Tag: UML-Maoist merger

Oli, Dahal discuss new govt formation, party unification

  Kathmandu, February 8 CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli, who is widely viewed as the next prime minister of the country, has discussed issues related to the new government formation process, with his poll coalition partner, CPN-Maoist Centre Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal. The two leaders also discussed proposed unification between the two parties, according to […]

Ready to accept Dahal as my chairman, but unification shouldn’t be foiled: Jhala Nath Khanal

Kathmandu, February 8 CPN-UML senior leader Jhala Nath Khanal says he is ready to recognise Maoist leader Pushpa Kamal Dahal as the chairman of his party. Khanal’s statement follows reports that claimed UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli was willing to take up both key positions including the party chairmanship and the prime minister after the […]

Oli wants to keep premiership, party chairmanship with himself: Maoist negotiators

Kathmandu, February 6 CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli wants to become the next prime minister as well as the chairperson of the party to be formed after the UML’s merger with the CPN-Maoist Centre, say Maoist leaders who have been engaged in recent unification talks. The Maoist Centre has been demanding that the two key […]

Maoist Centre politburo members want Gopal Kiranti punished for anti-unification activities

Kathmandu, February 6 As many as 18 politburo members of the CPN-Maoist Centre have urged party Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal to take action against party’s leader and Province 1 In-charge Gopal Kiranti for making public statements against the proposed unification of the party with CPN-UML. They have said they will not attend a meeting of […]

Will bring staff with ‘elitist schooling’ onto the right track: Dahal

Kavre, February 2 CPN-Maoist Centre Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal says his left alliance will bring staff who have been trained in an elitist schooling onto the right track once it takes over the government leadership soon. Dahal says the staff who think themselves as kings and masters should be mobilised in the service of people […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Friday, February 2, 2018

The most significant issue highlighted by Nepali and English broadsheet dailies published from Kathmandu on Friday is the meeting between CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli and visiting Indian Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj. The first meeting of Province 3 Assembly has also received significant attention as the practice of provincial legislature has formally begun […]