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Forum-RJPN alliance does not have any alternative, says Upendra Yadav

Saptari, January 2 Federal Socialist Forum-Nepal’s central chairperson and Deputy Prime Minister Upendra Yadav says the alliance his party has forged with the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal to lead the Province 2 government will not break anytime soon. Yadav says there is not any alternative of the partnership between two Madhesh-centric parties in the region. […]

Working on new health policy: Minister Yadav

Birgunj, December 30 Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Health and Population Upendra Yadav says the government is preparing to introduce a new health policy. “The health policy that we have right now is erroneous,” said the minister, who was speaking at a programme in Birgunj on Sunday. “The new policy will ensure that all […]

Forum’s ministers force PM to transfer secretaries without Cabinet meeting

Kathmandu, October 24 The government on Wednesday transferred secretaries of the Ministry of Health and Population and the Ministry of Urban Development. Whereas a Cabinet meeting decides the transfer of special class officers in general, the decision has been made without the meeting. Multiple sources say the ruling coalition partner, Federal Socialist Forum-Nepal, put pressure […]

Yadav’s Forum-Nepal divided on Constitution Day celebration

Kathmandu, September 17 Leaders of Deputy Prime Minister Upendra Yadav-led Federal Socialist Forum-Nepal have expressed contrasting opinions on whether the party will celebrate the Constitution Day or it will mark it as a black day in protest of the charter. On Sunday, the party’s Province 2 Chairperson Renu Yadav issued a statement calling all leaders […]

Law seeks reason behind lack of father’s identification, not father, for birth registration: Minister Yadav

Kathmandu, August 15 Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Health Upendra Yadav has clarified that the proposed safe motherhood law does not seek the father’s identity for registration of a child’s birth. He, however, maintains that the law still requires the mother to clearly express why the child’s dad cannot be identified. Responding to lawmakers’ […]

Differences between PM, Health Minister delay NAMS VC appointment

Kathmandu, August 10 The formal process of appointing the new Vice Chancellor of National Academy of Medical Sciences (NAMS) has not begun yet as Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Health Upendra Yadav proposed different names. Incumbent Ganesh Gurung’s term had expired on Thursday. Prime Minister Oli, also the […]