Nepal: Karki enjoyed consensus among parties, Prachanda reveals : “The parties held a week long discussion to search for an appropriate candidate for the CIAA post. Finally, all agreed to appoint Karki. After the parties arrived at verbal consensus they had formally accepted his nomination”, he said and added, “They have all signed the document. It is immoral on their part now to object the decision.” Pushpa made this remark while talking to pressmen in Pokhara of Kaski Distirct, May 12, 2013.
Nepal: No election alliance with UML, says Deuba : Addressing a press meet in Mangalsen of Aacham, May 12, 2013, said Deuba, United Marxist Leninist is one of the major contenders and a prominent rival thus there is no possibility of alliance with it. Logic is there. “Equation with UML is simply impossible because nowhere in the world two major contenders have forged alliance in the election,” he said this while addressing the program organized by NC aligned group of journalists called Press Union.
Nepal: Kamal Thapa to Capture State if Nov election delayed : “Our party wants election in November. But, if one goes by the performance of the present government and the four party syndicate, election seems unlikely in November,” said Thapa.He then threatened to capture the state. The Maoist phenomenon! But who will back Thapa’s hilarious job? “We will capture the state power through another movement,” said Thapa.
Nepal: Poudel favors formation of broader democratic alliance : Vice President Ram Chandra of Nepali Congress who until the other day stood against possible alliance with democratic forces of the country in the upcoming constituent assembly election declared in Kathmandu that unity between democratic forces is a must to institutionalize the democratic order. He made the remark, May 11, 2013. Toeing Surya Bahadur Thapa line.
Nepal: Khanal further exposes India, says Karki was Indian pick : Which foreign force is capable of pressuring the four parties, media men grilled further? “You know it. Why are you trying to open my mouth,” asked Khanal. “Is it India,” asked one of the media men present at the hall. “Yes,” said Khanal and added, “I was aware that you knew it.”
Nepal: Analyst Rimal equates BRB with traitors like Mir Jafor and Quisling : Octogenarian political analyst Mr. Arvind Rimal has said that the deterioration of Nepal's political system and Nepali nationalism gained momentum after the state visit of the then Prime Minister Mr. Krishna Prashad Bhattarai to New Delhi in 1990 immediately after the first People's Uprising bagged success. He made this remarks in a long article published in the Sourya vernacular daily, May 10, 2013.
Nepal: King Gyanendra can open a party, suggests Dahal : “If he accepts Loktantra and Republic he could stay right in the country,” says Pushpa and adds, “He said he wants to stay in Nagarjun we said yes. He requested us to allow his mother to stay right in Narayanhiti, we also accepted his proposal.” Pushpa in the course of the interview also asks the former King to take part in the election.
Nepal: Delhi telephone terror shakes President Yadav : Nonetheless, the Kantipur Daily reports referring to an unnamed source, reveals that at around 10:00 PM, Tuesday evening, a high ranking government official from India had made a telephone call to President Ram Baran to exert pressure on him to appoint Karki as the CIAA chief. Telephone terror?
Nepal: Dr. Yadav is target now, CP demands Prez resignation : The agitating thirty-three parties led by Nepal Communist Party-Maoist (Baidya) have demanded immediate resignation of President Ram Baran. “He is not the protector of the constitution instead a destroyer,” said Vice Chairman C.P. Gajurel of NCP-Maoist while addressing a corner meet in Kathmandu.