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Chief of National Reconstruction Authority resigns ‘to contest polls’

Kathmandu, October 23 Govinda Raj Pokharel, the Chief Executive Officer of National Reconstruction Authority, the government body formed to supervise and coordinate post-earthquake reconstruction works, has resigned from his position in a preparation to contest upcoming parliamentary elections. Pokharel is preparing to contest for the House of Representatives from Pyuthan district as a Nepali Congress […]

Opinion makers in the Kathmandu Press: October 18, 2017

As usual, most of opinion makers and editors have concentrated on contemporary political issues in the newspapers published from Kathmandu today as well. As provincial and federal parliamentary elections are coming closer, more political issues are gaining attention of thinkers and analysts and this rise is clearly reflected in the opinion pages of national broadsheets. […]

Gachhadar’s Province 2 cadres to revolt against merger

Birgunj, October 17 Hundreds of cadres of Nepal Democratic Forum, which has been merged with the Nepali Congress on Monday, have said they are not happy with party Chairman Bijaya Kumar Gachhadar’s merger decision. They say they will revolt against the decision and will not integrate with lower committees of Nepali Congress. Some have accused […]

Opinion makers in the Kathmandu Press: October 17, 2017

For last few weeks, opinion writes in major broadsheets published from Kathmandu have zeroed in on various political issues and activities of political parties in the run-up to upcoming provincial and federal parliamentary elections. Today also, most of the opinion articles discuss various dimensions of recent political developments and their implications for the future. Likewise, […]

Gachhadar’s Democratic Forum merged into Nepali Congress

Kathmandu, October 16 The Nepal Democratic Forum led by Deputy Prime Minister Bijaya Kumar Gachhadar has been merged with the Nepali Congress party on Monday. Congress President and Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba and Gachhadar signed the agreement to unify the parties amidst a function organised at the PM’s official residence in Baluwatar today. In […]

Bikram Pandey likely to run against Pushpa Kamal Dahal with Congress’ support in Chitwan

Kathmandu, October 15 After the CPN-Maoist Centre decided to form a nationwide election alliance with the CPN-UML, the ruling Nepali Congress is likely to form a similar alliance with the Rastriya Prajatantra Party-Democratic in a bid to defeat Maoist Centre’s Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal in Chitwan Constituency 3. Speculations are rife that the Congress-RPP-Democratic alliance […]