BAGLUNG, Jan 7: The mayor of Dhorpatan Municipality, Dev Kumar Nepali, accused of swindling the common people out of about Rs 2.25 billion, is yet to be arrested, due to protection from the political and police administration.
KATHMANDU, Jan 6: The main opposition party CPN-UML has prepared to contest all 19 seats in the National Assembly member elections. A meeting of the party secretariat held on Friday started preparations for nominations for all 19 seats, expressing dissatisfaction with “the ruling coalition's attempts to confuse and defame the UML with media trials in the name of cooperation in the election.”
KATHMANDU, Nov 23: The streets in most parts of Kathmandu remained deserted, yet tense on Thursday due to separate protests organized by the CPN-UML-affiliated Yuva Sangh and medical entrepreneur Durga Prasai-led group.
SURKHET, Oct 1: The process of voting is currently underway for the election of the leadership of CPN-UML Karnali Province. The voting started at 10AM today. The first session of the UML convention, originally scheduled for two days, failed to reach a consensus on the leadership selection, necessitating the election on the fifth day.
KATHMANDU, Sept 25: The Bagmati Province convention of the CPN-UML is starting today. UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli will inaugurate the convention which will start at 11AM today at Bhrikuti Mandap in Kathmandu.
KATHMANDU, Sept 19: The main opposition party, CPN-UML, is organizing a special programme at Narayan Chaur in the capital on the occasion of the Constitution Day on Wednesday. The program will be held at 7 AM.
KATHMANDU, August 16 : Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has stated that conspiracies are being hatched from various quarters to derail the current constitutional course because the government has taken proactive measures to combat corruption.
KATHMANDU, July 27: In today's meeting of the National Assembly, the main opposition party CPN-UML demanded the formation of a high-level committee to investigate the case of illegal gold smuggling through the Tribhuvan International Airport.
KATHMANDU, June 19: The Socialist Front, which has been formed with the direct participation of the ruling CPN (Maoist Center), which is leading the incumbent government, seeks to build an alternative force at a time when the country’s political course is becoming unpredictable. Two major parties of the country came up with this concept to announce the alternative power alliance to keep the Nepali Congress and the CPN-UML under check and balance.
JANAKPURDHAM, April 4: CPN-UML ministers who were a part of the Madhesh province government have officially resigned. In accordance with the resignation process, the UML ministers submitted their resignation letters to Chief Minister Saroj Kumar Yadav.
KATHMANDU, March 2: The CPN-UML has attached higher priority to its 'Mission Grassroots' campaign than the upcoming presidential election. Under the 'Mission Grassroots' campaign, seven vice-chairpersons and seven secretaries of the party have been mobilized in the field with high priority.
KATHMANDU, Feb 16: While discussions are going on that the next president should be elected on the basis of national consensus, the Maoist Center which is leading the current government, appears divided along two lines over the issue. While one group of the Maoist Center says that the country’s next president should be made from within the existing alliance, the other group insists that a person without any direct affiliation to a party should be made the president
KATHMANDU, Dec 10: The CPN-UML has expelled Ghanashyam Bhusal and Prabhu Sah from the party on charge of being involved in the activities against the party during recently-held elections of the members of House of Representatives and provincial assemblies.
ROLPA, Nov 23: UML's Surya Thapa is leading the vote count for a seat in the House of Representatives (HoR) in Pyuthan. Rastriya Janamorcha’s Durga Poudel, who is a common candidate of the ruling alliance, is trailing behind Thapa by around 4,000 votes.
MYAGDI, April 26: Expressing dissatisfaction with the party's candidate selection process, the chairman of the CPN-UML Dhaulagiri Rural Municipality Committee of Myagdi has changed party before the nomination. Hom Bahadur Thapa has become a candidate from RPP as he did not get a ticket for the post of Rural Municipality chairperson/ deputy chairperson from the UML.
KATHMANDU, April 19: The CPN UML has endorsed the draft manifesto prepared for the local level election. A meeting of the party held at the residence of Chairman K P Oli in Balkot on Monday evening endorsed the manifesto, according to Deputy General Secretary Prithvi Subba Gurung.
KATHMANDU, Feb 25: The main opposition party, CPN-UML, has said that it will make its position on the MCC grant agreement clear if the government creates an environment for the UML to take part in the parliamentary process.
KATHMANDU, Feb 21: About two dozen leaders and cadres of Nepali Congress and (CPN-UML) joined the CPN (Maoist Center) party here today. The newcomers were welcomed to the party by Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' at a program in the capital.
KATHMANDU, Feb 16: The main opposition party, the CPN-UML, has decided to continue obstructing the parliament session. The UML has also stated that it will boycott the meeting of the House of Representatives Business Advisory Committee.
KATHMANDU, September 8: The meeting of the House of Representatives (HoR) has been put off for 15 minutes after the main opposition party, CPN-UML, obstructed the parliament proceedings demanding dismissal of the 14 lawmakers formerly belonging to the CPN-UML.
KATHMANDU, August 24: Madhav Kumar Nepal said UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli is responsible for the split in the CPN-UML. Nepal accused Oli of being the reason for the party split while speaking at a meeting of the Central Committee of the CPN (Unified Socialist) held at Chandragiri Resort on Monday.
KATHMANDU, August 19: The main opposition party, CPN-UML, has exerted pressure on Speaker of the House of Representatives (HoR), Agni Prasad Sapkota to immediately sack 14 of its lawmakers including Madhav Kumar Nepal.