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Madhesi parties and the Maoist form alliance

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 01:23

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 PM Koirala to undergo radiotherapy in US

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 15:00

Nepal`s Prime Minister Sushil Koirala has been diagnosed with chronic bronchitis and will undergo radiotherapy next week in a US hospital.

Nepal`s former PM set to lead constitution drafting process

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 21:44

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 parties mull `fast track` approach for new Constitution

Last Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014, 20:37

Nepal`s political parties are mulling a proposal to adopt a "fast track" approach for promulgating a new Constitution within a year to end political uncertainty in the country.

Koirala cabinet expansion delayed till Tuesday

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 25, 2014, 00:18

The much-awaited expansion of the two-member cabinet led by Nepal Prime Minister Sushil Koirala has been delayed till Tuesday as Nepali Congress and CPN-UML could not finalise the list of their ministers.

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

Last Updated: Monday, February 17, 2014, 17:39

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.

Sushil Koirala elected new Prime Minister of Nepal

Last Updated: Monday, February 10, 2014, 09:05

Veteran Nepali Congress leader Sushil Koirala, who spent 16 years in political exile in India after the royal takeover of 1960 in Nepal and a novice to the administration, was today elected as the country`s Prime Minister, ending months of political crisis.

Sushil Koirala set to become next Prime Minister of Nepal

Last Updated: Sunday, February 09, 2014, 20:42

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

Last Updated: Saturday, February 08, 2014, 22:50

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

Last Updated: Friday, February 07, 2014, 19:00

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.

Consensus government to be formed by next week: Koirala

Last Updated: Thursday, January 30, 2014, 20:03

Nepali Congress president Sushil Koirala on Thursday said he is hopeful of forming a consensus government under his leadership by next week through negotiations with other political parties.

Nepali Congress elects Sushil Koirala its PM candidate

Last Updated: Sunday, January 26, 2014, 18:51

The Nepali Congress, the largest party in parliament, Sunday named its president Sushil Koirala as its prime ministerial candidate, clearing a major hurdle in the formation of a new government in the Himalayan nation two months after the constituent assembly elections.