KATHMANDU, March 31: Amid deepening rift within the ruling Communist Party of Nepal-Unified Marxist Leninist (CPN-UML), the Madhav Kumar Nepal-led faction of the party is preparing to set up its separate office.
KATHMANDU, March 26: A central committee meeting of the Madhav Kumar Nepal-led faction of the Communist Party of Nepal-Unified Marxist Leninist (CPN-UML) is currently underway in Kathmandu to chalk out its strategy amid heightened dispute within the ruling party owing to a factional feud.
KATHMANDU, March 25: The Madhav Kumar Nepal-led faction of the Communist Party of Nepal-Unified Marxist Leninist (CPN-UML) has called its central committee meeting on Friday to chalk out its strategy amid the heightened dispute within the ruling party owing to factional feud.
KATHMANDU, March 22: The ruling Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist Leninist) has sought clarification from its four leaders including Madhav Kumar Nepal for carrying out activities against the party interests.
KATHMANDU, March 20: With the central committee meeting of the ruling CPN-UML on Saturday deciding to seek clarifications from four of key rival faction leaders, many within the UML and outside the UML have started asking a question: Is the ruling CPN-UML on the verge of split?
KATHMANDU, March 17: Chairperson of the ruling Communist Party of Nepal-Unified Marxist Leninist, KP Sharma Oli, who is also the prime minister, has called the party's parliamentary party meeting on Thursday.
KATHMANDU, March 16: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has directed the leaders and cadres of his party, the Communist Party of Nepal (UML), not to join in the ‘factional national gathering’ being organized by the party’s rival faction led by senior leader Madhav Kumar Nepal.
KATHMANDU, March 15: The Madhav Nepal-led faction of the ruling Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist Leninist) has taken strong exception to "unilateral decisions" taken by the party's central committee meeting on March 12.
KATHMANDU, March 15: A meeting between two major factions of the ruling CPN (UML)--one close to Prime Minister and party Chairman KP Sharma Oli and the other close to senior leader Madhav Kumar Nepal--concluded a while ago at the party headquarters in Dumbahari.
KATHMANDU, March 13: Chairman of the ruling CPN (UML), KP Sharma Oli, through a public speech on Saturday, asked the senior leader of the party Madhav Kumar Nepal to join in the party’s central committee meeting scheduled for March 20.
KATHMANDU, March 13: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that he will make another entry into Singha Durbar, the government seat, after 20 months, winning a two-thirds majority in the next general election.
KATHMANDU, March 10: CPN (UML) leader Subash Chandra Nembang has said that the disgruntled side in the party will be treated respectfully. He said so while coming out from the meeting of the House of Representatives today.
KATHMANDU, March 9: Chairman of the Janata Samajbadi Party (JSP), Mahantha Thakur has formed a task force to hold talks with the recently-revived Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist Leninist) regarding the formation of a coalition government of the two parties in the changed context.
KATHMANDU, March 9: The Election Commission (EC) on Tuesday asked the recently-revived Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxit Leninist) and Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Center) to come up with a new name and election symbol of the party if they decide to merge the two parties again.
KATHMANDU, March 9: A couple of days after the Supreme Court (SC) issued a verdict scrapping the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) registered in the name of KP Sharma Oli and Pushpa Kamal Dahal, the Election Commission (SC) has decided to uphold the court’s verdict and revive the two parties -- Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist and Leninist) and Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Center).
KATHMANDU, March 9: The Communist Party of Nepal (United Marxist Leninist), which was revived after the Supreme Court's verdict on Sunday, placed its signboard at the Dhumbarahi-based party headquarters on Tuesday.
KATHMANDU, March 7: The Supreme Court has invalidated the unification between the erstwhile CPN-UML led by KP Oli and CPN (Maoist Center) led by Pushpa Kamal Dahal that took place some three years ago.
Three decades of politics based on party system following the restoration of democracy in 1990 requires some serious introspection. This is particularly pertinent at a time when a single party or amalgamation leading to a large party formation has actually put the country at an important crossroads. Nepal Communist Party (NCP) formed following the merger of former CPN (UML) and former Maoist (Center) has a historic opportunity before them.