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What next as Lamichhane steps down from the ministerial position and party president ?

KATHMANDU, Jan. 28 -- Deputy Prime Minister and Home Minister Rabi Lamichhane on Friday stepped down from the ministerial position after the Supreme Court stripped his post of Member of Parliament (MP... Read More


Rabi Lamichhane's meteoric rise and fall likely to have ripple effects in country's national politics

KATHMANDU, Jan. 28 -- The meteoric rise and fall of Rastriya Swatantra Party (RSP) President Rabi Lamichhane is likely to have ripple effects in the course of the country's national politics. Within ... Read More


Trouble surfaces in ruling alliance as PM Dahal expands cabinet

KATHMANDU, Jan. 18 -- PM inducts 12 ministers and three state ministers, allocates ministerial portfolios to those appointed earlier A serious trouble within the ruling alliance has surfaced as Prime... Read More


Int'l community keenly interested to see Nepal's transitional justice process moving forward: US envoy

KATHMANDU, Jan. 12 -- The US Ambassador to Nepal Dean R Thompson has said that the international community is keenly interested to see Nepal's transitional justice process moving forward to address th... Read More


UML loses 'key' of govt as PM Dahal wins vote of confidence with unprecedented votes

KATHMANDU, Jan. 11 -- NC among 10 major political parties in parliament that voted in favor of PM Dahal The CPN-UML-the second largest political party in parliament-that broke the erstwhile ruling al... Read More


No opposition party in parliament!

KATHMANDU, Jan. 11 -- Having opposition parties is a crucial aspect of a functioning democracy, as it provides a mechanism for checks and balances on the ruling parties and also allows for alternative... Read More


NC in collusion with foreign powers trying to topple Dahal-led government: UML Chairman Oli

KATHMANDU, Jan. 8 -- Although he did not make reference to any country, it was clear to understand that Chairman Oli was hinting mainly at India. Alleging that the Nepali Congress (NC) with a tacit s... Read More


Maoist Center Chair Dahal checkmates Deuba

KATHMANDU, Dec. 26 -- Breaking its alliance with the ruling parties led by Nepali Congress (NC), the CPN (Maoist Center) has secured the post of prime minister. President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Sunda... Read More


NC, Maoist Center at odds over power-sharing deal

KATHMANDU, Dec. 24 -- NC floats two options for the deal With just two days left to stake claim for the leadership of the new government, two ruling parties-- Nepali Congress (NC) and CPN (Maoist Cen... Read More


Ruling parties begin discussions on electing 'non-political' person as president

KATHMANDU, Dec. 16 -- Top leaders of the ruling parties have started holding informal discussions to elect a non-political person as the new president of the country. Multiple leaders belonging to th... Read More