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All leaders in Secretariat of Mohan Baidya’s party to contest polls

Kathmandu, October 13 The Mohan Baidya-led CPN-Revolutionary Maoist has decided that all members of the party’s Secretariat will contest upcoming provincial and federal parliamentary elections. The party’s national assembly recently concluded in Pokhara of Kaski made the decision, according to party leader Pari Thapa. The party says it will utilise the elections as an opportunity […]

Speaker calls last House meeting for Saturday to bid lawmakers goodbye

Kathmandu, October 12 Speaker Onsari Gharti Magar has called the last meeting of Parliament for Saturday afternoon, in which she will officially bid farewell to the lawmakers, as the country is holding elections to the new Parliament in November and December. The last meeting will be special, hence will not include any regular business, informs […]

Left alliance in Nepal: India shocked, US baffled, Europeans silent

Kathmandu, October 13 The announcement of an electoral alliance between CPN-UML, CPN-Maoist Centre and Naya Shakti Party Nepal with a commitment of unification after the polls has sent shock waves to the ‘power centres’. Kathmandu-based diplomats representing India, the United States and some western countries have begun intensive discussions over implications of the alliance and the […]

Opinion makers in the Kathmandu Press: October 13, 2017

Two major issues that opinion makers and editors are discussing in the Kathmandu press today are: implications of the leftist alliance announced last week and preparations for upcoming provincial and federal parliamentary elections. Most of other articles also make comments on contemporary political issues. Other economic and social issues have received comparative less attention today. […]

Closed-door session halted as Baidya Maoists divided over ‘using’ polls

Pokhara, October 12 The closed-door session under the first national assembly of Mohan Baidya-led CPN-Revolutionary Maoist has been halted as the party leaders expressed different opinions over ‘using’ upcoming provincial and federal parliamentary elections. The leaders are divided over whether to boycott or use the polls; and if they are using the polls, what will […]

Opinion makers in the Kathmandu Press: October 12, 2017

As the country is heading towards two crucial polls—to elect the House of Representatives at the federal level and provincial assemblies at the provincial level—within next two months, opinion makers and editors have expedited discussions on issues related to elections and the role of such polls in a democracy. Major English and Nepali broadsheet newspapers […]