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Key architects of leftist alliance lose amidst nationwide communist wave

Kathmandu, December 10 While the leftist alliance consisting of CPN-UML and CPN-Maoist Centre is heading to a historic win in the House of Representatives elections, two key architects of the alliance have lost the polls in their own constituencies. UML’s Vice-Chairman Bamdev Gautam and CPN-Maoist Centre’s senior leader Narayan Kaji Shrestha lost the polls. Both […]

‘Would-be PM’ Oli says he will make Nepal a model of development

Kathmandu, December 10 CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli, who is poised to be elected the Prime Minister as his party is leading the House of Representatives vote count, says his party will make Nepal a model of development and prosperity. Congratulating his constituency’s newly elected lawmaker and UML leader Mahesh Basnet at his own residence […]

Ishwar Pokharel: New leftist-led government by mid-December

Kathmandu, December 3 CPN-UML General Secretary Ishwar Pokharel says the new government will be formed by mid-December and it will be led by the leftist alliance of CPN-UML and CPN-Maoist Centre as the two parties will secure majority seats in the House of Representatives. Pokharel, however, says who will be the prime minister of new […]

UML-Maoist unity’s shock waves were bigger than those of war: Dahal

Chitwan, December 1 CPN-Maoist Centre Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal says the announcement that his party and the CPN-UML are unifying after elections created shock waves at national and international levels. He says effects of the unification were the biggest in Nepali politics since 1950. He says the national and international stakeholders had not given such […]

Congress tells intellectuals: Leftists won’t hold any poll for next 50 yrs if they win now

Kathmandu, November 22 The chief of Nepali Congress Central Election Mobilisation Committee, Bal Krishna Khand, says the leftist alliance will not let any election happen for next 50 years if it wins upcoming provincial and federal parliamentary polls. Khand says statements of CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli and CPN-Maoist Centre Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal that […]

Oli, Dahal to jointly address leftist alliance’s mass meetings

Kathmandu, November 9 Chairmen of CPN-UML and CPN-Maoist Centre, KP Sharma Oli and Pushpa Kamal Dahal respectively, are scheduled to address various mass meetings to be organised by their parties as a part of preparations for upcoming provincial and federal parliamentary elections. The two biggest leftist forces of the country have formed an alliance to […]