Pushpa Kamal Dahal

Home Minister Sitaula meets Prachanda

PrachandaKathmandu, July 1: Nepal Home Minister and Nepali Congress leader Krishna Prasad Sitaula met CPN (Maoist) chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' today to find ways to resolve the existing deadlock in the Constituent Assembly (CA).

According to Nepalnews, the meeting was mainly centered on ensuring the smooth functioning of the CA. The two leaders also discussed the formation of a new government and the contentious issue of power-sharing that has caused a huge rift between Nepali Congress and CPN (Maoist) party.

Indian envoy meets Prachanda

Kathmandu, CPN-M Chairman PrachandaJune 9: India’s Ambassador to Nepal Rakesh

Indian envoy meets Prachanda

Koirala asks Prachanda to form new governmentKathmandu, June 3 : Indian ambassador to Nepal Rakesh Sood on Tuesday called on Maoist Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ and discussed issues related to the new government’s formation.

During the meeting held at Prachanda’s residence, the Maoist Chairman said that his party will lead the next government and expressed confidence that the Indian government will continue to extend support.

In turn, Sood assured Prachanda that India will assist the Maoist-led government.

Prachanda meets US Deputy Assistant Secretary

Kathmandu, May 27 : Prachanda meets US Deputy Assistant SecretaryCommunist Party of Nepal (Maoist) Chairman Prachanda met visiting US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Dr. Evan A. Feigenbaum.

Nepalnews quoted Prachanda as saying that he discussed issues regarding the Constituent Assembly, the republic declaration and the development programmes with Dr. Feigenbaum.

"We told him that we want to build democracy in a new way. We have a new approach to development," Prachanda said.

Senior US official meets Maoist leader in Nepal

Senior US official meets Maoist leader in NepalKathmandu - A senior United States administration official met Monday with the leader of Nepal's former Maoist rebels in a sign of a growing thaw in relations between the two sides.

US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Evan A Feigenbaum met Maoist leader Prachanda, who is expected to head a new government to be formed within days.

The meeting has assumed growing importance because the Maoists are still listed by the US as an organization supporting terrorist activities.

Maoists wish to form new government quickly

PrachandaKathmandu, May 22 : In a sign of loosing patience, Maoist leader Prachanda in a meeting today tabled a proposal to open the way for the formation of a new government.

"Since after the conclusion of the Constituent Assembly election the current government headed by Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala has automatically become a caretaker government, the Prime Minister will be requested that he should clarify his position and immediately invite CPN (Maoist), which has emerged as the largest party, to form a new government," reads the statement issued by Chairman Prachanda making public the decisions made by the central secretariat.