Tag: Nepalelection

Join polls now, will amend constitution later: PM tells Madheshi parties

Kathmandu, June 9 Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has assured that the constitution will be amended, but only after the second phase of local level elections scheduled for June 28. He therefore urged agitating Madhesh-centric parties to join the elections. Addressing the Parliament meeting today first time after his election to the top executive position, […]

Nepali Congress cadres in Itahari demonstrate over candidate selection

Itahari, June 9 Dozens of cadres of Nepali Congress staged a demonstration in Itahari Sub-Metropolitan City of Sunsari district protesting the decision to field Rohit Prasain for mayor of the city in the upcoming elections on June 28. The protesting cadres demanded that Hemkarna Paudel be given the candidacy ticket. The party’s local committee on […]

Parliament amends local poll law to facilitate RJPN’s participation

Kathmandu, June 8 The Parliament on Thursday endorsed the first amendment to the Local Level Election Act in order to facilitate the participation of the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal, a party recently formed with the merger of six Madhesh-centric parties. The amendment removes Section 18.1 of the Act, which had mentioned that any party willing […]

Biplav Maoist cadres detained with explosives from Rautahat

Rautahat, June 8 Police in Chandrapur of Rautahat district on Wednesday night arrested two cadres of the CPN Maoist led by Netra Bikram Chand ‘Biplav’ in possession of various explosive materials. Dilip Thapa and Tara Thapa, permanent residents of Aanpgachhi in Jhapa district, were arrested from a roof of local Hotel Sudarshan, chief of the District […]

Amid many ministerial aspirants, Deuba buys time to expand Cabinet

Kathmandu, June 8 Newly elected Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba says he will expand the Cabinet after the second phase of local level elections scheduled for June 28 only. Addressing his party’s Central Executive Committee meeting in Lalitpur today, Deuba urged the Nepali Congress leaders to go to the districts which are holding the polls […]

Nepali Congress discusses candidate selection, new government

Kathmandu, June 8 The ruling Nepali Congress party is discussing selection of candidates for the second phase of local level elections and giving full shape to the new government formed yesterday. A meeting of the party’s Central Executive Committee is underway at the party headquarters in Sanepa of Lalitpur. Newly elected Prime Minister and party […]