KATHMANDU, March 15: Nepal Communist Party (CPN) led by Netra Bikram Chand and CPN (Maoist Socialist ) led by Karnajit Budhathoki have announced unification.

KATHMANDU, Jan 10:  Ghanashyam Bhusal, who left the CPN-UML and became an independent candidate in the House of Representatives election, is preparing to join the CPN (Unified Socialist).

KATHMANDU, Dec 25:  UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli has agreed to make Pushpa Kamal Dahal, Chairman of CPN Maoist Center, as the new prime minister.

KATHMANDU, JULY 20: Chairman of the ruling CPN (Maoist Center) Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that the issue of party unity was discussed among the leaders of the secretariat of the then Communist Party of Nepal (CPN).

KATHMANDU, June 25: National Assembly member Bam Dev Gautam has accused CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal for causing a split of the erstwhile Nepal Communist Party (NCP) formed after the merger between CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center).

ILLAM, Oct 2: Former district in-charge of the Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) led by Netra Bikram Chand (Biplav), Pushpa Koirala has been taken under control by the police after his release from the court. He was released on Rs 500,000 bail.

KATHMANDU, July 16: CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli has said that his party would play a constructive and active role as the opposition party.

KATHMANDU, April 21: The Standing Committee meeting of the CPN (Maoist Center) is to be held today.

KATHMANDU, March 31: Chief whip of CPN (Maoist Center), Dev Gurung has maintained that Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli should win a vote of confidence from parliament by April 5.

KATHMANDU, March 4: The government has decided to lift the ban imposed against the Netra Bikram Chand-led Communist Party of Nepal (CPN).

KATHMANDU, March 4: The government and the Netra Bikram Chand-led Communist Party of Nepal have reached a three-point agreement.

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: Police have rearrested a secretariat member of the Netra Bikram Chand-led Communist Party of Nepal, Dharmendra Bastola even as the Supreme Court ordered the government to release him unconditionally.

KATHMANDU, Feb 20: The outlawed Netra Bikram Chanda “Biplab’-led Nepal Communist Party has said that it is positive to hold dialogue and negotiation with the government to resolve their demands.

KATHMANDU, Dec 21: A meeting of the three party represented in the dissolved House of Representatives (HoR) that was held at the headquarters of the main opposition party Nepali COngress (NC), has concluded that Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli’s move to dissolve the HoR is an severe assault on the spirit of the Constitution of Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Dec 21: An all party meeting called by the Nepali Congress (NC) is underway at the headquarters of the party in Sanepa, Lalitpur.

KATHMANDU, Dec 21: Former President Dr Ram Baran Yadav has termed the recent move of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli to dissolve the House of Representatives (HoR) as constitutional.

KATHMANDU, Dec 21: Senior leaders of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) have consulted various constitutionalists and legal experts over the possible strategies they could formulate following the dissolution of the House of Representatives (HoR) by Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli.

KATHMANDU, Jan 15: The ongoing row over the post of House Speaker has ignited a serious dispute within the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP), with the leaders belonging to former CPN (Maoist Center) alleging that NCP leaders close to Prime Minister KP Oli were making an “unethical bargain”.

Crackdowns eclipse prospect of talks

December 9, 2019 08:33 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 9: The government is showing no sign of slow up in its clampdown on the Netra Bikram Chand’s Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) as the former rebel force continues to reject calls for unconditional surrender.

Dashain and expectations

October 3, 2019 02:00 am

Dashain is almost here. Soon the government offices and private institutions, including the media houses, will close down for the celebration.

KATHMANDU, Sept 20: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that nobody should take sides in matters relating to the implementation of the constitution.

KATHMANDU, Aug 6: The main opposition party Nepali Congress has expressed concern over the issue of Nepal Communist Party keeping the NCP headquarters in the public land.

SARLAHI, July 1: The team formed to probe the death of Kumar Poudel, Sarlahi district in-charge of the Netra Bikram Chand-led Communist Party Nepal (CPN), has returned to Kathmandu empty-handed.

SARLAHI, June 21: Police on Thursday shot dead Kumar Poudel, the Sarlahi district in-charge of the Netra Bikram Chand-led Communist Party of Nepal (CPN).

KATHMANDU, May 17: Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa has said the then general secretary of the CPN (UML) Madan Bhandari and chief of the party organization department, Jivraj Ashrit, had played a significant role in taking the communist movement in the country to a new height.

NUWAKOT, April 13: Man Bahadur Lama of Belkotgadhi Municipality-13 of Nuwakot has accused the Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) led by Netra Bikram Chand of illegally capturing his 13 ropanis of family land.

ILAM, April 3: Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) has completed its merger process in Ilam district after a hiatus of unification of CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Centre) of integration at central.

‘CPN brass goes underground’

March 28, 2019 07:44 am

KATHMANDU, March 28: Police on Tuesday alone arrested 21 cadres and leaders of the banned Netra Bikram Chand-led Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) in what has been described as a nationwide operation to arrest the central leaders of the outfit.

Chitwan, March 27: Police this morning arrested a leader of the banned Community Party of Nepal (CPN) led by Netra Bikram Chand from Chitwan district.

KATHMANDU, March 27: The Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) led by Netra Bikram Chand has called a general strike on Saturday to protest the government's decision to ban the CPN for its violent activities.

PM defends ban on Chand outfit

March 23, 2019 08:17 am

BUTWAL, MARCH 23: Prime Minister KP Oli has said that the government had decided to ban all activities of Netra Bikram Chand-led group after it continued with violent activities and incited anarchy.

BHAIRAHAWA, March 22: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has urged the Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) Chand group to abandon criminal activities, come within the constitutional fold and work in favour of protection of sovereignty and independence.

KATHMANDU, March 18: Prime Minister KP Oli on Sunday termed Netra Bikram Chand’s CPN a criminal outfit and warned that the government will act tough against the outfit if it does not mend its ways. The prime minister said the government will give a fitting reply if the party doesn’t give up criminal activities including extortions, lootings and bomb blasts.

SURKHET, March 18: The Netra Bikram Chand led Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) whose activities were recently banned by the government, has issued letters to contractors, elected officials and businessmen demanding ‘taxes’ for its so-called ‘people’s government’.

KATHMANDU, March 18: The Kathmandu District Court on Sunday granted a five-day judicial remand to Communist Party of Nepal politburo member Mohan Karki alias Jibanta.

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PALPA, March 16: Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba today urged the protesting Netra Bikram Chand-led Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) to end violence and join talks.

KATHMANDU, March 14: The general strike called by Netra Bikram Chand (Biplav) led Nepal Communist Party has partly affected life across the country. Residents in different parts of the 77 districts have reported suspicious objects while the Nepal Army’s bomb disposal unit has diffused IEDs in Pokhara, Gorkha, among others.

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Adhikari to be cremated today

March 3, 2019 11:23 am

KATHMANDU, March 3: The mortal remains of Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) leader and former Deputy Prime Minister Bharat Mohan Adhikari has been kept at the party's central office in Dhumbarahi this morning, for those wishing to pay their final tributes to the late leader.

KATHMANDU, Feb 25: Leaders of the Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) led by Netra Bikram Chand on Sunday claimed responsibility for a series of bomb attacks targeting Ncell office and telecommunication towers across the country including one in Lalitpur which killed one person and injured two others.

KATHMANDU, Jan 15: The Supreme Court (SC) has issued a verdict, ordering the release of Lokendra Raj Thapa and Keshab Bahadur Budha of the Netra Bikram Chand-led Communist Party of Nepal from the detention.

Operation Major Hunt starts in CNP

December 21, 2018 13:19 pm

CHITWAN, Dec 21: 'Operation major hunt' has started in the Chitwan National Park in a bid to control poaching of rare wild animals like the one-horned rhino and tigers.

KATHMANDU, Dec 17: Nepal Communist Party Leaders  on Monday criticized the government saying that it failed to live up to the people's expectations.

KATHMANDU, Dec 4: The ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has inducted 53 percent leaders from the erstwhile CPN-UML and 47 percent from the erstwhile CPN (Maoist Center) to the provincial committees of the party.

KAWASOTI, Nov 30: Chairman of the ruling communist party of Nepal (CPN) Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said the recently launched contribution based social security scheme was of long-term importance.

KATHMANDU, Nov 8: Senior leader of the Communist Party of Nepal (CPN), Jhalanath Khanal, has said that there should be unity and collaboration between ruling and opposition parties in nation building campaign.

KATHMANDU, Oct 24: The Communist Party of Nepal has invited 50,000 people for a tea reception at Bhrikutimandap on October 27. The party, chaired by PM KP Sharma Oli  will host the tea party on the occasion Bijaya Dashami, Deepawali, Nepal Sambat and Chhat festivals for the first time after the merger between the then CPN (UML) and CPN (Maoist Centre).

Vijayasar vases gaining popularity

October 23, 2018 08:59 am

MAHENDRANAGAR, Oct 23: When Pushpa Kamal Dahal, chairman of CPN and former prime minister, was offered a vase made of Vijayasar as token of love during a function in Kanchanpur last year, nobody had imagined that the popularity of the vase would soon surge.

KATHMANDU, Sept 11: The Secretariat meeting of ruling Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) is being held tomorrow to deliberate on the unification of the provincial, district level and people's level organization among others.