KATHMANDU, Jan 12: Elections are being held today for the election of Speaker of Sudurpaschim Province Assembly. The Provincial Assembly Secretariat said that the election of the Speaker will be held at 1 pm.

DHANGADHI, Jan 11: Rajendra Singh Rawal, a politburo member of CPN-UML and co-in-charge of the province, has staked his claim to the post of provincial chief while Debraj Joshi is seeking the post of chief minister of Sudurpaschim Province.

KATHMANDU, Nov 30: The Nepal Communist Party (NCP) leader Bhim Rawal has urged the leadership not to misuse the party and the government to merely fulfill the vested interest of a particular group.

KATHMANDU, Nov 21: Communist Party of Nepal leader Bhim Rawal on Wednesday admitted to the dismal performance of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and the Commission on Investigation of Enforced Disappeared Persons.

DHANGADHI, Oct 9: The government of Sudurpashchim Province has been extended with an appointment of one more state minister in the seven-minister cabinet on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, April 13: CPN-UML Vice-chairman Bhim Rawal has questioned the government's absence at the Boao forum recently held in China.

Prez candidate not fixed yet: Bhim Rawal

February 28, 2018 06:00 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 28: At a time when the party's establishment faction is in favor of continuing with the current president, a senior leader of the CPN-UML has said that the presidential candidate will be finalized after holding negotiations with the CPN (Maoist Center).

KATHMANDU, Feb 10: A meeting of the National Reconstruction Authority's (NRA) steering committee chaired by the prime minister turned tense on Friday after CPN-UML Vice Chairman Bhim Rawal and Finance Minister Gyanendra Bahadur Karki engaged in a heated exchange over the government's recent decision to increase the housing grant.

ACHHAM, Jan 26: CPN (UML) vice-chair man Bhim Rawal denounced the Sher Bahadur Deuba led government’s  decisions to reduce the age for receiving the elderly allowance to 65 and provide an additional Rs 100,000 in housing grant to all earthquake-affected households.

I won't disappoint my voters: Bhim Rawal

December 16, 2017 03:11 am

CPN-UML is the party which has always prioritized national integrity, unity, sovereignty and freedom of people. We grabbed a glorious victory in the local elections and fortunately we were able to repeat the same in the parliamentary and provincial elections too

BHIMDUTTANAGAR, Oct 5: Leading political figures from the Farwest Region who are active in national politics have been recommended by their respective parties to contest in the House of Representatives and State Assemblies elections from Province 7.

KATHMANDU, Sept 6: Senior CPN-UML leader Bhim Rawal has criticized the government over “preparations on the sly” by the government and Indian officials to carry out field survey for laying cross-border natural gas pipeline without consulting the concerned government authorities.

KATHMANDU, Aug 15: CPN-UML Vice Chairman Bhim Rawal has said that 15 various Indian dams and embankments near the Nepal-India border, the Indian river-linking project and the exploitation of the Chure area and river banks have caused the flood disaster in the tarai.

HETAUDA, Feb 11: CPN (UML) Vice-Chairman, Bhim Rawal, has said that the CPN (UML) was ready to provide constructive support to the incumbent government if it announced the date for local polls immediately.

DADELDHURA, Dec 11: CPN-UML Vice-Chairman Bhim Rawal has remarked that the proposals in the constitution amendment bill are anti-national.

KATHMANDU, Nov 27: CPN-UML Vice-chairman Bhim Rawal has claimed that the constitution amendment proposal was designed in India.

KATHMANDU, Sept 10: CPN (UML) Vice-chair and former Deputy Prime Minister Bhim Rawal has said that the constitution could not be made acceptable to all even after several amendments to it.

KATHMANDU, July 18: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Defense Bhim Rawal has stated that there was no possibility for the formation of new government at this juncture of time when the country is reeling under transitional time.

KATHMANDU, July 18: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Defense, Bhim Rawal on Monday claimed that Nepali Congress (NC) and CPN (Maoist Center) leaders ‘conspired’ to bring down the incumbent government in New Delhi.

KATHMANDU, July 5: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Defense Bhim Rawal has accused the Ministry of Finance of not releasing sufficient funds for the purchase of equipment required for search, rescue and relief operations during natural disasters such as landslides, floods and earthquakes.

KATHMANDU, June 20: The producer and actor of a Nepali film 'Relation' has pledged cash prize for Nepali taekwondo player Nisha Rawal who has earned the wild card for the Summer Olympic Games to be held in Brazil.