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Excitement for local polls is building up across Nepal even as the constitution amendment bill looks unlikely to be endorsed
The 67th National Democracy Day was observed in subdued fashion but Prime Minister Dahal didn’t announce a fixed date for local elections in his Democracy day speech as it was rumoured.
PM Dahal needs to show he wants elections, otherwise the NC and UML could gang up against him.
The government is reluctant to endorse the report on local bodies, fearing that Madhesi parties will harden their stand on amending the Constitution
“If that idea works now, why was it not accepted when we were in power?”
Kathmandu – Normal life came to a standstill in eastern Nepal due to a strike called by the CPN-Maoist, a breakaway faction of the UCPN (Maoist) on Friday. The CPN-Maoist cadres halted public transport service, closed shops, factories, educational institutes in all major cities and towns of eastern Nepal early morning. The Mohan Baidya-led Maoist […]
Posting a press statement on his Facebook account, UCPN (Maoist) leader Baburam Bhattarai has refuted news reports that his role in the current conflict within the party stems from his greed for the leadership position in the party. “Whatever my influences, reports that I am demanding a post is untrue, deceptive and with wrong intentions. […]