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Polls: Curiosities


No democracy can accommodate a coalition in an election government that lasts the government—as still remain—with the public avowal of contesting the polls coalescing with the opposition. Why prime minister Sher Bahadur Deuba did not fire his Maoist ministers and still retains them is another mystery altogether. These Maoist ministers …

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Krishna Shitaula’s arrogance turns costly for NC

By Our Reporter Two Nepali Congress leaders, Bimalendra Nidhi and Krishna Sitaula, turned spoilsports in the elections and contributed to reduce the size of the party in both the federal and provincial assemblies. Their arrogance against the party leadership to forge alliance with the RPP and the Madhes-based parties resulted …

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Police nab the main man behind Guachan’s killing

By Our Reporter The Nepal Police have again proved their mettle by arresting Sameer MansinghBasnet, the main mastermind behind the killing of Sharad Kumar Gauchan, president of the Federation of Contractors’ Association of Nepal (FCAN). Gauchan was shot dead in the capital on October 9. Basnet was arrested from Chitwan …

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Political parties claiming their victory


By Our Reporter How will be the structure of the upcoming House of Representatives, the major political parties are calculating. Political observers have claimed that UML is to secure first position with the strength of 65 to 70 seats; NC to secure second position with 40 to 50 seats, Maoist …

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Scared top leaders limited within the constituency

By Our Reporter Except from Prime Minister and NC president SherBahadurDeuba, UML chairman KP Oli and some others, all top party leaders were unable to attend election campaigns of their concerned party organized in different districts. When RPP Democratic leader BikramPandey strongly challenged Maoist Center chairman Pushpakamal Dahal Prachanda in …

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Bombs remind Biplav’s presence in politics

By Our Reporter Bombs have made Netra Bikram Chand aka Biplva’ presence feel in the national politics. Although bombs detonated by Chand’s cadres have become too common across the country, the people as well as the candidates have totally ignored them. Chand seems to have targeted the leaders of all …

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Govt decides to give holiday on Prithivi Jayanti


By our Reporter The NC-led government has done a laudable job by officially reviving the practice of marking the PrithviJayanti that falls on Poush 27 by announcing a public holiday on the occasion. Prithvi Narayan Shah is the founder of Nepal. He had created modern-day Nepal by conquering small principalities …

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Vote counting in 32 districts from 7 December

By Our Reporter The Election Commission said the counting of votes in the districts where the elections were held in the first phase on November 26 will begin from Thursday evening. All the ballot boxes of these districts have been kept in the district headquarters with tight security. Besides the …

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Hurdles for Left alliance

By Our Reporter UML chairman KP Oli and Maoist Center chairman Pushpakamal Dahal Prachanda are claiming that immediately after the second phase election, the unification process between the UML and Maoist Center will start. They are confidently saying that the next government will be of the Left alliance. Oli, who …

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Horrible election expenditure

By Our Reporter Elections in Nepal are getting costlier. The local polls held earlier in three phases and the ongoing polls to the House of Representatives and state assemblies are testimony to this. Many leaders, including CPN-Maoist Centre chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal had raised questions about the high expenditure in …

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