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Pushpa Kamal Dahal

About Pushpa Kamal Dahal

Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' is former Prime Minister of Nepal. On May 4, 2009, he resigned after President Ram Baran Yadav vetoed the government's decision to sack Chief of Army Staff, General Rookmangad Katawal.

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Three Nepal parties to continue discussion to iron out differences
Leaders of Nepal's three major political parties - the UCPN-Maoist, the CPN (UML) and the Nepali Congress (NC) - on Sunday decided to meet again on March 8 to thrash out the differences seen in constitution drafting and peace process.

Bhattarai receives death threat, supporters stage demo to demand security
A day after UCPN-Maoist Vice Chairman Dr Baburam Bhattarai received 'death threats', his supporters staged a demonstration in front of the party headquarters in Perisdanda on Tuesday, demanding security and action against the culprit.

Krishna raises issue of anti-India activities with Maoist leader Prachanda
Indian External Affairs Minister S.M Krishna on Friday met Maoist chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal alias Prachanda and raised the anti-India activities by the Maoists.

Krishna busy in top-level parleys, formally invites Nepal PM to Delhi
External Affairs Minister S.M Krishna, who is in Nepal on a three-day official visit, held separate parleys with President Ram Baran Yadav, Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal and Deputy Prime Minister Bharat Mohan Adhikari here.

Khanal, Prachanda cabinet portfolio talks end inconclusively
A meeting between the ruling coalition partners-the UCPN (Maoist) and the CPN-UML-held to forge a consensus on Home portfolio ended inconclusively on Wednesday morning.

Conflict between parties delaying Nepal's cabinet expansion: Experts
The delay in the formation of the cabinet after Jhalanath Khanal took oath as Prime Minister on February 3, is being viewed by experts as a conflict between the two major political forces United Communist Party of NepalMaoists (UCPN-M) and CPN-UML in the government.

India committed to making a democratic, stable Nepal: Nirupama Rao
Indian Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao, who is presently on a three-day visit to Kathmandu, on Tuesday said that India is committed to working with them for a democratic and stable Nepal.

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