Mahato clarifies RJPN won’t join government now

Morang, December 11 The presidium coordinator of Rastriya Janata Party Nepal, Rajendra Mahato, says his party would not join the incumbent KP Sharma Oli-led government now. Mahato’s statement comes sometimes after it was reported that Mahato replaced Mahantha Thakur at the top position of the party as two had differences over various political issues including […]

Submitting fake info for citizenship shouldn’t be punishable, argues Karna

Kathmandu, November 28 Madhesh-centric Rastriya Janata Party Nepal’s lawmaker Laxman Lal Karna says people should not be punished even if they submit fake details in order to get their citizenship certificate. He argues that citizenship is a fundamental right of the citizens; hence Nepalis should not be punished for providing false information to acquire the […]

Internal dispute postpones RJPN presidium meeting indefinitely

Kathmandu, November 27 The Rastriya Janata Party Nepal has been unable to hold a meeting of its presidium since the party changed its coordinator seven days ago. The party had called the meeting for Monday, but it could not take place owing to an internal dispute that was apparent in the change of leadership as well. […]

Provincial police row: Prachanda trying to fuel conflict, says Lal

Kathmandu, October 25 Rastriya Janata Party Nepal Vice-president Brijesh Chandra Lal has accused NCP Chairman Prachanda of trying to fuel conflict between the federal and the provincial governments. Referring to Prachanda’s comments few days ago warning the provinces not to ‘overtake’ the centre, Lal said that such comments hint at the former Maoist leader’s ulterior […]

Oli has lost his zeal, RJPN leaders say after ’emotional’ meeting

Kathmandu, October 9 Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has requested the Madhesh-centric Rastriya Janata Party Nepal not to withdraw the support extended to the government. After the Mahantha Thakur-led party warned of withdrawing the support, Oli hurriedly invited the leaders to his official residence in Baluwatar and pleaded for support last night, leaders who attended […]

RJPN tried alliance with CK Raut, reveals Mahantha Thakur

Birgunj, September 20 Rastriya Janata Party Nepal’s presidium coordinator Mahantha Thakur says his party once tried to form an alliance with the group led by CK Raut, who has been charged of carrying out secessionist activities. Thakur, however, clarifies that the efforts did not materialise as Raut did not agree to accept the RJPN’s principles […]