KATHMANDU, Jan 23: Left alliance and Madhes-based political parties have been seen to collaborate regarding the issues of National Assembly election and formation of a new government.

KATHMANDU, Dec 27: The CPN-UML has started initiatives to form a new government under its leadership bringing the CPN (Maoist Centre) and Madhes-based parties into confidence.

GAUSHALA, August 2: Minister for Labor and Employment, Farmullah Mansoor, has blamed the CPN (UML) and Madhes based parties as being separatists.

KATHMANDU, June 12: While the major political parties are eyeing electoral alliances with the two Madhes-based  parties, these two parties have been working at alliances between themselves.

KATHMANDU, April 30: Nepali Congress (NC) has decided to go for the local level elections after accommodating all political parties.

CHITWAN, April 22: Minister for Foreign Affairs, Dr Prakash Sharan Mahat, today expressed his belief that the Madhes –centric parties will also participate in the local level elections slated for May 14.

KATHMANDU, April 21: The meeting between Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal and Madhes-centric parties has begun at 9.30 am in Baluwatar, Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, April 11:The new constitution amendment bill registered at the Parliament Secretariat by the government on Tuesday has drawn a mixed reaction from the agitating Madhes-based political parties.

KATHMANDU, April 7: CPN (UML) chairman KP Sharma Oli has alleged the Madhes-based parties of confusing the Madhesi people.

NUWAKOT, April 1: Deputy leader of the CPN (UML) Parliamentary Party and standing committee member, Subas Chandra Nembang has urged the leaders of Madhes-based parties to change their ongoing agitation into election campaign.

HETAUDA, March 25: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Local Development Kamal Thapa has said that the government was working to bring the Madhes-centric political parties in the election to strengthen democracy and end the country's existing political crisis.

KATHMANDU, March 8: Agitating Madhes-based parties handed over a five-point memorandum to the Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal giving 7 days ultimatum to address their demands.

KATHMANDU, Feb 20: Madhes-based parties, which are demanding for constitution amendment, have announced protest programs as the government declared to hold local elections on May 14.

KATHMANDU, Jan 13: Even as the ruling coalition succeeded in tabling the constitution amendment bill as per the demand of the agitating parties, the relation between the ruling and the Madhesh-based parties has lately grown complicated.

KATHMANDU, Jan 10: The Madhes-based parties are preparing to start negotiations with the ruling coalition and other parties to review the constitution amendment bill tabled in the parliament on Sunday and pass it from the parliament by two-thirds majority.

KATHMANDU, Dec 21: Expressing serious dissatisfaction over the possible number of local units in  the tarai, the agitating Madhes-based parties are pressuring Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal not to receive the report of the commission formed to restructure local units under the federal system.

Madhes-based parties divided on amendment

November 23, 2016 09:10 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 23: Agitating Madhes-based parties, which have been demanding a constitutional amendment, have expressed differing views on the decision of the ruling CPN (Maoist Center) and Nepali Congress to register an amendment bill in Parliament within a few days to address at least four of the concerns of the agitating parties.

KATHMANDU, July 29: Nine of the Madhes-based political parties united under the Federal Alliance and the United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) have stated that there is no possibility of their joining the next government, which is expected to be led by CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal.