Raut applies for party registration

April 29, 2019 07:57 am

KATHMANDU, April 29: Former secessionist leader CK Raut has filed an application at the Election Commission to register his Janamat Party.

Beginning of new inning

April 4, 2019 01:30 am

Ineptitude of the subsequent governments had propelled CK Raut to become a prominent leader of Madhes from an insignificant figure

What next for CK Raut?

March 27, 2019 01:30 am

CK Raut’s party can take up irrigation as main agenda for ending extreme poverty in Madhesh and turning agriculture into the pivot for region’s growth and modernization

All hail CK Raut

March 26, 2019 01:25 am

What CK Raut couldn’t achieve with years of protests and agitation, he secured with the stroke of a pen. Earlier this month, the government signed a peace pact with the Alliance for Independent Madhesh (AIM), a largely peaceful but secessionist movement that seeks to break out an independent Madhes from Nepal. Raut, the coordinator for AIM, signed the peace pact.

LAHAN, March 20: After CK Raut gave up his secessionist agenda, his 'craze' has started dwindling of late. Raut's cadres announced to felicitate him on Tuesday at Sahid Chowk of Lahan.

CK Raut, the leader of erstwhile Alliance for Independent Madhes (AIM), has launched a new organization named Janamat Party.

CK Raut launches Janamat Party

March 19, 2019 05:00 am

KATHMANDU, March 19: CK Raut, the leader of the Alliance for Independent Madhes (AIM) who gave up his secessionist demand by signing an agreement with the government on March 8, has launched a new party named Janamat Party to join mainstream politics.

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LAHAN, March 18: CK Raut -led Alliance for Independent Madhesh has decided to change the name and flag of the party. The ongoing meeting of the alliance has decided to rename the group name as Janamat Party, according to the assembly member of the alliance Sudeep Raj Kushwaha.

LAHAN, March 18: CK Raut-led Alliance for Independent Madhes (AIM), which recently renounced the demand for secession, has unanimously endorsed an 11-point agreement signed with the government indicating that it would join the mainstream politics. The outfit’s two-day gathering started in Lahan on Sunday.

LAHAN, March 17: A meeting of Alliance for Independent Madhesh (AIM) is starting Sunday to chart out its future course. The meeting of the outfit is taking place for the first time after its leader CK Raut signed an 11-point agreement with the government on March 8.

Govt-Raut deal seditious: Deuba

March 17, 2019 03:30 am

PALPA, March 17: Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba on Saturday accused Prime Minister KP Oli of sedition for signing a controversial agreement with the secession campaigner CK Raut, the leader of the Alliance for Independent Madhes (AIM).

JANAKPURDHAM, March 14: Minister for Federal Affairs and General Administration Lal Babu Pandit has said that the recently forged agreement between the government and CK Raut was as per the constitutional spirit.

RUPANDEHI, March 12: Senior leader of the Nepali Congress, Ramchandra Poudel, has commented that the agreement government made recently with CK Raut was an immature move.

KATHMANDU, March 12: Main opposition party Nepali Congress has drawn its serious attention over the signing of the 11-point pact between the Nepal government and CK Raut side and their subsequent activities.

KATHMANDU, March 12: Prime Minister K P Oli has clarified that the 11-point deal signed with CK Raut on Friday included no agreement on conducting a referendum on the issues he has raised.

POKHARA, March 12: ​Assembly member of Gandaki Province Rajiv Pahari, who represents the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP), has urged the government to bring sedition charges against CK Raut and his supporters for continuing their pro-secession activities in breach of Friday's agreement with the government.

KATHMANDU, March 11: KATHMANDU, March 11: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Monday ruled out possibilities of holding referendum over the country's territorial integrity and sovereignty.

KATHMANDU, March 11: The Nepali Congress said that that the government’s decision to accept a clause that supports “public mandate” in its agreement with CK Raut led Alliance for Independent Madhes was against national sovereignty and integrity.

LAHAN, March 11: The 11-point agreement signed between CK Raut, who actively championed a Free Madhes movement for the past seven years, and the KP Oli-led government on Friday has sparked a debate in the Madhesi political circle. Various Madhes affairs analysts have interpreted the points of the agreement in their own ways.

The government of K P Sharma Oli on Friday signed an agreement with secessionist leader CK Raut paving the way to bring him into mainstream politics from the treasonous movement that he was leading for the past six years. Prime Minister Oli and Raut shook hands and praised each other.

KATHMANDU, March 11: Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa on Sunday said that Friday's agreement between the government and secession campaigner CK Raut will be null and void if Raut interpreted "people's mandate" mentioned in the agreement as an understanding to hold “referendum” on secession.

KATHMANDU, March 10: Parliamentarians have demanded the government explain the reasons for reaching an 11-point agreement with CK Raut led Independent Madhes Alliance (AIM) and questioned why or how the government accepted a clause mentioning a referendum.

KATHMANDU, March 9: The agreement signed between the government and secessionist leader CK Raut on Friday as well as remarks made since by people from both sides have caused further confusion. The two sides are interpreting the wording of the agreement in their own ways.

KATHMANDU, March 9: Communist Party of Nepal leader Bhim Rawal has expressed concern over the pact signed between the government and 'Alliance for independent Madhes' on Friday.

RUPANDEHI, March 9: General Secretary of Nepal Communist Party, Bishnu Poudel, has asserted that the agreement between government and CK Raut has given a message that Nepal has adopted a path of peace and prosperity.

KATHMANDU, March 9: A section of the leadership of the ruling Nepal Communist Party has expressed discontent over the process followed to bring CK Raut into mainstream politics and the content of the agreement reached with someone accused of campaigning for secession. They said one could not conclude from either the agreement process or the language used in it that Raut has denounced his secessionist movement.

RAJBIRAJ, March 9: People from various walks of life in Madhes including political analysts have termed the agreement between the government and secessionist agitator CK Raut as a ‘surprising development’.

KATHMANDU, March 8: Secessionist campaigner CK Raut has renounced the movement he has been leading, striking an 11-point agreement with the government on Friday.

11-pt deal between govt and CK Raut

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KATHMANDU, March 8: The Rashtriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) has welcomed the CK Raut-led Alliance for Independent Madhesh (AIM)'s move to renounce the secessionist movement, on Friday.

KATHMANDU, March 8: The government and CK Raut-led Alliance for Independent Madhesh (AIM) has signed an 11-point agreement, thereby ending the latter’s secessionist movement over the past few years.

KATHMANDU, March 8: CK Raut, who had been running the secessionist movement over the past few years, is all set to announce that he is going to quit his campaign today.

Supreme Court orders CK Raut freed

March 8, 2019 08:37 am

KATHMANDU, March 8: The Supreme Court on Thursday ordered release of CK Raut on bail, months after he was arrested for making secessionist remarks.

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: The Alliance for Independent Madhesh has demanded the release of CK Raut, who has been remanded in custody for 61 days.

KATHMANDU, Oct 30: The Political Dialogue Team (PDT), which is entrusted to bring various disgruntled ‘political’ groups to mainstream politics through negotiations, is in a fix over how to proceed as most of the demands put forth by those groups are not political in nature.

RAUTAHAT, Oct 8: The chairman of Free Madhes Alliance, CK Raut, who has courted controversy for his secessionist remarks, has been arrested from Gaur of Rautahat district on Sunday afternoon.

KATHMANDU, Sept 28: Madhav Nepal, senior leader of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) and former prime minister, expressed serious dissatisfaction in parliament Thursday with the government’s performance.

BARDIYA, Sept 3: The mysterious death of Ram Manohar Yadav in a hospital while he was still under police custody has raised suspicion of foul play.