NCP Prachanda faction talks with JSP to explore possibility of power-sharing deal

Kathmandu, 25 February: Chairpersons of the Dahal-Nepal faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party, Pushpa Kamal Dahal, and Madhav Kumar Nepal held a meeting with the leaders of the Janata Samajbadi Party (JSP) to explore the possibility of a power-sharing deal as the Oli-led government is under immense pressure to step down following the Supreme Court's decision to reinstate the House of Representatives (HoR).

NCP Prachanda faction talks with JSP to explore possibility of power-sharing deal

Kathmandu, 25 February: Chairpersons of the Dahal-Nepal faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party, Pushpa Kamal Dahal, and Madhav Kumar Nepal held a meeting with the leaders of the Janata Samajbadi Party (JSP) to explore the possibility of a power-sharing deal as the Oli-led government is under immense pressure to step down following the Supreme Court's decision to reinstate the House of Representatives (HoR).

Indian leader Subramanian Swamy welcomes Supreme Court's verdict

Kathmandu, 25 February: Leader of Bharatiya Janata Party Subramanian Swamy has welcomed the Supreme Court of Nepal's verdict leading to reinstatement of House of Representatives.

Road connects Sikkim with Nepal

Kathmandu, 24 February: Sikkim state of India has been connected with Nepal via land route after Sikkim state government expanded road up to Chiwabhanjyang of Yangbarak rural municipality -2 of Panchthar, Nepal-India bordering area.

Province 2 Chief Rajesh Jha rescues four persons injured in road mishap

Janakpurdham, 24, February: Province 2 Chief Dr. Rajesh Jha ‘Ahiraj’ has rescued four people injured in a road accident.

Government preparing to Purchase 2 million Covishield does from India

Kathmandu, 19 February: The government has given permission to the Ministry of Health and Population and Department of Public Health under the Ministry to purchase 2 million doses of Covishield vaccine produced by the Serum Institute of India.

Democracy Day to be observed for three consecutive days

Kathmandu, 18 February: The government has decided to observe the 71st Democracy Day by organizing a host of programs for three days starting today.

Politics

Parliament dissolution totalitarian move, says Nidhi

Rajbiraj, 16 February: Nepali Congress Vice-president Bimalendra Nidhi accused Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli of displaying totalitarian character by dissolving the House of Representatives.

Local News

Students padlock school in Sirha

Lahan, 25 February: Students of Janata Secondary School at Laxmipur Patari rural municipality-5 of Siraha district have padlocked the school, demanding to provide salary to teachers.   

Interview

JSP and state government fail to give Rs 5 million to martyrs family : Om Prakash Sarraf

Leader, JSP-Nepal

We have been celebrating Sacrifice Day every year in the memory of Ramesh Mahato, the first martyr of the Madhes movement.

Mandal not suitable as PP leader in Province 2 : Ashok Kumar Yadav

Assembly member, Province 2 NCP Prachanda-Nepal faction

Editorial

Foreign Minister’s India trip

Foreign Minister Pradeep Gyawali has visited Delhi for a bilateral meeting. External affairs minister, S Jaishankar, his counterpart as co-chair of the...

China’s influence in NCP split

The sudden dissolution of the House of Representatives (HoR) and ensuing split in the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has astonished both domestic and external observers alike.

Polarization of politics

After the dissolution of the House of Representatives, the politics of Nepal is now polarized establishing PM Oli as the sole leader on one side and the ...

International

India and Pakistan agree to stop cross-border firing in Kashmir

New Delhi, 25 February: India and Pakistan’s militaries said on Thursday that they had agreed to stop firing along their disputed border in Kashmir, where such gunfire has been frequent in recent months, often killing or maiming people living in the area.

China reveals four soldiers killed in June 2020 border clash with India

Beijing, 19 February: China said for the first time on Friday four Chinese soldiers died during a bloody Himalayan border clash with Indian troops in June 2020, adding that the men were given posthumous awards.

India calls for return of democracy in Myanmar

New Delhi: Foreign ministers of the so-called Quad grouping of countries seen as a forum to stand up to China in Asia agreed that democracy must be restored quickly in Myanmar and to strongly oppose attempts to upset the status quo by force, Japan’s foreign minister said on Thursday.