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DPM seniority row still unresolved; Cabinet meet put off

Kathmandu, April 6 A meeting of the Cabinet scheduled for Thursday has been postponed for two days after Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal failed to resolve a dispute between his deputies Bimalendra Nidhi and Kamal Thapa. Both the DPMs argue that they should be recognised as the senior-most deputy, while the third Deputy Prime Minister […]

Prachanda Cabinet to expand, Kamal Thapa joining in as DPM

Kathmandu, March 9 Prime Minister and CPN-Maoist Chair Prachanda is preparing to expand the Cabinet. He is preparing to bring in Rastriya Prajatantra Party President Kamal Thapa as deputy prime minister and minister for local development. Along with Thapa, RPP is to get one more ministerial berth that will turn the present Cabinet into a […]

Government solely to blame for Saptari killings: UDMF leader

Kathmandu, March 8 A UDMF leader said on Wednesday that the government is to blame for Saptari killings. At the same time, he made it clear that they do not have any policy of obstructing CPN-UML’s programmes. Mahendra Raya Yadav, speaking at a face-to-face that Reporters’ Club Nepal had organised, said they have never said […]

Saptari killings doing of three big parties: Upendra Yadav

Bhaktapur, March 8 Upendra Yadav, president of the Federal Socialist Forum, on Wednesday accused three major political parties — the Nepali Congress, CPN-UML and the CPN-Maoist Centre — of orchestrating the Saptari killings as part of a premeditated plan. He said the incident was the doing of Prime Minister (who represents the Centre), Home Minister (who […]

Come hell or high water, we will conduct local level polls on May 14: Nepal PM Prachanda

Biratnagar, March 5 Prime Minister Prachanda said on Sunday he will conduct local level elections on schedule (May 14) with the participation of the United Democratic Madheshi Front, no matter what. Talking to journalists in Biratnagar, Prachanda, who is also chair of the CPN-Maoist Centre, claimed UDMF will take part in local level elections in […]

Nepal likely to have 744 local levels, 17 out of 19 additional units to be in Province Number 2

Kathmandu, March 5 In all likelihood, there will be 744 local levels throughout the country once it goes federal. A taskforce under Hitraj Pandey, Minister for Local Development, presented a report suggesting 744 local levels to the Council of Ministers on Sunday. The Cabinet will pass this report on Sunday itself and forward it to […]