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Dinner dialogue

The dinner meeting held by the PM to resolve the misunderstandings between UML and le UCPN(M) did not go very well.

Mainali named PSC Chair

Constitutional Council has recommended former secretary Umesh Mainali as the new Chair of Public Service Commission (PSC).

Strike turns violent

The general strike, called by UCPN(M) led 30 party alliance along with Padma Ratna Tuladhar-led Indigenous Nationalities National Movement, turned violent early morning with protestors vandalizing and setting vehicles on fire throughout the country. Protestors also manhandled various media persons throughout the capital. Strike enforcers, gathered at various points, howled slogans and stopped vehicles from […]

Strike cripples life in eastern Nepal

Kathmandu – Normal life came to a standstill in eastern Nepal due to a strike called by the CPN-Maoist, a breakaway faction of the UCPN (Maoist) on Friday. The CPN-Maoist cadres halted public transport service, closed shops, factories, educational institutes in all major cities and towns of eastern Nepal early morning. The Mohan Baidya-led Maoist […]

Parties not willing-Nembang

Kathmandu- Constituent Assembly (CA) Chair Subhas Nembang in a meeting with lawmakers on Wednesday said the top leaders of major political parties are not willing to reach consensus. “It is not that they are incapable but they do not have the will to forge consensus,” said Nembang addressing a group of lawmakers pressing for identity-based […]

The end of the road

Political parties are left with little wiggle room in the decisive week ahead Om Astha Rai With a little over a week to go for the 22 January deadline to write the new constitution, political parties are still polarised between the government and the opposition camps and have very few excuses left for their failure to […]

Extortion terror

Karobar, 6 January At a time when the deadline for the new constitution nears and the political transition is in a sensitive phase, CPN-M Maoists of the Netra Bikram Chand (Biplab) faction have started extorting business all over the country. Traders and businessmen have started turning their mobile phones off and not coming to their […]