Two low-intensity bombs went off at schools in Kathmandu’s Jorpati area while the army disposed the rest, officials said. Police said three people allegedly involved in the crime have been arrested.
Dahal was criticised within the central secretariat of his own party, with senior leader Narayan Kaji accusing that what Dahal did in Delhi will make another neighbour 'angry'.
Former Prime Minister and chairman of the Communist Party of Nepal-Unified Marxist Leninist K P Oli said Prachanda had stooped “too low.
Dahal, who has travelled to Delhi in less than a month of his succeeding Oli as the prime minister, risks giving credence to the Indian perception with his claims to promote “balanced” relations with Nepal’s two neighbours.
CIAA spokesperson Ganesh Karki said top leaders of the Maoist party would be asked to depose before the commission within 30 days. He, however, refused to disclose names.
A prominent Madhesi leader told Dahal that the Madhesis should get around 50 per cent quota in the Gorkha regiments.
The issue regarding Gorkha recruitment and pensions has been raised both at the political level as well as by the Federation of the Retired Military Personnel, a representative body of over 100,000 Gorkha pensioners living in Nepal.
Not to be left out, PM Pushpa Kamal Dahal has taken upon himself the responsibility to bring the relationship 'back on track'.
Relations between Pushpa Kamal Dahal and India have seen many ups and downs. Dahal has in the past accused India of trying to micro-manage Nepal.
The move may apply some balm in the strained bilateral relations between UK and Nepal
The decision, incidentally, comes at a time when Nepalese Prime Minister Prachanda, is preparing to visit India for a three-day trip starting September 15.
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The cabinet has decided to bear entire expenses for his treatment of prostrate cancer in the United States and released Rs six million as the initial installment.
PM Dahal must address coalition concerns, balance relations with India, China.
Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal “Prachanda” administered the Oath of Office to the new ministers in the presence of President Bidhya Devi Bhandari in her office on Friday morning.
The closure of the magazine removes a platform that the regional think tank felt was its 'own'.
She’s a stubborn character, the 88-year-old former Queen Mother
The 88-year-old Queen Mother has been living in Mahendra Manzil, a house built and gifted to her by her husband late King Mahendra some five decades ago.
The emissary diplomacy comes at a time when New Delhi has been unable to conceal its happiness over the exit of K.P. Oli, who it perceived to be pro-China, from the PM’s office.
The challenge to the core concept of the Constitution raises the following question: How long can the Constitution that only a year ago was called the best in the world by its architect leaders, survive?
About 85 passengers were seated in the bus, which was bound for Ramechhap district and fell 300 m down the hill. The roads were in a bad shape due to the heavy rains over the past few days.
Two Deputy Prime Ministers — Bimalendra Nidhi and K B Mahara — will be heading to Delhi and Beijing as “special emissaries” for the purpose.
The politician-activist-donor nexus dominates the appointment of judges.
Dahal's takeover was not without controversy as he refused to take the oath “in the name of God, country and the people” as prescribed. He only mentioned 'people and the country”.
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With guerrillas issue settled this time around, Dahal may not have to fear the retaliation from inside.
President Bhandari Monday hosted a joint meeting of chiefs of five major political parties and said she will now write to the House Speaker to initiate the process for election of the new Prime Ministet by majority vote.
Further political instability could kill Nepal’s fledgling constitution
Speaking at a programme organised by the Madan Bhandari Foundation, Oli said all the agreements with China were signed at a time “Nepal was pushed to the brink” by the alleged neighbour.
The relationship between Maoist chief Pushpa Kamal Dahal and his partner-cum-new found patron Sher Bahadur Deuba has been complex and visibly without mutual trust in the past.
K P Oli’s resignation paves the way for election of Maoist chief Pushpa Kamal Dahal “Prachanda” in Nepal, but may take a few weeks for the process to be formalised.
As Oli and Prachanda manoeuvre for office, proximity to Beijing may suffer.
As defeat stared on his face, Prime Minister K P Oli has decided to tender his resignation from the post without facing the vote on the No-Confidence in the afternoon.
Speaker Onsari Gharti is expected to write to President Bidhya Devi Bhandari soon after the vote outcome requesting to set in motion the process of electing Oli's successor.
When Oli expressed his dissatisfaction over the way the Speaker had altered the listed business earlier, she had retorted: “Mr Prime Minister, I have 30 parties in the House that I must listen to.”