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From the Kathmandu Press: Monday, April 16, 2018

For last few days, the national political course seems to have stuck. The long-awaited unification between CPN-UML and CPN-Maoist Centre has not taken place so far. Leaders of the two parties have already made public announcements that the merger will be announced on April 22. However, the two parties have not even held formal talks […]

Maoist Centre’s youth wing warns Dahal against merger without ‘people’s war’

Kathmandu, April 15 Young Communist League, the youth wing of CPN-Maoist Centre, has warned the party’s Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal that the party should not merge with the CPN-UML if ‘people’s war’ is not mentioned in the statute of unified party. Likewise, the YCL says the merger should not be decided if the party does […]

Dahal confident of party unification on April 22

Chitwan, April 12 CPN-Maoist Centre Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that the next meeting of the task forces of the two parties for party unification would finalise all issues in order to announce party unification on April 22. At a condolence assembly of Dahal’s brother-in-law, Maha Prasad Poudel, organised here today, Chairman Dahal said […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Thursday, April 12, 2018

Nepali and English broadsheet dailies published from Kathmandu on Thursday have prioritised a host of issues from political, sociocultural and economic spheres. As always, political stories are on the top; however, owing to lack to significant political events throughout the day, newspapers have also used stories from other beats and sectors for their front page. […]

UML-Maoist merger: Coordination Committee to discuss contentious issues

Kathmandu, April 11 Top leaders of CPN-UML and CPN-Maoist Centre are holding a meeting on Wednesday in a bid to settle issues related to their unification which they have differences on. The meeting of Party Unification Coordination Committee has been called for this evening. UML Chairman and Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and Maoist Centre […]

Narayan Kaji Shrestha says UML and Maoist Centre don’t have dispute about poll symbol

Tanahun, April 9 The CPN-Maoist Centre’s second-in-command leader Narayan Kaji Shrestha says his party does not have any dispute with the CPN-UML as remoured outside about the election symbol of unified party that they want to make by merging two. He says the unification will not be dropped just because of differences about the poll […]