Puspa Bhatta

The contributor for Republica.

'I hope MPs will use their conscience'

Published On: March 3, 2023 07:00 AM NPT By: Puspa Bhatta

Nepali Congress leader Ramchandra Paudel and UML Vice-chair Subash Chandra Nembang are the two candidates in the presidential election slated for March 9. While Paudel has the support of eight parties, so far, Nembang is backed by only the UML. With the presidential election less than a week away, Republica’s Pushpa Bhatta caught up with Nembang for an interview. Excerpts:

Bal Bahadur, who left for India 47 years ago, returns to Nepal after four years in Pakistan jail

Published On: September 1, 2021 05:34 PM NPT By: Puspa Bhatta

KATHMANDU, Sept 1: Bal Bahadur Bhandari, who left Nepal 47 years ago, returned home on Monday. Bhandari, who had gone to India from Sitapur, Bardiya at the age of eight, has finally set his foot on the Nepali soil after an interval of 47 years.