India using ''underground outfits'' to bully Nepal: Prachanda

Muddying the waters further, a prominent Left leader here on Tuesday charged India with "bullying" Nepal using various Nepali political or underground outfits as military forces against the landlocked Himalayan nation.

Prachanda meets Chinese envoy, discusses blockade

Nepal's Maoist chief Prachanda on Saturday met Chinese ambassador Wu Xunthai and discussed the current political situation in the country including the hardships faced by the people due to blockade of a key border trade point with India.

National, foreign agents trying to destabilise Nepal: Prachanda

 In a veiled attack on India, Nepal's Maoist chief Prachanda today accused foreign and national "agents" besides feudals of trying to destabilise the country by breaking communal harmony in the Madhesi-dominated Terai region by playing the Constitution card.

New Nepal Constitution is 'matter of self-respect': Prachanda

Amid India's concerns over the new Constitution, former Nepal prime minister and Maoist chief Prachanda on Tuesday said the promulgation of the new statute is a "matter of conscience and self-respect" for the Nepalese people who will not bow down before anyone's pressure.

Nepal's FM, Prachanda attacked during debate over statute

Nepal's Finance Minister Ram Sharan Mahat and Maoist chief Prachanda on Monday escaped unhurt when they came under attack by hardline communists and Madhesi groups during separate public discussions on the first draft of the country's new constitution.

Sushma Swaraj meets former Nepal PM Prachanda

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj met United Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal, who is popularly called 'Prachanda', in the national capital on Wednesday.

Nepal's Maoist chief Prachanda arrives in Delhi

 Nepal's former Prime Minister and chief of the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) Prachanda arrived here on Tuesday on a 7-day visit as the Himalayan nation moves closer to finalising a Constitution that could end years of political instability.

Opposition supporters protest in Nepal, 24 injured

Thousands of opposition supporters in Nepal on Saturday staged a massive protest rally here to press the government over their demand of drafting the Constitution through consensus, prompting police to fire teargas and water cannons in which over 20 protesters were injured.

Nepal PM asks Prachanda to forge consensus for constitution

 Nepal Prime Minister Sushil Koirala on Friday appealed to UCPN-Maoist chairman Prachanda to cooperate in forging consensus among the warring political parties over the drafting of a new constitution.

Nepal PM appeals opposition to resolve crisis through dialogue

'Seeking to resolve the lingering political stalemate in Nepal, Prime Minister Sushil Koirala on Tuesday appealed to opposition parties, including Prachanda's UCPN-Maoist, to settle the crisis through dialogue and be a part of constitution drafting process.

Nepal: Koirala to meet opposition parties to resolve political crisis

Seeking to resolve the lingering political crisis in Nepal, Prime Minister Sushil Koirala has initiated talks with UCPN-Maoist chairman Prachanda, Madhesi leaders and opposition parties.

Nepal lawmakers to vote on charter despite opposition fury

Nepal`s parliamentary speaker Sunday announced plans for a vote on a new national constitution to end a political deadlock, sparking fresh anger from opposition lawmakers.

No Nepal constitution without consensus, says Prachanda

 CPN-Maoist leader Prachanda on Saturday warned that it would not be possible to draft the new Nepal Constitution without consensus from all the political parties.

Prachanda to lead high level cross-party committee in Nepal

Nepal's ruling parties have agreed to give away an important political committee's leadership to Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda, chairman of the opposition party UCPN (Maoist), leaders here said Wednesday.

Nepal Maoists happy after talks with Modi

Nepal`s Maoist leaders said they had "very fruitful" talks with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday and a new chapter had begun in India-Nepal ties.

PM Narendra Modi meets Nepal President, Maoist leader Prachanda

Shortly after visiting the world-famous Pashupatinath temple in Kathmandu and offering special prayers there, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday met Nepal`s President Ram Baran Yadav and discussed a wide range of issues with him.

Swaraj describes her Nepal visit `very successful`

Describing her three-day visit to Nepal as very successful, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday said the two countries have resolved to extend their cooperation in a number of areas to strengthen bilateral ties.

Nepal Maoist parties bury differences, announce working alliance

Twenty-one months after they split, Nepal`s two Maoist parties led by Pushpa Kamal Dahal aka Prachanda and Mohan Baidhya `Kiran` Thursday announced a working alliance which may just be the first step towards their re-unification.

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.

Prachanda`s leadership at stake?

After remaining unchallenged as its supremo for over two decades, Prachanda`s leadership of Nepal`s Maoist party is now at stake after it faced a humiliating defeat in the assembly polls.