KATHMANDU, Oct 18: In a dramatic turn of events Tuesday, ruling coalition partner CPN (Maoist Center) decided to quit the government and then immediately changed its mind, citing secret information that the prime minister was trying to postpone the upcoming elections.
KATHMANDU, Oct 17: The Election Commission (EC) has allowed the government to transfer controversial Nepal Oil Corporation Managing Director Gopal Khadka to the Ministry of Supplies, barring the corruption-accused Khadka from continuing his job as the state oil monopoly chief.
KATHMANDU, OCT 17: The entry of gangsters, mafia types and the corruption-convicted in competitive politics has drawn a huge backlash, with many from within and outside the political parties demanding an end to the practice of fielding individuals with criminal backgrounds in the elections.
KATHMANDU, Oct 17: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has expressed her happiness over the commitment by the government and all political parties to hold the elections on time to end the post-constitution transition and implement the new constitution.
KATHMANDU, Oct 17: Bijaya Kumar Gachchhadar-led Nepal Democratic Forum (NDF) has officially merged with the ruling Nepali Congress (NC) on Monday after the latter assured Gachchhadar of an office bearer's position and of making "appropriate adjustments" while fielding candidates for the upcoming polls.
KATHMANDU, Oct 16: There was a hullabaloo in the party office of Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) after a woman was found enlisted in the close list of candidates under proportional representation category.