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Nepal-India border in Banke to be sealed for 48 hours for polls

Nepalgunj, 23 June, 2017 : The Nepal-India border point in Banke district would be closed for 48 hours in view of the second phase of local level elections on June 28. The second phase of civic polls is taking place in 334 local units in 35 districts across province no 1, 5 and 7.

Government committed of holding election in a fearless environment: Minister Sharma

Biratnagar, 23 June, 2017 : Minister for Home Affairs, Janardan Sharma, has said that the government is committed to its responsibility of holding the election in a fearless environment. Inaugurating a Regional Security Seminar of province no 1 at Biratnagar Home Minister Sharma said that the role of local-level election was significant for constitution implementation.

Police arrested RJP-N cadres for organising anti-election activities

Nawalparasi, 23 June, 2017 : Police have arrested six cadres of agitating Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal for organising anti-election activities in Parasi of Nawalparasi. Party\'s vice-chairperson Govinda Chaudhary, district coordinator Puran Chaudhary, leaders Radheraman Pandey, Bijay Agrahari, Om Prakash Chaudhary and Abhimanyu Yadav were arresed.

Nepal raises matter about Lalita Ghat premises in Varanasi

Kathmandu, 22 June, 2017 : Nepal has raised with India the matter about illegally constructed structures in Lalita Ghat premises in Varanasi and requested for intervention to remove such constructions. Lalita Ghat premise is a Nepali property in Varanasi that includes historical monuments built some 200 years before in Nepali style.

PM Deuba commits to make considerable efforts to address all concerns of RJP-N

Kathmandu, 22 June, 2017 : Rastriya Janata Party Nepal Chairperson Mahantha Thakur has met Prime Minister Sher Bahadeur Deuba. During the meeting, they discussed for giving the country a positive solution from the ongoing political crisis. On the occasion, Thakur requested Deuba to address the demands of Madhesh as soon as possible.

India bends it like Modi on yoga day

New Delhi, 22 June, 2017 : Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi led tens of thousands of people in a yoga session in the centre of the capital today to showcase the country\'s signature cultural export, which has prompted criticism of fomenting social divisions at home.

3rd International Day of Yoga marked

Kathmandu, 21 June, 2017 : The third International Day of Yoga has been marked in the Capital at a special program. Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, Indian ambassador to Nepal Manjeev Singh Puri, Education Minister Gopal Man Shrestha, among other dignitaries were present in the programme.

RJP-N participation in polls eased security situation

Bhairahawa, 21 June, 2017 : The local administration in Rupandehi has concluded that the election-opposing Rastriya Janata Party Nepal\'s participation in the second round of local level elections as independent candidates has made providing security during the polls easier in the district.

RJP Nepal to join the election fray: Ex Minister Yadav

Lahan, 20 June, 2017 : Nepali Congress treasurer and former minister, Sita Devi Yadav, has sent out an appeal to the agitating Rastriya Janata Party (RJP) Nepal to help make local polls a success citing its need to implement the constitution and defend the achievements.

Either prove or apologise: Upendra Yadav on bribery charge

Kathmandu, 20 June , 2017 : Chairman of the Federal Socialist Forum-Nepal, Upendra Yadav, has challenged the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal leader Manish Kumar Suman to prove that he was given a hefty suman by the government to take part in the elections.

International Yoga Day to be marked

Kathmandu, 20 June, 2017 : The government will be marking the third International Day of Yoga on June 21 nationwide with several programmes with the objective of highlighting the significance of yoga to human health.

Yadav took money from government: RJP-N leader Suman

Kathmandu, 20 June, 2017 : Rastriya Janata Party Nepal leader Manish Suman has accused Federal Socialist Forum Nepal Chairperson Upendra Yadav for taking money and participating in the second phase of the local polls.

The next course of Rastriya Janta Party Nepal

Kathmandu, 20 June, 2017 : Just after sworning as Prime Minister, NC President Sher Bahadur Deuba clearly stated the coalition government’s position on the constitution amendment.

RJP-N leader Mahato bereaved of father

Kathmandu, 19 June, 2017 : Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal (RJP-N) leader Rajendra Mahato is bereaved of his father. Mahato\'s centenarian father Khovari Mahato passed away today morning.

RJPN demands release of cadres

Kathmandu, 19 June, 2017 : The Rastriya Janata Party Nepal has demanded immediate release of its supporters who were arrested from various places across the tarai. RJPN leader Mahendra Raya Yadav has claimed that around 455 people have been arrested by security forces since Saturday.

RJP-N treasurer joins UML

Kathmandu, 19 June, 2017 : RJP-N senior leader has defected to the main opposition party, CPN-UML. Treasurer of RJPN Anita Yadav has joined the UML. Party Chairman K P Sharma Oli welcomed Yadav to the UML.

PM to visit India after local polls

Kathmandu, 19 June, 2017 : Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba is likely to visit India after the second phase of local elections. This was communicated by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Krishna Bahadur Mahara to Indian Ambassador Manjeev Singh Puri during a meeting.

Rift in RJP-N led to oppose polls: Yadav

Biratnagar, 19 June, 2017 : Federal Socialist Forum Chairman Upendra Yadav has remarked that the protests launched by the Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal against the second phase of local level elections will rob the Madhesi people of their right to vote. T

Government postpones polls in Province 2

Kathmandu, 18 June, 2017 : The government has decided to postpone the local elections in Province 2 until September 18 as part of its effort to bring the agitating Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal (RJP-N) on board the poll process.

India firm on inclusive constitution in Nepal

Kathmandu, 18 June, 2017 : India has clarified that inclusive constitution and consultation among stakeholders still remain pillars of its position concerning the political situation in Nepal.

Former Prez reminds Nepal’s contribution to India’s independence

Kathmandu, 18 June, 2017 : Former President Ram Baran Yadav has stated that many Nepali leaders had contributed to India’s independence. At a programme organised by the Indo-Nepal Friendship and Economic Cooperation in the Capital, the former Head of State, Yadav, asserted that Nepal could learn from the democratic system as well as model of the economic development from the southern neighbour.

Chinese envoy calls on Maoist Chair Dahal

Kathmandu, 18 June, 2017 : The Ambassador of China to Nepal Yu Hong called on CPN Maoist Centre Chairman and former Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal. Ambassador Hong and Former PM Dahal discussed the contemporary issues and bilateral relations between Nepal and China.

RJPN leaders hit the road to foil elections

Kathmandu, 18 June, 2017 : The Rastriya Janata Party Nepal has directed its leaders and cadres from Province 2 to join the party’s anti-election campaign in the eastern and western plains that are going to the polls on June 28. RJP-N leaders said their leaders and cadres have been asked to join the party’s protests in various districts.

India, China express concerns about poll preparation with PM

Kathmandu , 17 June, 2017 : Ambassadors of India and China to Nepal have held separate meetings with Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba. Indian Ambassador Manjeev Singh Puri and Chinese Yu Hong expressed their concerns about preparations for the second phase of polls scheduled for June 28 and postponement of elections in Province 2.

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