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Nepali Congress on Nepal Communist Party formation: Domination, intolerance may increase

Kathmandu, May 18 Following the merger of CPN-UML and CPN-Maoist Centre into the powerful Nepal Communist Party, the main opposition Nepali Congress fears the unification and formation of a stronger left party may create a ‘dominating tendency’ in its leaders and they will ultimately be intolerant other political forces. Though the Congress spokesperson Bishwa Prakash […]

Joint panel endorses statute of unified Nepal Communist Party

Kathmandu, May 17 A joint meeting of the CPN-UML and the CPN-Maoist Centre comprising top leaders of both parties has endorsed the draft statute of the party that they want to form after the merger. The two parties are all set to announce the unification amidst a press meet in Kathmandu later this afternoon. Few […]

Explainer: How did UML and Maoist Centre arrive at ‘historic’ merger?

Kathmandu, May 17 After the ‘historic’ party unification between CPN-UML and CPN-Maoist Centre this afternoon, the proposed ‘Nepal Communist Party’ will be the biggest political force of Nepal. After preparations of seven months, the CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli and CPN-Maoist Centre Chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Wednesday finally agreed to announce the merger today. […]

Oli says Nepali Congress will lose competitive position after UML-Maoist Centre merger

Kathmandu, May 17 Prime Minister and CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli says the main opposition Nepali Congress will soon lose its position as a competitor of his party as the UML is unifying with the CPN-Maoist Centre. The two communist parties are preparing to announce the merger in Kathmandu this afternoon. Just hours before the […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Thursday, May 17, 2018

All major Nepali and English broadsheet dailies published from Kathmandu on Thursday have given the top priority to the decision of CPN-UML and CPN-Maoist Centre to announce their party unification today. The announcement of International Cricket Council to include Nepali wrist spinner Sandeep Lamichhane into the World XI team against West Indies and the successful […]

(Updated) UML-Maoist Centre merger announcement likely on Thursday

Kathmandu, May 16 Leaders of CPN-UML and the CPN-Maoist Centre say they may announce the unification of their parties on Thursday. The UML is celebrating Madan Bhandari Memorial Day on Thursday and the Maoist Centre leaders have also been invited to the function. A source in the Maoist party says if everything goes as planned, […]