KATHMANDU, May 7: Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) and Naya Shakti Party Nepal (NSPN) have formed a unified party called Samajbadi Party Nepal (SPN), with a resolve to become an alternative political force in the country.
On Monday, Naya Shakti Party Nepal led by former prime minister and former Maoist leader Baburam Bhattari and Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) headed by sitting Deputy Prime Minister and Health Minister Upendra Yadav announced unification between the two parties inking a nine-point deal to form Samajwadi Party, Nepal.
KATHMANDU, May 5: Leaders of the Naya Shakti Party (NSP) led by former prime minister Baburam Bhattarai and Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) led by Deputy Prime Minister and Health Minister Upendra Yadav have agreed to merge the two parties to form a new party, Samajbadi Party Nepal.
KATHMANDU, May 2: A party merger deal between the ruling Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) and the Baburam Bhattarai-led Naya Shakti Party has stalled, with the former declining to quit the government as demanded by the latter.
KATHMANDU, April 21: The Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) and Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) face an uphill battle to accommodate the aspirations of top leaders as the two Madhes-based parties start merger talks.
KHOTANG, April 11: The Deputy Prime Minister, Upendra Yadav has threatened to leave the government if it failed to fulfil the agreement it had reached with Madhesi parties on constitution amendments or institutionalize federalism, inclusion and identity.
KATHMANDU, March 24: Chairman of the Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN), Upendra Yadav, has said that the party has no immediate plans to quit the government. However, he clarified that there are possibilities of quitting the government after the party’s merger with Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN).
KATHMANDU, March 21: The Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) has formed a five-member team to hold merger talks with the Federal Socialist Party Nepal (FSFN), paving the way for formal dialogue in the merger process that was in limbo since a year and a half.
KATHMANDU, Jan 10: Leaders of Nepal Communist Party (NCP) are becoming increasingly concerned regarding the relentless attacks at the central government by Province 2 Chief Minister Lalbabu Raut, an influential leader of the ruling party's coalition partner Federal Socialist Forum Nepal which has become a silent onlooker amid strained relations with the NCP in a row that ensued after the suspension of FSFN's member of parliament (MP) Hari Narayan Rauniyar.
BARA, Oct 23: Two cadres of Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) were injured on Monday during a clash with locals following a dispute over the construction of a hospital in Pachrauta Municipality. The dispute ensued after the locals of Benauli and Beldari insisted on constructing hospital at their respective areas.
KATHMANDU, Sept 17: The Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) has made it clear it has not taken any decision to mark 'black day' anytime soon citing an understanding has been made with the parties in the ruling coalition regarding amending the constitution.
KATHMANDU, June 10: The Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) and Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) have been granted the status of a national party in the National Assembly (NA), the upper house in the bicameral Federal Parliament of Nepal.
KATHMANDU, June 2: With the inclusion of the Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) into the cabinet on Friday, the KP Sharma Oli government now commands a two-thirds majority in parliament. This arithmetic allows the government to take any decision, including amending the constitution.
KATHMANDU, June 1: The Federal Socialist Forum Nepal will be joining the KP Sharma Oli led government today. According to a source, Upendra Yadav and Mohamed Istiyak Rai will be administered the oath of office and secrecy today. The duo will become minister of Health and Urban Development respectively.
KATHMANDU, May 31: A meeting of the Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) on Thursday asked party Chairman Upendra Yadav to finalize the names of three ministers to represent the party in Prime Minister KP Oli’s cabinet.
KATHMANDU, May 28: In a dramatic turn of events, the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has withdrawn its support given to Chief Minister Lalbabu Raut-led coalition government in Province 2 on Sunday, hours after Raut's party, the Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN), resumed long stalled negotiation with Prime Minister KP Oli to join the federal government.
KATHMANDU, April 1: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli's "plan to take India into confidence" before making any promises to revise the constitution is likely to further delay the induction of the Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) in the government.
KATHMANDU, March 20: Participation of the Upendra Yadav-led Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) in the government has become uncertain as differences have surfaced over the content of the political agreement the FSFN seeks to ink with the government before joining it.
KATHMANDU, March 5: Talks for forming a coalition between the left alliance and the Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) ended inconclusively on Monday after leaders from the two sides failed to agree on the details of power sharing.
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: Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) Chairman Upendra Yadav has declined an offer from the ruling alliance to join the government citing the need of prior commitment, in writing, to amend the constitution.
KATHMANDU, Feb 22: The Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) is likely to join the CPN (UML) chair KP Sharma Oli-led government going by what a series of 'positive' talks are taking place in this regard between both the government and the FSFN.
KATHMANDU, Feb 10: Ending over two-month long political speculation, the Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) and Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) have inked a deal to form a coalition government in Province 2, the only plain-only province in the country.
JANAKPURDHAM, Feb 6: A day after the appointment of its provincial assembly party leader, the Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN), the largest party in Province 2, started informal negotiations Thursday with the other parties to form a provincial government.
KATHMANDU, Feb 2: Upendra Yadav, Chairman of Federal Socialist Party Nepal and Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj have met on Friday at Soltee Hotel. Swaraj is in her two-day visit of Nepal.
KATHMANDU, Jan 30: A serious mistrust and suspicion has surfaced between the Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) and Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) lately as the left alliance has expedited backdoor negotiations with FSFN to form government in Province 2 with its support.
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 23: The Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) and Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) have intensified negotiations with the Nepali Congress and the left alliance to explore the possibility of forging an alliance for the National Assembly (NA) elections.
We will support any party that assures us constitutional amendment. Parliamentary arithmetic after the election is such that bringing any amendment to the constitution is not possible without UML support.
KATHMANDU, Dec 29: The Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) has staked a claim to form the government in Province 2 and the party's central secretariat on Thursday decided to initiate backdoor negotiations with like-minded forces to forge a coalition.
KATHMANDU, Dec 27: Presidium member of the Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal, Rajendra Mahato, has said that discussion was underway for party unification between RJP-Nepal and Federal Socialist Forum (FSF-N) soon.