Back to Main Page
Archive for July, 2010
Parliament failed to elect a prime minister once again and set a new date for a third election on 2 August.
CA chair Subash Nembang announced the results of voting at 8 pm but a non-outcome was expected as the Madhesi alliance and the UML had decided to abstain from voting. Without their participation, it was [...]
With the Madhesi alliance’s decision to abstain from voting on Friday’s election for the post of prime minister, the delayed parliament session scheduled for today is unlikely to be able to elect a new PM.
Today’s meeting of the alliance decided not to participate in the election until assured its demands will be met. The alliance [...]
Parliament has announced a re-election for the post of prime minister on Friday as both candidates, Maoist chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal and NC vice president Ram Chandra Poudel, failed to obtain the required majority during Wednesday’s delayed election.
Maoist candidate Dahal obtained 242 votes from the 592 members present in the house while 114 members voted [...]
The UML central committee meeting on Tuesday concluded they would vie for the post of prime minister and proposed party chairman Jhalanath Khanal as their candidate for the post of prime minister, provided he would make an effort to forge a consensus for a national unity government.
The party’s Monday meeting failed to come to a [...]
As the deadline to register nominations for the post of prime minister approaches, the groundwork has begun to delay the election by three weeks.
Former lawmaker and NC leader Amaresh Kumar Jha met with top Maoist leaders and CA Chair Subas Chandra Nembang to discuss delaying the election to work towards a consensus government. In an [...]
President Ram Baran Yadav extended the deadline for the formation of a national consensus government by five days at the request of political parties in the CA on Wednesday.
Yadav had given the parties a week’s time to form a national consensus government after Madhav Nepal resigned as premier last week. However, several rounds of talks [...]
The road from here
Senior NC leader, Bal Bahadur Rai, had this commentary in Himal
Khabarpatrika 30 June-16 July. It was dictated from his hospital bed ten
days before he died on Sunday.
All the leaders of all the parties acknowledge that there is no
alternative to consensus politics. Yet, they can’t get themselves to rise
above personal and party interest. [...]