Prachanda appeals for reunification of Maoist factions

Maoist chief Prachanda has appealed to the breakaway CPN-Maoist faction to reunite with his UCPN-Maoist to "accomplish the revolution" launched decades ago.

Nepal`s CPN-Maoist party demands roundtable conference

The Communist Party of Nepal, Maoist (CPN-Maoist), which boycotted the Nov 19 national elections, has reiterated its demand for holding a roundtable conference to end the political deadlock in the country, the party said Monday.

Nepali Congress takes early lead in vote count

The Nepali Congress led by Sushil Koirala on Wednesday established an early lead in initial trends in counting of votes to choose a 601-member assembly that will draft a new constitution to end years of political uncertainty in Nepal.

Nepal Constituent Assembly voting ends, 70 percent turnout recorded

Constituent Assembly polls here on Tuesday register turnout of nearly 7o per cent, officials informed.

Successful polls would help cement peace process in Nepal: US

Holding successful elections would help cement the peace process that started in 2006, the US said on Monday as people in Nepal prepared to vote in the second Constituent Assembly polls.

Bus attack injures 7 in Nepal as first fatality recorded

At least seven persons, including two women and a child, were on Sunday injured when suspected Maoists attacked a bus in central Nepal as ongoing anti-poll violence claimed its first fatality.

7 injured as bus attacked in Nepal

At least seven people, including two women and a child, were injured on Sunday when suspected cadres of CPN-Maoist hurled two petrol bombs on a moving bus in central Nepal.

7 injured as bus attacked in Nepal

At least seven persons, including a child, were injured on Saturday when suspected cadres of CPN-Maoist, opposing the upcoming Constituent Assembly polls, hurled a petrol bomb on a moving bus in central Nepal.

Nepal announces four-day holiday during elections

Nepal government has declared a four-day holiday to ensure smooth polling in November 19 Constituent Assembly elections.

26 people arrested for anti-poll campaign in Nepal

Twenty-six activists from the breakaway faction of Unified CPN-Maoist were detained in Nepal on Wednesday for allegedly distributing pamphlets asking the public to boycott the November 19 Constituent Assembly polls.

Maoists forced to withdraw bandh in Nepal

The Unified CPN-Maoist on Saturday imposed a shutdown in Kathmandu and other major cities of Nepal to protest the arrest of a party cadre accused of murdering a teenage schoolboy.

Nepal: CPN-Maoist may join ex-king to protect ‘nationalism’

CPN-Maoist, the breakaway faction of Nepal`s Unified CPN-Maoist, on Tuesday said that it could join hands with former monarch King Gyanendra for the sake of protecting "nationalism".

Nepal parties allege foreign `meddling`, want polls deferred

Alliance of 33 parties in Nepal led by CPN-Maoist alleged some foreign missions were interfering in country`s affairs and appealed to world community not to support the Constituent Assembly elections.

Nepal`s government calls protesting parties for talks

Nepal`s election government led by Khil Raj Regmi has invited CPN-Maoist, the breakaway faction of UCPN-Maoist, and its allies for talks following their opposition to the upcoming polls.

“Demand for Regmi to quit ploy to foil polls”

Demanding the resignation of Head of Nepal`s interim election government is a conspiracy to foil the Constituent Assembly polls,a senior Madhesi leader said.

Nepal govt asks CPN-Maoist to come for talks for holding polls

Nepal government has called fringe parties, including breakaway Maoist faction led by Mohan Vaidya, to come for talks so that they can participate in the upcoming Constituent Assembly elections.

Nepal`s fringe parties launch protest against election govt

Traffic was halted for an hour in Kathmandu as two dozen fringe parties including the CPN-Maoist staged a sit-in around the Secretariat.

Nepal govt forms committee to pacify dissident parties

In a bid to hold elections to the Constituent Assembly in Nepal by the third week of June, a coordination committee headed by the Home Minister was formed to pacify the disgruntled groups.

CPN-Maoist-backed activists vandalise school

Cadres of a CPN-Maoist-backed students` union vandalised a school in eastern Nepal on Monday for running classes in defiance of the nationwide strike called by the student body.

UP districts falling on Indo-Nepal border put on alert

In view of increased activities of naxalites in neighbouring Nepal, police in all the districts of Uttar Pradesh falling on Indo-Nepal border have been directed to maintain a vigil.