LAHAN, Jan 19: Socialist Party Chair and former Deputy Prime Minister Upendra Yadav has said his party was struggling to materialise the dream of martyrs.

KATHMANDU, Jan 7: Chairman of Samajbadi Party (SP), Upendra Yadav, on Monday warned that it would be counterproductive for Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) if it chose to forge an alliance with the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) to form a new government in Province 2.

KATHMANDU, Jan 6: Chairman of Samajbadi Party (SP) on Monday said that it would be counterproductive for Rastriya Janata Party (RJP) if it forged alliance with the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) to form a new government in Province 2.

What Yadav’s exit means

January 2, 2020 08:55 am

The resignation of Upendra Yadav from the post of Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Law on the ground that the federal government did not address the demands of Madheshi, Janajati and other disadvantaged groups by amending the constitution has created a ripple in Nepali politics. With this development, the Samajbadi Party Nepal (SPN), of which Yadav is the chairman, has given a jolt to the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP), which no longer has the two-thirds majority in the House of Representatives.

Yadav warns of mammoth protests in Tarai

December 31, 2019 15:30 pm

JALESHWOR, Dec 31 National Chairman of Socialist Party Nepal Upendra Yadav has claimed that a huge protest is likely again in Madhesh.

SPN withdraws support to government

December 25, 2019 15:18 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 25: The Samajbadi Party Nepal (SPN) has withdrawn its support to the Oli-led government on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 24: Samajbadi Party Nepal, a key coalition partner of the Oli-led government has quit the government on Tuesday.

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, Nov 6: Samajwadi Party Nepal (SPN) Chairman Upendra Yadav is facing growing resistance within the party over his ‘dubious stance’ as the party fails to decide whether it should leave or remain in the government.

As Deputy Prime Minister and Health Minister Upendra Yadav is representing Nepal at a two-day UN General Assembly’s high-level meeting on Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in New York beginning Sunday, it has been learnt that billions of rupees meant for health insurance in Nepal goes unspent every year and the much-hyped health insurance initiative is already in crisis due to the lack of efficient delivery, outreach capacity, and alarming dropout rates.

Unhealthy travel

September 19, 2019 02:00 am

Health Minister Yadav’s unnecessary trips

KATHMANDU, Aug 26: Rup Narayan Shrestha has been elected as the president of Socialist Students Union (SSU). The SSU is the student wing of the Socialist Party Nepal which was formed after the merger of the then Nayashakti Party and the Sanghiya Samajbadi Forum.

KATHMANDU, Aug 22: Samajbadi Party Nepal Chairman duo Baburam Bhattarai and Upendra Yadav held a meeting with Indian External Affairs Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar on Thursday.

Why can’t PM be treated in Nepal?

August 20, 2019 18:16 pm

KATHMANDU, Aug 20: Prem Suwal, a lawmaker from Nepal Workers and Peasants Party, has demanded the government to make necessary arrangements to treat the prime minister in the country.

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KATHMANDU, May 21: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Health and Population Upendra Yadav delivered a statement during the plenary meeting of the seventy-second World Health Assembly, on Monday.

Road map for new party

May 7, 2019 02:05 am

On Monday, Naya Shakti Party Nepal led by former prime minister and former Maoist leader Baburam Bhattari and Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) headed by sitting Deputy Prime Minister and Health Minister Upendra Yadav announced unification between the two parties inking a nine-point deal to form Samajwadi Party, Nepal.

KATHMANDU, May 4: The Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) and Naya Shakti Nepal have agreed to merge their parties on Monday (May 6).

DPM Yadav threatens to quit govt

April 11, 2019 15:00 pm

KHOTANG, April 11: The Deputy Prime Minister, Upendra Yadav has threatened to leave the government if it failed to fulfil the agreement it had reached with Madhesi parties on constitution amendments or institutionalize federalism, inclusion and identity.

BIRATNAGAR, March 17: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Health and Population, Upendra Yadav, has said he had not thought right now to leave the government. Talking to media persons at Biratnagar airport here today, DPM Yadaav reiterated that his party had not thought at all to quit the government, but would continue serving people from within the government.

KATHMANDU, Jan 16: A team of four doctors from Dharan is leaving for Ilam to assess deteriorating health condition of Dr. Govinda KC.

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KATHMANDU, Dec 28: Chairman of Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) Upendra Yadav has called for an amendment to the Constitution stating that the current statute will not bail the country out of the current crisis.

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NHRC's attention drawn

September 2, 2018 20:45 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 2:  The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has said its attention was drawn seriously towards the death of a prisoner.