Madhav Kumar Nepal rules out constitution amendment before provincial, federal polls

Biratnagar, June 25 CPN-UML senior leader and former prime minister Madhav Kumar Nepal has ruled out the possibility of constitution amendment before conclusion of provincial and federal polls which should be held by January next year. Speaking with journalists in Biratnagar of Morang district today, Nepal said the agitating Rastriya Janata Party Nepal would also […]

RJPN protests can’t foil polls, concedes party’s general secretary

Kathmandu, June 22 The Rastriya Janata Party Nepal’s General Secretary Brijesh Kumar Gupta says the protests to be launched by his party against the June 28 polls cannot have much effect. He says the party cannot foil election activities as its own cadres have filed candidacy in many parts of the country. “We had tried […]

Police suppressed our protests, RJPN complains with PM

Kathmandu, June 21 Leaders of the agitating Rastriya Janata Party Nepal have complained that police used excessive force to suppress their protests in various districts of Terai in the run-up to the second phase of local level elections scheduled for June 28. RJPN presidium members Mahantha Thakur and Anil Kumar Jha told Prime Minister Sher […]

Either prove or apologise: Upendra Yadav on bribery charge

Kathmandu, June 19 Chairman of the Federal Socialist Forum-Nepal, Upendra Yadav, has challenged the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal leader Manish Kumar Suman to prove that he was given a hefty sum by the government to take part in the elections. If Suman cannot show the evidence, he should apologise to people of Madhesh for the […]

RJPN agreed to contest polls independently after deferral decision, claims Home Minister

Kathmandu, June 19 Home Minister Janardan Sharma says the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal had agreed to field its leaders and cadres as independent candidates in some places after the government decided to postpone local level elections in Province 2. Though the party has officially decided to boycott the polls, the party had consented to contest […]

Upendra Yadav was bribed to take part in polls: RJPN’s Suman

Kathmandu, June 19 A central leader of the agitating Rastriya Janata Party Nepal says the Federal Socialist Forum-Nepal led by Upendra Yadav took part in local level elections after receiving a hefty sum from the government. Manish Kumar Suman says he has evidence of the bribery and he is ready to make it public if […]