KATHMANDU, May 17: Nepal’s first president Dr Ram Baran Yadav has asserted that the future of democratic thought is secure as its basis, ideal and ideological foundation are strong.

Former Texas congressman Beto O’Rourke has formally announced that he will seek the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, ending months of speculation about whether he would join the sprawling field of Democrats vying for the chance to run against President Donald Trump.

The 2020 presidential race is right around the corner, with analysts predicting as many as 40 Democrat candidates may launch campaign bids against President Donald Trump for the White House.

KATHMANDU, July 27: Nepali Congress has claimed that it has taught a lesson of democratic norms to the two thirds majority government led by Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli.

KATHMANDU, July 24:Prime Minister and Communist Party of Nepal (CPN)'s chair KP Sharma Oli has called on the main opposition, Nepali Congress, to move ahead by accepting democratic process.

KATHMANDU, July 4: Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa has pledged to address the demands of agitating Dr Govinda KC and Gangamaya Adhikari trough democratic procedures.

WASHINGTON, June 26: President Donald Trump lashed out on Monday at a Democratic congresswoman who urged Americans to confront members of Trump’s inner circle in public places as tensions rose over the Republican president’s hardline immigration policy.

KATHMANDU, June 20: The main opposition party, Nepali Congress (NC), President Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that democratic system in the country has fallen in jeopardy under the communist rule.

The World Health Organisation has been authorised to use an experimental vaccine to combat an outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, where at least 19 people have been killed by the virus.

KATHMANDU, April 27: The Rastriya Prajatantra Party –Democratic is gearing up for its first ever central working committee meeting slated to take place from May 8 to 10 in Kathmandu.

RASUWA, Dec 9: Democratic Alliance has secured victory for the House of Representatives and Provincial Assemblies in Rasuwa.

KATHMANDU, Dec 8: Candidates of Left Alliance have outweighed democratic alliance candidates in both House of Representatives and Provincial Assembly elections at Baitadi.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Dec 8: Minister for Information and Communication, Mohan Bahadur Basnet has been narrowing his vote differences with Agni Prasad Sapkota at Sindhupalchowk-1.

KATHMANDU, Dec 4: Minister for Women, Children and Social Welfare, Bikram Bahadur Thapa, has called on the people to vote for the Nepali Congress-led democratic alliance in the election to see according to him economic development and prosperity in the country.

LALITPUR, Nov 30: Spokesperson for the CPN (Maoist Center) Pampha Bhusal has said that the leftist forces have focused on the election campaign in an integrated manner with the aim of taking the country on the path of economic prosperity.

DANG, Nov 28: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said the upcoming election is going to be a decisive event for the people to choose either communist rule or democratic one.

BIRATNAGAR, Nov 18: CPN (UML) chair and former Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that the series of bomb blasts targeted against the left alliance candidates were intended to the foil the democratic process.

DHANKUTA, Nov 17: A neck and neck contest between the ruling Nepali Congress (NC) and the left alliance is set to dominate the upcoming parliamentary and provincial elections in Dhankuta.

KATHMANDU, Nov 10: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said the upcoming parliamentary and provincial election is a struggle between the forces whether to retain democracy or to bring communism in the country.

KATHMANDU, Nov 8: The Rastriya Prajatantra Party (Democratic) has made its election manifesto public promising to safeguard ancient religion, cultures, norms and values, and traditional institutions.

GORKHA, Nov 8: Political parties involved in the democratic alliance have demanded legal action against the gunman arrested in Bhimsen Rural Municipality in Gorkha.

JHAPA, Oct 30: At a time when the parties are busy finalizing the name of the candidates for the upcoming elections of House of Representatives and Provincial Assemblies under First-Past-the-Post (FPTP) electoral system, it seems very tough within the various alliances to decide the final candidacy for Jhapa.

Political analyst Hari Roka is all for the new left alliance, which he thinks will help to clearly demarcate the leftist and rightist forces in Nepali politics. The one-time Maoist lawmaker shared his insights on the new alliance and its electoral prospects with Mahabir Paudyal and Prashant Lamichhane.

KATHMANDU, Oct 8: Efforts by the Nepali Congress (NC) to form a ‘democratic’ alliance seem to be going nowhere mainly due to disputes over the sharing of constituencies in the provincial and parliamentary elections slated for November 26 and December 7.

KATHMANDU, Oct 5: The ruling Nepali Congress has decided to bring together the democratic, progressive and nationalist parties for the electoral alliance. It would be a broader democratic front.

KATHMANDU, Oct 5: Leaders from various political parties have said the alliance among the democratic forces was essential to check the leftist alliance so that the national politics would be balanced. The unity among the leftist forces would jeopardize nationality and democracy, they argued.

KATHMANDU, Oct 5: The Nepali Congress (NC) has called on all political parties subscribing to democratic thoughts to participate in the broader democratic alliance.

KATHMANDU, Oct 3: A day after CPN-UML, CPN (Maoist Center) and Naya Shakti party formed a broader leftist alliance and announced to unify the parties after upcoming polls, Nepali Congress has started discussion with various other political parties with a plan to forge electoral alliance in the upcoming central and provincial parliaments.

LUMBINI, Oct 3: Nepali Congress ( NC) General-Secretary Dr Shashank Koirala has underscored the need for all the democratic forces in the country to forge unity and move ahead in unison for the greater good of the country.

KATHMANDU, Sept 29: Chief Election Commissioner Dr Ayodhee Prasad Yadav has said the Election Commission feels honoured to give the message to the Nepali people that the election of the total 753 local levels in 77 districts of seven provinces as per the new federal set-up has been successfully completed.

KATHMANDU, September 10: Dipak Bohara has been elected the parliamentary party leader of Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP)-Democratic.

KATHMANDU, July 8: Myanmar’s democratic leader and Minister for Foreign Affairs Aung San Syuu-Ki heaped praise to Nepal’s peace process to be exemplary in the world.

Democratic deficit

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Politicians of Nepal, which has seen 26 government changes in 27 years, must consider themselves lucky

KATHMANDU, May 29: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' has said that the first-phase election of the local level, which the people can see and feel on a daily basis, has been conducted with an unsurpassed participation of the people in a free, fair and fear-free environment.

KATHMANDU, May 29: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' has said that the first-phase election of the local level, which the people can see and feel on a daily basis, has been conducted with an unsurpassed participation of the people in a free, fair and fear-free environment.

KATHMANDU, May 7: Nepal Democratic Forum on Sunday unveiled its elections manifesto promising to lead the country to the path of peace and prosperity by fulfilling the people’s aspirations for identity, dignity, justice, rights and development.

KATHMANDU, May 6: Democratic leader Marshal Julum Shakya has passed away at 8:45 am today at Grandi Hospital located in the capital city.

KATHMANDU, May 4: US Congressional Delegation led by Nancy Pelosi is arriving in Kathmandu today on an official visit.

KATHMANDU, April 20:  Nepal Democratic Forum (NDF) led by Bijaya Kumar Gachchhadar and Tharuhat Tarai (TTP) Party led by Bhanuram Chaudhary have decided to undergo merger at a time when the Tarai-centric parties are jumping on the unification bandwagon.

Full text of the speech delivered by former Prime Minister and Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba on “Democracy and Progress in the Asian Century” at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 3: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has said that the focus of Nepal's Constitution which was promulgated last year is to safeguard and consolidate the democratic gains which Nepal has made in recent times.

Democratic fighter Basnet no more

September 28, 2016 13:34 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 28: Nepali Congress leader and democratic fighter Shivadwoj Basnet passed away at the age of 96 last night at 1 am.