KATHMANDU, July 5: The replacement bill for the National Medical Education Ordinance has been altered only to serve the business interests of leaders of the Nepal Communist Party (CPN), the new joint avatar of the former CPN-UML and the CPN-Maoist Center.

KATHMANDU, Feb 25: Power tussle among different factions within the CPN-UML and struggle of old versus new faces in CPN (Maoist Center) have further deepened the already wide rift between the two left parties that command majority in the parliament. The rift between the left alliance members first became visible during selection of candidates for federal and provincial polls and later during appointment of parties' nominees for provincial governments.

KATHMANDU, Dec 26: The row between Mayor Bidhya Sundar Shakya and Deputy-Mayor Hari Prabha Khadgi of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has reached its saturation level.

KATHMANDU, JUNE 8: The CPN-UML will not be a mere spectator to constitution amendment, opposition leader KP Sharma Oli said Saturday as he warned to challenge the renewed efforts of the governing parties to revise the statute before elections in Province 2.

KATHMANDU, July 4: The power tussle raging within the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) has taken a nasty turn with several leaders from western tarai accusing the party leadership of using them and their constituencies as a scapegoat to secure its electoral interests in Province 2 in the east. RJPN"s presidium constitutes six leaders, all from the central and eastern tarai.

KATHMANDU, May 7: Parliament’s meeting has been postponed till after the first phase of local level elections, amid confusion over whether the legislature should continue with the  impeachment motion filed against Chief Justice Sushila Karki even after the apex court order to put the impeachment on hold.

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Feb 18:  At a hospital morgue in Malaysia's capital, the tightly guarded corpse of a middle-aged man has become the focus of a dizzying case of international intrigue involving five countries, combative North Korean diplomats and an apparently duped female assassin.