BIRGUNJ, July 15: Chairman of the Janata Samajwadi Party (JSP) Upendra Yadav has said that Dr Baburam Bhattarai has separated himself from the party by consensus. Speaking at a press conference in Birgunj on Friday, Chairman Yadav said that the gate was not locked for him.
KATHMANDU, July 14: At a time when Janata Samajwadi Party (JSP) is on the verge of splitting, the two factions in the party are engaged in a tug of war to pull leaders who have not disclosed their loyalty to either faction to their side.
JANAKPURDHAM, July 12: The controversy in the Janata Samajwadi Party (JSP), which was saved due to the reshuffle of ministers when a split looked imminent, has reached its climax instead of subsiding. Upendra Yadav's faction of the party is holding an extended meeting of the Central Committee in Birgunj while Baburam Bhattarai's faction has conveyed the message that the dispute within the party has reached its climax in Kathmandu.
KATHMANDU, July 11: Although the Janata Samajwadi Party (JSP) has not formally split yet, the party is clearly divided into two factions. This is manifested by the fact that all leaders close to the party’s Federal Council Chairman Dr Baburam Bhattarai have stopped visiting the party office in Balkumari.
KATHMANDU, Feb 23: The Janata Samajwadi Party (JSP) Federal Council Chairman Dr Baburam Bhattarai has put forward two options as disagreements surfaced in the ruling coalition over the ratification of US-funded Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC).
KATHMANDU, Feb 1: Chairman of the Federal Council of the Janata Samajbadi Party (JSP) Nepal, Dr Baburam Bhattarai has accused the CPN-UML leader and member of the House of Representatives, Dr Bhim Rawal, of having a fake PhD.
KATHMANDU, August 25: Federal Council Chairman of Janata Samajwadi party (JSP), Baburam Bhattarai has claimed that the JSP will join the government within a week. Bhattarai said that the party will join the government on an inclusive basis with representation of Terai-Madhes and hills.
KATHMANDU, Feb 21: Former Prime Minister and Chairman of the Federal Council of Janata Samajwadi Party Baburam Bhattarai is traveling to New Delhi, India for medical treatment. He is leaving for New Delhi today via a Nepal Airlines flight.
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, 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, 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, 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.
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.