Rajendra Mahato says he will attempt constitution amendment

Janakpur, December 10 Rastriya Janata Party Nepal’s presidium member Rajendra Mahato, who has recently been elected a member of Parliament from Dhanusha-3 defeating influential Nepali Congress leader Bimalendra Nidhi, says he will work for amending the constitution in the House. Terming his victory as a victory of Madhesh, the leader says the constitution amendment is […]

Three injured as Congress, RJPN cadres clash in Sarlahi voting centre; one critical

Sarlahi, December 7 Three persons sustained injuries when cadres of Nepali Congress and Rastriya Janata Party Nepal clashed at a voting centre in Kaudena Rural Municipality of Sarlahi district during the second phase of provincial and federal parliamentary polls on Thursday. One woman among the injured, identified as Ram Rati Devi, is critical. Other injured […]

Mahottari: Nepali Congress directs cadres to work for Mahantha Thakur’s victory

Mahottari, December 3 The Nepali Congress district committee in Mahottari has directed its leaders and cadres in Constituency 3 of the district to work for Rastriya Janata Party Nepal’s top leader Mahantha Thakur’s victory in the House of Representatives elections scheduled for Thursday. The committee’s President Mahendra Kumar Raya issued the directive to all members, […]

Rautahat: Five including minor injured as police, RJPN cadres clash

Rautahat, December 1 At least five persons including a minor sustained injuries when police intervened in a function hosted by the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal in Garuda Municipality of Rautahat district on Thursday night. Police had tried to prevent local RJPN cadres from showing pictures and footage from the Madhesh movement in the run-up to […]

RJPN’s election manifesto keeps development of Terai cities at centre

Kathmandu, November 23 The Madhesh-centric Rastriya Janata Party Nepal on Thursday made its manifesto for upcoming provincial and federal parliamentary elections public. Organising a function in Jaleshwor of Mahottari district, top leaders of the party including presidium coordinator Mahantha Thakur unveiled the manifesto. The manifesto recognises Nepal as a multinational, multicultural and multilingual country. The […]

Nepali Congress, Madheshi parties fail to materialise partnership

Kathmandu, November 2 Despite month-long negotiations, the Nepali Congress has failed to build an election alliance with two major Madhesh-centric parties: Rastriya Janata Party Nepal and Federal Socialist Forum-Nepal. After the negotiation bids with the Congress failed, the two regional powerhouses are partnering with each-other for the polls. The three parties had discussed three models […]