KATHMANDU, Nov 2: CPN (Unified Socialist) leader Rajendra Rai was appointed as the chief minister (CM) of Province 1 on Tuesday. He was appointed to the post by Province 1 Chief Somnath Adhikari 'Pyasi'.
ITAHARI, Nov 1: As the second Chief Minister (CM) of Province 1 Bhim Acharya resigned after 68 days in office, an alliance of the opposition parties in Province 1 has collected signatures of 49 Provincial Assembly (PA) members to elect CPN (Unified Socialist) leader Rajendra Rai as the next Chief Minister of the Province 1.
KATHMANDU, Nov 1: Chief Minister of Province 1 Bhim Acharya has announced his resignation from the post. Acharya announced his resignation even before taking the vote of confidence at the provincial assembly.
BIRATNAGAR, Oct 24: The ruling Nepali Congress (NC) and the main opposition CPN-UML have requested to postpone the provincial assembly meeting of Province 1. Stating that Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba will be visiting Province 1 to inspect the damages caused by the recent floods and landslides, members of NC have requested to postpone the assembly meeting in order to make arrangements for the PM’s visit.
KATHMANDU, August 28: Even as the newly-appointed Chief Minister of Province 1, Bhim Acharya is yet to give a full shape to his Cabinet, the opposition alliance has already expedited preparations to form a new government.
Sources close to Madhav Kumar Nepal said the two leaders did not hold any consultation with him prior to their departure to New Delhi. "This is not a pre-scheduled visit. We are surprised to learn that they have flown to New Delhi," said a leader close to Nepal, asking not to be named.
BIRATNAGAR, Dec 31: In a tit-for-tat move, Chief Minister of Province 1, Sher Dhan Rai, suspended 15 provincial assembly members belonging to the Dahal-Nepal faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) for the next three months.