Oli says Congress doesn’t want RJPN to contest polls

Kathmandu, July 28 The ruling Nepali Congress does not want to Rastriya Janata Party Nepal to contest upcoming elections, claims CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli. Speaking with journalists at the Tribhuvan International Airport upon his arrival from the week-long trip to Tibet, Oli said the Prime Minister’s party was hatching some conspiracy to exclude the […]

Tripathi accuses RJPN presidium of excluding party leaders from crucial discussions

Kathmandu, July 20 A senior leader of the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal says the presidium of his party does not include any other leader of the party in discussions on crucial political issues. In an interview with Onlinekhabar on Wednesday, Hridayesh Tripathi says the six-member presidium is acting as an autocratic power centre within the […]

Govt assures to meet RJPN demands except constitution amendment in 3 days

Kathmandu, July 19 Ruling party leaders including Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba have assured the agitating Rastriya Janata Party Nepal that the government will meet all of its demands except the constitution amendment within next three days. Likewise, the amendment process will move ahead immediately after that, they have assured. “The government will honestly take […]

Ready to contest polls even without constitution amendment, RJPN hints

Kathmandu, July 12 The agitating Rastriya Janata Party Nepal has hinted that it can agree to take part in local level elections in Province 2 scheduled for September 18 by putting the constitution amendment bill on hold for now. After ruling parties decided not to put the bill to vote at the present circumstances after […]

PM’s confidant says constitution amendment will not be forwarded

Kathmandu, July 11 Nepali Congress leader and a close confidant of Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, Bimalendra Nidhi, says the government will not move the constitution amendment bill to vote now after the main opposition party, CPN-UML, refused to support it. Nidhi says the ruling parties made such decision after they concluded that it will […]

RJPN finally files registration application at Election Commission

Kathmandu, July 7 The Rastriya Janata Party Nepal has finally submitted its application for the party’s registration to the Election Commission. Top leaders had gone to the Commission’s Office in Kantipath today for the registration. The party, formed after the merger of six Madhesh-centric forces around three months ago, have authorised leader Mahantha Thakur to […]