Provincial police row: Prachanda trying to fuel conflict, says Lal

Kathmandu, October 25 Rastriya Janata Party Nepal Vice-president Brijesh Chandra Lal has accused NCP Chairman Prachanda of trying to fuel conflict between the federal and the provincial governments. Referring to Prachanda’s comments few days ago warning the provinces not to ‘overtake’ the centre, Lal said that such comments hint at the former Maoist leader’s ulterior […]

Oli has lost his zeal, RJPN leaders say after ’emotional’ meeting

Kathmandu, October 9 Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has requested the Madhesh-centric Rastriya Janata Party Nepal not to withdraw the support extended to the government. After the Mahantha Thakur-led party warned of withdrawing the support, Oli hurriedly invited the leaders to his official residence in Baluwatar and pleaded for support last night, leaders who attended […]

RJPN tried alliance with CK Raut, reveals Mahantha Thakur

Birgunj, September 20 Rastriya Janata Party Nepal’s presidium coordinator Mahantha Thakur says his party once tried to form an alliance with the group led by CK Raut, who has been charged of carrying out secessionist activities. Thakur, however, clarifies that the efforts did not materialise as Raut did not agree to accept the RJPN’s principles […]

On Constitution Day eve, Rajendra Mahato says charter failed to ensure people’s rights

Nepalgunj, September 18 Rastriya Janata Party Nepal’s presidium member, Rajendra Mahato, has said that constitution amendment still remains the main agenda of his party. Talking to media in Nepalgunj one day before the country celebrates the third Constitution Day, leader Mahato said that the constitution failed to ensure the rights of Madheshis, Dalits and indigenous […]

Province 2: Court orders arrest of state minister, mayor

Kathmandu/Janakpurdham, August 3 The High Court in Janakpurdham on Thursday issued an order in the name of Mahottari District Police Office to arrest two ‘absconding’ suspects of a murder case. The persons, whom the police say are absconding, however, are holding significant state positions in provincial and local governments. Abhiram Sharma has recently been appointed […]

Rajendra Mahato: RJPN will not withdraw support extended to government

Kathmandu, July 30 Rastriya Janata Party Nepal’s presidium member Rajendra Mahato says the Madhesh-centric party will not withdraw its support extended to the government. Mahato says his party still believes that the government will take initiatives to amend the constitution to meet its demands as it had committed earlier. Though Prime Minister Oli already told […]