LONDON, May 28: While nearly all attention will be focused next week on Queen Elizabeth as she celebrates her 70th anniversary on the throne this year, for those with eyes on the future of the British monarchy, attention is switching to her grandson Prince William
KATHMANDU, April 16: RPP Nepal Chairman Kamal Thapa has said that the possibility of the King returning to power ended. “'I left the king's agenda for various reasons. It may seem bitter, but the king is not likely to return,” tweeted Thapa.
KATHMANDU, Dec 29: Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) Chairman Rajendra Lingden has stressed that there is a need for reinstating the monarchy now more than ever. Giving the example of Sikkim’s annexation, Chairman Lingden claimed that Nepal is likely to meet a similar fate as there is no monarchy now.
KATHMANDU, Dec 19: Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) Chairman Rajendra Lingden has claimed that the party will be strengthened within the next six months by including the community that believes in the need of monarchy and a Hindu state.
Our society must be progressive. Our economy must be expansionary. Our nation must remain sovereign – and throughout it all, we must preserve our bona fide heritage and diversity while our people remain unified.
First of all, let us all stand up from our seats and give a standing ovation to our Emperor for being able to perform magic tricks to show us that he still has the mojo to rule over us for some time. We all know that he is waiting for his turn to spend some time in Baluwatar but until that happens, he will continue to gang up against our dear old Oli Ba who seems to be cornered in the recent days.
TOKYO, Oct 22: Japanese Emperor Naruhito formally proclaimed his ascendancy to the throne on Tuesday in a centuries-old ceremony attended by dignitaries from more than 180 countries, pledging to fulfil his duty as a symbol of the state.
KATHMANDU, Aug 19: Echoing his co-chair in the party, Pushpa Kamal Dahal, Prime Minister KP Oli has threatened action against former King Gyanendra and his supporters for their "unconstitutional activities".
BIRATNAGAR, May 29: Even 11 years after the end of the centuries-old monarchy and establishment of a federal republic order in Nepal, the people in the country seem unsatisfied with the growth and progress made.
POKHARA, Dec 21: Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) chairman Kamal Thapa has said that the party would launch peaceful demonstration for restoring the monarchy and Hindu state, and even to scrap federalism in the country.
Nepal, in the past 15 years has seen political and social changes once people only imagined of. From unitary to federalism, from monarchy to republic, from a Hindu state to secular, from armed conflict to temporary peace, Nepal has progressed at the speed of rocket. Liking the change or not is a subject to one’s perception and can be debated. But Nepal’s fast paced political progression has included and attracted minorities into politics, including the youth.
KATHMANDU, Nov 12: Another unification bid initiated by the three breakaway factions of the right-wing Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) was spoiled following differences over the unified party’s election symbol and political stand over the issue of monarchy.
KATHMANDU, Oct 23: A photo showing former chief justice Gopal Prasad Parajuli going down on both knees to receive tika from President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Friday went viral on social media within minutes. Members of the general people, noted personalities and even central level leaders of the ruling Nepal Communist Party criticized the president and her secretariat for arranging the event in such a way that it reminded one of the practice of kings and queens before the monarchy was abolished in 2008.
KATHMANDU, October 16: The crown, scepter and ceremonial sword of the kings of Nepal were finally put on public display at Narayanhiti Palace Museum on Monday, nearly a decade after the Shah dynasty was abolished.
KATHMANDU, Nov 7: The ruling partner Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) has expressed its support for restoration of constitutional monarchy and directly elected Prime Minister.
RPP prioritize the Nepal as Hindu nation and unitary state with constitutional monarchy as its long-term tactical line.
KATHMANDU, March 17: The Election Commission has removed 'Hindu state' and 'monarchy' from the party statute of the ruling Rastriya Prajatantra Party. The election body, however, has endorsed 'cow' as the election symbol for the party.
KATHMANDU, Nov 25: Less than a week after its unification with the Rastriya Prajatantra Party-Nepal (RPP-N), the unified Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) has put on hold the agenda of reinstating constitutional monarchy in the country. It was one of the major demands of the RPP-N until party unification.