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Communists to rule Nepal for at least five years

Oli Dahal

By Our Reporter The left alliance of the CPN-UML and the CPN-Maoist Centre have swept the elections to both the  House of Representatives and provincial assemblies winning over a two-thirds seats in the federal parliament under the First-Fast-The-Post elections. They have also won comfortable majority in six of the seven …

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What led to NC’s humiliating defeat?


By Our Reporter The Nepali Congress that had emerged as the biggest party in the Constituent Assembly elections of 2013 and had won majority seats in the 1990 and 1999 general elections fared very badly in the recent elections to the House of Representatives and provincial assemblies. It won just …

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How many parties will be recognized as national parties?

By Our Reporter The regulation of compulsory bagging minimum three per cent votes [threshold] along with compulsory election on one member from the direct election will limit presence of small parties in the parliament. The UML, Maoist Center, NC, RJP-N and Federal Socialist Forum are sure to be recognized as …

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New government by 1st week of January

By Our Reporter The new government will be constituted only after the constitution of the National Assembly and a new law is needed for the election of the National Assembly. Therefore, it is expected that only by the first week of January New Year, the new Left alliance government will …

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Heavy weight leaders who lost election

By Our Reporter Many heavyweights of NC and a few of the left alliance have lost elections.  The defeat of NC’s senior leader Ram Chandra Poudel, Purna Bahadur Khadka, Dr Shekhar Koirala, Mahesh Acharya, Dr Ram Sharan Mahat, Arjun Narasingh KC, Ramesh Lekhak, Navindra Raj Joshi, Romi Gaunchan Thakali and …

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Left alliance gives new lease of life to Maoist Center

By Our Reporter The left alliance has turned the biggest boon for the CPN-Maoist Centre. The party that was almost sure to lose its political strength this time made a strong comeback after forging alliance with the CPN-UML. The party that had dropped to the third position winning just 26 …

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Election aftermath: Deuba under pressure to tender resignation

By Our Reporter Nepali Congress has faced a shameful defeat in the House of Representatives and Provincial Parliament elections. NC candidates have been defeated even from the constituencies which were considered to be NC’s base areas. After the election results started to come out, many prominent NC leaders, who faced …

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Bhattarai to represent NC in House

By Our Reporter Former Prime Minister and Coordinator of Naya Shakti Party –Nepal Dr Baburam Bhattarai has said that he would represent the Nepali Congress in the House of Representatives. Addressing a victory rally in Gorkha, Bhattarai said that he would fulfil the political responsibility by standing in favour of …

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Japan provides ophthalmological equipment to Gokarneshwor

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By Our Reporter The Project for the Installation of ophthalmological equipment for the Community Health Center in Gokarneshwor Municipality is funded under the Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) of the Japanese Government. The total grant assistance is USD 84,138. The project will support the installation of cutting-edge …

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