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Absconding serial blast mastermind wins Nepal poll
Kathmandu, April 14 (IANS) A man wanted for a string of blasts in Nepal's capital Kathmandu last year has been elected from a Terai constituency in the country's historic constituent assembly election.

Monday, April 14, 2008 1:16:37 PM

Terai emerges as Nepal's new kingmaker
Kathmandu, April 14 (IANS) After centuries of neglect, Nepal's Terai plains finally had its revenge when it emerged as the new kingmaker after the historic constituent assembly election.

Monday, April 14, 2008 12:55:14 PM

Lone Koirala keeps family name alive in Nepal poll
Kathmandu, April 14 (IANS) Nepal's Koirala dynasty, that gave the nation three prime ministers, and is likened to the Gandhis of India and the Bhuttos of Pakistan, is down in the crucial constituent assembly election but not entirely out.

Monday, April 14, 2008 11:06:07 AM

Maoists to lead coalition government in Nepal
Kathmandu, April 14 (IANS) With Nepal's Maoist party continuing to consolidate its conquests on the fourth day of vote-counting following a historic poll, the former guerrillas were headed to become leaders in a new coalition government, marking a sea change in the turbulent Himalayan nation's political landscape.

Monday, April 14, 2008 10:21:38 AM

India needs to shake hands with Maoists in Nepal (Commentary)
India's inability to correctly predict the outcome of the Nepal elections indicates its mindset as well as its failure to keep pace with the changing ground reality in the neighbouring country. It is hardly a consolation that like New Delhi, many key international players were also wrong in their assessment of identifying the Maoists as the winner of the Nepalese polls.

Monday, April 14, 2008 7:35:36 AM

Prachanda meets Koirala as Maoists gain majority (Night Lead)
Kathmandu, April 13 (IANS) As reports of fresh Maoist conquests started pouring in and the former guerrillas were headed for majority in Nepal's crucial constituent assembly election, rebel supremo Prachanda met Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala in the capital Sunday to discuss the future of the coalition government.

Sunday, April 13, 2008 8:35:00 PM

Communists mull quitting government after Nepal poll rout
Kathmandu, April 13 (IANS) Routed from the capital and smarting under a humiliating defeat in the historic constituent assembly election, Nepal's largest communist party Sunday began mulling quitting the coalition government, saying it had lost the rationale to remain in power.

Sunday, April 13, 2008 4:28:06 PM

King's men bite dust in Nepal's battle royale
Kathmandu, April 13 (IANS) The end of Nepal's 239-year-old royal dynasty loomed large with supporters of embattled King Gyanendra biting the dust in Thursday's battle royale and the crown's dreaded challenger, the former Maoist guerrillas, poised for a landslide victory.

Sunday, April 13, 2008 12:17:13 PM

Nepal king accepts his poll lot
Kathmandu, April 13 (IANS) King Gyanendra's five-year gamble to take up the reins of his kingdom and smash the Maoist guerrillas with the help of the army finally recoiled on his own head with the rebels exchanging the bullet for the ballot and leading a nationwide stir for the ouster of the ambitious monarch.

Sunday, April 13, 2008 10:45:56 AM

Landslide victory beckons Maoists, end of road for Koirala
Kathmandu, April 13 (IANS) As Nepal Sunday celebrated the dawn of its new year, a change in the leadership of the former Himalayan kingdom was in the offing with its former Maoist guerrillas, once hiding in jungles and hunted down by the army, poised for a landslide victory after a crucial election last week.

Sunday, April 13, 2008 9:40:04 AM

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