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Six NC cadres face action in Kaski

23 July, Pokhara: The Nepali Congress has taken disciplinary action against six cadres in constituency no. 4 of Kaski. The six cadres have been expelled from general membership of the party for acting against the interest of the party in the recent local level elections. They were found guilty of standing as rebel candidates, supporting or publicizing in favour of the rebel candidates, according to NC Kaski leader Poshnath Sharma. Those facing action are Bel Bahadur Gurung, Min Bahadur Gurung, Til Bahadur Gurung of Machhapuchre rural municipality-3, Prem Bahadur Gurung, Kamal Bahadur Gurung and Hitman Gurung of Annapurna rural...

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CPN (MC) meeting: action against betrayers in elections

23 July, Kathmandu: CPN (Maoist Centre) has decided to turn tough against its leaders and cadres of any ranks and files if found betrayal to the party in the local levels elections. An extended meeting of the party concluded at Parisdanda on Saturday took the decision to that effect. Addressing the meeting, party Chairperson Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ said, “Action would be taken against those presenting rivalry against party candidates and betraying the party on influence of money from rival party. No excuse could be granted to such practices”. A three-member task force each would be formed in the...

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NC reviewing weakness to come strong in next elections

23 July, Kathmandu: Following a dismal performance in the two rounds of local level elections, the Nepali Congress has started reviewing weakness and causes behind and seeking ways so as to stand strong in future polls. Discussions have spilled over to the extent that party leaders have started blaming each others for such low performance and sabotaging the party itself through nepotism and favouritism. The blame game started taking a larger shape, following a poor performance in the recently concluded two phases of the local polls. At a meeting organised on Saturday at NC central office at Sanepa, party...

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Madhes movement in crisis: RJP leaders

23 July, Kathmandu: Rastriya Janata Party leaders have expressed concern over what they said the Madhes movement was pushed into crisis. They have admitted that mutual rivalry among the Madhesi parties and leaders, narrow mindedness, selfishness, the culture of legs pulling; egoism and inconsistency had weakened the Madhes movement. They were putting their views at an interaction programmeon ‘ Madhes issue and our responsibility’, jointly organised by Madhesi Rastriya Mukti Morcha and Joint National Madhesi Agitation Committee here Saturday. They said the agenda of Madhes could fall on the verge of disappearance if there was no unity and cooperation...

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Three-tier of elections before amendment: KC

23 July, Tilottama (Rupandehi): Rastriya Janamorcha Chairperson Chitra Bahadur KC has said the three-tier of elections should be completed before the constitution amendment. In a press meet organized by the Progressive Journalists’ Association here today, Chairperson KC added that the people were against the constitution amendment bill as it had a wrong motif of promoting Hindi as an official language and slashing the power of local level representatives. He noted that the constitution amendment bill was forwarded only to appease foreign forces rather than the Nepalese. He further said that the current Parliament had no rights to amend the...

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Bishnumati Cleanup Campaign in 150th week

22 July, Kathmandu: The Bishnumati Cleanup Campaign has entered its 150th week today. On the occasion, the cleanup campaign was conducted at Gongabu area with participation of around 3,500 people while a total of nine metric tonnes of garbage was collected and managed. Former Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli also joined the cleanup campaign. Addressing a programme organized after the cleanup move, Oli praised the campaign for its contribution to conserve the nature. Likewise, Nepali Congress leader Gagan Kumar Thapa said that the cleanup campaign should be given continuity even to increase the dignity of the capital city. Similarly,...

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Chair Oli off to Tibet

22 July, Kathmandu: CPN (UML) Chairperson KP Sharma Oli has left for Tibet – an autonomous region of China for a week-long visit today. Chair Oli, also the former Prime Minister, is scheduled to visit Kailash Manasarovar, a famous shrine of Tibet, it is learnt. According to UML central committee member, Hikmat Karki, Oli will hold informal talks with the leaders of Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and take stock the operations of the local units of Tibet as Chairperson Oli has designated Vice-chairperson Bamdev Gautam as the acting head of the...

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Rastriya Jamaorcha district committee joins Maoist Centre

22 July, Kathmandu: The District Committee of the Rastriya Janamorcha Rautahat has merged into the CPN (Maoist Centre). District Committee Chairperson and the entire committee members of the party defected to join the Maoist Centre amid a formal programme today. Central Committee member of Janamorcha and Rautahat district committee chair Lakhindra Sah, central committee member Jagamanna Ram, district committee secretary Laxman Kumar Ram, leaders Birendra Kumar Sah, Ram Babu Sah, Idyan Ansari and other leaders joined the party. CPN (Maoist Centre) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ welcomed the leaders of the Rastriya Janamorcha Nepal at a programme held at...

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Amendment not possible before election: ex-PM Khanal

22 July, Myagdi: CPN-UML senior leader and former Prime Minister Jhalanath Khanal has said that the constitution amendment cannot take place before the elections. Speaking at a programme organised to mark the 39th memorial day of founding general secretary of Nepal Communist Party Pushpa Lal Shrestha in Beni today, leader Khanal said the constitution shall be amended as per the need of the nation only after all the three tiers’ election have been completed. Stating that the policy adopted by late Pushpa Lal led to the downfall of the Rana rule in Nepal, leader Khanal discussed about the late...

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Congress meeting begins in Sanepa

22 July, Kathmandu: The central executive committee meeting of Nepali Congress began at the party’s central office earlier today. Party President and Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba is chairing the meeting that will focus on contemporary politics and the remaining two level elections. At the start of the meeting, senior leader Ram Chandra Poudel expressed his view about the overall status of the party, the failure for the party to bring expected result in the recent local level election and the efforts to be made by the leaders to take the party united ahead. The meeting will review the...

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