KATHMANDU, Oct 24: Former Prime Minister Dr Baburam Bhattarai and his spouse Hisila Yami have tested positive for coronavirus.

KATHMANDU, Oct 21: Speaking at a virtual meeting of the First Conference of Nepal-China Belt and Road Cooperation of Political Parties organized by International Department of CPC, China in collaboration with Friends of Silk Road Club Nepal, former Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai has said that the Trans-Himalayan Railway project under Belt and Road Initiative could be an economic and geopolitical game-changer for Nepal. He also said that the two countries must work together to enhance economic cooperation.

KATHMANDU, Oct 20: Dr Baburam Bhattarai has been named the chairman of the federal council of Janata Samajbadi Party (JSP).

Four governments and four new decisions in the past eight years, Budhi Gandaki Project stands nowhere close to starting the construction works yet.

KATHMANDU, May 8: Former prime minister Baburam Bhattarai has said that the COVID-19 pandemic should be taken as an opportunity to rebuild the country's economy.

KATHMANDU, Feb 27: Former Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai, who is also the federal council chairman of the Samajwadi Party, has said that there was no ill-intention involved in the decision made by his government to transfer the ownership of Nepal Trust lands at Matatirtha, Mahadevsthan, Satungal, Ichangu among other areas to various individuals.

KATHMANDU, Feb 15: The Supreme Court on Friday issued show-cause notices to the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) and other government agencies concerned seeking their explanations for not prosecuting former prime ministers Madhav Kumar Nepal and Baburam Bhattarai in the high-profile Lalita Niwas land scam.

KATHMANDU, Feb 13: A writ petition has been filed at the Supreme Court Wednesday challenging the decision of the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) to spare former prime ministers Madhav Kumar Nepal and Baburam Bhattarai from corruption charges in connection with the Lalita Niwas land grab scam.

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: Chairman of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Pushpa Kamal Dahal has urged the Chairman of Samajbadi Party Nepal and his former colleague Dr Baburam Bhattarai and a senior leader of the same party Ashok Rai to join his party instead of being role less in their party.

KATHMANDU, Nov 15: Baburam Bhattarai, the federal council chairman of the Samajwadi Party Nepal (SPN), has said his party should quit the government if the government continued to ignore calls for constitutional amendment.

KATHMANDU, Sept 6: Former prime minister Baburam Bhattarai has urged Dalits to renounce Hinduism, describing it as the source of atrocities being committed against the so-called untouchables in the name of the caste system.

KATHMANDU, Sept 5: Chairperson of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Pushpa Kamal Dahal said that his party would try its best to implement the constitution.

KATHMANDU, Aug 23: Socialist Party Nepal's Federal Council Chair Dr Baburam Bhattarai has insisted that Dalit community should unite for a guarantee of further rights by institutionalizing the achieved ones.

KATHMANDU, Aug 22: Samajbadi Party Nepal Chairman duo Baburam Bhattarai and Upendra Yadav held a meeting with Indian External Affairs Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, May 4: The Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) and Naya Shakti Nepal have agreed to merge their parties on Monday (May 6).

KATHMANDU, May 2: A party merger deal between the ruling Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) and the Baburam Bhattarai-led Naya Shakti Party has stalled, with the former declining to quit the government as demanded by the latter.

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RUKUM, Feb 21: Former Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai has stressed on the need to strengthen the local units in order to effectively implement the federal system.

Naya Shakti Nepal Coordinator and former Prime Minister Dr Baburam Bhattarai have said the incumbent government has failed to take headways as per the people's expectations.

KATHMANDU, Dec 26: Pushpa Kamal Dahal, co-chairperson of Nepal Communist Party, said that it would take time to develop a democratic system and values as the country took its course towards development and prosperity.  Dahal defended the government's slow-start as he admitted "certain faults" within the system.

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