ROLPA, Nov 3: The CPN (Maoist Center) still has a strong hold in Rolpa district, the place of origin of the decade-long armed Maoist conflict. Of late, however, other parties have entered the district and created their own influence base, paving the way for an interesting electoral contest which would otherwise have been one-sided.

KATHMANDU, Oct 7: The first meeting of the taskforce of the Broader Democratic Alliance (BDA) formed under the leadership of the major ruling party, the Nepali Congress, has unanimously chosen NC central member Bimalendra Nidhi as the taskforce coordinator.

KATHMANDU, Oct 5: Rastriya Janamorcha Party Chair Chitra Bahadur KC has hinted the possibility of an electoral alliance with the democratic forces.

KATHMANDU, June 7: Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index jumped by 34.72 points, or 2.17 percent, on Tuesday to close at 1,637 points, as the country was electing a new government under the leadership of Nepali Congress (NC).