Bhattarai submits Constitution committee's report to Parliament

Amidst serious differences among political parties regarding the key issues of Nepal's new Constitution, a crucial report was on Friday submitted to the Constituent Assembly for discussions on the statute, to be promulgated by January next year.

Nepal`s former PM set to lead constitution drafting process

Nepal`s former prime minister Baburam Bhattarai is set to take the leadership of Political Dialogue and Consensus Committee (PDCC), a powerful committee on Nepal`s constitution drafting process.

Nepal`s Maoist party on verge of split

Nepal`s vanquished Maoist party led by Prachanda is on the verge of a split after serious differences emerged between him and the dissident faction led by former premier Baburam Bhattarai over the party`s humiliating defeat in recent polls.

Nepal Maoists begin talks to revamp party

Prachanda-led UCPN-M has begun internal deliberations for re-building the party after its humiliating performance in the recently held Constituent Assembly elections.

Nepal`s former PMs under attack for meeting Khurshid

Nepal`s six former prime ministers have faced criticism for ignoring diplomatic code of conduct and protocol as they went to a hotel to meet Salman Khurshid.

Nepal`s ex-PM Bhattarai resigns from top post in Maoist party

Former Prime Minister of Nepal Baburam Bhattarai has announced his resignation as the Vice chairman of UCPN-M following a dispute with party supremo Prachanda.

Nepal SC issues notice over move to form CJ-led election govt

Nepal`s Supreme Court issued show-cause notice to President, government and major political parties over their move to form Chief Justice-led election government to conduct Constituent Assembly polls.

Nepal`s major parties agree to form next govt through elections

In a major breakthrough, major political parties in Nepal are close to reaching a deal for fresh elections monitored by the Chief justice to form the next government in a bid to end months of constitutional crisis.

SC order into scribe`s murder case violates constitution: PM

Nepalese Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai has said the Supreme Court order to investigate and prosecute war era cases within the regular justice system violated the principle of basic structure of the Constitution.

`UCPN-Maoist ready to accept NC-led govt if deal is struck`

The ruling Maoists are ready to accept a Nepali Congress-led national government if a package deal is struck among major parties to end current political stalemate, Nepal`s deputy Prime Minister said.

Nepal`s SC summons Bhattarai over journalist`s murder probe

Nepal Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai has been summoned by the Supreme Court on contempt of court charges.

Contempt of court case against PM in journalist murder case

Nepal Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai had a contempt of court case slapped against him for his alleged intervention in the 2004 case of a journalist`s killing.

Nepal journos demand stern action in 2004 killing

A group of 250 journalists in Nepal took out a rally to protest Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai`s recent statement against the arrests of Maoist cadres allegedly involved in a journalist`s killing.

Movement against violence on women gains momentum in Nepal

The government has recently formed a monitoring committee to look into cases of violence against women after a slew of incidents involving rape, killing and abduction of women over the past one year were reported.

Crisis deepens in Nepal as deadline for consensus govt expires

The deadline issued by the President was extended twice but very little progress had been made so far to form the national consensus government.

Nepal`s Maoists asks parties to join hands; opposition rejects plea

Nepal`s ruling Maoist party asked the opposition parties to join a national consensus government under incumbent Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai.

Rift between Nepal PM, President over govt formation

The political crisis plaguing Nepal deepened further with reports surfacing of a rift between President Rambaran Yadav and Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai.

Students strip in protest demanding PM`s resignation

Bhattarai is under pressure to quit after the opposition parties including Nepali Congress and CPN-UML have demanded his resignation to form a national consensus government.

Ready to make any sacrifice for consensus:Nepal PM

The Prime Minister blamed the opposition parties for the government`s failure to draft the new constitution and to find a way out from the current political deadlock.

Prez Yadav endorses budget despite protest by opposition

President Ram Baran Yadav has endorsed the budget ordinance of over Rs 300 billion submitted by Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai.