Baburam Bhattarai

Madhesi parties divided on participating in local polls

Madhesi parties in Nepal are divided over participating in the second phase of local body polls, with one faction insisting on taking part in the process to foil the reactionary forces' conspiracy against federalism while other announcing fresh protests to disrupt elections.

Jun 12, 2017, 19:18 PM IST

Nepal`s former Maoist PM Bhattarai quits parliament, party

Nepal`s former Maoist premier Baburam Bhattarai on Saturday resigned from his party and parliament, days after announcing his support for protesters fighting to bring changes to a new constitution.

Sep 26, 2015, 21:11 PM IST

Ex-Nepal PM severs ties with Maoist party

Nepal`s former prime minister Baburam Bhattarai announced on Saturday that he has severed ties with the Unified Communist Party of Nepal (UPCN)-Maoist.

Sep 26, 2015, 17:04 PM IST

Ex-Nepal PM opposes giving road project to Indian consortium

Former prime minister Baburam Bhattarai has opposed the government's plan to hand over the Kathmandu-Nijgadh Fast Track Road Project to an Indian consortium, terming the move against Nepal's national interest.

Jul 29, 2015, 20:27 PM IST

Nepal should learn from Arvind Kejriwal's success: Bhattarai

Nepal should learn lessons from AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal's success in his experiment of participatory democracy, former prime minister and senior Maoist leader Baburam Bhattarai said on Wednesday.

Mar 12, 2015, 00:14 AM IST

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.

Dec 05, 2014, 19:16 PM IST

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.

Apr 24, 2014, 21:44 PM IST

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.

Jan 03, 2014, 21:05 PM IST

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.

Dec 27, 2013, 18:50 PM IST

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.

Jul 11, 2013, 20:22 PM IST

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.

Jun 30, 2013, 16:39 PM IST

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.

Feb 24, 2013, 21:25 PM IST

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.

Feb 20, 2013, 11:22 AM IST

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.

Feb 04, 2013, 15:15 PM IST

`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.

Jan 20, 2013, 00:51 AM IST

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.

Jan 19, 2013, 16:14 PM IST

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.

Jan 14, 2013, 00:47 AM IST

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.

Jan 11, 2013, 18:27 PM IST

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.

Jan 03, 2013, 21:06 PM IST

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.

Dec 13, 2012, 00:19 AM IST