KATHMANDU, August 31: The provincial governments-led by CPN-UML in Province 1 and Bagmati Province have fallen in minority after a section of lawmakers have chosen to be part of the Madhav Kumar Nepal-led CPN (Unified Socialist) party.

MONTREAL, Oct 22: Canadian Prime Minister Canadian Prime Minister’s Liberals held onto power after a closely fought election on Monday but were reduced to a minority government that will need the support in Parliament of a smaller left-leaning party.

CARACAS, July 28: Almost 450 people were in custody in the Indian state of Maharashtra on Thursday after clashes between thousands of protestors from the Maratha minority and police charging with batons and firing tear gas, officials said.

KATHMANDU, Feb 28: One of the key demands of the people’s movement in 2006 was increased representation of women, Dalits and people from marginalized communities in various state structures. The local elections scheduled to be held on May 14 are set to largely address this demand.

KATHMANDU, Feb 11: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' has said he is in a relentless struggle for securing the identity and rights of the minority communities.

KATHMANDU, July 22: The Parliament has disapproved the fiscal budget of 2073/074 BS. Three bills - Financial Bill, National Debt Recovery Bill and Debt and Guarantee Bill have been disapproved after the CPN (Maoist Center) stood against the government.