Govt turns down RJPN request to defer June 28 polls

Kathmandu, June 11 The Rastriya Janata Party, formed around two months ago after a merger among six Madhesh-centric parties, on Saturday called the government to postpone the second phase of local level elections scheduled for June 28. Ruling coalition leaders, however, rejected the request, raising doubts over the participation of the agitating party in the […]

Won’t participate in polls unless constitution is amended, says RJPN

Kathmandu, June 9 The Rastriya Janata Party Nepal says it will not take part in the second phase of local level elections unless the constitution is amended to meet its demands. Congratulating newly elected Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba at the Parliament meeting today, a member of the RJPN’s presidium, Mahendra Raya Yadav said, “We […]