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Congress learnt good lesson in recent polls: Rajendra Mahato

Janakpur, December 15 Rastriya Janata Party Nepal presidium member and newly elected lawmaker from Dhanusha-3, Rajendra Mahato, says people tired of Nepali Congress’ politics of fear and threat taught a good lesson to the party in recent elections. Speaking with journalists in Janakpur today, Mahato suggested that the party got what it deserved as the […]

Shashanka Koirala on Congress poll debacle: Resignation of leaders is not solution

Chitwan, December 13 Nepali Congress General Secretary Shanshanka Koirala says resignation of the party leadership is not the solution to the problem his party is facing in the wake of its poor performance in recent elections. In his exclusive interview with the RSS at his private residence in Gaindakot of Nawalparasi this morning, he called […]

Gachhadar gets blessing for premiership from aged mother-in-law

Biratnagar, December 13 Nepali Congress leader Bijaya Kumar Gachhadar, who has already served as a deputy prime minister for as many as five times, has received a blessing from his mother-in-law to become the prime minister of country. Gachhadar’s mother-in-law Pampha Devi Shrestha offered the blessing as he met the old woman after being declared […]

Bijaya K Gachhadar finally wins the tight race as FPTP vote counting over

Sunsari, December 13 Nepali Congress leader Bijaya Kumar Gachhadar has won the first-past-the-post House of Representatives elections from Sunsari-3 defeating his closest rival by a narrow margin of 321 votes. CPN-UML’s Bhagawati Chaudhary failed to secure the parliamentary berth after being defeated by Gachhadar for the second time in past five years. In 2013 Constituent […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Major Nepali and English newspapers published from Kathmandu on Wednesday have prioritised issued related to results of recent provincial and federal parliamentary elections. While counting of votes under the first-past-the-post system has been over and almost half votes under the proportional representation system have been counted, the newspapers have analysed likely composition of federal and […]

Nepali Congress: Khand says leadership handover is immediately impossible

Kathmandu, December 12 Nepali Congress leader Bal Krishna Khand says leadership handover of the party is immediately impossible despite the debacle it faced in recent provincial and federal parliamentary elections. Speaking with journalists in Kathmandu today, Khand said, “Not only President Sher Bahadur Deuba, but all are responsible for the election loss. Therefore, the leadership […]