Nepal: Khanal demands equal power share, no easy going reports : Indeed we have been awarded less seats (than the Nepali Congress) but the margin is not that big thus there is the need to create a perfect balance, he said talking to Kantipur Daily, November 27, 2013. Added burden for Indian Ambassador to 'balance'. By the way, one RAW operative had landed Kathmandu this Sunday and left Tuesday says high placed sources.
Nepal: Dahal's difficult riders, says abide by consensus practices : The bargaining thus begins. The party has also constituted a five member committee to investigate the malpractices in the election. The committee has been provided with seven days to investigate the issue and present a report. Dahal also said, “Our internal fallacies might have also caused of our election defeat but mainly there is the outside conspiracy.”
NC-UML thumping victory, amounts to regression in Nepal: Poudel : Unfortunate it is but with the new mandate the situation has reverted back to where it all started in 1990, said Sunil and, “thus our decision to opt for consensus has been made with the objective to prevent the country taking a regressive course”. He made these remarks at an interaction with the Avenues Television, November 25, 2013.
Nepal: Indian sensitivity begins, envoy meets Sushil and Madhav : In the aftermath of the second constituent assembly election that awarded Nepali Congress and United Marxist Leninist combined with an "undeserving victory" and restricted the Unified Maoists to their precise position, an overwhelmed President Sushil Koirala of Nepali Congress and Senior United Marxist Leninist leader Madhav Kumar Nepal met with the Indian Ambassador Sri Ranjit Ray in Kathmandu.
Nepal: Army role held suspect, Dr. Lohani speaks loud and clear : Senior Rastriya Prajatantra Party leader Dr. Prakash Chandra Lohani has posed serious question mark over the role played by the Nepal Army in the second constituent assembly election. “The Nepal Army has always been a respected institution. But, its’ behavior during the last election has hurt me very hard,” wrote Dr. Lohani in Kantipur Daily, November 24, 2013.
Nepal: Prez Sushil is NC's next PM runner, says Ms. Koirala : Be that as it may, Sujata in Narayanghat said that her party has indeed won the election but there is no arrogance among the NC leaders due the victory but we are ready to cooperate with all the parties that are going to be represented in the new constituent assembly. She also hoped that Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal of Unified Maoists sooner than later will accept the polls results.
KP Oli unhappy with Madhav Nepal’s subtle claim for next PM : “I have never presented myself as a Prime Ministerial candidate. And, I also do not believe I should continue occupying a post repeatedly,” replied United Marxist Leninist senior leader K.P. Sharma Oil. Oli made the remark when asked by Makalu Television in Biratnagar, November 23, 2013 to provide his comments on Madhav Kumar Nepal’s fresh claim over the prime ministerial post.
Nepal: Likely next PM Deuba appeals Maoists to accept poll results : “A constitution is a document of compromises and agreements. The Nepali Congress will exhibit utmost flexibility,” he said and continued, “Having said that we will not compromise of the basic norms of a democratic order.” “The Nepali Congress’s victory in the election was needed to strengthen the democratic order,” he also said.
Nepal: Envoys drop at Dahal's place, remind him of Maoists CA Agenda : While suspecting a ‘grand conspiracy’ to marginalize them, the Unified Maoists Party expressing its sheer dissatisfaction over the poll results had threatened to boycott the constituent assembly---which brought the alarmed members of the foreign missions in Kathmandu to drop at Chairman Dahal’s door step. A stitch in time saves nine.