KATHMANDU, May 2: The Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN), one of the constituents of the United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF), has concluded that the front's significance has ended after another constituent, Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN), decided to take part in the local elections.
KATHMANDU, April 21: The agitating United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) has agreed to participate in the upcoming local elections while the ruling alliance agreed to revise the constitution amendment bill tabled in the parliament.
KATHMANDU, April 21: The meeting between United Democratic Madhesi Front(UDMF) and the government held on Friday morning has concluded with an agreement to discuss the issues raised by UMMF at the next meeting scheduled to be held by evening today.
LAHAN, April 21: United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF), which has been threatening to obstruct the upcoming local elections unless the constitution is amended to its liking, is now finding it hard to resist the election fever spreading among its own party members. More and more aspirants from the party and associated entities have announced their interest in running for different posts in the election.
KATHMANDU, April 20: The United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF), which announced to boycott local polls last week, would not reconsider its decision unless the government takes concrete steps in addressing the concerns of the agitating parties, Madhesi leaders said on Wednesday.
KATHMANDU, APRIL 15: Federal Socialist Forum Nepal Chairman Upendra Yadav has said that the agitating Madhes-based parties are ready to take part in the polls if their remaining concerns are addressed.
KATHMANDU, April 12: One of the ruling alliances, Rastriya Prajatantra Party, has decided to support the revised constitution amendment bill. However, the party has objected to some of the clauses of the bill.
KATHMANDU, April 12: In a major setback to the government's latest attempt to bring the agitating Madhes-based parties on board the election process, the United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) Wednesday refused to own the new constitution amendment bill registered in parliament. The UDMF said the new bill still falls short of addressing their demands. UDMF, a bloc of seven regional parties, has also announced that it would not take part in the local elections scheduled for May 14.
KATHMANDU, April 12: The agitating United Democratic Madheshi Front (UDMF) has strongly objected to the new constitution amendment bill registered by the government at the Secretariat of the Legislature-Parliament and has decided to boycott the local polls slated for May 14.
KATHMANDU, April 7: United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) leaders stressed that the local elections should be held across the country the same day and if time permits on May 14 itself, but emphasized on need of resolving the disputed issues before going to the polls.
JANAKPUR/BIRGUNJ/BARA, March 31: Even as the Madhes-centric parties remain undecided over contesting the upcoming local elections, the election fever is gradually gripping the protest-hit Province 2 with the poll date approaching fast.
KANCHANPUR , March 31: United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) cadres on Thursday vandalized the District Coordination Committee and Rajbiraj Municipality offices at Saptari's district headquarters of Rajbiraj.
KATHMANDU, MARCH 28: The United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) is ready to back down for now from its demand on province demarcations if the major three parties reciprocated its calls for a powerful federal commission, several UDMF leaders involved in talks with the major parties said Tuesday, signaling some progress in the informal negotiation initiated by the parties to end the political deadlock just weeks ahead of the local level elections scheduled for May 14.
LAHAN, March 18: Cadres of the disgruntled United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) have vandalized signboards of various newly created rural municipalities in Siraha district on Friday. They also padlocked various offices of rural municipalities in the district, expressing dissatisfaction over the restructuring of the local units under the new federal structure.
KATHMANDU, March 14: The United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF), an alliance of seven Madhes-based parties, is no longer a part of the governing coalition now onward, two senior leaders of the front said on Tuesday.
KATHMANDU, March 15: The United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF), an alliance of seven Madhes-based parties, is no longer a part of the governing coalition now onward, two senior leaders of the front said on Tuesday.
KOHALPUR, March 14: Cadres of United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) clashed with the police at Sonpur along the Khajura road section, seven kilometers west of Nepalgunj, on Tuesday as security personnel prevented them from foiling the rally of the CPN-UML.
KOHALPUR, March 14: Tension flared in Sonapur after the CPN-UML cadres encountered with the agitating cadres of the United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) along the Bardiya-Sonapur road section in Banke district on Tuesday.
SAPTARI , March 13: The cadres and leaders of the United Democratic Madhesi Forum (UDMF) have boycotted the celebration of Holi festival in Saptari district that is observed today in various parts of Terai including the district.
Kathmandu, March 10: The impact of the general strike called by the United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) has been minimal in the Kathmandu Valley with considerable number of vehicles plying the roads.
KATHMANDU, March 9: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal is under tremendous pressure with the main opposition party, CPN-UML, stressing holding the local level poll on the scheduled date, and the agitating Madhes-based parties asking him to withdraw the poll decision.
RAJBIRAJ, March 8: On account of Saptari incident that left three killed in police firing on Monday, cadres of the protesting United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) today smashed the house of Chief Election Commissioner Dr Ayodhi Prasad Yadav.
RAJBIRAJ/RAUTAHAT, March 7: Cadres of Madhesh-based parties have started demonstration from early morning on Tuesday in all the Madhesh districts as the United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) has called for general strike in the region on Tuesday and Wednesday.
RAJBIRAJ, March 7: Four protesters were killed in a clash between cadres of the United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) and security personnel, at Maleth VDC of Saptari district on Monday. UDMF said they were killed when police fired at the protesters.
RAJBIRAJ, March 6: CPN-UML leaders are scheduled to address mass meeting in Saptari on Monday under the party's Mechi-Mahakali National Campaign while the cadres of United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) are making preparation from early morning to disrupt the UML's program in the district.
ITAHARI, March 6: Amid threats by Madhes-based political parties to thwart their scheduled rallies in various Tarai-Madhes districts, top leaders of the main opposition CPN-UML have urged the agitating United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) not to show negative and destructive behavior.