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Nationalist, honest leader Bista passes away


By Our Reporter Former prime minister Kirti Nidhi Bista passed away on Saturday at the age of 90. Bista, who was popular among the Nepali people as the honest and truly nationalist politician of Nepal, was suffering from cancer for a long time. Bista, known for his simplicity, integrity and …

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Parties’ election manifesto just distributing dreams


By Our Reporter The political parties contesting the upcoming elections to the House of Representatives and the provincial assemblies have made their election manifestos public in a bid to win the voters’ trust. But the manifestos appear to be nothing more than a gimmick to woo the innocent voters. The …

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Greater Democratic Alliance yet to finalize ticket deal


By Our Reporter Democratic alliance has not yet finalised tickets of the Terai provinces as they are still trying to forge alliance. However, it looks likely that the NC will not forge alliance with the RastriyaJanata Party-Nepal and Federal Socialist Forum Nepal of UpendraYadav in those constituencies where the left …

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UML-Maoist common candidates face challenges of rebels

By Our Reporter The CPN-UML and the Maoist-Centre, as they had claimed, have fielded their common candidates for the upcoming first phase elections to the House of Representatives and provincial assemblies. The two parties had to exercise hard to select the candidates as per the agreement reached to divide the …

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Left alliance worries NC, India


By Our Reporter The left alliance announced in the middle of the Dashain festival has sent a shock wave in the Nepali Congress circle as well as New Delhi. A section of the intelligentsia has suspected China’s hand for the alliance between the rival communist parties. However, inclusion of Dr …

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NC leads, UML faces humiliating defeat in province 2


By Our Reporter Nepali Congress has emerged as the largest party in the local elections in Province-2 while the CPN-UML that emerged as the largest party in the first two phases of local elections held in other six provinces was pushed to a distant fifth position while vote counting of …

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Deuba completes desperate 100 days in office


By Our Reporter  Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has completed his 100 days in the office. However, except for holding the second and the third phases of local polls and announcing dates of the federal and provincial elections, his government failed to do any appreciative work. Instead, his first 100 …

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Which party will be first in Province-2?


As the voting date of September 18 local elections is coming closer, the political parties have intensified their canvassing with the aim of emerging the largest party in the province. Leaders of major political parties have claimed that their party would emerge as the largest party in the province. Likewise, …

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Scene shifts to house


By Our Reporter Why Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba should have told the media that his pursuit of a two thirds majority in the executive parliament for constitutional amendment continues to incur the wrath of nitpickers should perhaps be explained in yet another expansion of his already bloated council of …

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