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Nepal’s opposition parties to hold anti-PM rally


June 2nd, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 2 (IANS) In a bid to exert pressure on caretaker Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai to step down, a group of 19 Nepali political parties have decided to hold ... Read more...

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Nepal says Maoists must expedite constitution writing process


April 3rd, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Dhangadhi 9Nepal), Apr. 3 (ANI): Communist Party of Nepal-United Marxist Leninist (CPN-UML) leader and former Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal on Sunday said the Unified CPN (Maoist) should be pressurized to expedite ... Read more...

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Poudel fails to get elected as Nepal PM in eleventh round of polls


October 7th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Oct. 7 (ANI): Nepali Congress parliamentary party president Ram Chandra Poudel failed to get elected as prime minister in the eleventh round of election at the legislature parliament in the Constituent ... Read more...

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Nepal Parliament to vote for a sixth time for post of PM


September 5th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Sep 5 (ANI): Parliament in Nepal will vote for a sixth time on Sunday for the post of Prime Minister.According to Nepalnews, all political parties have remained firm on their stance ... Read more...

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Nepal’s PM poll turns into farce (Lead)


July 21st, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, July 21 (IANS) Nepal's prime ministerial poll turned into a farce Wednesday after the opposition Maoist party withdrew support to the communists and a regional bloc decided to abstain ... Read more...

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Nepalese PM rules out resigning from premiership


June 27th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, June 27 (ANI): Nepali Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal has said he would not resign, amid growing pressure from ruling allies and the main opposition party to pick a new prime ... Read more...

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Nepal’s leaders meet to work out new coalition government


May 30th, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, May 30(ANI): Nepal's three main parties held talks on Sunday to try and hammer out a new coalition government after Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal offered to resign to avert a ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoists decides to unilaterally declare Constitution on May 29


May 17th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, May 17 (ANI): The Unified CPN (Maoist) has decided to promulgate a Constitution drafted by the party from the streets on May 29.A politburo meeting of the party held at party ... Read more...

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Nepal PM won’t resign unless army integration issue is settled


May 10th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, May 10 (ANI): Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal's political advisor Raghuji Panta has said Nepal will not step down until there is an agreement on the integration of Maoist combatants with ... Read more...

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Scrap MRP deal with India: UML


April 11th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Apr 11 (ANI): The CPN-UML has urged the government to scrap its decision to award the contract of Machine Readable Passports (MRPs) to an Indian government undertaking.A meeting of the UML ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoists to table no confidence motion by October 7


September 24th, 2009 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Sep 24 (ANI): Maoist chairman Prachanda has said that his party would table 'no confidence' motion in the parliament against the UML-led government if there's no agreement to resolve the question ... Read more...

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Prachanda warns of decisive revolt again in Nepal


September 19th, 2009 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Sep 19 (ANI): Maoist chairman Prachanda has threatened to launch a decisive revolt in Nepal if the Maoist-floated resolution motion on civilian supremacy were not debated in the Parliament.Addressing a mass ... Read more...

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Special Committee to integrate Nepal Maoist combatants


September 6th, 2009 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Sep.6 (ANI): A Special Committee has been tasked with the responsibility of supervising, integrating and rehabilitating Maoist combatants and to bring them under its command.Its technical committee has been told to ... Read more...

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Prachanda hopes for formation of new Maoist-led government in Nepal


July 2nd, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, July 2 (ANI): Former Nepal Prime Minister and Unified CPN (Maoist) Chairman Prachanda has claimed that a new government under the leadership of his party would be formed within next one-and-half ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoist-UML meeting on House stalemate inconclusive


June 27th, 2009 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, June 27 (ANI): Leaders of the main opposition Unified CPN (Maoist) and the ruling CPN (UML) met in a bid to reach an understanding to break the deadlock in parliament, but ... Read more...

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Foreign Secretary Menon to visit Nepal


June 20th, 2009 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi June 19(ANI): Foreign Secretary Shivshankar Menon is visiting to Nepal for a two-day visit from today.Strengthening relations between India and Nepal will be the top on the agenda of ... Read more...

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Maoists obstruct Government formation in Nepal


May 19th, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, May 19 (ANI): The NC-UML alliance today started discussions on seeking legal options, after they failed to form a new government despite clear majority in the parliament due to the continued ... Read more...

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Prachanda says Maoists won’t block govt formation


May 15th, 2009 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, May 15 (ANI): Nepal caretaker Prime Minister and Maoist chairman Prachanda has said that his party would not pose obstructions in the new government formation and wanted the new government to ... Read more...

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Prachanda says ‘weak parties’ trying to form new govt in Nepal


May 13th, 2009 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, May 13 (ANI): Caretaker Prime Minister and Unified CPN (Maoist) chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' has said that "weak political parties" are actively engaged in attempts to form a new government.In ... Read more...

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Prachanda says NC, UML are trying to buy CA members


May 9th, 2009 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, May 9 (ANI): Nepal caretaker Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' today accused the Nepali Congress and the CPN (UML) of trying to pay out tens of millions of rupees to ... Read more...

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Maoist’s politburo meeting put-off


May 9th, 2009 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, May 9 (ANI): The Unified CPN (Maoist) politburo meeting at the Training Centre in Ravi Bhawan in the capital has been put-off till Sunday.A meeting was held for about three hours ... Read more...

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Prachanda quits as Nepal PM (Lead)


May 4th, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 4 (IANS) Nepal Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda Monday announced his resignation following a major row over the sacking of the army chief. Prachanda, Nepal's first Maoist prime minister, announced ... Read more...

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Allies boycott Nepal PM’s crucial cabinet meeting


May 4th, 2009 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 4 (IANS) The uncertainty about the fate of Nepal's first Maoist-led government deepened Monday with all four of its allies boycotting a critical cabinet meeting that is expected to decide ... Read more...

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CPN (UML) threatens to quit Nepal govt. if Maoists sack CoAS


May 1st, 2009 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, May 1 (ANI): The ruling CPN (UML) has threatened to quit the government if the Maoists sack Chief of Army Staff (CoAS) General Rookmangad Katawal.The decision was announced last evening at ... Read more...

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Nepal PM urges CPN (UML) to support govt’s decision to sack Army Chief


April 27th, 2009 - 3:57 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Apr 27 (ANI): Nepal Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has urged CPN (UML) chairman Jhala Nath Khanal to support the government's decision to sack Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Rookmangad Katawal. ... Read more...

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UK says it will assist in Nepal in army integration


April 2nd, 2009 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Apr.2 (ANI): Visiting British Minister for International Development Mike Foster said his government would support any decision Nepal takes with respect to army integration issues, the government-run newspaper The Rising Nepal ... Read more...

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Nepal committed to one-China policy, says Prachanda


February 16th, 2009 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Feb 16 (ANI): Nepal Prime Minister Prachanda has said Nepal is in favour of one-China policy. During a meeting with the visiting delegation of the Communist Party of China (CPC) on ... Read more...

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Prachanda says Nepal favours one China policy


February 15th, 2009 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Feb.15 (ANI): Nepal Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal a.k.a. Prachanda has said that his country is in favour of a one-China policy. Conveying this view during a meeting with a delegation ... Read more...

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Nepal Cabinet decides to promulgate three ordinances


February 6th, 2009 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Feb 6 (ANI): Despite strong opposition from the Nepali Congress (NC), the Nepal cabinet has decided to promulgate three ordinances. The meeting held at Prime Minster''s office on Thursday introduced the ... Read more...

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Dr. Bhattarai seeks donors” support to Nepal


February 3rd, 2009 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Feb 3 (ANI): Nepal Finance Minister Dr. Baburam Bhattarai has urged donor agencies to extend support to materialise the government''s efforts in economical restructuring of the country. During the meeting of ... Read more...

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Prachanda for left polarisation in Nepal


December 24th, 2008 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Dec 24 (ANI): Nepal Prime Minister Prachanda has said that the country''s political forces have been heading for a new phase of polarisation with leftists on one side and ''reactionary'' ... Read more...

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MK Nepal says Youth Force may become a problem for the party


December 12th, 2008 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Dec12 (ANI): Former UML General Secretary Madhav Kumar Nepal today expressed fears of the possibility of his party''s youth wing- Youth Force (YF) of becoming a matter of problem for ... Read more...

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Nepal Constituent Assembly regulations finalised


November 10th, 2008 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Nov 10 (ANI): The Nepal Constituent Assembly regulations have been finalised after the much-disputed issue of whip was settled earlier by the four major parties who agreed to let the ... Read more...

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Govt ready to redefine major parties: Khanal


November 9th, 2008 - 9:02 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Nov 9 (ANI): The Communist Party of Nepal-Unified Marxist-Leninist (CPN-UML) General Secretary Jhalanath Khanal said on Sunday that the government is all set to table a proposal at the legislature-parliament ... Read more...

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PLA integration not mandatory, says Koirala


October 28th, 2008 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Oct 28 (ANI) Nepali Congress (NC) President Girija Prasad Koirala has said that integrating the People''s Liberation Army (PLA) of the Maoists into the Nepal Army (NA) was not mandatory. Talking ... Read more...

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