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 […]

Paudel invites UML to discuss constitution amendment with an open mind

Kathmandu, July 7 Nepali Congress senior leader Ram Chandra Paudel says the main opposition CPN-UML should not hesitate to discuss the constitution amendment with an open mind. Addressing the Parliament meeting today, Paudel said the open discussion would be a must to bring the agitating Rastriya Janata Party Nepal on board local level elections in […]

RJPN leader wins Lumbini mayor despite party’s boycott

Kathmandu, July 6 An independent candidate has won the position of mayor in Lumbini Sanskritik Municipality in Rupandehi district as per results announced on Thursday morning. Manmohan Chaudhary is a local leader of the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal, which had boycotted the local level elections in both the phases claiming their demands were not met […]

RJPN finally decides to get registered with Election Commission

Kathmandu, July 5 The Rastriya Janata Party Nepal has finally decided to get itself registered with the Election Commission. The party was formed after a merger of six Madhesh-centric parties in April. Leader Keshav Jha says top leaders of the party are gathering at its headquarters in Bijulibazaar before heading to the Commission office in […]

RJPN leader says his party will mend ties with UML

Kathmandu, July 3 A senior leader of the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal says his party will work on improving the relationship with the CPN-UML. Leader Manish Kumar Suman says the party has taken initiatives to improve the ties as the main opposition party has “improved of late.” The two parties have been at odds since […]