KATHMANDU, Feb 10: A meeting of the National Reconstruction Authority's (NRA) steering committee chaired by the prime minister turned tense on Friday after CPN-UML Vice Chairman Bhim Rawal and Finance Minister Gyanendra Bahadur Karki engaged in a heated exchange over the government's recent decision to increase the housing grant.
KATHMANDU, Dec 20: The CPN (Maoist Center), the main alliance partner of the CPN-UML, has expressed dissatisfaction at the rigid stance of the UML against the single transferable voting system to pick members of the upper house.
KATHMANDU, Sept 25: The CPN (UML) Central Committee's eighth meeting ended Sunday by evaluating the party's electoral performance in Province-2. The meeting noted that the performance in the election was satisfactory despite adverse circumstances to the party.
BIRGUNJ, Sept 3: Basruddin Ansari, who during his tenure as the managing director of the Birgunj-based National Medical College evaded over Rs 90 million in taxes, has been fielded by the CPN-UML as its candidate for the post of Birgunj Metropolitan City of Parsa district.
KATHMANDU, August 6: Lawmakers with their investment in the medical sector have filed amendments to kill or weaken Manmohan provisions of the National Medicine Education Bill currently under considerations in the parliamentary committee. This has made experts worried that the medical sector could get even worse if the amendments sought by the lawmakers are incorporated in the Bill.
KATHMANDU, July 22: Senior leader of Nepali Congress (NC) Ram Chandra Poudel and his loyalists have blamed party President Sher Bahadur Deuba of failing to check the advance of the main opposition UML in the local elections.
KATHMANDU, July 23: Senior leader of Nepali Congress (NC) Ram Chandra Poudel and his loyalists have blamed party President Sher Bahadur Deuba of failing to check the advance of the main opposition UML in the local elections.
It is said that one reason the ruling Congress-Maoist coalition could not muster two-thirds majority in favor of the constitution amendment bill was the vacillating stand of Rastriya
Prajatantra Party (RPP). Was RPP, as a party, in favor of or against the bill? Is it even one united party? Is it joining the government? What is its stand on key political issues? RPP
President and former Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Kamal Thapa shared his views with Biswas Baral and Mahabir Paudyal.
KATHMANDU, June 4: The process to elect Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba as the new prime minister has been affected due to the ongoing House obstruction by the main opposition party, CPN-UML, over the Bharatpur vote count row.
KATHMANDU, May 26: A meeting of the Legislature-Parliament has been postponed until 4 pm after the main opposition CPN-UML disrupted it demanding withdrawal of added local units and impeachment of Chief Justice Sushila Karki.
KATHMANDU, May 16: Ganesh Bahadur Shahi of CPN-UML has won the election in the post of mayor in Thulibheri Municipality of Dolpa district. Shahi became the mayor with 1483 votes while Yogendra Bahadur Shahi of RPP became deputy-mayor with 1324 votes.
KATHMANDU, May 2: Rastriya Prajatantra Party Chairman Kamal Thapa reached CPN-UML Parliamentary Party Office in Singhadurbar on Tuesday afternoon, when UML Chair KP Sharma Oli and senior leader Madhav Nepal along with other party leaders were holding final round of meeting to fix the candidate of mayor and deputy-mayor in Kathmandu Metropolitan City.
KATHMANDU, April 26: With just six days left for filing the candidacy for the local level elections, the main opposition CPN-UML has short-listed its mayoral and ward committee candidates for various local units in Kathmandu district.
KATHMANDU, April 26: CPN UML's Provincial Committee at Province 3 has recommended five names to party's standing committee to pick a mayor candidate in Kathmandu Metropolitan Cityin the upcoming local elections.
After five people were killed in Saptari last Monday, Madheshi Morcha has been especially aggressive toward CPN-UML. It also withdrew its support to the Maoist-Congress coalition government after it failed to amend the constitution and postpone local level election. Is it the case that its protests are directed more at UML than the government?
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.
KATHMANDU, Oct 14: All preparations for hosting tea reception program by CPN-UML on the occasion of the Badadashain, Tihar, Nepal Sambat and Chhath festivals has been completed. The party is hosting the tea reception programme tomorrow.