Emergence of Rabi Lamichhane-led Rastriya Swatantra Party and CK Raut-led Janamat Party as two new national parties

KATHMANDU, Dec 2: The police have started an investigation into the citizenship dispute of Rabi Lamichhane, the chairman of the Rastriya Swatantra Party and elected member of the House of Representatives from Chitwan-2.

KATHMANDU, Nov 26: Rastriya Swatantra Party Chairman Rabi Lamichhane has made public his election expenses. Through the social network Facebook, Lamichhane mentioned that his election expenses totaled Rs 1.18 million.

CHITWAN, Nov 25: Chairman of the Rastriya Swatantra Party, Rabi Lamichhane, has said they are committed to work for the welfare of people.

CHITWAN, Nov 25: Rabi Lamichhane, the chairman of the Rastriya Swatantra Party, has said that he will work in favor of the people whole-heartedly.

CHITWAN, Nov 24:  Rastriya Swatantra Party Chairman Rabi Lamichhane has won from Chitwan Constituency-2. He won with a margin of 34,162 votes.

KATHMANDU, Oct 9: National Independent Party President Rabi Lamichhane will contest the upcoming elections to the House of Representatives (HoR) from Chitwan-2.

KATHMANDU, Sept 5: National Independent Party Chairman Rabi Lamichhane has demanded “unconditional and immediate release” of Sherjung Gurung, the security guard who is in police custody for asking Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Minister Jeevan Ram Shrestha to stand in line. Lamichhane went to meet Gurung on Monday morning.

KATHMANDU, August 27: Rastriya Swatantra Party (RSP) led by Rabi Lamichhane organized a Kathmandu Valley gathering program at Khulla Manch on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, August 15: Rabi Lamichhane, chairman of the National Independent Party, has said that the current politics on garbage disposal is a game to discredit Mayor Balendra Shah of Kathmandu Metropolitan City by not allowing him to manage the waste of Kathmandu. He said this while speaking at a Province 1 meeting of his party in Itahari.

KATHMANDU, June 16: Media personality Rabi Lamichhane has announced his plan to join politics. Lamichhane has decided to leave his career as a media person and enter politics. Lamichhane is set to contest from Kathmandu.

Demonstrators released

August 27, 2019 14:29 pm

CHITWAN, Aug 27: Police have today released those arrested in course of a demonstration organised in protest the arrest of three persons including TV program presenter Rabi Lamichhane. A total of 48 people were arrested until Monday.

CHITWAN, Aug 27: Chitwan District Court on Monday released Rabi Lamichhane and Yubaraj Kandel on bail of Rs 500,000 and Rs 300,000 respectively. The court decided to free another accused in Shalikram Pudasaini suicide case, Asmita Karki, without bail.

CHITWAN, Aug 26: Chitwan District Court ordered the police to release television presenter Rabi Lamichhane and two others on bail.

CHITWAN, Aug 26: The Chitwan administration has declared some parts of Bharatpur as restricted zone since 6 am today morning.

CHITWAN, Aug 26: Police filed a charge-sheet against Rabi Lamichhane, Yuvaraj Kandel and Asmita Karki at the Chitwan District Court on Sunday in connection with the suicide case of journalist Shalikram Pudasaini who was found hanging at a hotel in Chitwan on August 5.

Aug 25: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

August 25, 2019 18:00 pm

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CHITWAN, Aug 25: Police have filed a charge-sheet against television presenter Rabi Lamichhane and two others at Chitwan District Court on Sunday in connection with a suicide of journalist Shalik Ram Pudasaini.

CHITWAN, Aug 21: Rabi Lamichhane, Yubaraj Kandel and Asmita Karki, who are under investigation in connection with the controversial suicide case of journalist Salikram Pudasaini, will remain in police custody for five more days.

BHARATPUR, Aug 20: Chitwan District Court has issued an order to remand journalist Rabi Lamichhane and two others in custody for five more days to conduct further investigation into the case of the death of ex-colleague journalist Shalikram Pudashaini.

CHITWAN, Aug 20: As the fans of TV journalist Rabi Lamichhane, who is in police custody in connection with the controversial suicide of his former colleague Salikram Pudasaini, continue to demonstrate in Chitwan demanding his immediate release, various political parties on Monday expressed their commitment to help the administration for free and fair investigation into the case.

CHITWAN, Aug 19: District Administration Office, Chitwan on Monday has declared Bharatpur as prohibited zone following separate demonstrations by the supporters of Rabi Lamichhane and another group demanding justice for Shalikram Pudasaini, who committed suicide earlier this month.

Aug 18: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

August 18, 2019 18:00 pm

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KATHMANDU, Aug 18: The death case of journalist Shalikram Pudasaini and the arrest of journalist Rabi Lamichhane and two others in connection with the case has formally entered the parliament.

KATHMANDU, Aug 18: Shalikram Pudasaini, a journalist from Chitwan was found hanging from the ceiling of a hotel in Chitwan earlier this month.

CHITWAN, Aug 18: Friends and families of journalist Salikram Pudasaini who was found hanging in Kangaru Hotel of Chitwan on 5 August demonstrated for a fair and free investigation into the case on Saturday. They raised their voice for justice in front of the District Police Office of Chitwan where fans of TV journalist Rabi Lamichhane, who is in police custody in connection with the case, had protested for his quick release.

Aug 17: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

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CHITWAN, Aug 17: Situation in Chitwan on Saturday has tensed as supporters of Rabi Lamichhane have clashed with the police demanding the immediate release of Lamichhane.

CHITWAN, Aug 17: A youth alliance named ‘Independent Youth Group’ has staged protest in Chitwan on Saturday demanding justice for deceased journalist Shalikram Pudasaini.

CHITWAN, Aug 17: Seven policemen sustained injuries as the fans of Rabi Lamichhane, a TV journalist who has been arrested in connection with the 'suicide' of journalist Salikram Pudasaini, clashed with the security personnel in Chitwan on Friday evening.

Aug 16: 6 things to know by 6 PM

August 16, 2019 18:00 pm

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KATHMANDU, Aug 16: District Court Chitwan has allowed police to keep three arrestees including Rabi Lamichhane in custody for five days for further investigation.

KATHMANDU, Aug 16: Police on Thursday arrested three persons including Rabi Lamicchane, a television presenter, in connection with an apparent suicide of journalist Shalikram Pudasaini.

KATHMANDU, Aug 15: Police have arrested journalists Rabi Lamichhane and Yuvaraj Kandel of News 24 television on Thursday evening.

Jacky Heung—a Hong Kong based actor recently visited Nepal. He came with his fiancé Hayden Kuo to attend the inauguration of newly constructed Raskot Community Hospital, Kalikot.