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From the Kathmandu Press: Wednesday, April 4, 2018

All newspapers, English and Nepali alike, published from Kathmandu on Wednesday have accorded their top priority to the address of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli to two Houses of Federal Parliament yesterday, in which he informed lawmakers about his state visit to India beginning this Friday. The second in the priority list is the talks […]

UML Standing Committee meeting to discuss Maoist Centre’s 50-50 demand

Kathmandu, April 3 Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli’s CPN-UML has called a meeting of the party’s powerful Standing Committee to discuss the demand of CPN-Maoist Centre that all positions of the unified party that they plan to merge into be shared equally. Oli has called the meeting for 2 pm at his residence in Baluwatar. […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Two most discussed issues on the front page of major Nepali and English broadsheet dailies published from Kathmandu on Tuesday are Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli’s India trip scheduled to begin this Friday, and delay in the unification between CPN-UML and CPN-Maoist Centre. The first session of Parliament is being prorogued today citing lack of […]

Don’t believe in rumours for unification is certain, says Oli

Kathmandu, April 2 CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli has urged leaders and cadres of his party not to believe in rumours that the party is not going to unify with the CPN-Maoist Centre. Oli says the merger between two parties is certain. Speaking at a function in Kathmandu today, the Prime Minister, who is travelling […]

Seeking equality in numbers is killing unification plan: UML’s Bhusal

Kathmandu, April 2 CPN-UML politburo member Beduram Bhusal, who prepared a draft of the interim statute for the unified communist party that the UML and the CPN-Maoist Centre wish to form after their merger, says the Maoist demand about the unification on the basis of equal numbers is just a plan to kill the ongoing […]

UML rejects Maoist proposal to adopt two-chair system at all levels

Kathmandu, April 1 The CPN-UML has rejected a proposal floated by the CPN-Maoist Centre to adopt the two-chairperson leadership model at all levels, from the ward committee to the centre. The two parties have already agreed to keep two chairpersons in the central committee of unified party that they plan to form after the merger. […]