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Kathmandu, April 25. The proposed National Integrity Policy drafted by the Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers states that a person who became a member of a political party or who has been paying levy to a political party will not be eligible for constitutional posts, including judgeship.
Former footballer Bhaichung Bhutia on Thursday, 26 April, announced his decision to launch a political party at the Press Club of India, two months after quitting Trinamool Congress. Bhutia has named his party “Hamro Sikkim,” and addressing a press conference, he said he would focus on corruption and ...

“Whether it's China or India, our two countries shall be happy to see Nepal's new development after its political transition,” Wang said. ... the two succeeding governments, led by Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal and Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba ...
Kathmandu, Nepal - On the afternoon of April 22, top members of Nepal's two largest communist parties gathered at the dilapidated national assembly hall ... While political commentator Bishnu Sapkota agreed that politics made strange bedfellows, recalling how Oli challenged the Maoists a few years ago.
Devendra Raj Pandey: After 1990, people were growing frustrated with political parties and the Maoist insurgency was escalating. Yet, civil society ... They never question the party they belong to. ... Nepal was run by political cartels until recently, with a syndicate of top leaders taking all important decisions.
Professor Khaniya argued that the role of politics in student society made it “difficult to bring about visible changes”. And, the “fight for dominance” in Nepal's multiparty political system had a knock-on effect on university autonomy, he argued. Each of the nine parties represented in the Nepalese parliament ...

Over an extended meeting, the then leader of the Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist Leninist), K P Oli relayed to him a set of reasons for his .... and Madhesi parties are geographically limited to eight districts and backing them publicly invites the wrath of Kathmandu's political elites and pushes it ...
Nepal has stepped into a new era of political stability and economic development following the successful holding of the local, provincial and federal ... The new government led by Left parties under Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli convened its first Parliament session on March 5 after the Himalayan nation ...
Another panel, led by Madhav Kumar Nepal, is giving finishing touches to the political document. However, Prime Minister's Chief Political Advisor Bishnu Rimal said both the parties were working hard to announce the merger before Oli leaves for India but other UML leaders in the PUCC claimed that there ...
The new government and recent political alignment in Nepal is also not free from suspicion and the general public is yet to be assured of its ... Nepali Congress and other fringe parties, on the other hand, feel more of a connection to those countries that profess a liberal and democratic political system.
Dalits had hoped to be nominated as candidates to any suitable position, but the major political parties were not interested in Dalit candidates. The left alliance has a strong vote base, so there was no risk of losing the election; but there was not enough interest in the political leadership to promote minority ...
Nepal prints or uses foreign software for its passports, currency notes, postage stamps and now even our driving licenses, new citizenship cards, our embossed vehicles number plates, PAN cards ... Can someone be found who can rise above party politics and serve the nation with dedication and honesty?
All political groups in Nepal, including the Maoists, must stop using violence and intimidation in the run up to crucial polls planned for April, the United Nations ... It states, “The electoral campaign is increasingly taking a violent turn, with daily reports of clashes between party supporters, use of other forms of ...
Nepal's new Constitution has guaranteed the higher caste Khas-Arya people's representation in proportion to their population. Election laws therefore require political parties to ensure representation of at least 31.2% Khas-Arya in Parliament. There was angry reaction in social media to the EU statement ...
He said NC treasurers opined that all political parties and people should unite to safeguard national interests. NC treasurers also discussed the threat posed by Nepali communists to multiparty democracy, freedom of press and other constitutional rights and agreed that no one could backtrack from the ...
The 66-year-old Oli received the backing of all political parties, except the main opposition, the Nepali Congress and some fringe parties who voted ... He received 121 votes from CPN-UML, 52 from CPN (Maoist Center), 16 each from Rashtriya Janta Party Nepal and Federal Socialist Forum Nepal and one ...
That gave Oli a popularity boost, which helped the newly formed Left Alliance between Nepal's main communist parties become the front runner in last year's elections. Many political onlookers believe Nepal has now entered an era of stability, citing the promise of stable leadership with the presence of ...

Due to suspension of direct flights between Nepal and Pakistan, the Pakistani PM will take a long route through the Gulf and will land in Kathmandu on Monday. He will be meeting with his counterpart Oli, President Bidya Devi Bhandari and leaders from various political parties during his two-day stay in ...
If K P Oli, Nepal's newly sworn in Prime Minister, successfully completes his tenure of five years, it will be a record. His will be the ... The constitution has forbidden any no-confidence motion for at least two years, making it difficult for the kind of horse-trading we are used to in Nepali politics. Also, with India ...
But overall, the results suggest that Nepali political parties still have a long way to go in terms of transforming their attitudes towards social inclusion. ... In Province 2, the Madhesi heartland, two Madhesi parties – the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal and Sanghiya Samajwadi Forum – together won a majority, ...
Both the Maoists and UML had periods in unstable coalition governments, before teaming up last year to defeat the challenge of the main right-wing party, Nepali Congress. Political historian Aditya Adhikari told the AFP: “If they manage to stick together it will change the future of Nepal's politics.” Like the ...
In a seven-point pact signed by Mr Oli and Prachanda, the two sides have agreed to form Communist Party of Nepal (CPN), a leftist party with ... The merger, given the size of the two parties, is the biggest political experiment of its kind in Nepal's history which will have a long-term impact on Nepal's political, ...
... name other than Nepal Communist Party (NCP)- the name that was decided upon in the seven point agreement signed by the two parties yesterday. The soon-to-become-one ruling coalition partners must consider a new name for the unified party as another political party headed by Rishi Ram Kattel has ...
The CPN-UML secured 121 seats in the 275-member House of Representatives; the Nepali Congress (the main opposition to the Left Alliance) won 63 and the Maoists 53. Two Madhes-based parties, the Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal and Sanghiya Samakbadi Forum hold 17 and 16 seats, respectvely.
Besides leaders and workers of RJPN, senior leaders from various political parties, government officials and representatives from different sections of the society also attended the function. Six major Madhes parties had announced their unification on April 20 last year and formed RJPN to have greater unity ...
Cricket has an interesting history in Nepal. It was introduced here at the start of the 20th century by the Rana rulers who liked to style themselves after 'English gentlemen'. But it did not become a popular sport until the 1951 political change, when the monarch and political parties wrested power from the autocratic Ranas.
Sources said there could be 299 or 301 members in the unified party's CC. Oli and Dahal had earlier agreed that the members of the CC should not exceed 99. Meanwhile, the task force formed under CPN-UML leader Madhav Kumar Nepal to prepare the common political document has agreed to list the ...
In the past 12 years, Nepal has witnessed a “partnership” between international agencies and donors This partnership has benefited political parties including the Communist Party of Nepal-UML and its coalition partner, the CPN-Maoist Centre, the Nepali Congress and Madhes-centric groups. In 2006, the ...
The Communist Party of Nepal has enjoyed enormous advantages in the country's politics over the years. ... Oli has sent an important signal to the global community that the new Nepali government will strive to free the country from India's control to enhance its independent status and develop ties with ...


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