From the Kathmandu Press: Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Major English and Nepali broadsheet dailies published from Kathmandu on Wednesday have prioritised different issues. Many newspapers have made the lead news story from a report of a subcommittee under the International Relations and Labour Committee of Parliament, which has concluded that many Nepali workers, women in particular, are being trafficked to gulf countries in […]

Mahantha Thakur: Constitution amendment is government’s responsibility

Kathmandu, August 6 Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) leader Mahantha Thakur has said that ensuring endorsement of the constitution amendment bill is the government’s responsibility as it had made a commitment before the agitating party. He also informs the party will participate in local level elections in Province 2 scheduled for September 18 only after […]

Province 2 polls won’t deferred even if RJPN boycotts: PM

Janakpur, August 4 Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba says local level elections in Province 2 scheduled for September 18 will not get postponed even if agitating Rastriya Janata Party Nepal chooses to boycott them. He, however, maintains that the government is committed to making best efforts to bring the Madhesh-centric party on board the election […]

RJPN establishes central office at government-owned building

Kathmandu, August 2 The Rastriya Janata Party Nepal on Wednesday inaugurated its new central office in Babarmahal of Kathmandu. The building, however, is owned by the government. The Madhesh Bhawan was earlier housing the central office of Madheshi Civil Servants’ Forum, an organisation of Madheshi government employees. The RJPN was functioning without its central office […]

Constitution amendment bill will be put to vote only if RJPN wants so: Dahal

Janakpurdham, August 1 CPN-Maoist Centre Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal says the government will put the constitution amendment bill to vote only if the agitating Rastriya Janata Party Nepal wants it. Speaking with journalists in Janakpurdham of Dhanusha today, the leader of ruling coalition member said there would not be any point in putting the bill […]

RJPN will contest polls even if House rejects constitution amendment: Yadav

Kathmandu, July 30 A member of the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal presidium says the agitating Madhesh-centric parties will contest upcoming local level elections in Province 2 as well as provincial and federal polls even if the constitution amendment bill is rejected by Parliament when it is put to vote. Mahendra Raya Yadav says the party, […]