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All’s not well inside Janata Samajbadi Party : While Bhattarai and Yadav want to protest against the dissolution of the House, Thakur and Mahato have other plans, by Anil Giri (kp 21/01/2021)

Congress, JSP-N rule out any : truck with Dahal-led NCP, by Ram Kumar Kamat (ht 31/12/2020)

JSP-N stages protest in Rajbiraj, Gaur (ht 24/12/2020)

Where the Janata Samajbadi Party is when  ruling and opposition parties are failing : At a time when the federal system is under attack, party leaders admit that they are disoriented, largely because they are trying to figure out their goal, purpose and ideology, by Anil Giri (kp 08/12/2020)

Dr Bhattarai named chairman of Janata Samajbadi Party’s federal council (rep 20/10/2020)

JSP’s Central Committee to have 801 members (kh 20/10/2020)

The way ahead for the Janata Samajbadi Party-Nepal, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (ae 31/07/2020)

Janata Samajbadi Party registered at Election Commission: The party, with was born out of merger between Samajbadi Party and Rastriya Janata Party, now will be the third largest party in the Lower House withe 32 seats (kp 09/07/2020), Janata Samajwadi Party registered with EC (kh 09/07/2020)

Sarita Giri expelled from party, Parliament: Vows to move the Supreme Court against Samajwadi Party-Nepal decision, by Ram Kumar Kamat (ht 08/07/2020)

Janata Samajbadi Party decides to vote in favor of constitution amendment bill (rep 13/06/2020)

Janata Samajbadi Party gets registered with poll body but issue of hierarchy remains: Mahantha Thakur and Upendra Yadav will have executive powers in the party while Baburam Bhattarai will lead the federal council, by Tika R. Pradhan (kp 08/06/2020)

JSP-N leaders discuss party leadership: Discussions focused on two co-chairpersons model, by Ram Kumar Kamat (ht 07/06/2020)

JSP-Nepal registers private constitution amendment bill (ht 02/06/2020), Janata Party and Samajbadi Party register private constitution amendment bill of their own: The regional parties propose amendments to 23 issues that are aimed at addressing the long-standing concerns of the Madhesis, Tharus and Janajatis, by Tika R. Pradhan (kp 02/06/23020) [Both parties have joined in April under the name Janata Samqajwadi Party - Nepal! The author obviously has missed this.]

Madhes-based parties press own demands alongside constitution amendment for new map: While there’s no debate on an issue of national importance, the constitutional amendment bill could be an opportune moment to address long-standing demands of Madhesis, Janajatis and Tharus, by Tika R. Pradhan (kp 24/05/2020) [The clarification of territorial claims is certainly important and decades overdue, but the inclusion of population groups that have been excluded for centuries, even under the constitution of 2015, is even more significant, a fact that the male Bahun at the head of the state and parties do not want to understand. It is problematic, however, that the leadership of the ethnic and regional parties is also exclusively male!], JSP-N seeks NC support for constitution amendment (ht 24/05/2020), Janata Samajbadi Party reiterates demand for constitutional amendment to incorporate concerns of Madhesi community: As the government prepares to revise the constitution to legitimise new map, Samajbadi leaders tell the Business Advisory Committee of Parliament that it’s also an ‘opportune’ moment to address their concerns, by Binod Ghimire (kp 25/05/2020)

Unity of the two Madhesi parties could be hamstrung by a lack of coherence among their leaders: Analysts are wary of welcoming the unification of the two Madhes-based parties as they see it as a reactive move rather than a unity born out of shared agendas, by Anil Giri (kp 28/04/2020)

SP-N alleges party lawmaker abducted (ht 24/04/2020)

SRJP-N, SP-N unify, register new party at EC:  Poll panel to decide by tomorrow; New ordinance proves to be a catalyst for unification, by Ram Kumar Kamat (ht 24/04/2020)

RJP and Samajbadi merge to form ‘Janata Samajbadi Party’ (kh 22/04/2020)

Janata Party and Samajbadi Party resume informal talks for merger but are stuck at leadership modality: While both parties are on the same page on agendas, leadership management will be key when it comes to unification, leaders say, by Tika R. Pradhan (kp 11/03/2020)

With no signal from the government, Janata Party reconsiders merger with Samajbadi Party: Janata Party has preconditions to joining government but with talks stalled, an alliance with the Samajbadi party could preserve the coalition in Province 2, by Tika R. Pradhan (kp 12/02/2020) [It's the only reasonable option either! The ruling NCP will neveer respect the inclusion demands of Janajati and Madheshi groups!]

What Yadav’s exit means: Withdrawal of support by SPN from the federal government is not likely to end in fiasco. It has created an environment of polarization of politics between the communist and democratic forces (, by Hari Bansh Jha (rep 02/01/2020)


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