KATHMANDU, August 11: The differences between the two main ruling parties, the Nepali Congress (NC) and the CPN (Maoist Center), have widened following the latest arrest of NC lawmaker Sunil Sharma in connection with fake academic certificates.
KATHMANDU, Feb 25: The ruling party, CPN (Maoist Center), along with seven other political parties in parliament, have decided to endorse the Nepali Congress (NC) candidate for the presidential election scheduled for March 9.
KATHMANDU, Feb 1: The ruling alliance led by Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal is on the verge of collapse amid growing inter-party differences among its constituent parties over the new president and leadership of home ministry which was allocated to the Rastriya Swatantra Party (RSP) led by Rabi Lamichhane.
KATHMANDU, Dec 6: Ending days of speculations that the CPN (Maoist Center), a constituent party of the ruling alliance, may join the CPN-UML-led alliance, the ruling parties on Monday affirmed that the ruling alliance will remain intact and a new government would be formed by the ruling parties.
Nov 27: The ruling alliance has won majority seats in the recent election to the members of the Province Assembly in Karnali Province. The ruling alliance clinched 18 seats while the UML won five in ongoing vote count under the first-past-the-post electoral system. In the previous election, the alliance of the CPN (Maoist Center) and the UML had won the highest 20 seats.
ROLPA, Nov 27: Participating in the recently-held general elections was like biting a bullet for the Maoists who came to the election field in the last local level elections as a part of the ruling alliance. Even the party’s bastion in Rolpa was not secure. Apart from Rukum West, the presence of Maoists in other districts was not satisfactory. In the 17 years of the peace process, the Maoists struggled to save their legacy.
KATHMANDU, Oct 19: The five-party ruling coalition has appealed to al voters to realize the essence of the coalition so as to meet national aspirations of good governance and prosperity through democracy, constitution and rule of law and emerge the coalition partners victorious in upcoming elections.
KATHMANDU, Oct 14: The ruling alliance has decided to organize joint gatherings of party cadres in all seven provinces as part of the election campaign for the November 20 elections of the House of Representatives and provincial assemblies.
KATHMANDU, Sept 20: Members of the Task Force including the top leaders of the ruling coalition are engaged in intense discussions to distribute seats for the upcoming House of Representatives and Provincial Assembly elections to be held on November 20.
KATHMANDU, Sept 8: The meeting of the Task Force formed earlier for the distribution of seats under the First Past the Post (FPTP) electoral system of the House of Representatives (HoR) among the ruling coalition is being held at the Prime Minister's official residence in Baluwatar at 9 AM.
KATHMANDU, August 29: The five ruling parties could not reach an agreement on the number of seats in the Task Force formed for the distribution of seats for the electoral alliance in the provincial assembly and House of Representatives elections.
KATHMANDU, August 22: Senior leaders of the Loktantrik Samajwadi Party (LSP) have said that they are still waiting for the reply of Prime Minister and Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba on whether he intends to bring their party onboard the government and make a part of the electoral alliance.
KATHMANDU, August 20: The Task Force formed to arrange seat sharing among the ruling parties for the coming elections has been further assigned to build a common understanding for the November 20 polls.
KATHMANDU, August 14: The Loktantrik Samajwadi Party (LSP) and the newly-formed Nepal Samajwadi Party (NSP) have expressed their willingness to join the ruling five-party coalition. These two parties, which are taking their own initiatives to join the alliance, were formed separately after splitting from the Janata Samajwadi Party (JSP).
KATHMANDU, August 12: The Task Force formed by the ruling five-party coalition to allocate seats during the upcoming Provincial Assembly and federal poll has discussed various modalities to share seats.
KATHMANDU, August 5: A senior leader of the CPN-UML and member of the House of Representatives, Dr Bhim Rawal has said that it is against the constitution for the ruling alliance parties to form a coalition in the upcoming elections.
KATHMANDU, August 5: The five-party ruling alliance meeting held on Friday at the Prime Minister's residence, Baluwatar, has formed an 11-member task force for the allocation of seats in the elections to be held on November 20.
KATHMANDU, August 5: The five-party ruling alliance meeting held at the Prime Minister's residence on Friday decided to continue the alliance till the elections to the House of Representatives and provincial assemblies scheduled for November 20.
KATHMANDU, August 4: The ruling coalition has suggested the government to announce the date for Provincial Assembly and Federal Parliament elections. Sources said the ruling parties have already reached to an understanding to hold both the elections on November 20.
KATHMANDU, July 27: Nepali Congress leader Dr Shekhar Koirala has said that in the upcoming elections to the House of Representatives and the provincial assemblies, seats should be distributed among the ruling coalition parties on the basis of the seats won by them in the local level elections held last May and the popular votes they got in the elections.
KATHMANDU, July 15: A meeting of the ruling coalition is currently underway at the Prime Minister's official residence in Baluwatar as the term of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission is coming to an end. A meeting has been held to discuss whether to extend the term of the current office-bearers .
KATHMANDU, June 6: The decision by the CPN (Unified Socialist), one of the five ruling parties, to recall the ministers representing the party in the Cabinet currently and replace them with new party members, is not going to be implemented for the time being, according to Health Minister Birodh Khatiwada.
SINDHULI, May 17: The candidates belonging to the ruling alliance have been elected in Ghyanglekh Rural Municipality. The Nepali Congress (NC) and CPN (Maoist Center) had forged the electoral alliance.
CHITWAN, May 5: Chairperson of the ruling CPN (Unified Socialist) Madhav Kumar Nepal has claimed that the election scenario is in favor of the ruling coalition parties. The alliance’s candidates will be victorious in many places in the May 13 local election, said Nepal, while talking briefly to journalists on Thursday.
KATHMANDU, May 5: Attempts by the ruling coalition leaders to convince Jagannath Poudel, the rebel candidate for the post of Bharatpur mayor from the Nepali Congress (NC), have not been successful till Thursday morning. Poudel has maintained that he will not withdraw his candidacy.
KATHMANDU, May 5: Prime Minister and Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that it is necessary to make the NC and ruling alliance candidates victorious in the upcoming local level election to safeguard democracy and constitution.
KATHMANDU, April 11: A meeting of the top leaders of the five-party ruling alliance is currently underway at the official residence of the Prime Minister at Baluwatar. The meeting is said to be discussing the issue of collaboration among the ruling alliance in the upcoming local-level elections.
BHAKTAPUR, April 6: CPN-UML Chairperson KP Sharma Oli has said that the current ruling alliance has already developed deep fissures and it is only a matter of time when it falls apart. “Since the alliance has already rotted, it would soon fall like fruits falling from a rotten tree,” remarked Oli, who is known for lampooning opposition leaders and parties.
KATHMANDU, Feb 20: Top leaders of the ruling parties are meeting again today to discuss issues including the US-funded Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) compact projects. The meeting will be held at the PM's official residence in Baluwatar at 10:00 AM.
KATHMANDU, Feb 3: CPN (Revolutionary Maoist) leader CP Gajurel has said that the ruling coalition is on the verge of breaking up due to the US aid project- Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) agreement.
KATHMANDU, Feb 3: Leaders of the ruling parties have been convincing each other to save the alliance after a dispute arose over whether to table the US-aid project Millennium Challenge Compact (MCC) Agreement at parliament.