Limber up to the job PM Koirala must learn to negotiate a tricky coalition and build institutional credibility
There were altogether 15 passengers including 16 Nepalese and three crew members .
It is already evident that Sushil Koirala’s days as prime minister will not be easy
Koirala said he will make every attempt to strengthen Nepal's relations with two immediate neighbours India and China.
The president called for a government at last. But that does not guarantee that a government will be formed.
Koirala has so far maintained that he would continue to retain both the posts - as a CPP leadership and that of the Party Chief.
No single party has got the absolute majority in the House, with NC, the largest, having just 189 members.
Despite a new legislature, Nepal's chief justice looks set to continue as executive head.
President Yadav and Regmi had been at loggerheads over the issue with both claiming their constitutional right to summon the House.
The legitimacy of the constitutional process might be questioned in the absence of the breakaway Maoist party.
Another split in the Maoist party is likely to impact the constitution-making process.
Bhattarai and Shrestha have also been insisting Prachanda own responsibility for the poll outcome.
Families of the deceased in Kolkata have been notified,and postmortem of all six were performed.
The police said all the passengers were from Kolkata and were heading to Kathmandu from Pokhra.
The new agreement includes the formation of a parliamentary board to look into alleged poll rigging.
Why the UN and Western donor states seem unhappy about the electoral outcome.
Despite electoral rout,Maoists are trying to wrest control of governance.
Senior politician Narayanman Bijukchhe,indicated that the President is in no mood to quit.
The Maoists have so far refused to be part of the new Constituent Assembly.
Prachanda won the seat,defeating his nearest rival Leelanath Shrestha by 923 votes.
Early results and trends show parties contesting on radical and ethnic platforms have lost. However,the losers rejection of the results does not bode well for the new Constituent Assembly.
Chief Election Commissioner Neel Kantha Uprety asked all sides to honour the verdict.
UCP was the biggest party in the last constituent Assembly with 237 seats.
A few parties have been formed to woo votes on the basis of caste.
Prachanda said Mohan Baidhya,once his comrade in arm,was hatching an assassination bid on his life.
That the media and the international community have declared the November 19 election non-negotiable is a reason for cheer
THE call for an eight-day nationwide general strike by the anti-poll political groups met with massive resistance as five people sustained injuries and bandh supporters hurled explosives on three buses in the capital and elsewhere. The government made heavy deployment of security forces,which were armed with sweeping powers to arrest anyone suspected to be a […]
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Pashupati Area Development Trust sources confirmed his resignation but declined to divulge details as the issue is being handled by the Minister for Culture.