Published on Feb 09 2015 // Featured, Nepal News
UCPN (Maoist) senior leader Dr Baburam Bhattarai has brushed aside the dialogue offer by Prime Minister Sushil Koirala. Earlier on Sunday, Prime Minister Sushil Koirala had urged the agitating political parties to share the table for talks to write the new constitution. “The talks with the ruling...

Published on Dec 20 2014 // Featured, Nepal News, Slideshow
Constitution promulgation deadline can be even after January 22
Chairman of the Constitutional-Political Dialogue and Consensus Committee (CPDCC), Dr Baburam Bhattarai, has said it was not essential enough to regard January 22 as the deadline to promulgate new constitution on consensus. Inaugurating the First District Convention of National Human Rights Concern Centre...

Published on Dec 15 2014 // Featured, Nepal News
No other ways than consensus for constitution drafting: UCPN (Maoist)
Kathmandu: The UCPN (Maoist) has reiterated its stance for drafting constitution on consensus among the major political stakeholders. The party has asked to return the report the Constitutional-Political Dialogue and Consensus Committee (CPDCC) forwarded to the Constituent Assembly to the Committee again...

Published on Nov 25 2014 // Opinion
Dalit movement in SAARC region has achieved some progress
Dr Baburam Bhattarai I am impressed and made optimistic by the scholarly thoughts articulated by parliamentarians from South Asian countries on the issues of the Dalit rights. No matter what the origins of the Dalit are, they all share the same predicament on their political, social and economic rights. I...

Published on Oct 22 2014 // Nepal News, Slideshow
Gokarna meeting narrowed down parties’ distance: Dr Baburam Bhattarai
Kathmandu: Despite major political parties’ failure to end the disputed issues of new constitution through marathon talks held at Gokarna Resort, UCPN (Maoist) leader and chief of Constituent Assembly’s Constitutional Political Dialogue and Consensus Committee Dr Baburam Bhattarai said the...

Published on Oct 08 2014 // Featured, Nepal News, Slideshow
Two Maoist parties unifying ‘very soon’ but when?
By Free-Lens Kathmandu: Concluding that the incumbent Constituent Assembly (CA) is unlikely to draft a pro-people constitution according due reverence to the agendas established by the decade-long people’s war, Nepal’s two Maoist parties–UCPN (Maoist) and CPN-Maoist are going to unite in the...

Published on Sep 21 2014 // Nepal News, Slideshow
Maoist leader Baburam Bhattarai meets dethroned king Shah in hospital
September 21: Former Prime Minister and Maoist leader Dr Baburam Bhattarai met with ailing ex-king Gyanendra Shah at Norvic Hospital in the capital this afternoon. Shah is getting treatment in the hospital from last night after a cardiac arrest. In a tweet, after meeting the dethroned king, Dr Bhattarai...

Published on Sep 02 2014 // Interview
Baburam should follow party rule and system: Narayankaji
How do you view the current altercation in UCPN (Maoist)? A revolutionary movement never moves ahead in a linear measurement. It moves ahead with the process of topsy-turvy. During the time of crisis in movement, the entire party, cadres and leaders are negatively influenced because of change in physical...