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Nepali Congress ready to postpone elections if RJP agrees to contest

Kathmandu, May 27 The Nepali Congress says it is ready to postpone the second round of election until after a few days if the Madhesh-centric Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal agrees to contest the polls. The main opposition, CPN-UML has, however, said no to the proposal. At a meeting of the three major political parties on Saturday, […]

Nepali Congress: Second round of elections should take place on June 14

Kathmandu, May 25 The Nepali Congress has insisted that the second phase of local elections take place on June 14, the date announced by the government. The ruling coalition partner, which organised a meeting of office bearers a few hours after Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal stepped down from his post, said local elections in […]

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 […]