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CK Raut forms political party

The meeting of the Independent Madhes Alliance led by CK Raut has decided to form a party named 'Janamat Party'. The Alliance met for the first time here on Monday after it reached an 11-point agreement with the government. The two-day national council meeting decided on the name while also forming a 25-member central committee, according to a statement issued

by RSS | Mar 19
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RJPN obstructs parliament meeting

Lawmakers of the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) have stalled the meeting of the House of Representatives, the lower house of Federal Parliament today, calling for making the Lal Commission report public.  The government had formed an investigation commission under the chairmanship of former judge of the Supreme Court Girish Chandra Lal to probe the Tharu movement

by RSS | Mar 18
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Civic society organisations insist on dialogue for peace

Several civic society organisations have called on the government to find a peaceful way out to the present political issue through talks and understandings by taking agitating forces including the Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) led by Netra Bikram Chand ‘ Biplav’ into confidence. 

by RSS | Mar 18
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NC central working committee meet today

Nepali Congress is holding its central working committee meeting today to take decisions on the formation of disciplinary and election committees of the party. Other agendas to be discussed in the meeting to begin from 11.00 am today include formulation of regulation

by RSS | Mar 18
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NC draws attention on national security bill

The main opposition party Nepali Congress (NC) has expressed its concern on some of the provisos enshrined in the bill on the rights ad responsibilities of National Security Council-2075 BS. The NC commented that it was wrong to propose provisions to make the security council a shadow of the Prime Minister by breaching the constitutional arrangement.

by RSS | Mar 18
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Minister Gyawali asks EU to lift ban on Nepali aircrafts

The government has asked European Union (EU) to consider removing its ban on the Nepali aircrafts from flying in its sky. Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali urged for the same in a meeting with a high-ranking official from the EU here today. 

by RSS | Mar 18
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Deuba expresses sorrow over Regmi’s demise

Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba has expressed sorrow over the demise of party leader Khadananda Regmi. The leader, father of central chair of Nepal Women Association and lawmaker Uma Regmi, was 97. Issuing a press statement here today, Deuba said that his death had caused an irreparable loss to the party and the Party had lost a senior personality.

by RSS | Mar 18
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RJP-Nepal obstructs HoR session

Lawmakers of Rastriya Janata Party (RJP)-Nepal today obstructed the House proceedings, demanding the release of the report prepared by the commission formed under coordination of former justice of the Supreme Court, Girish Chandra Lal to carry out investigation into the alleged cases of human rights violations during the Madhes movements. The RJP-Nepal lawmakers, shortly after the commencement of the House

by RSS | Mar 17
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Chairperson Dahal leaving for US

Chairperson of Nepal Communist Party (NCP), Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda', is leaving for the United States today for the treatment of his wife, Sita Dahal. They are leaving here coming evening. Sita, who is suffering from Parkinson's disease, diabetes and high blood pressure for long, will be treated at John Hawkins Hospital in US,

by RSS | Mar 17
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12 killed in clash between government troops, in southern Philippines

At least 12 people, including three soldiers, died in ongoing clashes between government forces and insurgents in central Mindanao region in the southern Philippines in the past two days, the military said on Tuesday. Maj. Gen. Cirilito Sobejana, commander of a military task force in central Mindanao, said fierce fighting erupted on Monday

by RSS | Mar 13
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Collaboration stressed for materialising 'Happy Nepali, Prosperous Nepal' campaign

Gandaki State Government chief minister Prithvi Subba Gurung has said the campaign of 'Happy Nepali, Prosperous Nepal' would be successful with the collaboration among the governments at all the three levels. Speaking in the 'reception cum interaction' programme organised at Aanbu Khaireni rural municipality of Tanahun today,

by RSS | Mar 12
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NC draws attention on pact with CK Raut

Main opposition party Nepali Congress has drawn its serious attention over the signing of 11-point pact between the Nepal government and CK Raut side and their subsequent activities. Issuing a press release, NC parliamentary party office has said the differing interpretations being made by two sides of the agreement have created a situation of confusion. 

by RSS | Mar 12
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CPN (ML) urges government to be cautious

The standing committee meeting of the Communist Party of Nepal (Marxist-Leninist), CPN (ML), has said the government's bringing the CK Raut-led group involving in secessionist activities into peaceful politics is a positive step. The meeting chaired by party general secretary CP Mainali also urged the government to immediately

by RSS | Mar 11
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Lawmakers demand amendment in agreement with Madhesh alliance

The lawmakers from the ruling party-NCP- have expressed their concern over the agreement between government and Chandrakanta (CK) Raut-led Alliance for Independent Madhes recently and demanded to amend the agreement. At the special hour of today’s meeting of House of Representatives,

by RSS | Mar 10
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Govt-CK talks positive: NC President Deuba

Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba has said the talks government held with CK Raut were positive development. During a press meet organized by Nepal Press Union Myagdi chapter here today, NC President Deuba reiterated, "It is positive indeed to bring the secessionist group into the mainstream politics in a peaceful way.

by RSS | Mar 10
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RJP officially withdraws support to govt

The Rastriya Janata Party (RJP) has officially informed that it withdrew support to the government from today. As the RJP lawmakers left their seats as protest in the House of Representative meeting immediately after the commencement of the meeting, Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara allowed RJP leader Mahendra Yadav to put forth his views.

by RSS | Mar 10
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Basyal elected President of NTUC Rampur municipality

The first-ever convention of the Nepal Trade Union Congress Rampur municipality concluded here on Saturday, electing Om Prakash Basyal the President. The convention elected nine-member municipality committee, including Ananda Pant (open vice-president), Shanti Adhikari (women vice-president), Bikram Ghimire (secretary), Madhav Wagle (joint secretary), Parbati Pariyar (treasurer) and Tirtha Bhandari, Manju Bhatta and Narayan Prasad Sigdel as members. 

by RSS | Mar 10
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Government, CK Raut-led alliance forge 11-point agreement

The government and the Independent Madesh Alliance have forged an 11-point agreement. Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa and Alliance coordinator CK Raut signed the agreement which also includes political issues today on the witness of Prime Minister and Nepal Communist Party ( NCP)’s chair KP Sharma Oli and another chair and former Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’.

by RSS | Mar 08
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President attends women's day function

President Bidya Devi Bhandari has attended the main function of the 109th International Women's Day. The programme hosted by the Ministry of Women, Children and Senior Citizen is taking place in the capital today with the slogan 'Equal Thought and Treatment:

by RSS | Mar 08
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RJP-Nepal to go to people against court's decision

Presidium member of the Rastriya Janata Party (RJP) - Nepal, Rajendra Mahato, has said that they would go to the people against the court's decision of sentencing life imprisonment to the parliamentarian elected by the people. Talking to media persons at Biratnagar airport today, leader Mahato expressed the view that action should be taken

by RSS | Mar 07