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UML, Maoist Center dissolve their respective parties (rep 17/05/2018)

Nembang is UML’s deputy PP leader (kp 05/054/2018)

Panel says impunity rampant in UML (kp 14/03/2018)

UML finalises PR list: Motilal Dugar becomes MP again (kp 12/02/2018), UML sends 37 women, 4 men to parliament under PR system (rep 12/02/2018)

Coordination committee to finalise merger modality (kp 09/01/2018)

UML bigwigs eye presidency as graceful exit from politics (rep 02/01/2018)

‘Bamdev’s own modus operandi behind poll loss’, by Kamal Panthi (kp 26/12/2017)

In the transition phase, the party would be led by a joint leadership, interview with Shanker Pokharel (kp 25/12/2017)

Left or right? UML is critical of Western ‘hegemony’ but is then funded by money coming from Western countries, by Pranab Kharel and Gaurab KC (rep 24/12/2017)

UML rank and file struggle to get over Gautam’s poll defeat, by Janak Nepal and Kamal Panthi (kp 21/12/2017)

Supporters see Rawal as future PM, UML boss: Opponents charge him with doing little for the district, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai and Menuka Dhungana (kp 12/11/2017)

Praja Parishad party merges with UML (kp 10/11/2017)

UML finalises name list of candidates for 25 districts (ht 21/10/2017)

UML residential meet to sort issues: FPTP election candidate selection, joint manifesto review on the agenda; Most of the proportional representation nominees ‘will be changed’ before October 23 deadline for reviewing the list (kp 18/10/2017)

UML working to finalise PR candidates: Two allies may have equal number of candidates in provinces 2 and 6 (kp 13/10/2017)

Oli to hold UML’s election command (kp 11/10/2017)

More than 60 UML candidates recommended unanimously (kp 09/10/2017) [Yes, one can see all the female and non-Tagadhari UML leaders on the attached photo!], Oli named poll candidate from Siraha (ht 09/10/2017)

UML gunning for a left alliance (kp 03/10/2017), Five dissent leaders of RJP-N join hands with UML (kp 03/10/2017)

CPN-UML Standing Commitee to decide on candidate selection, by Sanjeev Giri (kp 25/09/2017)

UML caught in 2 minds over Oli’s Tarai poll drive: The party secretariat, how-ever, says the preparations were under way to hold mass events in the region, by Sanjeev Giri (kp 14/09/2017)

NPRSLP merges with UML (ht 12/09/2017)

Voice of the people: The UML promotes one type of nationalism in Nepal, but will all their cadres follow?, by Deepak Thapa (kp 10/08/2017)

Bharatpur mayoral candidate’s son held (ht 03/08/2017)

UML finalizes candidates of DDCC chair and deputy chairs in 19 districts (rep 31/07/2017) [This is not democratic! The local level has do decide on these candiidates!]

UML leaders to study situation in Province 2 (kp 29/07/2017)

17 leaders and cadres of CPN-UML punished for betrayal, by Bira Gadal (rep 19/07/2017)

UML’s Responsibility On Amendment, by Nandalal Tiwari (rn 10/07/2017), UML firm against charter revision bill: Leaders say govt trying to endorse amendments without main oppn, by Sanjeev Giri (kp 10/06/2017)

UML may support constitution amendment, says Gyawali: Demands withdrawal of proposal, redrafting with opposition’s consent (kp 05/07/2017)

Nationalist stand, weak NC leadership helped UML in polls, by Ashok Dahal (rep 04/07/2017)

Is UML Reconsidering Its Position?, by Nandalal Tiwari (rn 26/06/2017)

UML infighting in Bara over candidate selection (ht 19/06/2017)

NC and UML more worried about intra-party conflict (rep 11/06/2017)

UML picks election candidates for Siraha (ht 31/05/2017)

Cadres padlock UML office (kp 28/05/2017)

UML leaders resign (kp 23/05/2017)

Elections can be viewed as referendum on amendment bill, interview with  UML Secretary Pradip Gyawali (kp 22/05/2017) [These are local, not national elections, Mr Gyawali! They have nothing to do with the national issue of constitutional amendment that is necessary without any doubt! So far, elections were only hold in areas that are hardly inhabited by dissatisfied groups!!]

UML Chair Oli claims party gaining victory in local polls despite being ‘encircled’ (rep 18/05/2017)

UML will discuss statute amendment after May 14 polls, Oli tells Deuba (kp 11/05/2017)

UML leader files independent candidacy (kp 04/05/2017)

CPN-UML fields only one woman for post of mayor in Province 7 (ht 03/05/2017)

UML-RPP alliance in Kathmandu (rep 03/05/2017)

UML unveils manifesto for local polls: 53-pt document includes party’s ambition of sailing Nepali ships in Indian, Pacific oceans (kp 02/05/2017) [Non-local issues!]

UML picks male candidates for top local level posts in Siraha (ht 29/04/2017) [This is the UML understanding of inclusion and equality!]

Oli’s follies: His words and actions have been unfair to some groups of Nepalis, including the Christians, by Ramesh Khatry (kp 27/04/2017)

One last leap of faith: UML should agree to a larger political compromise to make elections possible (kp 27/04/2017), UML voices displeasure with EC over budget between polls (kp 27/04/2017), Govt’s election moves irk UML (kp 27/04/2017), UML warns EC against two-phase polls, budget timing (rep 27/04/2017), Under opposition pressure govt shelves plan to increase local units, by Kosh Raj Koirala (rep 27/04/2017)

UML’s mayoral and ward committee candidates for capital short-listed (rep 27/04/2017)

UML obstructs House: The main oppn party objects to charter revision, polls-after-budget plans; The party is against the agreement on revising several provisions of the constitution (kp 26/04/2017) [Failed understanding of democratic principles!!], UML obstructs House over amendment bill: Move poses challenge to endorsing amendment before candidacy registrations (rep 26/04/2017), , House back in business (kp 27/04/2017)

Factional feud could hit UML in Kathmandu polls (kp 07/04/2017), Rival UML factions hold separate gatherings (kp 11/04/2017)

Candidates must choose one election: UML; Party forms coordination, manifesto drafting panels (kp 04/04/2017)

UML reports EC about threats, code violation, by Tika R. Pradhan (kp 29/03/2017)

UML to deploy ‘idle’ leaders in polls campaign (kp 26/03/2016

UML to resume poll campaign in State 2 in a week (kp 26/03/2017)

UML finalises candidate selection criteria (kp 24/03/2017) [In a democratic party, local election candidates must be selected and nominated by the local party level!!]

Mechi-Mahakali campaign over: CPN-UML to organise special programme in Province 2 (kp 18/03/2017), Campaign to begin in Province 2 soon: UML (kp 22/03/2017)

Preps in full swing for UML campaign: Party expects thousands  to gather at every stop of Mechi-Mahakali road show, by Tika R. Pradhan (kp 28/02/2017)

UML launches a broadside against government (kp 17/02/2017)

UML politburo mulls action against Mainali (ht 16/02/2017)

Passage of amendment bill will embolden secessionist elements, interview with Bhim Rawal (rep 28/01/2017) [Long live male Tagadharibad!]

UML plans awareness campaign in the plains, by Tika R. Pradhan (kp 13/01/2017)

CPN-UML leaders want holiday on Prithvi Jayanti; Nepal can’t be playground: Shah (kp 11/01/2017)

UML to continue obstructing House proceedings (ht 08/01/2017) [A sheer contempt of court and disregard of democratic principles!]

1 SUV torched, another vandalised in Capital (kp 31/12/2016), Kohalpur tense after attack on YAN central member, by Thakur Singh Tharu (kp 31/12/2016)

What CPN-UML Really Wants?, by Siddhi B Ranjitkar (km 20/12/2016)

Gurung elected chair of UML sister wing (kp 15/11/2016)

UML begins campaign for elections (kp 03/10/2016)

Chair Oli’s ‘shaky’ position on India opposed in UML (kp 27/09/2016)

UML-led govt toppled to destabilise country: Oli; UML Deputy General Secretary Ghanashyam Bhusal registers a separate 27-page document countering that of Oli, by Tika R. Pradhan (kp 23/09/2016), Factionalism has peaked in UML, says Bhusal (ht 23/09/2016)

Campaign in Madhes to dispel ‘anti-UML feeling’, by Tika R. Pradhan (kp 18/09/2016), Party to celebrate statute anniversary (kp  18/09/2016) [There is no reason to celebrate a constitution that has been written against the rules of the interim constitution and that has not been implemented yet though violations against it are numerous!]

A test of will Now is the opportunity for the UML to explore ways to hold real dialogue and establish mutual trust, by Khagendra Nath Sharma (kp 11/09/2016)

What Ails The CPN-UML?, by Narayan Upadhyay (rn 07/09/2016)

UML Rides High On Oli’s Legacy!, by Ritu Raj Subedi (rn 28/08/2016)

UML reshuffles responsibilities (kp 24/08/2016)

Young force: A silent battle continues among political parties to divert the potency of student unions to their advantage, by Abhi Subedi (kp 21/08/2016)

UML leadership urged to set sights on polls (kp 19/08/2016)

Adhikari steps in to resolve ANNFSU row (19/08/2016)

Oli questioned why left alliance failed: Madhav Kumar Nepal, Jhala Nath Khanal and Bamdev Gautam blame Chairman Oli for the end to UML-Maoist coalition (kp 16/08/2016), Oli’s self-centred behaviour blamed for break with CPN-Maoist Centre (ht 16/08/2016)

ANNFSU gen secy calls national assembly (ht 16/08/2016)

After Oli’s ouster, eyes now trained on Delhi-UML relations, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 08/08/2016)

PM Oli faces scathing criticism in party (kp 15/04/2015)

PM under fire within party for poor governance, by Thira L. Bhusal (rep 07/04/2016)

Nepal faction ups ante against ‘Oli-garchy’: Says chairman’s ‘unilateral moves’ to sideline ‘rivals’ do no good to party, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 04/03/2016), Oli-garchy: The UML’s current factional struggle is more about power than ideology (kp 04/04/2016)

UML undecided over organization committee (rep 31/03/2016)

ANNIFSU national general convention beginning today (ht 11/02/2016), Women hope to be on their mettle (kp 12/02/2016), CPN-UML-aligned ANNFSU’s general convention begins (ht 12/02/2016), ANNFSU votes today to elect its leadership (kp 15/02/2016), Dispute prolongs ANNFSU convention (ht 15/02/2016), Voting delayed to elect UML's student wing leader (rep 15/02/2016), ANNFSU to elect new leadership today (ht 17/02/2016), Lama’s panel sweeps ANNFSU election (kp), Nabina Lama elected UML student wing chair (ht 22/02/2016)

Campaign in UML againstPM Oli's 'monopoly': Rival faction meets in Capital (kp 03/02/2016)

Lama, Gautam to run for ANNFSU top post (kp 01/02/2016)

UML-aligned ANNFSU all geared up for its national convention (ht 28/01/2016)

Government has failed, says Jhalanath Khanal (ht 12/01/2016), Discontent over govt brewing within PM’s party (rep 12/01/2016)

Brawl over appointments (kp 08/01/2016)

Nembang is UML deputy PP leader, Dhakal chif whip (kp 06/01/2016)

UML bigwigs criticise party-led govt (kp 03/01/2016)

UML kicks off constitution publicity campaign in Jhapa (kp 01/01/2016)

The errant Left: A party that calls itself Marxist-Leninist has long been reduced to a status-quoist party with strong business-bureaucracy-NGO network, by Sujan Dangal (rep 22/12/2015)

UML launches ‘clear the air’ campaign (kp 17/12/2015)

UML cadres’ meet begins in Chitwan (kp 08/12/2015)

UML tells MP Golchha to resign (kp 19/10/2015), UML MP Golchha refuses to resign, by Lilaballav Ghimire (kp 27/10/2015)

CPN-UML bid to defend statute provisions (kp 30/09/2015)

UML to hold nat’l cadres’ meet (kp 25/09/2015)

YAN expels Panta, Shahi (kp 15/07/2015)

UML to discuss internal conflict at central committee meeting (ht 08/07/2015)

UML Ministers' Scandals Ruffle A Few Feathers, by Ritu Raj Subedi (rn 05/07/2015)

Crack widens in CPN-UML (kp 30/06/2015), UML intra-party rift intensifies (ht 30/06/2015)

UML mulls actions against erring ministers (kp 22/04/2015)

UML starts bid to end YAN row (kp 15/04/2015)

Dr KC’s Satyagrah UML On Wrong Side Of Debate?, by Ritu Raj Subedi (rn 05/04/2015) [The UML is also on the wrong side of debate in the issue of inclusion and federalism!!]

CPN-UML to endorse work division (ht 25/03/2015)

UML assigns party duties despite protest (kp 26/03/2015), UML finalises work division (ht 26/03/2015)

CPN-UML Nepal faction rejects Pokharel’s work division proposal (ht 24/03/2015)

UML at odds over work division (kp 23/03/2015)

CPN-UML Standing Committee meet ends (ht 23/03/2015)

YAN factions set to hold parallel meets (kp 19/03/2015), UML leadership told to stop parallel gatherings: Youth wings organising meets in two cities on March 21 and 22 (ht 19/03/2015), UML’s rival youth factions to hold parallel gatherings (ht 20/03/2015), Two YAN factions to hold separate gatherings today (kp 21/03/2015), Feud in UML festers as youths drift apart: Nepal supporters held their national gathering in Kathmandu while the youth leaders in the Oli camp met in Hetauda (kp 22/03/2015), YAN’s two meetings expose rift in UML (ht 22/03/2015)

UML to launch awareness drive (kp 25/02/2015)

YAN on brink of split as factional war peaks (kp 24/02/2015)

UML fails to fill its CC (ht 23/02/2015)

UML asks leaders to pick CC members (kp 17/02/2015), UML taskforce decides CC nominees (kp 18/02/2015)

Baglung by-election: UML leaders asked to pick candidates (kp 16/02/2015)

CPN-UML submits details of income, expenditure to EC (rep 10/02/2015)

UML second-rung leaders press for talks with oppn (kp 04/02/2015)

UML calls cadres’ meet (kp 17/01/2015)

UML mass meets held in major cities (kp 03/01/2015)

UML expands apex body (kp 27/12/2014), UML picks five standing committee members (ht 27/12/2014) [Once again all of male gender and 40 per cent Bahun!!!]

UML holding Politburo, Standing Committee elections today (ht 12/12/2014), First-time CC leaders barred from politburo (kp 13/12/2014), Oli, Nepal to pick standing, politburo members (rep 13/12/2014) [Democratic procedure looks different!!], Nepal, Neupane get UML Standing Committee seats (kp 14/12/2014), CPN-UML finalises standing committee with 17 members: Consensus bid delays politburo election (ht 14/12/2014), UML forms Politburo; Oli holds most seats (kp 15/12/2014), UML elects 62-member politburo (ht 15/12/2014)

No end to Oli-Nepal feud: Disagreement delays formation of politburo and standing committee; Oli supporters urge him to mend fences with the Nepal faction (kp 11/12/2014), Oli’s olive branch to Nepal-led faction (ht 11/12/2014), UML forms taskforce to end intra-party row (kp 12/12/2014)

UML postpones CC meeting until tomorrow (kp 09/12/2014)

UML lawmakers seeking to do well on social media (kp 03/12/2014)

Nepal registers dissent against Oli’s ‘autocratic’ leadership (kp 05/11/2014), Oli faces opposition in parliamentary party, by Ram Kumar Kamat (ht 07/11/2014), Nepal third in UML pecking order (kp 09/11/2014), Nepal ranks third in UML heirarchy;Oli directs leaders to criticise UCPN-Maoist (ht 09/11/2014)

Why Has UML Changed Its Stand?, by Nandalal Tiwari (rn 03/11/2014), The red line: If there is no constitution at the end of Koirala's one-year term, UML leadership could stake a claim on government leadership, by Mahabir Paudyal (rep 03/11/2014)

Four states Oli’s own idea: Nepal (kp 01/11/2014), Nepal objects to Oli’s ‘unilateral decisions’: Criticises party chair during CC meeting for not consulting him (ht 01/11/2014), Madhav Nepal threatens to 'expose Oli's autocracy': Critisises chairman in nine-page document (rep 01/11/2014)

Nawa Nepal Nirman Party merges with CPN-UML (kp 29/09/2014)

Sons of UML leaders climb power ladder easily (ht 16/09/2014)

KP Oli moves raise MK Nepal’s hackles (kp 14/09/2014), Nepal supporters rue Oli ‘snub’ (kp 15/09/2014), Leaders resent Oli’s ways (ht 16/09/2014)

UML guilty on two accounts: Appointment of Mahesh Basnet and arrest of CK Raut (kp 15/09/2014)

UML politburo and standing committees: Oli-Nepal tussle delays crucial appt, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 10/09/2014)

Politburo candidacy row: UML rival fronts agree to go by party statute (kp 03/09/2014)

UML begins review meet on disputed issues (kp 22/08/2014), Oli presses for Prez re-endorsement (kp 22/08/2014), UML sticks to fresh endorsement of Prez, VP (rep 22/08/2014)

Moderate left: People voted for UML as it was thought of as the only party that could neutralize the clout of NC and Maoists, by Binit Gurung (rep 20/08/2014)

UML puts Prez, Vice Prez issue on backburner, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 18/08/2014)

New UML CC members demand shot at politburo: Old-timers say first-time members must complete one full-term in the central committee to qualify (kp 16/08/2014), UML CC fails to elect standing committee, politburo (rep 17/08/2014)

Oli, Nepal camps flex muscles (ht 16/08/2014), CPN-UML leaders fail to settle row over pobitburo formation, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 17/08/2014)

FSPN leaders join CPN-UML (kp 15/08/2014)

Gautam opposes Oli’s idea (ht 13/08/2014)

Central Committee meeting: UML to lash govt style, 7-pt pact limbo (kp 12/08/2014)

CPN-UML provision miffs youth leaders (kp 11/08/2014)

Forming standing committee, politburo a tough task for Oli (rep 11/08/2014)

UML senior leaders wrestle to gain upper hand in party (kp 10/08/2014)

UML ministers urge Oli to mend coalition disputes (kp 10/08/2014), UML calls for endorsing prez by Parliament as per seven-point pact; NC says raising the issue could derail statute drafting (ht 10/08/2014) [How can the urgently necessary endorsement of president and vicepresident derail the statute writing process?????], KP Oli consults UML ministers: Asked to resolve differences with NC (rep 10/08/2014)

UML ‘not for’ new govt before statute, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 09/08/2014)

Khanal follows Koirala, dismisses PA (kp 07/08/2014), PM’s aide objects to his dismissal: Khanal’s personal secy goes easy with his removal (ht 07/08/2014)

UML’s Khanal, Nepal absent at Modi meet (kp 05/08/2014)

Lack of office bearers affects UML PP affairs (kp 27/07/2014)

Focus on building party unity, Nepal tells leaders (kp 26/07/2014)

Oli leaves for Singapore fortreatment of swollen hand (ht 23/07/2014), UML chief Oli off to Singapore for treatment (kp 23/07/2014), CPN-UML Chairman Oli returns: Doctors say there are no immediate chances of health complications (kp 30/07/2014), UML Chair Oli returns from Singapore (ht 30/07/2014)

Oli initiates efforts for party unity (kp 21/07/2014), Oli offers olive branchto rival Nepal faction (ht 21/07/2014)

Lawmakers want Rs 50m for each constituency (kp 21/07/2014)

Failing grade for UML ministers: Party lawmakers claim UML ministers failed to bring‘ pro-people’ programmes, made unpopular decisions (kp 20/07/2014), Home minister criticised for making people homeless (ht 20/07/2014)

Oli’s Era Begins In UML, by Ritu Raj Subedi (rn 20/07/2014)

Senior leaders should cede posts in sister bodies: Gyawali (kp 20/07/2014)

Statute, local polls UML’s top priorities: Convention resolution states new leadership committed to making the party largest one in the next election, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 18/07/2014), No luxury to work slowly: Oli (kp 18/07/2014), Oli takes charge; vows to keep UML united (ht 18/07/2014), Balanced mandate ahead for fiery Oli, by Thira L. Bhusal (rep 18/07/2014), Oli chairs first CC, pledges to run party in united manner (ht 19/07/2014), UML's first CC meet witnesses dispute, by Thira L. Bhusal (rep 19/07/2014), Seniority row surfaces in UML (kp 19/07/2014)

Male and stale: The UML election was not internal party democracy in action, but the politicisation of politics (nt 18/07/2014)

Oli elected UML chairman: Madhav Nepal faction has equal strength in the 14-member core leadership, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 16/7/2014), Oli new CPN-UML chairman: Seven office bearers from his faction, seven from Nepal’s (ht 16/07/2014), KP Oli elected UML chairman: 7 each from Nepal and Oli panels elected; Pokharel elected general secretary with razor-thin margin, by Thira L. Bhusal (rep 16/07/2014), Oli faction secures majority in UML CC (kp 17/07/2014), About face: Oli’s win must necessitate a change in his persona to a more conciliatory leader (kp 17/07/2014), Mixed bag for Oli, Nepal as UML vote counting ends, by Arjun Bhandari (ht 17/07/2014), Mixed bag (ht 17/07/2014), Oli commands majority in central committee: Nepal panel, with 48 of 144 full members, still holdsstrong presence (rep 17/07/2014), Task cut out: KP Oli’s chairmanship (rep 17/07/2014)

Delayed vote makes messy start (kp 12/07/2014), Vote count to begin early today (kp 13/07/2014), UML vote count deferred till today (ht 13/07/2014), Oli panel leads in early tally, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 14/07/2014), Nepal faction takes lead on second day of count (kp 15/07/2014)

CPN-UML: Divided They Stand, by Abijit Sharma (sp 11/07/2014)

Nepal, Oli camps file candidacies, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 11/07/2014), Oli, Nepal file nominations for party chairman (ht 11/07/2014), Panel politics a bad precedent: Khanal (ht 12/07/2014), UML summit: A time for ML leaders’ redemption
Many leaders returning from breakaway party that failed in its mission get plum positions in competing panels
, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 13/07/2014), UCPN (M) forms two panels to settle intra-party dispute (kp 13/07/2014)

UML is not red but pink, interview with Krishna Pokhrel (rep 10/07/2014)

UML CC to have 159 members: Election process begins today, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 10/07/2014), UML adopts statute with 159-member CC, by Arjun Bhandari (ht 10/07/2013), UML expands CC, office bearers' body: To make central bodies inclusive; election to start today, by Thira L. Bhusal (rep), EC ready to train CPN-UML for party poll (ht 10/07/2014), Adhikari, Singh call it quits from active politics (kp 10/07/2014)

UML consensus bid fails: Nepal, Oli finalising candidates (kp 07/07/2014), Misplaced priorities: UML GC has been dogged by ugly factionalbattles, instead of timely ideological debates (kp 07/07/2014), UML's 9th Convention: Leadership Row Overshadows Policy Debate, by Nandalal Tiwari (rn 07/07/2014), Groups formed to discuss political, statute reports: Oli, Nepal factions say election of group coordinators a mini-election for party chairman (ht 07/07/2014), 'Jhalanath Khanal supports Nepal'; Won't make any difference: Oli supporters (rep 07/07/2014), UML plagued by serious ills (rep 07/07/2014), UML fails to pick group leaders through consensus, by Ashok Dahal (rep 07/07/2014), Voting row to delay UML GC (kp 08/07/2014), Committee vote too close to call (kp 08/07/2014), UML representatives against jumbo team (kp 07/08/2014), UML delegates for five or seven federal units, by Arjun Bhandari (ht 08/07/2014), Khanal still torn between Oli, Nepal: Chairman hopefuls woo JN as he could tip UML leadership balance, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 09/07/2014), Vote canvass sans party’s say-so (kp 09/07/2014), Extended UML convention set to hit budget schedule (ht 09/07/2014), Khanal’s political document endorsed (ht 09/07/2014), Khanal's paper unanimously endorsed: UML sticks to 7 provinces based on multiple identities, by Thira L. Bhusal (rep 09/07/2014), UML convention health camp busy as hospital, by Ashok Dahal (rep 09/07/2014), Time for change: Generational shift in UML leadership (rep 09/07/2014)

New constitution UML priority: Party’s ninth General Convention begins today‘; Economic revolution’ to follow statute promulgation, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 03/07/2014), Oli, Nepal gear up for party leadership (ht), Police, APF to mobilise over 750 personnel (kp 03/07/2014), UML general convention to go hi-tech with robotics, by Sangeet Sangroula (rep 03/07/2014), UML general convention kicks off today (rep 03/07/2014), Struggle for existence: UML general convention, by Biswas Baral (rep 03/07/2014), UML 9th Gen Convention kicks off: Party top brass promises a new statute by Jan 22 next year; Reiterates commitment to lead the country’s economic revolution (kp 04/07/2014), CPN-UML general convention kicks off with promise of socialism, by Arjun Bhandari (ht 04/07/2014), Clash, vandalism besmirch ‘hi-tech’ inauguration event, by Binod Ghimire (kp 04/07/2014), Fracas outside the venue (ht 04/07/2014), UML central committee dissolved: Presidium formed to conduct convention business, by Arjun Bhandari (ht 05/07/2014), Rift throws session into disorder: Publicity materials, representative nomination bones of contention, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 05/07/2014), CPN-UML fails to ensure 33pc women participation (kp 05/07/2014), Closed-door session turns tense, by Thira L. Bhusal (rep 05/07/2014), UML ‘values’ coalition with NC for statute sake (kp 06/07/2014), Nepal, Oli set for ballot clash, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 06/07/2014), Nepal faction against EVM, by Binod Ghimire (kp 06/07/2014), UML’s Ninth Convention: Cadres Must Fight Against Neo-feudalism, by Ritu Raj Subedi (rn 06/07/2014), Khanal vows prosperity in 35 years (ht 06/07/2014) [???], UML general convention to endorse seven-province federal model: Directly electrd OM and mixed electoral system floated for approval (rep 06/07/2014) [... decide the top male Bahun leaders, whose interestes are best safeguarded by a six- or seven-province model! Basta!!]

Youth leaders vie for UML central positions, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 01/07/2014), I’ll back UML, not a panel: Khanal (kp 01/07/2014)

Nepal, Oli ‘wooing’ Khanal for victory (kp 26/06/2014), Both Oli, Nepal factions claim majority (ht 26/06/2014), Toe to toe, interviews with Madhav Kumar Nepal and Krishna Prasad Sharma Oli (rep 26/06/2014), UML rival factions busy wooing leaders (kp 28/06/2014), Nepal, Oli step up effort to secure UML’s top post (kp 29/06/2014), Nepal, Oli to address cadres together (kp 30/06/2014), Nepal ‘encouraged’ by strength of elected delegates (ht 30/06/2014), Nepal, Oli advised to stop blame game (kp 02/07/2014)

Bitter rivalry deepens division at grassroots: Leaders mull bringing Nepal, Oli to same podium, by Thira L. Bhusal (rep 25/06/2014)

Over 1,000 delegates elected for UML convention (ht 24/06/2014), Representative no. tops 1900 (kp 25/06/2014)

The ancient opiate: Despite the tone of triumphalism, it's not difficult to see CPN-UML is desperately looking for an ideology, a program, or an agenda, by C.K. Lal (rep 23/06/2014)

Three hurt as NC, UML cadres clash in Kailali, by Tekendra Deuja (ht 22/06/2014)

Race in UML to widen base: Two UML stalwarts vie for bigger chunk of the representative pie as convention gets closer, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 21/06/2014), Battle lines drawn in UML as convention nears: Oli says he is set to transform party into a dynamic force (ht 21/06/2014), Nepal claims he never served two terms in leadership (ht 21/06/2014), Results trickle in; Nepal, Oli fight for supporter base, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 22/06/2014), Nepal, Oli camps in see-saw battle (kp 23/06/2014), Oli, Nepal factions claim majority support (ht 23/06/2014), Over 50 percent representatives get elected, by Thira L. Bhusal (rep 23/06/2014)

Khanal ready for unopposed leadership (kp 18/06/2014), Nepal, Oli revising choice of candidates for major posts (kp 18/06/2014), Don't misuse powers for UML convention, PM told DPM Gautam: 'Health ministry hired over 1,000 to please Oli', by Kosh Raj Koirala (rep 18/06/2014), Beside the point: UML leadership battle (kp 19/06/2014)

Ishwar Pokharel bats for Oli (rep 17/06/2014)

We are not puppets for the NC to run the govt as it pleases, interview with Krishna Prasad Sharma Oli (kp 16/06/2014)

Nepal announces candidacy for UML chair (ht 13/06/2014)

UML settles conclave representation row (kp 12/06/2014), CPN-UML to go for jumbo set-up, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 13/06/2014)

Out in the open, Oli fires at oppn (kp 10/06/2014), Oli lambastes rivals for remarks on his health (rep 10/06/2014), Pre-convention mudslinging game begins; No compromise with extremism: Oli (ht 10/06/2014), Against totalitarianism, goondomination in party: Nepal (ht 10/06/2014), UML forms panel to align opposing views (kp 11/06/2014)

Rift widens in CPN-UML Kavre (ht 09/06/2014)

UML ninth general convention: Representation ratio revised to fit grown party size (kp 08/06/2014), Direct election system will promote factionalism, warns Gautam (kp 08/06/2014)

To shed or not to shed Marxist ideology is the question: Debate in CPN-UML, by Arjun Bhandari (ht 08/06/2014), UML honchos criticized for soft-peddling Marxism-Leninism, by Thira L. Bhusal (rep 08/06/2014)

UML’s Rival Groups Fighting To Claim Madan Bhandari’s Legacy, by Ritu Raj Subedi (rn 08/06/2014)

Set age bar fails to convince UML youths (kp 06/06/2014)

Oli returns after treatment (kp 04/06/2014), Oli returns home aftertreatment in Bangkok (ht 04/06/2014)

UML general convention: Rs 50 million to be raised for expenses (kp 03/06/2014), UML convention countdown begins (ht 03/06/2014), Five secretary posts proposed in new UML set-up (kp 05/06/2014)

Factionalism in UML: Stop blame game, Khanal tells leaders (kp 02/05/2014), Khanal says factionalism bane of party (ht 02/06/2014)

UML general convention: MK Nepal declared chairman candidate (kp 01/06/2014), Nepal throws hat into leadership ring (ht 01/06/2014), Madhav Nepal fielded for UML chair: Vows to transfer leadership to 2nd rung leaders (rep 01/06/2014), Nepal justifies his candidacy (ht 02/06/2014), CPN-UML CC okays political report (ht 02/06/2014)

Nepal panel to announce candidates for UML posts (kp 30/05/2014)

UML meet’s publicity plan readied (kp 29/05/2014)

'Govt unusually slow, UML helpless': CC members seek to activate parliamentary party (rep 29/05/2014)

Khanal tables ‘consensual report’ at CC meet, by Arjun Bhandari (ht 29/05/2014), Khanal’s dossier reflects on right wing influence in SAsia, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 30/05/2014)

UML names candidates (kp 24/05/2014)

CPN-UML: Comrades Apart; Former prime minister Madhav Kumar Nepal has proven he has the qualities needed to lead CPN-UML although Oli is not going to give in, by Keshab Poudel (sp 23/05/2014)

Oli faction begins campaign, team Nepal sets date for May end: UML will pick 1,800 representatives from over 250,000 party members to pick next leadership in the General Convention (kp 23/05/2014)

Nepal discharged (ht 22/05/2014)

Oli faction confirms key post contenders (kp 20/05/2014), Oli will be elected UML chair unopposed, say leaders (ht 20/05/2014), Nepal under pressure to pick names for UML office bearers (kp 21/05/2014)

CPN-UML convention to be a low-key affair (ht 15/05/2014)

UML leaders divided over apex court justice appointments (kp 14/05/2014), Apex court justice recommendations: JC member at UML door seeking support, by Pranab Kharel and Bhdra Sharma (kp 15/05/2014), UML consults lawyers on SC justice appointments: Party leaders divided over issue (rep 15/05/2014), JC member ruffles legal eagles’ feathers: Dhungana accused of visiting the party headquarters of CPN-UML, by Ananta Raj Luitel (ht 15/05/2014)

Oli will be next chairman, says Gautam (kp 14/05/2014)

Panta, Rawal root for Nepal as UML chair (kp 12/05/2014)

At 250,000, UML records all-time high membership (kp 10/05/2014)

UML’s lower rung for age bar in party politics (kp 08/05/2014)

Communist collapse: The UML and Maoists have both diluted, or virtually abandoned, their revolutionary ideology, by Jainendra Jeevan (kp 04/05/2014)

CPN-UML conclave uncertain (kp 01/05/2014), UML divided over convention date (ht 03/05/2014), Pressure in UML to hold convention on time: UML leaders ask Jhala Nath Khanal to cancel his China  trip instead of postponing the convention date (kp 04/05/2014), UML general convention unlikely before Nov?, by Arjun Bhandari (ht 05/05/2014), UML general assembly deferred by one month (kp 06/05/2014), CPN-UML general  convention put off yet again, by Arjun Bhandari (ht 06/05/2014)

Battle for CPN-UML hot seat intensifies (kp 30/04/2014)

Society headed for capitalism: UML (kp 30/04/2014), CC meet to endorse UML political report (kp 02/05/2014), UML preparing for ideological shift (ht 02/05/2014)

Oli admitted to TUTH after high fever (kp 29/04/2014), Ailing Oli airlifted to Bangkok for treatment (kp 01/05/2014), Oli's health improving (rep 10/05/2014)

Ninth General Convention: CPN-UML leadership race hots up; While Khanal will retain party helm only in consensus, Nepal and Oli are doing everything at their disposal to land the post (kp 27/04/2014), UML’s 9th Convention: The Battle Lines Are Drawn, by Ritu Raj Subedi (rn 27/04/2014), UML leaders divided over party thought, programme (ht 27/04/2014)

No citizenship through mother: DPM Gautam (rep 24/04/2014) [Male Bahun UML leaders are obviously showing their true face! This man is absolutely diqualified for the process towards an inclusive Nepal and should be dismissed immediately!!]

Top UML leaders discuss party’s ideological line (ht 23/04/2014)

UML general convention: Nepal to battle Oli for party helm (kp 20/04/2014), Nepal ready to lead UML (ht 21/04/2014), Party youths leaning towards MK Nepal, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 24/04/2014), UML second-rung divided along Nepal, Oli camps (rep 24/04/2014), Madhav Nepal to vye for top CPN-UML post (ht 24/04/2014)

UML lags behind in convention work (kp 19/04/2014), UML on tight schedule for general convention (rep 19/04/2014)

CPN-UML CC meeting  deferred till April 23 (ht 19/04/2014)

UML leader Oli returns home (kp 17/04/2014), Oli returns, opposes blanket amnesty (ht 17/04/2014)

Cured, Oli returning home, by Devendra Bhattarai (kp 14/04/2014)

Preparation delays don’t augur well for UML general convention (kp 09/04/2014), UML to shun wall chalking (kp 11/04/2014)

Oli, Gautam dared to run for chief (kp 08/04/2014)

Gautam for reversing UML poll modality (kp 07/04/2014)

Top UML leaders urged to pick leadership based on consensus (kp 03/04/2014)

Chief Khanal, Pokharel to draft UML political report (kp 02/04/2014)

Can push back UML conclave for early polls: Madhav Nepal (kp 01/04/2014)

Madhav Nepal off to Delhi to visit Oli (rep 31/03/2014), UML gen secy to see ailing Oli in Delhi (kp 02/04/2014)

Strange bedfellows: It is likely that NC and UML will spend months, perhaps years bickering over power sharing yet again, pushing the constitution making to the backburner, by Thira L. Bhusal (rep 30/03/2014)

Ideological debate rages in CPN-UML, no easy interpretation for taskforce, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 29/03/2014)

CPN-UML starts debate on its guiding principle (kp 28/03/2014)

Any UML MP can now vie for PP leadership (ht 24/03/2014)

Societal set-up to be hotly debated in UML conclave, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 23/03/2014)

Anti-absenteeism measures on anvil (kp 23/03/2014)

CPN-UML still at  loss over chief whip (kp 20/03/2014)

Inputs sought for UML political report (kp 15/03/2014)

UML to renew membership by mid-April (kp 13/03/2014)

UML adopts plan for jamboree (ht 13/03/2014)

Oli receiving treatment in Delhi, by Devendra Bhattarai (kp 10/03/2014), DPM Gautam leaves for Delhi (kp 27/03/2014)

Blueprint for UML mega meet ready (kp 10/03/2014), Nepal-Oli showdown to mark general convention (kp 10/03/2014)

UML expected to grapple with ideology issue during its ninth convention (ht 09/03/2014)

CPN-UML convention date revised to June 7 (kp 06/03/2014), UML’s convention rescheduled: To be held in Kathmandu from June 7 to 14 (ht 06/03/2014)

UML for directly-elected executive PM (rep 04/03/2014)

UML Ministers’ Pick: The Selected Dominate The Elected, by Ritu Raj Subedi (rn 02/03/2014)

NC has assured to implement gentleman’s agreement: UML (ht 01/03/2014), Minister selection process censured (kp 01/03/2014), Party in moral decline, say UML advisors: Suggest to party leadership to set retirement age for leaders, by Thira L. Bhusal (rep 01/03/2014) [This should urgently be introduced within all parties!!]

UML political report: Nepali Congress remains chief rival, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 01/03/2014)

UML factional feud: Gautam calls for action against Nepal (kp 28/02/2014), Gautam criticises Nepal for airing views against party (ht 28/02/2014), DPM Gautam demands action against Nepal (rep 28/02/2014)

General convention after May 17 (ht 21/02/2014), CPN-UML conclave set for May 17 (kp 24/02/2014), CPN-UML to hold ninth convention on May 17 (ht 24/02/2014), UML leaders divided over convention date (kp 01/03/2014), UML may defer convention date: Oli faction wants meet on time; others seek deferral, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 02/03/2014), UML 9th general convention: Party divided over date (ht 02/03/2014), UML CC divided over general convention date, by Thira L. Bhusal (rep 02/03/2014), Proposal in CPN-UML to defer general convention (kp 05/03/2014)

UML will form govt after three months: Panta (ht 17/02/2014) [And when will you start to do what you have been elected for???]

Leadership handover issue comes to fore in UML, by Thira L. Bhusal (rep 07/02/2014)

Nepal objects to rotation culture (ht 05/02/2014)

Change in UML power equation, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 03/02/2014), Gautam backs Oli in PP leadership race (ht 03/02/2014), Race for PP leader becomes two-way battle: Bam Dev Gautam sides with K.P. Oli, by Thira L. Bhusal (rep 03/02/2014), UML PP leader: Khanal and Oli in the fray (kp 04/02/2014), CPN-UML set to elect PP leader today (ht 04/02/2014), Khanal, Oli in intense lobbying for support, by Thira L. Bhusal (rep 04/02/2014), KP Oli wins the race against Khanal in PP leader voting (nn 04/02/2014), Oli pips Khanal in PP vote: Backed by Gautam, Oli wins 98 of the total 173 votes to beat UML chairman by 23 votes, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 05/02/2014), Oli turns the table on party chair, big-time: Defeats Khanal in PP election with 23 votes, by Ram Kumar Kamat (ht 05/02/2014), Oli defeats UML chairman Khanal for PP leader: In a first since 1991, PP leader is other than party chief, by Thira L. Bhusal (rep 05/02/2014), NC-UML coalition will form strong govt: Oli (nn 05/02/2014)

The UML has no qualms about staying in opposition, interview with Ishwar Pokhrel (kp 03/02/2014)

CPN-UML to hold ninth convention on April 22 (ht 01/02/2014)

Unified in name only: Top UML leaders engage in battle of one-upmanship, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 30/01/2014), No deal on PP leader in CPN-UML (ht 30/01/2014), UML to elect its PP leader on 4 February (nn 30/01/2014), ‘Vote on Tuesday if no consensus’, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 31/01/2014), CPN-UML to elect PP leader on February 4: Khanal,Oli in fray; Bid for consensus candidate still on, by Arjun Bhandari (ht 31/01/2014), UML to vote for PP leader Feb 4: Gautam support crucial, by Thira L. Bhusal (rep 31/01/2014), Oli may field Bhandari if his PP leader bid fails (kp 01/02/2014), Bidya Bhandari in race for PP leader: 'She might file candidacy if K P Oli senses his defeat' (rep 01/02/2014)

UML calls meeting to discuss Cong letter: May support from outside if its concerns not addressed (ht 28/01/2014)

UML’s central committee unable to convene (nn 27/01/2014)

UML apex body meet shelved: Standing committee to focus on general convention (ht 25/01/2014), UML in a fix over PP leader election (rep 25/01/2014), UML top brass still divided (kp 26/01/2014)

UML seeks consensus on PM candidate (kp 23/01/2014)

Khanal asks UML lawmakers to focus on constitution writing, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 22/01/2014)

UML district chair, members join NC (ht 22/01/2014)

UML panel to study first CA’s work (ht 21/01/2014)

Constituent assembly meeting: UML members asked to don nat’l dress (kp 20/01/2014) [This is not a national dress but the dress of some of the numerous nationalities of Nepal! Stop to identitfy Nepal with the culture of Bahuns and Chhetris only!!!]

CPN-UML power equation: Bamdev emerges as ‘decisive force’, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 19/01/2014)

Nepal indicates appeasing CPN-UML will not be easy (ht 18/01/2014), Rawal says CPN-UML not in favor of presidential poll: Parties should instead give their undivided attention to constitution drafting (kp 18/01/2014)

Economic prosperity our top priority, interview with Surendra Pandey (rep 16/01/2014)

CPN-UML to table power-sharing deal if Congress fail: UML against forming a majority government (kp 16/01/2014)

UML general convention from April 22 in Capital (kp 13/01/2014), CPN-UML ninth general convention to be held in April (ht 13/01/2014), The ninth gate: UML General Convention (rep 14/01/2014)

UML finalising party strategy, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 10/01/2014)

Oli in race to head UML parliamentary party, by Arjun Bhandari (kp)

UML conclave to be delayed by a month (kp 09/01/2014)

UML pick ‘biased’, say zonal leaders (kp 02/01/2014), 60 leaders, cadres resign (kp 02/01/2014)

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