From the Kathmandu Press: Sunday, July 15, 2018

Most of major Nepali and English broadsheet dailies published from Kathmandu Valley on Sunday have given the top priority on a demonstration staged by supporters of medical education reform activist Dr Govinda KC in the capital on Saturday. Likewise, reports filed from Jumla, where the veteran doctor is staging a fast-unto-death, about his health conditions […]

RJPN amends statute to skip legal obligation about holding convention next month

Kathmandu, June 20 In a bid to escape from its obligation to implement Election Commission’s order to hold the national general convention by July 14, the Madhesh-centric Rastriya Janata Party Nepal has decided to amend its statute. Owing to the provision in the party’s statute that it will hold its general convention within one year […]

RJPN renews demand for constitution amendment

Kathmandu, February 28 The Madhesh-centric Rastriya Janata Party Nepal has demanded that the government immediately take initiatives for the constitution amendment. Whereas the ruling left alliance has expedited talks with another Madhesh-centric party, Federal Socialist Forum-Nepal, about its participation in the government, the Mahantha Thakur-led party demanded that the government immediately create an environment for […]

Province 2 Assembly elects RJPN’s Saroj Kumar Yadav speaker unopposed

Janakpurdham, February 13 The Provincial Assembly of Province 2 has elected Saroj Kumar Yadav as the speaker. Though the election is yet to be formally announced, only Yadav filed his nomination for the position in the time set. The speaker’s election scheduled for Wednesday. Therefore, the Assembly meeting tomorrow will formally recognise Yadav’s election. The […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Sunday, February 11, 2018

All major Nepali and English dailies published from Kathmandu on Sunday have highlighted contemporary political issues including parties’ preparations to form provincial governments in all seven provinces of the country. Likewise, a jeep accident in Chitwan which killed a high government official and inauguration of ‘Nepal’s most expensive’ hydropower project’ among other issues have also […]

Which is bigger: Forum, RJPN argue over size, fail to devise coalition model

Kathmandu, February 7 Whereas the left alliance has already divided key provincial positions for six of seven provinces that they have majority in, the Madheshi alliance which will form the government in Province 2 has been stuck over a debate on which is party is bigger than the other. For last few weeks, Upendra Yadav-led […]