KATHMANDU, Jan 15: The ongoing row over the post of House Speaker has ignited a serious dispute within the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP), with the leaders belonging to former CPN (Maoist Center) alleging that NCP leaders close to Prime Minister KP Oli were making an “unethical bargain”.

Crackdowns eclipse prospect of talks

December 9, 2019 08:33 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 9: The government is showing no sign of slow up in its clampdown on the Netra Bikram Chand’s Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) as the former rebel force continues to reject calls for unconditional surrender.

Dashain and expectations

October 3, 2019 02:00 am

Dashain is almost here. Soon the government offices and private institutions, including the media houses, will close down for the celebration.

KATHMANDU, Sept 20: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that nobody should take sides in matters relating to the implementation of the constitution.

KATHMANDU, Aug 6: The main opposition party Nepali Congress has expressed concern over the issue of Nepal Communist Party keeping the NCP headquarters in the public land.

SARLAHI, July 1: The team formed to probe the death of Kumar Poudel, Sarlahi district in-charge of the Netra Bikram Chand-led Communist Party Nepal (CPN), has returned to Kathmandu empty-handed.

SARLAHI, June 21: Police on Thursday shot dead Kumar Poudel, the Sarlahi district in-charge of the Netra Bikram Chand-led Communist Party of Nepal (CPN).

KATHMANDU, May 17: Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa has said the then general secretary of the CPN (UML) Madan Bhandari and chief of the party organization department, Jivraj Ashrit, had played a significant role in taking the communist movement in the country to a new height.

NUWAKOT, April 13: Man Bahadur Lama of Belkotgadhi Municipality-13 of Nuwakot has accused the Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) led by Netra Bikram Chand of illegally capturing his 13 ropanis of family land.

ILAM, April 3: Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) has completed its merger process in Ilam district after a hiatus of unification of CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Centre) of integration at central.

‘CPN brass goes underground’

March 28, 2019 07:44 am

KATHMANDU, March 28: Police on Tuesday alone arrested 21 cadres and leaders of the banned Netra Bikram Chand-led Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) in what has been described as a nationwide operation to arrest the central leaders of the outfit.

Chitwan, March 27: Police this morning arrested a leader of the banned Community Party of Nepal (CPN) led by Netra Bikram Chand from Chitwan district.

KATHMANDU, March 27: The Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) led by Netra Bikram Chand has called a general strike on Saturday to protest the government's decision to ban the CPN for its violent activities.

PM defends ban on Chand outfit

March 23, 2019 08:17 am

BUTWAL, MARCH 23: Prime Minister KP Oli has said that the government had decided to ban all activities of Netra Bikram Chand-led group after it continued with violent activities and incited anarchy.

BHAIRAHAWA, March 22: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has urged the Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) Chand group to abandon criminal activities, come within the constitutional fold and work in favour of protection of sovereignty and independence.

KATHMANDU, March 18: Prime Minister KP Oli on Sunday termed Netra Bikram Chand’s CPN a criminal outfit and warned that the government will act tough against the outfit if it does not mend its ways. The prime minister said the government will give a fitting reply if the party doesn’t give up criminal activities including extortions, lootings and bomb blasts.

SURKHET, March 18: The Netra Bikram Chand led Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) whose activities were recently banned by the government, has issued letters to contractors, elected officials and businessmen demanding ‘taxes’ for its so-called ‘people’s government’.

KATHMANDU, March 18: The Kathmandu District Court on Sunday granted a five-day judicial remand to Communist Party of Nepal politburo member Mohan Karki alias Jibanta.

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PALPA, March 16: Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba today urged the protesting Netra Bikram Chand-led Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) to end violence and join talks.

KATHMANDU, March 14: The general strike called by Netra Bikram Chand (Biplav) led Nepal Communist Party has partly affected life across the country. Residents in different parts of the 77 districts have reported suspicious objects while the Nepal Army’s bomb disposal unit has diffused IEDs in Pokhara, Gorkha, among others.

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Adhikari to be cremated today

March 3, 2019 11:23 am

KATHMANDU, March 3: The mortal remains of Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) leader and former Deputy Prime Minister Bharat Mohan Adhikari has been kept at the party's central office in Dhumbarahi this morning, for those wishing to pay their final tributes to the late leader.

KATHMANDU, Feb 25: Leaders of the Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) led by Netra Bikram Chand on Sunday claimed responsibility for a series of bomb attacks targeting Ncell office and telecommunication towers across the country including one in Lalitpur which killed one person and injured two others.

KATHMANDU, Jan 15: The Supreme Court (SC) has issued a verdict, ordering the release of Lokendra Raj Thapa and Keshab Bahadur Budha of the Netra Bikram Chand-led Communist Party of Nepal from the detention.

Operation Major Hunt starts in CNP

December 21, 2018 13:19 pm

CHITWAN, Dec 21: 'Operation major hunt' has started in the Chitwan National Park in a bid to control poaching of rare wild animals like the one-horned rhino and tigers.

KATHMANDU, Dec 17: Nepal Communist Party Leaders  on Monday criticized the government saying that it failed to live up to the people's expectations.

KATHMANDU, Dec 4: The ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has inducted 53 percent leaders from the erstwhile CPN-UML and 47 percent from the erstwhile CPN (Maoist Center) to the provincial committees of the party.

KAWASOTI, Nov 30: Chairman of the ruling communist party of Nepal (CPN) Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said the recently launched contribution based social security scheme was of long-term importance.

KATHMANDU, Nov 8: Senior leader of the Communist Party of Nepal (CPN), Jhalanath Khanal, has said that there should be unity and collaboration between ruling and opposition parties in nation building campaign.

KATHMANDU, Oct 24: The Communist Party of Nepal has invited 50,000 people for a tea reception at Bhrikutimandap on October 27. The party, chaired by PM KP Sharma Oli  will host the tea party on the occasion Bijaya Dashami, Deepawali, Nepal Sambat and Chhat festivals for the first time after the merger between the then CPN (UML) and CPN (Maoist Centre).

Vijayasar vases gaining popularity

October 23, 2018 08:59 am

MAHENDRANAGAR, Oct 23: When Pushpa Kamal Dahal, chairman of CPN and former prime minister, was offered a vase made of Vijayasar as token of love during a function in Kanchanpur last year, nobody had imagined that the popularity of the vase would soon surge.

KATHMANDU, Sept 11: The Secretariat meeting of ruling Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) is being held tomorrow to deliberate on the unification of the provincial, district level and people's level organization among others.

KATHMANDU, July 27: Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) has briefed its parliamentary party about the agreement signed with Dr Govinda KC regarding medical Education Bill.

KATHMANDU, July 5: The replacement bill for the National Medical Education Ordinance has been altered only to serve the business interests of leaders of the Nepal Communist Party (CPN), the new joint avatar of the former CPN-UML and the CPN-Maoist Center.

KATHMANDU, July 4: Today's meeting of the Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) Secretariat has finalized the agenda of Standing Committee meeting scheduled for Thursday.

KATHMANDU, May 31: Former Speaker Subash Chandra Nembang has been picked as deputy parliamentary party leader of Communist Party of Nepal (CPN).

KATHMANDU, May 30: Two invitee central committee members of the Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) have asked chairman and Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli about the reasons for excluding them from the central committee.

KATHMANDU, May 28: An international conference on 'Marxism and Socialism' has been scheduled to be held here on coming May 30-31 on the occasion of the bicentenary of the birth anniversary of the founder of modern Communism Karl Marx.

KATHMANDU, May 27: Communist Party of Nepal Chairperson Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Sunday said unity between two big communist parties (CPN (UML) and CPN (Maoist Center) is uncommon and multi-dynamic.

KATHMANDU, May 21: Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) has given full shape to its 441-member central committee.

KATHMANDU, May 19: A meeting of the reconstituted Communist Party of Nepal (CPN)'s parliamentary party today unanimously nominated Prime Minister and party chairman KP Sharma Oli as the parliamentary party leader.

KATHMANDU, May 19: Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) is set to finalize the location for its central office within the next two days.

KATHMANDU, May 18: Newly formed Nepal Communist Party chair duo K P Sharma Oli and Pushpa Kamal Dahal have visited then central office of CPN (UML) and CPN (Maoist Centre) today.

KATHMANDU, May 17: Prime Minister and CPN-UML Chairman KP Shama Oli has said the unified party will be registered by today evening by fulfilling the process.

KATHMANDU,May 16: The Communist Party of Nepal (Marxist-Leninist) has sought resignation of Province 2 Chief Minister Lalbabu Raut from the post, expressing its reservations to some of his acts during Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's the recent Nepal state visit (May 11-12).

KATHMANDU, April 17: CPN (UML) general secretary Ishwor Pokhrel has said the party and CPN (Maoist Center) which are in the process of unification have no debate over an idea of taking up 'sun' as the election symbol of 'united' party.

KATHMANDU, April 2: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said the unification between the CPN (UML) and CPN (Maoist Center) would take place with no further delay with the goal of socialist-oriented economy.

KATHMANDU, Feb 14:  CPN (Maoist Center) has decided to form a new government under the unified party leadership.

CPN (MC) agrees on Speaker in Province-5

February 12, 2018 10:08 am

BUTWAL, Feb 12: The CPN (Maoist Centre) has decided to nominate Purna Bahadur Gharti of Rukum to the post of Speaker of the provincial parliament of Province-5.