Nepal to vote on Constitution, opposition calls for protests

Nepal's Constituent Assembly Chairman on Sunday took a step towards voting on the Constitution setting aside opposition demands of consensus for framing the document, even as the Maoists-led alliance vowed fresh protests against the move, deepening the political turmoil.

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.

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.

Nepal Army reject Maoists` poll-rigging blame

The Nepal Army Friday rubbished Maoists` allegation of poll-rigging and termed the charge as baseless.

Warring political groups in Nepal agree on an all-party meet

An alliance of 33 dissenting parties, led by a Maoist breakaway faction, today agreed with Nepal`s four mainstream parties to hold an all-party meeting soon to end the political deadlock plaguing the country.

`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.

Parties make last effort to rescue Nepal

Nepal`s 3 major political parties - UCPN-Maoist, Nepali Congress and CPN-UML -launched a "last ditch" effort to rescue Nepal from the political crisis.