Hectic consultations in Nepal to elect new PM

Major political parties in Nepal began hectic consultations to find a way out of the ongoing crisis as the seven-day deadline set by President Ram Baran Yadav to elect a new prime minister approaches.

Ruling parties slam Prez deadline, Opposition hails decision in Nepal

The Maoist-led ruling alliance in Nepal on Saturday slammed President Ram Baran Yadav`s deadline for parties to form a national consensus government, terming it unconstitutional, even as the opposition lauded the decision.