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Gorkhaland movements continues for about two months

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By Our Reporter The Gorkhaland movement has entered the 57th day but the people of Darjeeling and the surrounding areas have been giving continuity to the movement with the hope of realising their demands for a separate state in the hills. Although the general strike and the blockade imposed by …

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Deuba to visit India

By Our Reporter By following the traditional routine, Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba is scheduled to visit India from 23 to 27 August. This will be the first visit of Deuba to a foreign nation after he became prime minister. There is a hidden tradition of visiting India by the …

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RPP splits yet again

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By Our Reporter The Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) has split in seven months after it held its unity convention in February this year. Pashupati Shumsher Rana formally broke the party by registering Rastriya Prajatantra Party (Democratic) in the Election Commission on Sunday. Of the total 153 CWC members, 72 have …

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Two elections at once

By Our Reporter Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has advised to the Election Commission to hold provincial and federal parliament’s elections together to save money and time. The Election Commission, however, said that holding two elections at once can be possible only if the electoral voting system is introduced. The …

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RJP not to take part in third phase local polls

By Our Reporter The Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal has been unable to make its view public regarding to its participation in the third phase local polls. Instead, the leaders have been divided over the election with leaders having popular base expressing their views in favour of polls and others against the …

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No Cheers

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It is well recognized that our monopolists of political organizations are so wary of their unsolicited agenda for republicanism, secularism and federalism that they purposely kept these away from public endorsement but seek instead to legitimize them on the strength of the votes they secured in the constituent assemblies alone. …

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Deuba expands his cabinet 7 weeks after its formation

By Our Reporter Almost seven weeks after his appointment as the 40th Prime Minister of Nepal, Sher Bahadur Deuba expanded his cabinet last Wednesday by inducting 19 new ministers. Deuba was elected to the top executive post on June 6, and he had formed a small cabinet by inducting seven …

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Former King leaves for Bangkok

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By Our Reporter Former King Gyanendra left for Bangkok Wednesday afternoon. Former Queen Komal and former king’s private secretary SagarTimilsina are also accompanied with the King. According to a NirmalNiwas source, the former King is expected to spend two weeks there and during his stay in Bangkok, the former King …

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SC verdict on Bharatpur 19 re-election irks UML

By Our Reporter The Supreme Court‘s verdict to uphold the Election Commission’s decision to conduct re-polling in Ward no. 19 of Bharatpur Metropolis has irked the CPN-UML. Although the CPN-UML accepted the verdict, it warned that the verdict of Apex Court on re-polling of Bharatpur -19 has established  a wrong …

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