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CPN (Maoist Center) is not in mood to quit govt immediately

Kathmandu, 18 October, 2017 : Ruling CPN (Maoist Center), which has forged a political alliance with the main opposition CPN-UML, has said that it will not quit the government, immediately. Organizing a press conference, Home Minister Janardan Sharma said that his party will not exit from the government immediately after knowing that Prime Minister is in a mood to postpone the parliamentary and provincial elections.

PM reshuffles cabinet, Maoists ministers left portfolio-less

Kathmandu, 18 October, 2017 : Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba reshuffled his cabinet, taking away the portfolios of all ministers representing the CPN (Maoist Center). Prime Minister Deuba\'s move comes in the wake of coalition partner Maoist Center deciding to forge an electoral alliance with the main opposition party, CPN-UML. Sources said the prime minister took the step after the ministers representing Maoist Center did not resign as expected on Tuesday.

FSFN, RJPN hope for better showing in upcoming polls

Kathmandu, 18 October, 2017 : The Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) and Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) have decided to field fifty percent candidates each in Province 2, while the sharing of constituencies elsewhere would be based on their respective strength.

49 parties confirmed to have submitted PR list

Kathmandu, 17 October, 2017 : Various 49 political parties have submitted the closed list of their candidates for the proportional representation (PR) seats in the election to the House of Representatives.

Gachchhadar's party merges with NC

Kathmandu, 17 October, 2017 : Bijaya Kumar Gachchhadar-led Nepal Democratic Forum (NDF) has officially merged with the ruling Nepali Congress (NC) after the latter assured Gachchhadar of an office bearer\'s position and of making \"appropriate adjustments\" while fielding candidates for the upcoming polls.

Nepal-India joint team inspects ICP Birgunj

Kathmandu, 16 October, 2017 : A joint team of Nepal and India inspected the Integrated Check Post (ICP) Birgunj and instructed the contractor to complete the remaining works as soon as possible.

Rolpa-Delhi bus service begins

Rolpa, 16 OCtober, 2017 : The direct bus service has begun from Rolpa headquarters, Liwang, to New Delhi. The Rolpa Transport Private Limited has initiated the service.

52 parties submit closed list for proportional representation

Kathmandu, 16 October, 2017 : As many as 52 parties submitted closed list for the proportional representation in the elections of House of Representatives and State Assemblies at the Office of the Election Commission in the capital city Sunday.

Coming together of UML and Maoist Centre

Kathmandu, 16 October, 2017 : Two days after this Bijaya Dashami, the biggest festival of Nepali Hindus, most of the Nepalis were still cooking delicious foods, exchanging greetings and relishing moments.

Parliament dissolved

Kathmandu, 15 October, 2017 : The Parliament was dissolved at midnight. As per the constitutional provision, the term of the Parliament ends a day before candidates file their nomination for House of Representatives elections. Political parties will be submitting the names of their Proportional Representation candidates to the Election Commission tomorrow.

CPN-MC ministers not to quit, party won’t withdraw support to government

Kathmandu, 15 October, 2017 : The CPN-Maoist Centre has decided not to withdraw its support to the government or recall its ministers. A meeting of the CPN-MC Secretariat concluded that the government was formed with the aim of conducting elections and the party should not run away from its responsibility.

Parties start submitting closed list of PR candidates

Kathmandu, 15 OCtober, 2017 : Political parties have started submitting closed list of candidates for proportional representation system under upcoming elections to the House of Representatives and State Assemblies.

Cabinet expansion fuels rumors about Maoist Center expulsion

Kathmandu, 15 October, 2017 : Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba\'s decision to expand the cabinet just a few days ahead of elections has fuelled speculation about the possible expulsion of the CPN (Maoist Center) ministers from the government.

Naya Shakti may quit left alliance

Kathmandu, 13 October, 2017 : The Naya Shakti Nepal (NSN) may disassociate itself from the broad left alliance due to a disagreement over the sharing of constituencies in the upcoming provincial and parliamentary elections. The left alliance announced earlier this month constitutes UML, CPN (Maoist Center) and Naya Shakti Nepal.

Big parties univocal on holding elections on slated date

Kathmandu, 13 October, 2017 : Major three political parties have been univocal on holding the coming election of House of Representatives and of provincial assemblies on the slated dates. During the meeting held at Prime Minister\'s office Singha Durbar, the Nepali Congress, CPN-UML and the CPN (Maoist Centre) reiterated on holing the coming elections on the scheduled date of November 26 and December 7.

Merger with NC before polls possible: Gachhadar

Biratnagar, 13 October, 2017 : Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Federal Affairs and Local Development Bijaya Kumar Gachhadar said that there was possibility of merger between Nepal Democratic Forum and Nepali Congress before the upcoming elections.

Last meeting of CA-turned-parliament today

Kathmandu, 13 September, 2017 : Parliament\'s meeting on Friday is going to be the last meeting of the legislature which was elected as second the Constituent Assembly (CA) in November 2013. Leaders said Friday\'s meeting will be the last meeting of the CA-turned-parliament if the government didn\'t defer the elections to the federal and provincial parliaments scheduled for November 26 and December 7.

Upendra Yadav’s name recommended from Siraha-1

Lahan, 12 October, 2017 : The Federal Socialist Forum Nepal has recommended the name Chair Upendra Yadav from the Siraha Constituency-1 for the House of Representatives election. Yadav’s candidacy has been proposed towards the first-past-the-post electoral system.

RJPN-Forum demands 55 constituencies for partnership with Congress

Kathmandu, 11 October, 2017 : The Rastriya Janata Party Nepal and the Federal Socialist Forum-Nepal have demanded that they be jointly provided with 55 federal and 131 provincial constituencies to be a part of the democratic alliance to be formed under the leadership of Nepali Congress.

Saptari flood victims get support from US-based Nepalis

Rajbiraj, 11 October, 2017 : Relief materials bought from the money send by Nepali nationals living in the United States of America have been distributed to the flood-affected single women at Tilathi Koiladi in Saptari district.

FSF-N to forge electoral alliance with RJP-N, NC: Leader Yadav

Kathmandu, 10 October, 2017 : The General Secretary of Federal Socialist Forum-Nepal Ram Sahaya Yadav said the party would forge electoral alliance with the Rastriya Janta Party-Nepal and Nepali Congress for upcoming polls to address the feelings of Madhesi people.

Writ petition filed against EC over PR cluster criteria

Kathmandu, 10 October, 2017 : Advocate Dipendra Jha has filed a writ petition against the Election Commission for its directives that require the parties to field all clusters under Proportional Representation electoral system.

RJP-N will only make electoral alliance with Congress: Yadav

Kathmandu, 10 October, 2017 : Member of the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJP-N) presidium committee Mahendra Raya Yadav has made it clear that the RJP-N will only make electoral alliance with the Nepali Congress (NC) for the upcoming House of Representatives and Federal Assemblies elections.

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