Politics

Indian PM Modi arrives at Lumbini access_time2022-05-16

KATHMANDU, May 16: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has arrived in Lumbini, Nepal on the occasion of Buddha Jayanti. Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba welcomed his Indian counterpart at Lumbini this morning. PM Modi-led Indian delegation compr...

CPN-UML demands re-election, accuses ruling alliance of hijacking polling booths access_time2022-05-15

KATHMANDU, May 15: The main opposition party, CPN-UML, has demanded re-election accusing the ruling alliance of hijacking polling booths during recently held local level polls. Issuing a press conference on Sunday, the party maintained that the ruli...

Polling center vandalized at Kavre access_time2022-05-13

KATHMANDU, May 13: As the local level is currently underway in all the 753 local units across the country, the polling center in Panchkhal  Municipality-13 of Kavrepalanchowk district has been vandalized. The voting has been postponed as the Sh...

Top political leaders head for home district ahead of local polls access_time2022-05-10

KATHMANDU, May 10: As the local level election is all set to kick off on May 13, top political leaders have diverted their focus toward their home districts. The silence period of the local polls are soon to begin from Tuesday midnight. After midnig...

Oli will dissolve the local government as well if UML wins: PM Deuba access_time2022-05-09

KATHMANDU, May 9: Prime Minister (PM) Sher Bahadur Deuba has maintained that Chairman of CPN-UML, KP Sharma Oli will dissolve the local level government as well if the UML wins the local level election. Addressing a public gathering of the ruling al...

PM Deuba, MC’s Chair Dahal to address public gathering at Dhangadhi today access_time2022-05-09

KATHMANDU, May 9: The ruling alliance is scheduled to organize a mass gathering at Dhangadhi focusing on the upcoming local level polls. The ruling alliance, Nepali Congress, CPN (Maoist Center), CPN (Unified Socialist), Janata Samajbadi Party and R...

If the ruling alliance loses the election, the nation will lose. It is not a threat but reality: Dahal access_time2022-05-08

KATHMANDU, May 8: At the time when the social media and general public are criticizing Chairman of CPN (Maosit Center) regarding his ‘threat’ while addressing a public gathering at Chitwan, Dahal has maintained that if the ruling alliance l...

We can break the ruling alliance in a week if we want: KP Oli access_time2022-05-08

KATHMANDU, May 8: Chairman of CPN-UML, KP Sharma Oli has maintained that the UML can break the ruling alliance in a week if it wants. Addressing a press conference on Sunday, Oli maintained that the ruling alliance will fall on May 13. KP Oli als...

NC President Deuba among ruling coalition top leaders to address mass meet in Pokhara access_time2022-05-08

KATHMANDU, May 8: Prime Minister and Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba including top leaders of the five-party alliance will be addressing an election mass meeting in Pokhara today.  The mass meeting has been scheduled to be hel...

Cartoon of the week access_time2022-05-08

Ruling coalition organizing mass gathering in Kathmandu today access_time2022-05-06

KATHMANDU, May 6: The five-party alliance is organizing a joint election mass gathering in Kathmandu today. Top leaders of the ruling coalition parties are scheduled to address the mass gathering taking place at Shanti Batika of Kathmandu at 1PM. ...

Sunita Dangol is not a UML leader. She is just a failed employee: Rameshwar Shrestha access_time2022-05-05

KATHMANDU, May 5: Rameshwar Shrestha is a common candidate of the ruling alliance  for the post of deputy mayor of Kathmandu Metropolitan City representing the CPN (Unified Socialist). As many as 21 candidates, including independent candidates,...

Srivastava proposed India’s next envoy to Nepal access_time2022-05-04

KATHMANDU, May 4: Naveen Srivastava has been proposed India’s next envoy to Nepal. After Vinay Mohan Kwatra took over as India’s 34th Foreign Secretary, China expert Srivastava is now all set to be appointed as India’s next ambassa...

PHOTOS: Election campaigns in KMC access_time2022-05-03

KATHMANDU, May 3: As the final showdown of the local level is at our door steps, candidates are busy in their election campaign.  Keshav Sthapit, CPN-UML’s candidate for the post of Kathmandu Metropolitan City’s (KMC) mayor,  a...

PM Deuba, Maoist Center’s Chair Dahal to address public gathering at Chitwan access_time2022-05-03

KATHMANDU, May 3: The ruling alliance is scheduled to stage a public gathering targeting the upcoming local level polls in Chitwan on Thursday. The event is scheduled to be addressed by Prime Minister and President of Nepali Congress Sher Bahadur De...

Actor Bhuwan KC, Shweta Khadka join Nepali Congress access_time2022-05-03

KATHMANDU, May 2: Actor Bhuwan KC and actress Shweta Khadka joined the ruling Nepali Congress (NC) on Tuesday. Along with KC and Khadka, Rabindra Khadka, Chairperson of Film Artistes Association of Nepal, also joined the NC. Prime Minister and Pr...

Two UML candidates elected unopposed in Kathmandu access_time2022-05-01

KATHMANDU, May 1: Two candidates of the main opposition party, CPN-UML, for the local level election have been elected unopposed in Kathmandu, according to the Election Commission (EC). Ambika Sunar, candidate for the post of Dalit member of Kathman...

Cartoon of the week access_time2022-05-01

May 1: At the time when the country is all set for the local level elections, political parties and candidates  are busy holding meetings with local authorities, people and publishing their manifestos. As the final showdown is on our door steps...

These are rebel candidates of ruling alliance access_time2022-04-29

KATHMANDU, April 29: Despite the ruling alliance’s decision and directions, party members have filed rebel candidacy for the upcoming local level election in various local levels across the country. A meeting of the ruling alliance, Nepali Con...

Rebel candidates will be sacked if they do not withdraw their candidacy: Nepali Congress access_time2022-04-29

KATHMANDU, April 29: The ruling Nepali Congress (NC) has maintained that those filing rebel candidacies for the upcoming local polls will be sacked from the party if they do not withdraw their candidacies. The party has also urged rebel candidates t...