakti Party Nepal Chief Baburam Bhattarai withdraw his nomination for the House of Representatives seat from Gorkha-2 if he wants to save his position in Nepali politics. The leader even calls his former comrade to come back to […]

Oli smells rat in Budhigandaki agreement cancellation, warns of revoking decision after polls

Kathmandu, November 14 CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli says the government decided to scrap the agreement signed with China’s¬†Gezhouba Group for the construction of Budhigandaki Hydropower Project after the Chinese firm denied giving it ‘sufficient donation’. Claiming that the government has shown a fascist attitude, Oli warns that the next government to be formed after […]

Dahal will follow me because communist centre is impossible, says Bhattarai

Kathmandu, November 14 Former Prime Minister and Naya Shakti Party Nepal chief Baburm Bhattarai says his former comrade and CPN-Maoist Centre Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal will leave the Maoist ideology and follow his path of socio-economic transformation some day. Bhattarai claims that Dahal has also already realised that forming a unified communist centre by merging […]