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NC adds five more members to its parliamentary committee

KATHMANDU: Nepali Congress has inducted five more members in the parliamentary committee it formed some days back. The committee is formed to pick the party candidates for the coming elections.  Leader Min Bahadur Bishwokarma informed that party President and Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba..

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Rana and Lohani discuss party merger

KATHMANDU: Chairman of the Rastriya Prajatantra Party (Democratic), Pashupati Shumsher JB Rana, and Chairman of the Unified Rastriya Prajatantra Party (Nationalist), Dr Prakash Chandra Lohani, today held discussion regarding unification of the two parties.  During the meeting held at Maharajgunj,..

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President to hold consultations on Cabinet expansion

KATHMANDU: President Bidya Devi Bhandari is to consult the Election Commission and law experts in the context of Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba sending a letter to the Office of the President recommending inducting the Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) including RPP chairman Kamal Thapa in the..

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PM Deuba prepares for Cabinet expansion Friday, October 13th, 2017

KATHMANDU: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has sent a letter to the Office of the President on Friday in connection with expanding the Council of Ministers.  A letter recommending Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) chairman Kamal Thapa to the post of Deputy Prime Minister and leaders Jayanta..

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Single party communism detrimental to democracy: PM Deuba

KATHMANDU: Prime Minister and Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba has said single-party communism will pose challenge to democracy, so time has come for all to unite against it.  During a gathering of the people of the Public Relations Committee affiliated to Nepali Congress, who have..

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Making and breaking political parties at will Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

Manoj Karki, KATHMANDU: Bijaya Kumar Gachchadar is a very well-known figure in the field of Nepali politics. Not that he is very popular but still omnipresent especially in any government that is formed in the country. And Gachchadar has made it to the cabinet probably the most number of times and..

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NC parliamentary committee formed

KATHMANDU: Nepali Congress President and Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has constituted a 17-member party's parliamentary committee.  The committee comprises party president Deuba, senior leader Ramchandra Poudel, general secretary Dr Shashank Koirala, treasurer Sitadevi Yadav, leaders..

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NC forms committee to nominate candidates for coming elections Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

KATHMANDU: The Nepali Congress has formed a parliamentary committee to nominate the candidates for coming elections of House of Representatives and of provincial assemblies. Leader Bimalendra Nidhi informed that Prime Minister and Party President Sher Bahadur Deuba formed the parliamentary..

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Election should not be postponed: UML

KATHMANDU: The CPN-UML standing committee meeting today has emphasized on the need to hold the election to the House of Representatives and the provincial assembly in the announced date. The meeting held at the Office of the UML parliamentary party at Singha Durba accused the government of..

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Proposal of keeping 15 ministries in centre and 7 in province Monday, October 9th, 2017

KATHMANDU: Suggestions have been made for keeping only 15 ministries in the centre in line with the federal structure. It has been proposed to reduce the number of ministries from 31 at present to 15.  Spokesperson at the Ministry of General Administration, Shivahari Neupane, said there will be..

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RPP extends its support to govt.

KATHMANDU: The Rastriya Prajatantra Party has submitted a letter to Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba expressing its support to the incumbent government. An emergency meeting of central work execution committee of the party this afternoon decided to join the government.  A team led by the Party's..

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Leftist alliance only for power politics: Baidya

POKHARA: CPN Revolutionary Maoist Chair Mohan Baidya has said the recently forged leftist alliance was only a strategy to gain power. While inaugurating the first national assembly of the party here Sunday, Chair Baidya termed the alliance the rightist alliance rather than the leftist. He..

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5 fringe parties forge alliance Sunday, October 8th, 2017

KATHMANDU: Joining the bandwagon of forging electoral alliance, five small political parties have made an alliance in view of upcoming elections. The parties forging the alliance are Bishwendra Paswan-led Bahujan Shakti Party, Bhuwan Sunar-led Nepal Shramik Shakti Party, Megh Bahadur Kami-led..

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Unity process national need: Chairman Dahal

KATHMANDU: Chairman of the CPN (Maoist Centre), Pushpa Kamal Dahal, has said time has come for the leftist forces to be united for the national cause.  During a programme organized to welcome lawmaker of CPN ML, Kalasha Mahara, and dozens of the leaders to the Maoist Centre, Chairman Dahal said..

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