MORANG, August 8: CPN-UML General Secretary Shankar Pokharel has said that despite the election date having already been announced, parliament is still alive which is not according to the constitution.

KATHMANDU, July 26: Chairman of the CPN (Unified Socialist) and former Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal has said that the current ruling coalition will remain in place until the upcoming election to the federal parliament.

KATHMANDU, JULY 20: A Central Secretariat meeting of the CPN (Unified Socialist) has decided to take initiative to forge a left alliance while keeping the existing five-party alliance intact.

KATHMANDU, July 19: Chairman of CPN (Maoist Center) Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that discussions are currently underway to finalize the electoral alliance by Thursday.

KATHMANDU, July 3: Chairman of the Loktantrik Samajbadi Party (LSP) Mahanta Thakur has said that he has received proposals from the Nepali Congress (NC) and the CPN-UML for an alliance in the upcoming parliamentary elections.

MYAGDI, May 14: Mohan Singh Lalchan of the CPN (Unified Socialist) has won the election as Chairperson of Gharpajhong Rural Municipality in Mustang district. Nepali Congress, CPN (Maoist Center) and CPN (Unified Socialist) had made an electoral alliance in the rural municipality.

UDAYAPUR, May 10: Nepali Congress (NC) General-Secretary Gagan Kumar Thapa said the five-party electoral alliance is not formed against any political force but emerged as a force out of political necessity.

KATHMANDU, May 8: Nepali Congress (NC) President and Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that the alliance is necessary for political stability in the country.

KATHMANDU, April 8: CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that the five political parties decided to forge an alliance to protect the country from political disaster.

KATHMANDU, May 6: Chairman of Rastriya Janamorcha Party Chitra Bahadur KC has urged the people to give a positive message in the country as well as abroad by making Kathmandu a remarkable metropolis.

KATHMANDU, May 5: Renu Dahal, the mayoral candidate of Bharatpur Metropolitan City on behalf of the ruling coalition, has said that her first five-year stint as the mayor of the city was just the ‘casting’ and “now the people of Bharatpur, including the opposition, will see the full movie.”

KATHMANDU, April 18: Nepali Congress leader Prakash Man Singh has said the ruling alliance and the electoral alliance are the present needs of the country.

BANKE, April 8: CPN-UML Chairperson and former Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that the ruling five-party alliance should be swept away in the upcoming local elections.

RAMPUR, April 7: Five ruling political parties in Palpa have forged an electoral alliance for the local level poll scheduled for May 13.

CHITWAN, April 4: Senior Vice Chairman of CPN-UML Ishwor Pokharel has said that the UML is not in favor of forging an alliance with any party in the upcoming election. "You are clear that the UML is not in favor of forming an alliance.

KATHMANDU, March 31: Ruling coalition partners have agreed to make electoral collaboration in the upcoming local-level elections.

KATHMANDU, March 31: Prime Minister and Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba has made it clear that he is not against the current ruling alliance.

LUMBINI, March 17: Chairperson of the CPN (Maoist Center), Pushpa Kamal Dahal has urged the cadres of his party not to expect to win the election in the name of alliance. He requested the cadres to make the party organization stronger in the election and to win the hearts of the people with their own strength.

KATHMANDU, March 17: Chairman of the CPN (Maoist Center) Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that even though some second tier leaders of the Nepali Congress have expressed their opposition to continuing the current ruling alliance till the upcoming elections, Chairman Sher Bahadur Deuba, who is also the Prime Minister, is in favor of the alliance. Dahal said that Deuba was positive about maintaining the alliance before and after the election.

KATHMANDU, March 17: Chairman of the CPN (Maoist Center) Pushpa Kamal Dahal has instructed the party cadres not to rely on the alliance for the upcoming local level election.

KATHMANDU, March 15: The ruling party, the CPN (Unified Socialist), is set to form a separate mechanism to negotiate an alliance in the local elections.

SURKHET, March 11: Chairman of the CPN (Maoist Center) Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that the alliance has become stronger after the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) grant agreement was ratified through parliament.

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: The ruling coalition partner, the CPN (Unified Socialist) has concluded that the party should not leave the government even if the US-aid project- Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) is endorsed through parliament.

KATHMANDU, Dec 26: CPN (Unified Socialist) Chairman Madhav Kumar Nepal has said that the five-party alliance would continue till elections.

SYANGJA, Oct 30: Chairman of the CPN (Unified Socialist) and former Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal has said that the current alliance will remain intact till the next election. At the inauguration ceremony of the party office of the Unified Socialist Syangja, Nepal claimed that more people are joining the Unified Socialist party nationwide.

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, July 23: Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) and ethnic parties have agreed in principle to launch a nationwide movement to 'foil attempts to curtail the rights of disadvantaged groups guaranteed by the constitution'.

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KATHMANDU, March 17: The balance of power in the Nepali Congress appears to be shifting with the dissident factions joining hands to form a formidable alliance against party president Sher Bahadur Deuba.

KATHMANDU, July 30: Professor Dr Mahendra Lawoti has called for alliance among identical indigenous groups to form a broader identity to ensure their rights in the country.

KATHMANDU, May 28: Arguing that he was duly elected as party president by his party’s general convention, Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that he won’t step down as president just because some leaders in the party want him to.

KATHMANDU, May 9: The crisis of trust in the left alliance has been laid bare after a cryptic tweet from Prime Minister KP Oli, allegedly directed at the CPN (Maoist Center), an ally in the coalition government, lashed out at “some opportunists used to changing power equations for personal gain.”

RAUTAHAT, April 26: CPN (Maoist Centre) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' has said that the left alliance government was preparing the government policies and programs to facelift the country.

KATHMANDU, April 22: The CPN-UML and the Maoist Center converged to mark the establishment of Nepal Communist Party and birthday of Lenin at National Hall, Exhibition road.

KATHMANDU, April 10: Leaders of the Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) have expressed surprise over what they called "unexplained delays" in putting into writing an understanding reached between their party and the left alliance on the issues of power-sharing and constitution amendment.

DOLAKHA, April 7: Cadres close to the left alliance held District Coordination Committee chairperson Dabal Pandey and his wife were abducted for six hours at Sunkhani.

KATHMANDU, April 2: CPN (Maoist Center) leader and Minister for Forest and Environment Shakti Basnet said that the left alliance government will be converted into a majority government after the formal unification between the two communist parties on April 22.

KATHMANDU, March 23: Leaders of the left alliance of the ruling CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center), who are tasked with finalizing the ideological and organizational policies of the unified party, plan to announce the two parties' formal unification on April 22, coinciding with the anniversary of the establishment of the Communist Party of Nepal in 1949.

KATHMANDU, Mar 11: The Left Alliance has directed all parliamentarians to cast their votes in favor of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli.

KATHMANDU, March 5:  A meeting held on Monday between Left Alliance and Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) ended inconclusively.

KATHMANDU, March 3: CPN-UML and Maoist Centre’s leaders, including former speaker, Subash Chandra Nembang jointly concluded orientation to federal parliamentarians. The orientation at the International Convention Center, New Banewshwor dwelt on the role of parliamentarians, including technical knowhow of parliament.

KATHMANDU, March 1: The possibility of the Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) joining the left alliance government has increased with both the parties narrowing down on their differences over constitution amendment and sharing of power.

KATHMANDU, March 1: A meeting between  Left Alliance and the Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) ended inconclusively after they could not strike a deal on power-sharing on matters related to joining the government.

KATHMANDU, Feb 27: Left Alliance and Federal Socialist Forum-Nepal have held a discussion on constitution amendment and participation in the newly formed government.

RAJBIRAJ, Feb 27: Parliamentary party leader of Province No. 2 of CPN (UML) Satya Narayan Mandal has said that province 2 is likely to have the government with participation of the left alliance.  At a programme in Rajbiraj on Monday, UML’s standing committee member Mandal said that efforts are ongoing for the formation of the province government with participation of the left alliance for the development and prosperity of the province.

BIRATNAGAR, Feb 7: Both candidates of the left alliance have emerged victorious in the National Assembly election held in Province 1 on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 6: CPN (UML) senior leader Jhalanath Khanal has said that left alliance unification process would be concluded soon by resolving ideological and organisational problems with CPN (Maoist Centre).

KATHMANDU, Jan 29: CPN (Maoist Centre) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ has expressed determination that all commitments made by left alliance before the people during House of Representatives and Provincial Assemblies elections would be fully implemented.

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: Nepali Congress, Rastriya Janata Party Nepal and Federal Socialist Forum Nepal have forged alliance in upcoming National Assembly election in province no 2.  Two candidates each from NC, RJP-Nepal and Forum Nepal would file candidacy as per the agreement.

KATHMANDU, Jan 24:  Two Madhesh-based parties have forged an alliance with Nepali Congress for the upcoming election of National Assembly scheduled for February 7.