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Will Rastriya Janata Party Nepal participate in elections?

By Our Reporter The second phase local poll is just three weeks away, but it is still not certain whether the Rastriya Janata Party, Nepal, the new party of six Madhes-based parties, will take part in the poll is still uncertain. The RJP has been demanding that the election should …

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Deep Basnyat new CIAA chief

By Our Reporter Deep Basnyat has assumed office as the chief of Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) after taking oath of office on Monday. The Constitutional Council on last Tuesday had recommended Basnyat for the post of the CIAA chief. Basnyatwas working as the acting chief …

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Government to announce full Budget

By Our Reporter The caretaker government has prepared to launch a full budget for the next fiscal year on May 29. The government decided to table the budget amidst debate whether the government can present budget before holding the local poll slated for June 14. However, the Election Commission has …

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Money matters in election

By Our reporter In the first phase of local level elections, according to an estimate, one candidate spent a minimum of ten million rupees in small municipalities. In Kathmandu like cities, the candidates are said to have spent tens of millions of rupees to influence the voters. Basically, the big …

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Random Thoughts on Nepal’s Local Polls

By Prabasi Nepali Moderate Rouhani Wins Decisively in Iran Last Saturday, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani won a resounding re-election victory as voters overwhelmingly supported his efforts to rebuild foreign relations and at the same time propel the struggling economy. He won 23.5 million votes – 57 percent – compared to …

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Example of impunity

By Our Reporter The government has decided to withdraw cases against those who were alleged for being involved in killing eight on-duty security officials including senior Police SP in Kailali two years ago. Furthermore, the government has decided to withdraw all criminal cases filed against protesters alleged of being involved …

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UML emerges as a strong party

By Pushpa Raj Pradhan Until the writing of this report on Tuesday, the UML was leading in the voting result of the local election. The Nepali Congress, the largest party in the last CA elections, was following the UML. It is shameful that the Maoist Center, which had become the …

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Nepal joins Belt and Road initiatives

By Our Reporter Nepal has finally signed a Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation under One Belt One Road Initiative ending all speculations of the past 10 months. Foreign Secretary Shanker Das Bairagi and Chinese Ambassador to Nepal You Hong signed the MoU on behalf of their respective governments in Kathmandu …

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Has political crisis resolved?

By Our Reporter After conducting the 14 May local elections the political leaders especially from the Maoist Center and Nepali Congress  have started to say that the local elections has brought the politics in right track from which the ongoing political crisis is going to be ended. However, some political …

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Kantipur Vs Annapurna Post

By Our Reporter A media war has been witnessed between two media giants – Kantipur and Annapurna Post. Kantipur is all set to prove Nepal Electricity Authority managing director KulmanGhishing being involved in corruption while purchasing Led bulb saving electricity, whereas the Annapurna Post is pleading that there was no …

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