KATHMANDU, Sept 9: A meeting of the top leaders of the ruling parties is currently underway at the Prime Minister’s Official Residence in Baluwatar. Sources said the meeting has been organized to forge consensus among the ruling parties to endorse the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) agreement through parliament.
LAHAN, September 3: After splitting from the Janata Samajwadi Party (JSP), the Democratic Socialist Party led by Mahantha Thakur is busy trying to lure the people of Madhesh to support their party. Likewise, the JSP is doing the same to make their party even stronger.
KATHMANDU, August 15: Janata Samajbadi Party (JSP) Chairman Upendra Yadav has removed 16 leaders including Mahanta Thakur and Rajendra Mahato from the party’s Central Committee. Chairman Yadav has decided not to call 16 leaders close to Thakur, including Thakur and Mahato, at the party’s central committee meeting, which is scheduled to be held on August 17 and 18.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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, 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.