Nepal parties agree on constitution deal

 Nepal's ruling parties today reached an agreement on major contentious issues of the new constitution that will be promulgated by January next year.

Nepal parties start dialogue on new constitution

Nepal`s major political parties have started decisive talks on the issues of new constitution, officials said Sunday.

Three party meet to discuss Nepal Constitution ends inconclusively

A meeting of Nepal's three major political parties to discuss the formation of a high level committee to resolve issues relating to the Constitution as well as providing relief to the families of those killed during the Maoist insurgency, ended inconclusively on Sunday.

Sushma Swaraj meets UML leaders, ends Nepal visit

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj Sunday averted a diplomatic disaster by meeting leaders of the ruling CPN-UML just before returning to India after a three-day visit which she said was "productive" and "successful".

Madhesi parties and the Maoist form alliance

Nepal`s main opposition party UCPN (Maoist) and six Madhesi parties on Thursdaty formed an alliance to push for their demand of identity-based federalism.

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 elects chairman of Constituent Assembly

Veteran CPN-UML leader Subash Nembang was on Tuesday elected unopposed as chairman of Nepal`s Constituent Assembly that will draft a new constitution aimed at ending years of political uncertainty.

Nepali Congress to back CPN-UML candidate for Speaker`s post

Nepali Congress said it would back CPN-UML candidate Subash Chandra Nembang for the post of Constituent Assembly chairman and House Speaker, the election for which is scheduled for tomorrow.

NC, CPN-UML fail to end deadlock over power sharing

The Nepali Congress on Wednesday failed to resolve differences with coalition partner CPN-UML over the allocation of the key portfolio of Home Ministry, raising doubts over the ability of the new government to end the prolonged political uncertainty in the country.

Sushil Koirala set to become next Prime Minister of Nepal

Sushil Koirala is set to become the next prime minister of Nepal with the support of the CPN-UML, ending months of political gridlock following last year`s elections.

Power sharing parleys underway ahead of Nepal PM election

With the stage set for the election of new prime minister by parliament on Monday, the Nepali Congress (NC) and CPN-UML are holding negotiations on power sharing in bid to form a majority government.

Nepal`s CPN-UML demands fresh presidential election

The CPN-UML, the second largest party in Nepal`s Constituent Assembly, on Friday demanded fresh elections for the post of President and Vice President.

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 two largest parties to collaborate

The two parties signed a deal Saturday, agreeing to move ahead through consensus and cooperation, Xinhua reported.

NC emerges largest party, lacks majority to form govt in Nepal

The Nepali Congress on Tuesday emerged as the largest party with 196 seats in the newly elected Constituent Assembly, but failed short of a majority to form a government on its own to end the political deadlock gripping Nepal for years.

`All parties should work together for Nepal`s Constitution`

All parties in Nepal, including the Maoists, should work together to form a new government and draft a new Constitution to end the prolonged political crisis in the country, a senior CPN-UML leader said on Friday.

Opposition parties in Nepal demand new president

Opposition parties in Nepal have demanded that a new President should be chosen with political consensus while considering the mandate given by the people in the Constituent Assembly polls.

Nepali Congress emerges as the largest party in assembly polls

Nepali Congress, which emerged as the largest party under the direct voting system, today took a substantial lead in the proportional votes too by polling over 2.4 million ballots in the election to elect a new assembly.

NC, CPN-UML reject Maoists` demand to amend Constitution

The Maoists have been threatening to boycott the Constituent Assembly, alleging that massive scale of rigging was prevalent during the recently concluded polls.

NC maintains lead over CPN-UML in Nepal polls

The Nepali Congress today emerged as the leading party in polls to elect an assembly that will draft Nepal`s new Constitution, securing a 14-seat lead over CPN-UML while Prachanda-led Maoists were a distant third.