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Biplav outfit warns of stern struggle against Indian intervention in Lipulekh (kh 10/05/2020)

Police arrest Anil Sharma ‘Birahi’, a key leader of outlawed Chand-led party from Chitwan, by Tapendra Karki (rep 05/05/2020), Two cadres, including Ilam in-charge of Biplav outfit held (kh 05/05/2020)

Chand-led CPN cadres arrested (ht 22/03/2020)

Arson case filed against Chand group's youth chair (rep 16/01/2020)

Police crackdown leaves Chand-led party in shambles: Nearly 1,300 leaders and cadres arrested since the party was outlawed  in March last year (rep 12/01/2020)

Police, CPN cadres exchange gunfire (ht 02/01/2020)

Rural municipality chair rescued hours after his abduction: The Netra Bikram Chand-led Communist Party of Nepal has claimed responsibility for the incident, by Jyoti Katuwal and Tularam Pandey (kp 23/12/2019)

Police inspector among three killed in Dhanusha blast: No one has claimed responsibility for the midnight blast, by Shuvam Dhungana (kp 15/12/2019), Three, including inspector, killed (ht 15/12/2019), Police probing Dhanusha blast (ht 16/12/2019), Upholding Order, by S. Binodkumar Singh, (SAIR 16/12/2019)

Renounce violence, sit for talks (rep 10/12/2019)

Over 20 cadres of Chand-led CPN arrested from a rally (ht 11/11/2019) [??]

Police arrest suspected former leader of Chand party for misbehaving with police: Police in Bhaktapur are said to have confiscated some donation receipts and found them suspicious, by Sguvam Dhungana (kp 09/11/2019)

Police arrest four suspected Chand party members for burning PM Oli’s effigy: The four persons have been held on charges of disturbing public peace, by Shuvam Dhungana (kp 26/10/2019) [??]

Government ups surveillance on Chand party in the lead up to by-elections: Wednesday night’s police action followed reports that the outfit was planning attacks just after festivals, officials say, by Tika R. Pradhan (kp 20/10/2019)

Nearly two dozen Chand party cadres arrested in biggest police raid yet on the outfit: The arrests were based on a tip-off that the group was planning ‘something big’ for the upcoming by-elections, by Durga Lal KC (kp 18/10/2019), 21 leaders, cadres of Biplav-led CPN arrested in Dang: Leader Netra Bikram Chand’s brother among those arrested (ht 18/10/2019), Police file case against 21 CPN cadres (ht 19/10/2019)

CPN running extortion racket in Bajura (ht 24/09/2019)

Eight Chand-led CPN cadres arrested (ht 19/09/2019)

Twin blasts at midnight in Jhapa (ht 10/09/2019)

Outlawed party on extortion spree amid clampdown: Security officials said the ongoing arrests and crackdown on the party's activities have proved little to deter the party's donation drive (rep 08/09/2019)

Police arrest suspected Chand party member for posession of firearms and bullets: The government in March declared the Chand-led party a criminal outfit and banned its activities, by Shuvam Dhungana (kp 19/08/2019)

Unidentified groups torch more than 30 Ncell towers across the country: Police suspect Netra Bikram Chand-led Communist Party of Nepal behind the arson (kp 02/08/2019), Ncell towers torched in far-west, by Tekendra Deuba (ht 02/08/2019), Chand outfit turns aggressive as talks remain elusive (rep 02/08/2019)

CPN cadres held with weapons (ht 02/08/2019)

CPN cadres torch three ward offices (ht 01/08/2019), CPN cadres seize land (ht 01/08/2019)

What does Biplav want? Biplav’s outfit has ended up becoming the subject of public hatred. His armed political activism needs an urgent shift toward social activism, by Thaneshwor Chalise (rep 28/07/2019)

Government and Chand in blame game over talks: The home minister said Chand’s party has not shown interest in talks even though the outfit has specifically put forth preconditions to come to the table, by Tika R. Pradhan (kp 24/07/2019)

Crackdown on Chand outfit raises fears of escalation of conflict: Security analysts say there is no alternative to dialogue and both parties should engage in talks, by Tika R. Pradhan (kp 22/07/2019), Chand-led party’s Kathmandu head held (ht 22/07/2019)

Why Chand-led Maoists are now inclined to talks, by Kosh Raj Koirala (rep 20/07/2019)

‘Chand-led communist party should shun violence for dialogue’ (ht 19/07/2019), Renounce violence before any talks, govt tells Chand outfit: 'No surrender to govt' (rep 19/07/2019), Five injured in Dhangadi explosion, one critical (rep 19/07/2019), Chand cadre injured in Dhangadhi blast dies of injuries, by Dil Bahadur Chhatyal and Pushparaj Joshi (rep 20/07/2019) [Carrying bombs for self defense? Mr. Chand, you're insane!]

Sources in Communist Party of Nepal say the outfit is not convinced by state’s call for talks: Chand outfit has put forth three conditions for dialogue,  including an official invitation letter, by Tika R. Pradhan (kp 15/07/2019), Govt in backchannel negotiations with Chand outfit (ht 15/07/2019)

Security heightened in Achham against threats posed by Chand outfit: PolicePatrols have been increased in remote areas and bordering districts, by Menuka Dhungana (kp 12/07/2019)

Chand cadre, police constable die in shootout, by Alisha Shrestha (kp 11/07/2019), CPN cadre, cop killed in exchange of fire (ht 11/07/2019), Two including cop killed in incident with armed Chand cadre, by Akson Rai (rep 11/07/2019), Another Chand cadre’s killing raises questions about government’s stance—and style—against the outfit: Killings of citizens, regardless of which party they belong to, cannot be justified,  rights defenders and security experts say, by Binod Ghimire (kp 12/07/2019)

Ruling party stands firm against forming probe committee, opposition obstructs House: Opposition lawmakers refuse to buy government’s argument on deaths of Chand party member and Madhesi man in police action, by Binod Ghimire (kp 11/07/2019)

CPN cadres padlock local level offices (ht 08/07/2019)

Fire in the belly, by Sewa Bhattarai (nt 21/06/2019)

CPN leaders’ abrupt decision to quit the party raises eyebrowsIt is unclear yet whether they had really quit the party or it was just a strategy to get freed from police custody, by Durga Lal KC (kp 16/06/2019)

18 CPN cadres held (ht 10/06/2019)

Police send reinforcements to Solukhumbu village after Chand party’s ‘suspicious activities’: Reports of an attack on a police post, which authorities later said was baseless, have prompted new security concerns, by Kumbha Raj Rai (kp 04/06/2019)

Police face new challenges in drive against Chand outfit, by Kosh Raj Koirala (rep 13/05/2019)

Leader of CPN’s student wing held (ht 11/05/2019)

CPN cadre threatens to kill Kavre trader (ht 23/04/2019)

Footprints of uncertainty: Nepali governments have a habit of engaging in negotiations only when a conflagration breaks out. Biplav proved to be a tougher nut to crack than Oli-Dahal had imagined, by P Kharel (rep 22/04/2019)

More Chand cadres quit party, by Nagendra Upadhyaya (rep 20/04/2019)

Strike disrupts life in Sudurpaschim (kp 19/04/2019), Blasts, hoaxes, arson mark CPN’s general strike (ht 19/04/2019) [Only criminals organise strikes against the interests of the people, destroy their properties and endanger their lives!!]

Arms surrender deadline for Chand ends, focus now on talks (rep 19/04/2019)

Most Chand outfit leaders, cadres out on bail: Police, by Biken K Dawadi (rep 09/04/2019), SC scraps writ petition demanding release of CPN leader Oli (rep 11/04/2019)

CPN: a major security threat in Gandaki Province, by Sandesh Shrestha (rep 08/04/2019)

Government ban unconstitutional, says Nepal Bar Association, by Binod Ghimire (kp 27/03/2019), Communist Party of Nepal announces stir against crackdown, by Nayak Paudel (kp 27/03/2019), CPN’s strike likely to hit students (ht 27/03/2019) [Criminal anti-people procedure!], Protest meaningless, says CM Gurung (ht 27/03/2019), 11 CPN cadres nabbed (ht 27/03/2019), How big—and widespread—is Chand’s communist party? Depends on who you ask: Despite arrests of scores of its leaders, including some senior ones, the group has shown little sign of joining talk, by Tika R Pradhan (kp 27/03/2019)

CPN cadres held from Morang, Kalikot (ht 26/03/2019)

Where is Netra Bikram Chand? Senior officials say the leader of Communist Party of Nepal, which was involved in a series of bombings, is still in the country and dismiss claims that he has fled to India, by Anil Giri (kp 25/03/2019), Surrender arms or face action, PM tells Chand (rep 25/03/2019), Civil servants stop going to work over Chand outfit’s threat, by Narayan Sharma (kp 25/03/2019)

Police arrest 9 Chand group members, including a senior leader, from Kavre: Hemanta Prakash Oli ‘Sudarshan’, one of the five members in Chand’s high command, is said to have been a key person behind the blasts at Nakkhu and Basundhara in the Capital, by Nayak Paudel (kp 24/03/2019)

Rebels without a cause: No one seems to understand what exactly Biplab wants, not even Biplab himself, by Deepak Thapa (kp 21/03/2019)

Govt steps up measures against Chanda-led group: Four including a close aide to senior leader Hemanta Prakash Oli arrested on Tuesday (rep 21/03/2019), Police arrest two Chand cadres in Kavre after shootout: Experts say government should deal with the group delicately and invite them for dialogue, by Nayak Paudel (kp 21/03/2019), Govt mulls carrot and stick policy against CPN: Families of cadres, leaders of the outfit will not have to bear the brunt of actions of their kin, by Rewati Sapkota (kp 21/03/2019)

The Maoist cul-de-sac: Chand has very little to lose and everything to gain by creating mayhem. The NCP has everything to lose and nothing to gain by ignoring him forever, by CK Lal (rep 18/03/2019)

Chand’s men on extortion drive in Surkhet, by Nagendra Upadhyaya (rep 18/03/2019) [Another crime against the common people!], PM terms Chand outfit a criminal gang (rep 18/03/2019) [How else shall it be called?], A series of events, and intel report led to government action against Chand outfit: Security agencies have orders to arrest major suspects behind violent activities carried out by the group, a high-level police source says, by Nayak Paudel (kp 18/03/2019), CPN leader Karki remanded to five days in judicial custody (rep 18/03/2019)

Bara police arrest four Chand cadres (kp 16/03/2019)

Government labels Chand party a criminal group, bans its activities: The Cabinet has concluded the Communist Party of Nepal’s activities are more criminal than political, an aide to the prime minister says, by Anil Giri and Tika R Pradhan (kp 13/03/2019) [How else shall we call a group that kills innocent citizens and destroys public property, independent of some probably reason able arguments?]

Fault line appears in the ruling party over decision to ban Chand outfit: The main opposition Nepali Congress is divided over the issue, while other parties have criticised the Oli administration’s decision, by Anil Giri (kp 14/03/2019), Nine held after explosion in Bharatpur ward office, by Ramesh Kumar Paudel (kp 14/03/2019), Baidya Maoist party urges government to lift ban on Chand outfit, by Sanjaya Lama (kp 14/03/2019)

Chand party owns up to Friday’s explosion in Basundhara: Police await government’s position on how to deal with the outfit, by Nayak Paudel (kp 11/03/2019), ‘Stop Chand’s reign of terror’ (kp 11/03/2019), Nepal Army team defuses IED at Syuchatar, by Nayak Paudel (kp 11/03/2019)

Another explosion in Capital—two weeks after a deadly blast—raises security alarm: High time the government made it clear whether the Chand-led  party is a political outfit or a terror group, security experts say, by Nayak Paudel (kp 10/03/2019)

Abducted lawmaker released after four hours, by Basanta Pratap Singh (kp 09/03/2019)

Dang police arrest three leaders of  Chand outfit for extortion, by Durga Lal KC (kp 06/03/2019)

Concerns grow over weapons—in good numbers—in possession of Chand outfit: Two guns seized from a Communist Party of Nepal leader in Sunsari last week belonged to former Maoist army, sources say, by Tika R Pradhan (kp 05/03/2019)

Dejected and disappointed, former combatants want to forget their past, by Dinesh Subedi (rep 25/01/2019)

Echoes of Biplab: Biplab bitterly rues over having accepted the short-lived preposterous “Prachanda-path” that waylaid workers and threatened to drag the nation toward an abyss of disintegration, by P. Kharel (rep 17/12/2018)

Government, CPN trade barbs over failed talks, by Tika R Pradhan (kp 03/12/2018)

Chand’s party stages mass assembly in Capital: Leaders accuse ruling Nepal Communist Party of harbouring murderers of Nirmala Pant and corrupt officials, by Tika R Pradhan (kp 25/11/2018)

Talks offer sweet-coated tablet of poison: Chand, by Tika R. Pradhan (kp 29/08/2018)

A Maoist dream deferred: They appear weak, but the Maoists aligned with 'Biplab' haven't given up, by Aditya Adhikari (The Record, 16/07/2018)

40 CPN Maoist cadres arrested (ht 03/07/2018)

Chand’s cadres quit their party (ht 05/06/2018)

Gajurel accuses govt of totalitarian tendencies (ht 04/06/2018)

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

Over 3,800 Maoist CC members face expulsion (rep 07/05/2018)

Maoist Centre to strengthen party units (kp 24/04/2018)

NCP cadres vandalise crusher plant, torch vehicles (ht 15/04/2018)

Chand party’s activities getting non-political: Minister Thapa (kp 08/04/2018) [This grouping has been a criminal terror organisation for long!]

Beware of regressive forces, says Dahal (ht 05/04/2018)

Left alliance reactionary, says Gajurel (ht 01/04/2018)

CPN-MC relieves its ministers of party posts (ht 25/03/2018)

Apathy and anger: Shockingly, Chand Maoists are resorting to violence to settle disputes at the local level (kp 15/03/2018)

Past Maoist defectors land plum posts, by Devendra Basnet (rep 01/03/2018)

CPN-MC expels three standing committee members (ht 24/02/20188)

Chand-led Maoists hurl bomb at moving bus, dozens injured  (rep 21/02/2018)

Police stop CPN event in Biratnagar (kp 19/02/2018)

Dahal elected Maoist Centre PP leader (kp 19/02/2018)

The legacies of the People’s War: Twelve years after the war, the Maoists are caught between an unviable utopianism and mere survivalism, by Aditya Adhikari (kp 19/02/2019)

Maoist MP’s name in Indian voter list, by Surendra Paudel and Bhuwan Sharma (rep 17/02/2018) [??]

Leaving behind the age of unreason: Dahal’s warning against the cognoscente represents an entire strain of anti-intellectualism in the Nepali dominant imagination, by Pramod Mishra (kp 01/02/2018)

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

Baidya, Chand in merger talks (rep 27/12/2017)

Leftist youth wings for immediate merger (ht 20/12/2017)

Maoist Centre headquarters meeting: ‘Party merger before new govt’; Party for resolving National Assembly election row in consensus, by Tika R. Pradhan (kp 19/12/2017), Maoist Center leaders tell Dahal to sort out leadership issue before merger (rep 19/12/2017)

Nepotism rife in Maoist party in Rukum, Rolpa, by Dinesh Subedi (kp 16/12/2017)

Maoist chair seeks trustworthy member in his secretariat (kp 22/11/2017)

Maoist Centre disciplines 10 leaders for defying orders (kp 10/11/2017)

CPN (U) to merge with Maoist Centre (kp 10/10/2017)

Maoist Centre says ‘open to poll alliance with all parties’ (kp 03/10/2017)

Maoist Center on the horns of alliance dilemma (rep 27/09/2017)

Candidates recommended for upcoming elections (ht 24/09/2017), Maoist Centre sets criteria for candidate selection (kp 25/09/2017)

We failed to win people over: Dahal (kp 21/09/2017)

CPN-MC selects candidates in Jajarkot for HoR, PA elections (ht 18/09/2017)

Ex-Maoist combatants couple laments raw deal (rep 17/09/2017)

Dahal to run for fed parliament from Chitwan (kp 09/09/2017), Prachanda’s Constituency (rn 14/09/2017)

Maoist Centre Dolakha forms people’s council (ht 04/09/2017)

ANNISU (R) elects new leadership: Ranjit Tamang becomes new chair (kp 03/09/2017)

Renu’s victory fails to impress Maoist leaders (kp 07/08/2017)

450 leaders, cadres quit Chand-led party (kp 07/08/2017)

Looming Crisis In CPN (MC), by Narad Bharadwaj (rn 04/08/2017)

Maoist Centre deploys top leaders for Phase III polls (kp 03/08/2017)

Maoist Centre all for electoral alliances in Province 2: Dahal says his party will take initiatives to make Janakpur a metropolis, pledging an ‘international’ airport in the city (kp 02/08/2017), Maoist Centre to forge poll alliance with two forums (ht 02/08/2017)

Lack of preparedness blamed for CPN-MC’s dismal poll performance (ht 01/08/2017)

Dahal proposes downsizing Maoist Central Committee to 99-member, by Tika R. Pradhan (kp 23/07/2017), Maoist Center to downsize leader-heavy committees (rep 24/07/2017)

CPN-MC to root for directly elected executive chief (ht 23/07/2017), Maoist Center to lobby for directly elected executive Prez (rep 23/07/2017), CPN-Maoist Centre roots for directly elected president (ht 24/07/2017)

Roles of Maoist ministers questioned in meeting: Chairman Dahal to present party’s action plan today; District leaders of ruling party criticise the ministers for appointing their kin,  rather than party cadres, in profitable positions (kp 22/07/2017) [RIP Maoist movement! Nowadays, the CPN-MC is a corrupt and nepotist party just as the other big parties!]

Gunendra's journey from a rebel to a rural municipality chief, by Dinesh Subedi (rep 19/07/2017)

Why CPN-MC Had A Poor Performance, by Nandalal Tiwari (rn 17/07/2017), ‘Intra-party rivalry led to poor poll show’ (ht 18/07/2017), Six factors blamed for Maoists’ poll flop (rep 18/07/2017)

Maoist leaders ask who controls party’s kitty: Discontent brewing in the Pushpa Kamal Dahal-led party after Phase II local polls: Some leaders have  attributed party’s poll  failure to party’s reluctance to provide local leaders with required resources, by Tika R. Pradhan (kp 16/07/2017)

CPN-MC reviews poll results (ht 12/07/2017)

Is Maoist Center bound to confine to rural areas?, by Kosh Raj Koirala (rep 03/07/2017)

Maoist Centre preparing list of party’s ministers (kp 02/07/2017)

Maoist Center lures voters with sample land ownership certificates in Dharan, by Rohit Rai (rep 24/06/2017)

Dahal defends ‘People’s War’ (kp 21/06/2017) [Fundamental crimes from this period have nevertheless to be punished!]

Prachanda’s prowess: Prachanda still has ample ammunition in his arsenal to consolidate his leadership position, by Mohan Guragain (kp 14/06/2017)

Dahal urges Chand, Baidya for merger (kp 11/06/2017)

MC confirms candidates (kp 28/05/2017)

Maoist Center Shaken To Roots, by Nandalal Tiwari (rn 22/05/2017), Maoist Center fails to impress urban voters, by Kosh Raj Koirala (rep 22/05/2017), Results satisfactory: Maoist Centre (kp 23/05/2017), Maoists still remain influential in 'war-era' bases, by Devendra Basnet and Ganesh BK (rep 23/05/2017)

Maoists lose influence in Gorkha, by Narahari Sapkota (rep 19/05/2017)

Chand-led CPN supporters arrested with explosives (kp 08/05/0217)

Maoist Centre reveals commitment paper (kp 06/05/2017), , Honour poll alliance: NC, Maoist leaders, by Bimal Khatiwada (kp 07/05/2017)

MC picks Dongol for KMC mayoral race (kp 01/05/2017)

7 CPN (Maoist Center) members resign over candidacy controversy in Salyan, by Devendra Basnet (rep 01/05/2017)

Maoist Centre picks PM’s daughter for Bharatpur mayoral race (kp 28/04/2017)

CPN-MC CC approves agreement with UDMF (ht 24/04/2017)

Maoist Centre selects local level candidates (kp 23/04/2017)

To a Maoist state?As parliamentary democracy stumbles, a new narrative for the next phase of the Maoist movement is rapidly taking shape, by Bishal Thapa (rep 18/04/2017) [?????]

Maoist Center to run a door-to-door campaign: To name mayoral candidates on April 22 (rep 15/04/2017)

CPN-MC wary of anti-poll forces (ht 15/04/2017)

Maoist Centre’s preparations in full swing: Gearing up to select candidates for municipalities and metropolises in Kathmandu Valley (kp 05/04/2017)

Energy minister attends Maoist party programme flouting election code, by Sudip Kaini (kp 02/04/2017)

Baidya-led Maoist Party to join local polls (rep 01/04/2017)

Maoist MPs lash out at their ministers, by Tika R. Pradhan (kp 22/03/2017)

PM’s party eyes statute revision sans boundary: Maoist MPs representing Madhes urge the party to create environment for Madhesi Morcha to take part in the polls (kp 22/03/2017)

Maoists gear up for polls: Committee busy making preparations for the local elections and drafting necessary documents (kp 14/03/2017)

Maoist Centre gears up for elections (kp 06/03/2017)

Chand Maoist planning a military wing in Rolpa (kp 20/02/2017)

Maoist Movement In Shambles, by Ritu Raj Subedi (rn 19/02/2017)

CPN Maoist to review its policies to appeal to wider masses (kp 15/02/2017)

Chand-led Maoists step up extortion drive (rep 15/02/2017) [Party leaders who order such crimes have to be punished severely!!]

Maoist parties mark ‘People’s War’ trading barbs, by Tika R. Pradhan (kp 13/02/2017), Maoists observe People's War Day, victims mark Black Day, by Ashok Dahal (rep 13/02/2017), 22 years of 'People's War': Ex-combatants have only regrets, by Devendra Basnet (rep 13/02/2017)

Chand Maoists’ first conclave from ‘Feb 12-21’, by Netra Bikram Chand (kp 09/02/2017)

Ex-Maoist combatant now a successful vegetable farmer, by Jagat Khadka (rep 30/01/2017)

Resignations against hefty Maoist top committee, by Tika R. Pradhan (kp 27/01/2017)

Squatters picket Maoist Centre office (kp 23/01/2017)

A divided Maoist Centre: Will Bhattarai be able to bring the hill and the Madhes populations together? (kp 06/01/2017)

Yearning for reunion, Dahal heaps praise on Bhattarai: Former comrades agree on the need for unity to implement the constitution (kp 27/12/2016), Dahal, Bhattarai speak about unity (rep 27/12/2016)

Maoist Centre rejigs int’l department (kp 16/12/2016)

Dahal celebrates his birthday with injured ex-Maoist combatants, by Tika R. Pradhan (kp 12/12/2016)

The Jumbo CC (rn 08/12/2016)

Maoist centre convention committee has 3999 members (kp 07/12/2016)

Maoist party gearing up for local election (kp 05/12/2016)

We have had enough of deception: Rolpalis, by Devendra Basnet (rep 01/12/2016)

Maoist politburo to settle internal issues (kp 27/11/2016)

Smoke and mirrors: Maoist leaders need to work hard to justify their gun-barrel politics against the parliamentary system to the generations to come, by Shreya Paudel (kp 26/11/2016)

Maoist Centre mega meet after local polls: The government is said  to be preparing to declare the date of local polls as soon as the amendment proposal is registered (kp 22/11/2016)

Ex-Maoist guerrillas not happy with peace accord as promises remain unfulfilled, by Kamal Pariyar (rep 21/11/2016)

Maoist leaders threaten to desert ‘party on the wane’: Several leaders from Province 7 are said to be  in search of alternative platforms to build their political career, by Tika R. Pradhan (kp 20/11/2016)

ANNISU-R’s national meet in mid-March (ht 16/11/2016)

Dahal calls party meet to win over disaffected leaders: The prime minister is unhappy with the lack of  support from his own party to the government, by Tika R. Pradhan (kp 09/11/2016)

Disgruntled ex-Maoist child soldiers padlock party office, by Pratichya Dulal (kp 08/11/2016), Disqualified PLA fighters padlock CPN-MC HQ, by Lekhanath Pandey (ht 08/11/2016), Ex-child combatants vow to continue their protest (kp 09/11/2016), Police arrest 169 protesting former Maoist combatants (rep 09/11/2016), Guerrillas from the mist: Former Maoist combatants’ grievances should be addressedbefore their nonviolent protest turns into violent action, by Ram Kumar Bhandari (kp 11/11/2016)

Party tasks Dahal with huddling all forces together: Maoist Centre for taking the issue to logical conclusion, by Tika R. Pradhan (kp 23/10/2016)

Former Maoist rebels: Who took the cut from our salary?, by Devendra Basnet (rep 18/10/2016)

Maoist gathering postponed (kp 15/10/2016)

Brand new avatar: The Maoist Centre has changed its ways and now comprises born again democrats, by Janak Raj Joshi (kp 04/10/2016)

Maoist mess spills over in journos’ wing (kp 01/10/2016)

No parliamentary system, we want directly elected prez: PM (ht 01/10/2016))

Maoist Centre meeting: Amid ‘successful India visit’ claim, a section has some concerns; Party chairman criticised for being ‘over-confident’, by Tika R. Pradhan (21/09/2016)

The metamorphosis of a party: Maoist Centre transfixed with parliamentary system once it wanted to overthrow, by Tika R. Pradhan (kp 11/09/2016)

Maoist’s sister wings in a state of disarray: Some establishment leaders resent rival camp controlling most of the party affiliates; Factional feud grows nasty inside PCN and ANWA-R (kp 27/08/2016)

Maoist Centre ‘not to dictate’ ministers (kp 26/08/2016)

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)

Maoist Centre stalls slated convention, by Tika R. Pradhan (kp 20/08/2016)

Dahal asked to fill party vacancies (kp 19/07/2016)

Maoist Centre ‘not to rush’ govt formation (kp 06/07/2016), Maoist Centre to discuss ‘govt change’ today (kp 07/07/2016)

Baidya Maoists for ‘new people’s revolt’ (kp 30/06/2016)

Mellowed Maoists: Headed in all directions, will the former rebels find a clear ideological path for the masses to follow?, by Mohan Guragain (kp 12/06/2016)

Maoist Centre forms: 1,099-member CC: Move to expand central committee aimed at addressing leadership issues, by Roshan Sedhai (kp 03/06/2016) [Great! If every member gets the right to speak for 15 minutes, you will need 275 hours! Or shall it be a club of voiceless yea-sayers?], Dahal under fire over 1099-member central committee (rep 03/06/2016)

The forgotten fighters: Former Maoist combatants must be politically integrated so that they see the Nepali state as theirs as much any other citizen does, by Ram Kumar Bhandari and Simon Robins (kp 31/05/2016)

CPN-MC CC to exceed 699 members (ht 31/05/2016)

Creation of CPN-Maoist Centre: Can It Revive Maoist Movement?, by Ritu Raj Subedi (rn 29/05/2016)

Maoist unity must to avert secession: Matrika (ht 29/05/2016)

Contempt of State: The sight of grown men sporting teen-age nicknames, puffed up with self-importance as they debate the finer points of a discredited ideology, is as good as it gets these days, by Foreign Hand (nt 27/05/2016)

Unity Among Maoist Leaders, by Narayan Upadhyay (rn 25/05/2016), Meaningless unity: Prachanda was always shifting between Bhattarai and Kiran, looking to balance the two to prolong his stay in power, by Hisila Yami (rep 26/05/2016)

Dahal blamed for CPNM-R split (ht 24/05/2016)

Maoists unite to form CPN Maoist Centre: Pushpa Kamal Dahal to lead the new force that comprises 10 parties, by Roshan Sedhai (kp 20/05/2016), Fledgling Maoist Centre faces leadership battle; Dahal’s options: Create bloated Office Bearers or centralise authority in him until convention, by Roshan Sedhai (kp 23/05/2016), Birth Of Maoist Centre And Two Trends, by Nandalal Tiwari (rn 23/05/2016), Dahal floats leadership proposal for new Maoist party (rep 23/05/2016), CPN (Maoist Center) forms temporary body (rep 24/05/2016), Discontent mars first meet of Maoist Centre: Dahal forms 9-member team to command party till general convention, by Roshan Sedhai (kp 24/05/2016)

Red chameleons: Return of Ram Bahadur Thapa and his followers could signal the possibility of Prachanda turning slightly to the left; Name-calling is something one hasto master over the years and no one does it better than the comrades , by Deepak Thapa (kp 19/05/2016)

3 Maoist groups to unify under 499-member CC (rep 16/05/2016), CPN-RM to claim senior Vice-Chair and Gen Secy, by Tika R. Pradhan (ht 17/05/2016), Maoists to declare unification today (rep 19/05/2016)

Leadership coup in CPN-Maoist: Thapa ousts Baidya, takes over party reins; Majority of Central Committee members for unity with UCPN (Maoist), by Roshan Sedhai (kp 15/05/2016), Mohan Baidhya-led CPN-RM splits: Five-member party unification coordination committee formed, by Tika R. Pradhan (ht 15/05/2016)

Lonely and lost: Increasingly, ‘nationalist’ UCPN (Maoist) is indistinguishable from the CPN-UML (kp 12/05/2016)

Baidya’s lieutenants set to rejoin Dahal: Maoist ideologue braces for major setback with another split on cards, by Roshan Sedhai (kp 11/05/2016), CPN-RM’s fate to be decided by May 16: Unified party will have a new name, by Tika R. Pradhan (ht 11/05/2016), Baidya-led Maoist on verge of split, Thapa faction to unite with UCPN (Maoist) (rep 11/05/2016), Maoists’ merger plan takes a step forward: Dahal and Thapa hold discussions on the framework of unification (kp 12/05/2016)

Baidya faction forms parallel committee (ht 06/05/2016)

Baidya dragging his feet to reunite with mother party: Ideology rider as colleagues press for early merger (kp 22/04/2016)

Possibility Of Unity Of Maoist Parties, by Nandalal Tiwari (rn 18/04/2016)

Majority of CPN-RM leaders clamor for reunification, by Ashok Dahal (rep 11/04/2016)

CPN-RM on verge of splitting: Chairman Baidhya postpones central committee meeting for a month, by Tika R. Pradhan (ht 09/11/2016)

Baidya Maoists divided over merger matters: While some cadres are pressing CPN-Maoist chair to clear hurdles for merger others have threatened to rebel against the plan (kp 06/04/2016)

CPN-Maoist begins debate on party unity (kp 26/03/2016)

UCPN-Maoist mulling over internal competition for committees’ election, by Tika R. Pradhan (ht 23/03/2 016)

Different party lines hindering Maoist unity, by Tika R. Pradhan (ht 22/03/2016)

UCPN-Maoist to organise national convention within a year: Sharma (ht 21/03/2016)

UCPN-M to fill vacant positions (ht 18/03/2016)

Strength And Weakness Of Maoists, by Siddhi B Ranjitkar (km 17/03/2016)

From guerilla caps to blue helmetsFormer Maoist combatants now in the Army set to serve in UN peacekeeping missions (kp 13/03/2016), Getting closer: That former combatants are being sent on peacekeeping missions is a sign of change (kp 14/03/2016)

Dahal vs Bhattarai: Dahal needed Bhattarai more than Bhattarai needed Dahal; But Dahal was also insecure and scared of Bhattarai, by Hisila Yami, wife of Baburam Bhattarai (rep 29/02/2016))

Unity of Maoist parties in limbo: CPN-RM leaders divided over quick unification (ht 28/02/2016)

‘Not enough discussions held for party unity’ (ht 27/02/2016)

‘Correct party line to end desertions from UCPN-M’ (ht 22/02/2016), More than four dozen UCPN-M men join New Force (ht 23/02/2016)

Hold conference after Maoist parties unite, Dahal tells RJA: Formal talks team not yet formed: CP Gajurel (ht 17/02/2016)

Maoists mark 20 years since war began (ht 14/02/2016)

Dahal, Baidhya inch closer to unifying party, by Tika R. Pradhan (ht 09/02/2016)

Warriors in peacetime: Twenty years after the revolution, former guerrillas say they have lost faith in the leaders of their Maoist party, by Gopal Gartaula (nt 05/02/2016)

What was it all for? Revisiting the 40-point demand of the Maoists 20 years later, by Om Astha Rai (nt 05/02/2016)

BRB carrying bourgeois agenda: Dahal (kp 04/02/2016)

14,000 Maoist youth cadres to assist in rebuilding (kp 01/02/2016)

UCPN (Maoist) dissatisfied with ministers’ performances (kp 28/01/2016)

Dissolution of YCL led to UCPN-M’s downfall, says Dahal (ht 25/01/2016)

BRB says ‘Naya Shakti’ structure within a week (kp 21/01/2016), Bhattarai's new party not communist, just leftist (rep 21/01/2016), Naya Shakti forms 35-member Interim Council (kp 25/01/2016), Dahal, BRB playing one-upmanship, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 25/01/2016), Maoist leaders join Naya Shakti (kp 27/01/2016)

Maoist splinters in bid to merge with mother party (kp 17/01/2016)

Party unification soon: Gurung (kp 12/01/2016), UCPN-M, CPN-RM to unify soon: Gurung (ht 12/01/2016)

Apex court denies clemency to murder convict Dhungel: Issues mandamus order to send Maoist leader to prison for life, by Dewan Rai (kp 08/01/2016), No clue for staff supply at NRA (kp), UCPN-M urges SC to reverse order (ht 22/01/2016) [Long live impunity and glorification of murderers!!]

Naya Shakti to become party soon: BRB (kp 03/01/2016)

BRB posts searing criticism of Dahal on Facebook (kp 30/12/2015)

UCPN (M) mired in ideological dilemma: Leaders say Chairman Dahal must devise new line at the earliest (kp 23/12/2015), UCPN-M finalises work division for leaders (ht 23/12/2015)

UCPN (Maoist) in nationwide drive to rebuild party (kp 21/12/2015)

Maoist ministers fail to impress party colleagues: They ‘promoted nepotism, did not live up to popular aspirations’ (kp 13/12/2015), Maoist ministers told to mend ways: Home Minister Shakti Basnet apologises, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 15/12/2015)

UCPN (M) to probe China visit scandal (kp 14/12/2015)

Party merger: Two Maoists planning to hold joint conclave (kp 30/11/2015)

BRB formally launches  ‘Naya Shakti’ campaign (kp 23/11/2015)

Old faces likely to be drafted into BRB’s new party: Bhattarai is campaigning to form a new political party that will be guided by Marxist ideology to attain socialist goals (kp 19/11/2015)

55 UCPN (M) cadres quit (kp 16/11/2015)

ANNISU-R convention on Feb 13 (ht 15/11/2015)

Dahal claims he rejected PM’s post (ht 11/11/2015)

Sans much help, BRB banks on comrades: Four dozen Maoist central leaders decide to join Baburam Bhattarai in his campaign to form new political force, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 04/11/2015), Pro-Bhattarai leaders submit differing views (ht 04/11/2015), UCPN (M) expels 5 politburo members (kp 05/11/2015), UCPN-M expels five leaders (ht 05/11/2015), BRB launches campaign for new party (kp 05/11/2015), Poles apart: Bhattarai’s ‘new force’ will struggle to hold middle class, marginalised groups (kp 05/11/2015), BRB prepares new party’s org structure (kp 06/11/2015)

UCPN (Maoist) issues 23-point code of conduct for its ministers (rep 27/10/2015), UCPN (M) issues code of conduct for its ministers (kp 28/10/2015)

UCPN (Maoist) ready to join new majority govt (kp 30/09/2015)

Bhattarai severs ties with UCPN (Maoist): Tight-lipped about his next move; says old Maoist movement cannot appeal to the new generation, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 27/09/2015), UCPN (M) asks BRB to reconsider his exit (kp 28/09/2015), It’s not over yet: Bhattarai’s departure from the party leaves many questions unanswered (kp 28/09/2015), BRB to rejoin if Dahal steps down, reforms party: Aides (kp 29/09/2015), Babu Ram’s Exit Sends Ripples: Political Credentials At Risk, by Mukti Rijal (rn 01/10/2015), Party tried to finish me off, says Bhattarai (ht 05/10/2015)

Bhattarai asked to take over UCPN-Maoist (ht 22/09/2015)

Maoist chair takes ‘tough line’ on Madhesi demands: Dahal claims Madhesis gained the most under federalism as they were the only ones to get province solely based on identity (kp) [Nobody preserved more than male Tagadharis!!]

UCPN-M district chiefs seek national gathering (ht 01/09/2015)

Bista resigns from UCPN (M) (kp 22/07/2015)

Dahal’s snub irks party colleagues, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 20/07/2015)

UCPN-Maoist chairman slams growing factionalism in party (ht 12/07/2015), Crack resurfaces in UCPN (Maoist) as Dahal, Bhattarai trade barbs: The duo publicly accuses each other of weakening the party, fostering factionalism (kp 13/07/2015), Bhattarai, Dahal jibe at each other (ht 13/07/2015), UCPN-M leaders doubt party’s future, by Tika R. Pradhan (kp 14/07/2015)

Party on verge of collapse, new line must be taken to revitalise organisation: BRB (ht 05/07/2015)

Merger talks with UCPN (M) end: Baidya (kp 11/06/2015)

Maoist unification talks: ‘Revolt’ issue hinders bid: Leaders (kp 23/04/2015)

CPN-Maoist intensifies merger talks with fellow leftist parties: The party has resumed merger talks with Pari Thapa-led CPN (Unified) and CPN-Revolutionary (kp 09/04/2015)

Dahal urges Maoist forces to unite (kp 29/03/2015)

Panel formed to plan CPN-M, CPN (Unified) merger (kp 27/03/2015), CPN-Maoist,CPN-United form Unity Coordination Committee (ht 27/03/2015)

UCPN-M district Chair suspended (ht 27/03/2015)

Two Maoist parties start merger talks, by Roshan Sedhai (kp 16/03/2015), Unification talks of Maoist parties begin (ht 16/03/2015), Second-rung leaders campaign for reunion of Maoist parties (kp 17/03/2015), Will unification of Maoist parties be possible? (ht 17/03/2015), Court verdict unifying: Dahal (ht 18/03/2015), Won’t surrender in name of unity, says Mohan Baidhya (ht 20/03/2015)

Maoist reunification: Baidya-led team to resume talks (kp 15/03/2015)

My views reflect the party policy, interview with Baburam Bhattarai (kp 07/03/2015)

Mahara cuts short ‘official’ India visit (kp 05/03/2015)

CPN M to become militant party: Central Committee leaders of the party say they expect to develop an army of around 10,000 to 15,000 cadres, by Roshan Sedhai (kp 23/02/2015))

CPN Maoist turning into military force: Chand (kp 11/02/2015)

Lharkyal is new UCPN (M) lawmaker (kp 09/02/2015), Controversial Lharkyal is CA member (rep 09/02/2015), Lama’s CA nomination irks UCPN (M) members: Party spokesman defends controversial background (kp 11/02/2015), CA nomination sparks controversy (ht 11/02/2015), Lharkyal issue fuels protest in UCPN (Maoist), by Ashok Dahal (rep 11/02/2015), A stir within: The Maoists anger their Madhesi allies by nominating a controversial floor-crosser as CA member, by Om Astha Rai (nt 13/02/2015)

CPN-Maoist for unification talks (kp 06/02/2015), CPN-M for unity with ‘true communists’ (ht 06/02/2015), Baidya offers UCPN (Maoist) for unification, by Ashok Dahal (rep 06/02/2015)

Unity among Maoist parties: Is it a distant dream?, by Tika R. Pradhan (ht 28/01/2015)

Deep in the red jungle: Adhikari’s book not only makes for a gripping read, but also provides human faces to the revolution, which have been sorely lacking in other similar accounts of the People’s War, by Weena Pun (kp 17/01/2015) [book review]

Chand is CPN Maoist gen secy, by Durga Lal KC (kp 11/01/2015), Chand elected CPN M General Secretary (ht 12/01/2015)

Chand-led CPN Maoist steps up donation drive: Industrialists say cadres of Chand party ask for tidy sum when they visit them in person (kp 08/01/2015)

Chand: Revolution against capitalism is inevitable, by Durga Lal KC (kp 08/01/2015), Chand demands lion’s share in power corridor (ht 08/01/2015)

CPN-Maoist chief getting better (kp 01/01/2015), Baidya discharged from hospital (kp 04/01/2015)

BRB bids to win over Dahal loyals (kp 29/12/2014), Baburam Bhattarai seeks UCPN-M mantle (ht 29/12/2014)

Five Maoist parties hit out at each other (ht 27/12/2014), Peace process, parliamentary politics failed to address people's aspiration: Chand (rep 27/12/2014), Revolt under threat: Chand (kp 27/12/2014)

Commander Asmita’s many battles: Leela Sharma, an ex-Maoist guerilla, fought for justice in the People’s War; But even after the war, she has had to continue her battles—both on the personal front, and on behalf of other women fighters, by Deepak Adhikari (kp 27/12/2014)

Chand accused of extortion (kp 21/12/2014), Chand in donation drive: CPN Maoist seeks contributions for gen convention (kp 23/12/2014), Chand’s Maoist party begins donation drive (ht 24/12/2014)

Could leadership handover land Bhattarai top UCPN (M) post?, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 17/12/2014)

Return to the fold: Baidya’s reentry must not deviate the Maoist party from peace, constitution (kp 15/12/2014)

UCPN (M) CC meet begins today (kp 14/12/2014), UCPN-M CC meeting scheduled for today (ht 14/12/2014), UCPN-M to discuss change of guard, claims Dahal (ht 15/12/2014), UCPN (Maoist) general convention in 2016, by Ashok Dahal (rep 15/12/2014)

CPN Maoist wins over Baidya’s supporters (kp 12/12/2014)

All Maoists will be united in the future, interview with Netra Bikram Chand (rep 11/12/2014), ‘Maoist unification possible’ (ht 12/12/2014), Maoist blocs ‘close’ to merger (kp 14/12/2014)

Dahal faction agrees to address BRB’s demands (kp 10/12/2014)

Chand’s party in talks to convince ex-Maoist leaders (kp 08/12/2014)

Chand’s party stronger than Baidhya’s in far-west (ht 04/12/2014), CPN Maoist leaders in far-west joining Chand's party, by Dil Bahadur Chhatyal (rep 05/12/2014), CPN-Maoist Rolpa panel lends support to Chand, by Kashiram Dangi (kp 07/12/2014)

Chand announces CPN Maoist, by Roshan Sedhai (kp 02/12/2014)

Police ‘spying’ on leaders of CPN-M splinter group, by Manish Gautam (kp 30/11/2014)

Chand faction splits from CPN-Maoist: Plans to announce own party after necessary homework, by Roshan Sedhai (kp 25/11/2014, Chand, Baidhya part ways; split in CPN-Maoist imminent (ht 25/11/2014), CPN-M faction discusses new party formation (kp 28/11/2014), Chand faction to form CPN (M) (kp 30/11/2014)

Chand rules out armed struggle (rep 20/11/2014)

CPN-Maoist leaders ask Chand on board (kp 16/11/2014), CPN-M mulls taking action against Chand Infighting bringing party, inch by inch, closer to split (ht 16/11/2014), CPN-M seeks clarification from Chand, by Roshan Sedhai (kp 17/11/2014), Clarification sought from Chand faction leaders (ht 17/11/2014), Discontent brewing in CPN-M party (ht 19/11/2014), Dawning red: While Biplab has reached a point of no return with his "people's revolt", politics in Kathmandu is slowly shifting in his favor, by Mahabir Paudyal (rep 19/11/2014), Chand demands spl general meet of CPN-Maoist (kp 20/11/2014), CPN-Maoist ready to accommodate Chand faction (rep 22/11/2014), Chand boycotts CPN-M extended central meeting (kp 23/11/2014), Chand insists on change of direction: Top party leaders reject dissidents’ demand for special gen convention (kp 24/11/2014)

Chand for launching 'people's retaliation' (rep 15/11/2014)

The revolutionary myth: Maoist insurgency, like many revolutions, provided fertile ground for epic constructions and mythologies, by Gérard Toffin (kp 14/11/2014)

CPN-Maoist secretary boycotts politburo meet: Dissidents forming parallel committees, by Ashok Dahal (rep 11/11/2014), CPN-Maoist on the verge of split, by Roshan Sedhai (kp 12/11/2014), Chand holding separate national gathering: Bid to pressure party for extended central committee meet (ht 12/11/2014), Chand faction meets in Kapilvastu, by Manoj Poudel (kp), Sorely misguided: It is unlikely that Biplab’s new party will do what the CPN-Maoist failed to (kp 13/11/2014), Chand to wait till CC meet, by Roshan Sedhai and Manoj Poudel (kp 14/11/2014), Chand-led faction to boycott CC meeting (ht 15/11/2014), Blunt the edges: CPN-Maoist breakdown (rep 15/11/2014)

UCPN-M central committee meeting put off: Political uncertainty given as reason for postponement (ht 10/11/2014)

Status quo does exist in CPN-Maoist, says Chand (ht 22/10/2014)

Sinking fast: Dissatisfaction with the UCPN (Maoist), once a revolutionary party, is increasing among public and cadres, by Jainendra Jeevan (kp 19/10/2014)

UCPN (M) picks deputy PP leader, whip, board secy (kp 10/10/2014) [Long live Bahunbad!!]

Maoists hanging on to seized property: The once seized land is still in the grip of former rebels (ht 01/10/2014)

UCPN (M) demands HLPC lead (kp 24/09/2014)

Two Maoist parties in unification Dialogue (kp 23/09/2014), Dahal agrees to reject parliamentary system: Agrees to five of six consitions for unification with CPN-Maoist, by Ashok Dahal (rep 23/09/2014), CPN-M to hold unity talks with UCPN-M (ht 28/09/2014)

Baidya, Chand statements indicate widening rift (rep 21/09/2014)

Radical dilemmas: The real intent of the CPN-Maoist’s demand for a roundtable conference was to remain relevant in national polity, by Jainendra Jeevan (kp 21/09/2014)

UCPN-M threatens to take to the streets (ht 20/09/2014)

Bogati hospitalised after heart attack, stroke (kp 13/09/2014), Maoist leader on life support (kp 15/09/2014), Leader Bogati no more (kp 16/09/2014), UCPN-M Vice-chair Bogati passes away (ht 16/09/2014), ‘He put party’s welfare above all else’ (kp 16/09/2014), Tupchhe villagers remember Bogati for his magnanimous nature, by Prakash Adhikari (kp 16/09/2014), Mr Clean of UCPN (Maoist) no more, by Ashok Dahal (rep 16/09/2014)

A dream deferred: The UCPN (Maoist), once championed as the harbinger of change, has demoralised and disappointed its supporters, by Charu Gajurel (kp 12/09/2014)

ANNISU-R chief Sharma resigns (kp 11/09/2014), Himal Sharma steps down, quits student politics (kp 11/09/2014)

Dahal side claims BRB forming parallel units (kp 10/09/2014)

UCPN (Maoist) sister bodies announce stir: The party-affiliated UNF has demanded federalism based on ethnicity (kp 07/09/2014)

Special general convention unlikely anytime soon (rep 31/08/2014)

UCPN (M) special meet to settle intra-party row (kp 28/08/2014), Rival UCPN-M factions decide to bury hatchet, by Ram Kumar Kamat (ht 28/08/2014)

Maoist leaders: NC, UML trying to delay statute, by Ashok Dahal (rep 28/08/2014), Not forming HLPC will lead to confrontation, interview with Haribol Gajurel, UCPN-M (rep 28/08/2014)

Dahal, Bhattarai love-hate takes new turn, by Ashok Dahal (rep 24/08/2014)

Dahal for taking Baidya along (ht 23/08/2014)

BRB faction’s parallel panel in Kathmandu (kp 21/08/2014), Parallel UCPN-M panel formed (kp 21/08/2014)

Nepal needs new political force to address common concerns, interview with Baburam Bhattarai (kp 19/08/2014)

Second-rung Maoist leaders mull third alliance, by Ashok Dahal (rep 17/08/2014), Campaign to revive UCPN-M (ht 18/08/2014)

UCPN-M a failure as main opposition? Many point at party’s poor showing in Parliament, by Tika R. Pradhan (ht 17/08/2014)

UCPN (M) spl conclave likely for resolving row (kp 11/08/2014), Two to tango: Dahal—Bhattarai split will have serious consequences, especially on constitution (kp 11/08/2014), Truce in UCPN-Maoist: Dahal and Bhattarai finally bury the hatchet deciding the party must not split, by Tika R. Pradhan (ht 11/08/2014), UCPN (Maoist) leaders patch up for now: Bhattarai to stop forming parallel bodies, by Ashok Dahal (rep 11/08/2014), Is Dahal positive about dissolving central body? (ht 12/08/2014), UCPN-Maoist to hold National Council meeting (ht 14/08/2014), UCPN (Maoist) to settle intra-party row (rep 14/08/2014), Dahal, Bhattarai reach tacit deal not to split party until statute promulgation, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 15/08/2014), Bhattarai announces parallel committees (rep 15/08/2014)

Ex-rebels Forever In Dilemma, by Nandalal Tiwari (rn 11/08/2014)

Feud deepens in UCPN-Maoist (ht 05/08/2014), UCPN (Maoist) rift deepens (kp 06/08/2014), Action against BRB and aides further widens rift in UCPN-Maoist (ht 06/08/2014), Bhattarai, Dahal factions exchange blames (kp 07/08/2014), With widening rift UCPN-Maoist heading for split? Truce between Dahal’s establishment side and Bhattarai faction not in sight (ht 07/08/2014), Dahal-Bhattarai rift widens: Bhattarai faction to continue, by Ashok Dahal (rep 07/08/2014), Dahal says ongoing dispute will not split UCPN-Maoist (ht 09/08/2014), Dahal asks Bhattarai to clarify demands, by Chandni Hamal (rep 09/08/2014), Dahal flexible on disputes with Bhattarai (rep 10/08/2014) [This would be new!], Patch up in UCPN-M likely: Dahal, Bhattarai not to take any step till statute is promulgated (ht 10/08/2014), The long view: Maoist party disunity (rep 10/08/2014)

Power agenda sparks differences among pro-Maoist parties (ht 02/08/2014)

UCPN (Maoist) to hold orientation on federalism (rep 30/07/2014)

Maoists Form Parallel unit in Parsa (kp 27/07/2014), Bhattarai loyalists form parallel committees in Parsa, Gorkha (ht 28/07/2014)

Party to have no clear political line for now, by Ashok Dahal (rep 24/07/2014) [related to CPN-M]

UCPN (Maoist) seeks clear position on federalism: A committee formed to prepare official line on key issues for new statute (kp 24/07/2014)

Senior leaders asked to be part of ‘production brigade’ (kp 23/07/2014)

Will Maoist-led Front Disrupt Statute-making?, by Narayan Upadhyay (rn 23/07/2014)

Keep him busy: Without a larger role in constitution writing, Prachanda could easily drift towards the extremist line of Mohan Baidya, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 08/07/2014)

UCPN-M in bid to drive: Bhattarai into cornerTo take action against leaderswho violated party statute, by Tika R. Pradhan (ht 05/07/2014), Two-line struggle likely in UCPN-M: Bhattarai, by Tika R. Pradhan (ht 06/07/2014), Bhattarai camp starts forming parallel structures, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 07/07/2014), UCPN-M leadership agrees to patch up (ht 07/07/2014), Dahal asks BRB to drop parallel body plans (kp 08/07/2014), Dahal, Bhattarai to find a cure for their party (ht 08/07/2014), Dahal faction suspends Bhattarai’s supporters (ht 09/07/2014)

UCPN-M forms parallel committees (ht 03/07/2014)

Chand counters Baidhya’s policy: Says CPN-Maoist policy must be to give continuity to people’s war (ht 02/07/2014), Chand’s paper to be made supplementary document (ht 05/07/2014)

Maoist alliance to set singular position on statute (kp 01/07/2014)

Choices to make: Dahal must keep urging Baidya to join the constitution-drafting process (kp 30/06/2014), Left unity: Focus on constitution-making (rep 30/06/2014), Demand Of All-party Meet, Constitution Writing And CA, by Nandalal Tiwari (rn 30/06/2014)

UCPN-M to clarify stance on identity based federalism (ht 30/06/2014)

CPN-M politburo meet: Chand likely to oppose Baidhya’s document (ht 28/06/2014)

By-election: Another Blow to Ultra Leftists, by Narayan Upadhyay (rn 25/06/2014)

Parallel UCPN-M committees formed in Parbat (ht 24/06/2014)

Internal dispute blamed for Maoist’s poor results (kp 24/06/2014), Dahal urges Bhattarai to put an end to factionalism in party (ht 24/06/2014)

‘Mao parties’to form joint political forum (ht 21/06/2014), Maoist parties closer to working alliance deal, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 22/06/2014), Unity among pro-Mao forces for next revolution, says Dahal (ht 22/06/2014), Maoists' Working Alliance: Will It Ease Constitution Writing?, by Nandalal Tiwari (rn 23/06/2014), Mao parties will pull UCPN-M out of CA: Gajurel (ht 23/06/2014), Existential crisis: New Maoist alliance (rep 23/06/2014), Five-party Maoist alliance likely today: Fringe communist parties demand for rotational lead (kp 26/06/2014), UCPN (Maoist) forms identity-based federalism alliance (rep 27/06/2014), 5-party Maoist bloc agrees rota system (kp 27/06/2014), UCPN-M for tie-up within, outside CA: To walk out if voting used in Constituent Assembly (ht 27/06/2014), Five Maoist parties form working alliance (ht 29/06/2014), ‘Dahal must bring alliance in statute writing process’, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 29/06/2014), Hearts and Minds: The ultimate goal of the recent working alliance between the five communist parties is suspect, by Jainendra Jeevan (kp 29/06/2014), Creation Of Two Alliances: To Facilitate Or Complicate Constitution Writing?, by Ritu Raj Subedi (rn 29/06/2014)

CPN-M likely to support UCPN-M in by-election (ht 20/06/2014)

Eye on merger, Dahal meets splinter groups: UCPN (Maoist), CPN-Maoist, CPN (Maoist) and RCP begin alliance talks (kp 16/06/2014), Mao followers saythey are close toforming alliance, by Tika R. Pradhan (ht 16/06/2014), UCPN (Maoist) forging alliance with agitating parties outside CA, by Ashok Dahal (rep 16/06/2014), 'UCPN (Maoist) call for unification propaganda', by Ashok Dahal (rep 19/06/2014)

‘UCPN (M) should restore its revolutionary reputation’ (kp 12/06/2014)

Biratnagar conference: Historic or distressful?, by Dilli Raj Khanal (ht 11/06/2014)

‘Leaked document’ throws UCPN (M) off-balance (kp 06/06/2014), Work division ‘rumour’ stirs already shaken UCPN-Maoist, by Tika R. Pradhan (ht 07/06/2014), 'Secret' document sparks new dispute in UCPN (Maoist) (rep 08/06/2014), UCPN-M probing BRB side’s work division; Beware of clever jackals: Bhattarai (ht 08/06/2014), Separate work division not an issue, says Dahal (ht 09/06/2014)

Dahal, Bhattarai decide to bury the hatchet (kp 03/06/2014)

UCPN-M issues 8-point directive (ht 03/06/2014)

UCPN (Maoist) fills up key posts: Party to decide CC leaders responsibilities today (kp 01/06/2014), Responsibilities for
Bhattarai faction being slashed
(ht 01/06/2014), Bhattarai faction skips Standing Committee meet (rep 01/06/2014), Rift over work division stalls UCPN-Maoist CC meet, by Tika R. Pradhan (ht)

Be the change: How can the pattern of leadership, organization and mobilization geared for war continue after the Maoist party has entered the peace process?, by Hisila Yami (rep 01/06/2014)

Inclusive representation eludes UCPN (Maoist) major committees, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 28/05/2014)

UCPN (Maoist) votes today for party bodies: BRB boycotts polls; Shrestha may run for vice-chair, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 25/05/2014), UCPN-Maoist to elect leaders today: Bhattarai faction refuses to participate in election (ht 25/05/2014), Nepal’s Communist Parties Infighting Will Get Them Nowhere, by Ritu Raj Subedi (rn 25/05/2014), Vote fails to plug hole in UCPN (M) (kp 26/05/2014), 16-member Standing Committee in UCPN (Maoist) (kp 27/05/2014), Senior leaders fail to make it to standing committee: Today’s voting for office bearers could give surprising results, by Tika R. Pradhan (ht 27/05/2014), It’s battle of moustache: Dahal; Says no competition with clean-shaven Baidhya; Makes light of his fight for pride with Bhattarai (ht 27/05/2014), Dahal strengthens grip on party, by Ashok Dahal (rep 27/05/2014), Seven-member Office Bearers elected (kp 28/05/2014), Party election a farce, a coterie democracy: BRB (ht 28/05/2014), Elections fail to heal rift in UCPN (Maoist): Bhattarai decries 'courtiers' democracy' (rep 28/05/2014), Bhattarai’s struggle within party against Dahal continues (ht 29/05/2014), Better together: Bhattarai-Dahal rivalry (rep 29/05/2014), Damage control bid in wake of UCPN-M polls: Dahal trying to appease Bhattarai; Latter for some interim solutions till convention kicks off (ht 30/05/2014), Bhattarai supporters add a twist in the tale (ht 31/05/2014)

Alert against raid: The reason Maoist party is in crisis is not Baburam Bhattarai but Pushpa Kamal Dahal who has failed to devise progressive policies to take the nation forward, by Khimlal Devkota (rep 21/05/2014)

UCPN (M) ‘eyeing’ Pathibhara’s revenue, by Ananda Gautam (kp 18/05/2014)

Dialectics of division: Maoist party unity prospects (rep 15/05/2014), Dahal ‘ready’ to sacrifice his post for unification (kp 16/05/2014), Dahal ready to quit  leadership for sake of communist unity: Both Maoist parties positive about forging working allianc; Uniting  sans common political line won’t do, says CPN-M, by Tika R. Pradhan (ht 16/05/2014), Communist cacophony: Baburam Bhattarai’s call for democratisation in the UCPN(M) is not as benevolent as he makes it out to be, by Trishna Rana (nt 16/05/2014), Bhattarai, Dahal mull patch-up package, by Tika R. Pradhan (ht 17/05/2014), Bhattarai faction asked to make demands clear (rep 17/05/2014), BRB to join CC on conclave condition (kp 18/05/2014), Bhattarai may join UCPN-M CC today (ht 18/05/2014), Bhattarai to decide on joining party’s CC today (ht 19/05/2014), Dahal, Bhattarai in reconciliation bid (kp 19/05/2014), Country needs a new party, says Bhattarai (ht 19/05/2014), UCPN (Maoist) feud boils down to power sharing (kp 20/05/2014), Dahal, Bhattarai agree to resolve crisis in party, by Tika R. Pradhan (ht 20/05/2014)), UCPN (M) CC to be 149-strong (kp 21/05/2014), UCPN-M for 151-strong Central Committee: Bhattarai faction likely to join party’s CC (ht 21/05/2014), Bhattarai faction tightlipped over inclusion of dissidents in party CC (rep 21/05/2014), Bhattarai faction joins party CC with conditions, by Ashok Dahal (rep 22/05/2014), Bhattarai faction joins party's CC: Demands action against indicted leaders, cadres, by Tika Ram Pradhan (ht 23/05/2014), Bhattarai joins CC with differing views, by Ashok Dahal (rep 23/05/2014), UCPN-M to elect top  leaders if consensus fails (ht 24/05/2014)

Red alert: The real reason behind Maoist crisis is not Pushpa Kamal Dahal as Baburam Bhattarai would have us believe, by Mahabir Paudyal (rep 14/05/2014)

BRB camp to join CC on conditions (kp 13/05/2014), BRB says he won’t remain in party central body (nn 13/05/2014), My plan is to reform party: BRB (kp 14/06/2014), BRB seeks unity for transformation (ht 14/05/2014), Unification with Baidya will help party reform: Bhattarai (rep 14/05/2014), Bhattarai rebuffs Dahal’s effort to mend fences (kp 15/05/2014), Dahal’s bid to woo Bhattarai fails (ht 15/05/2014), Dahal, Bhattarai meet as factional dispute flares (rep 15/05/2014)

Dahal in bid to woo CPN-Maoist, by Tika R. Pradhan (ht 13/05/2014), Maoist parties unification still remote, by Ashok Dahal (rep 14/05/2014)

Ties with CPN-M won’t hit peace, constitution: Dahal (kp 12/05/2014), Unity with CPN-M for constitution: Dahal; Says Baidhya’s party not averse to statute if there’s consensus among all sectors (ht 12/05/2014), Dahal: CPN-Maoist should be included in statute-drafting process (rep 12/05/2014), Is UCPN-M Splitting Again?, by Nandalal Tiwari (rn 12/05/2014)

Balancing Between Centralism, Democracy, by Ritu Raj Subedi (rn 11/05/2014)

No imminent threat of UCPN (Maoist) split: Experts; 'Dispute between Dahal and Bhattarai is about power-sharing', by Ashok Dahal (rep 09/05/2014), Dahal says Bhattarai deviated from party line (ht 11/05/2014), Maoist leaders deviating from ideology: Dahal (rep 11/05/2014), Bhattarai-faction takes strong exception to Dahal's remarks (rep 12/05/2014)

Fear of rupture in UCPN-M: Leaders from both camps play it down, by Tika R. Pradhan (ht 10/05/2014)

Left In The Tussle: Having split into two with a sizeable faction led by Mohan Baidya breaking away even before elections, the Maoist party faces another serious crisis after the polls (sp 09/05/2014)

Rayamajhi says new force will be born (kp 09/05/2014)

BRB demands put Dahal on the horns of a dilemma, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 08/05/2014), Dahal lashes out at Bhattarai (ht 08/05/2014), UCPN (Maoist) lost in the fog, interview with Shyam Shrestha (rep 08/05/2014)

Demolition job: Dahal must engage with Baidya to bring him on board the peace process, not otherwise (kp 05/05/2014)

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

‘Communist Centre’ for putting proletariat first: In his political paper, Dahal seeks consolidation of communist parties (kp 03/05/2014), Bhattarai takes swipe at party chairman: Dismisses Dahal’s proposal as ‘publicity stunt’ (kp 04/05/2014), Bhattarai finds  faults with Dahal’s paper (ht 04/05/2014), Schedule for party’s Central Committee election out (ht 04/05/2014), UCPN-M’s National Conference: Can It Stop Party’s Rapid Decline?, by Ritu Raj Subedi (rn 04/05/2014), Maoist closed-door session put off (ht 05/05/2014), To vote or not to vote is the question at conclave: Leaders at odds over selection of 99-member CC (kp 05/05/2014), CC names sticking point in Maoist conclave (kp 06/05/2014), UCPN-M closed session put off on second day (ht 06/07/2014), With Bhattarai out of CC, meet leaves UCPN (Maoist) messier, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 07/05/2014), Will face challenges: Chairman Dahal (kp 07/05/2014), Maoist Jamboree Fails to Stitch Holes, by Narayan Upadhyay (rn 07/05/2014)

No difference between UCPN-M, UML: Gajurel (ht 03/05/2014)

UCPN-M ready for national conference despite disputes (ht 30/04/2014), Maoist jamboree preparations on (ht 30/04/2014), UCPN-Maoist national convention: Streamlining party main goal (kp 30/04/2014), UCPN (M) to downsize CC in convention (kp 01/05/2014), Bhattarai, Shrestha set to up the ante against Dahal, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 01/05/2014), Ground laid for revamping UCPN-Maoist: Dahal’s document leaves much to be desired, claims Bhattarai (ht 02/05/2014), Dahal bats for alliance to safeguard interests: Bhattarai advocates new political force; Shrestha for revamping party, by Madhav Ghimire and Abdhesh Jha (kp 02/05/2014), UCPN (M) convention sees division among party leaders, by Bhim Ghimire (kp 03/05/2014), UCPN-Maoist closed-door meet delayed (ht 03/05/2014)

UCPN-M conclave disappoints several senior leaders: Elects 58-member executive committee, by Tika R. Pradhan (ht 29/04/2014), UCPN-M division in districts (ht 30/04/2014)

Dahal for transforming Maoist party (kp 27/04/2014), Conference to correct party’s line, says Dahal (ht 27/04/2014), Prachanda's Warning Of Party’s Dissolution, by Nandalal Tiwari (rn 28/04/2014), Dahal plans to rename UCPN-M (ht 29/04/2014)

CPN-M district conclave stalled (ht 27/04/2014), Team Chand making presence felt in CPN-M conclaves, by Tika R. Pradhan (ht 28/04/2014)

Shrestha stresses need to review UCPN (M) policy (kp 24/04/2014)

UCPN-M nominations: Irritant for leaders (ht 22/04/2014)

UCPN-M conclave to be held on schedule (ht 21/04/2014), UCPN (Maoist) convention: Chairman’s powers to be hotly debated (kp 22/04/2014)

UCPN (Maoist) picks Dahal as PP leader (kp 17/04/2014)

UCPN (M) seeks legitimacy for property transactions passed by party during war: Previous attempt to legalise land transaction endorsed by the party was stopped by SC (kp 17/04/2014)

Bhattarai rues party’s leadership (kp 13/04/2014), Bhattarai ‘ashamed’ to call himself a communist (ht 13/04/2014)

Top Maoist leaders at odds over convention (kp 13/04/2014), CPN-Maoist national gathering postponed (kp 15/04/2014)

Baidya threatens to revive 'people's govt'; TRC bill biased against Maoists: Gajurel, Gurung, by Dhruva Dangal (rep 12/04/2014), Baidya on wrong footing: BRB (nn 12/04/2014)

UCPN (M) poll debacle: Probe points to intra-party sabotage (kp 11/04/2014)

Contradictions and trust deficits: UCPN (Maoist) in a fix, by Dilli Raj Khanal (ht 04/04/2014)

No Maoist unity: Gajurel (ht 03/04/2014)

Women ex-PLA struggle for living, social acceptance, by Devendra Basnet (rep 02/04/2014)

Factionalism mars CPN-M district convention (kp 01/04/2014), CPN-M factional feud: Chand forms parallel district committees, by Roshan Sedhai (kp 02/04/2014), CPN-M developing war-era structures in party: Rift surfaces in party’s district conventions; Chand faction emerging (ht 04/04/2014)

Shrestha fed up of Dahal’s frivolity, by Tika R. Pradhan (ht 01/04/2014)

Maoist parties luring activists (ht 01/04/2014)

UCPN-Maoist, UML are not identical parties, says Bogati (ht 31/03/2014)

UCPN-M preparing for restructuring: Party all set to collect details of members within April 7 (ht 30/03/2014)

Quo vadis, Maoists? The Maoist downfall can largely be attributed to the failure to develop a viable alternate model of resource distribution, by Khagendra N. Sharma (kp 30/03/2014)

Parallel Thapa, Chand district panels in CPN-Maoist, by Ashok Dahal (rep 30/03/2014)

Dahal in unity talks with Matrika Yadav (kp 29/03/2014)

Party unity possible if Dahal, Bhattarai rectify themselves: Baidya (nn 29/03/2014)

Another Test Of Prachanda, by Narayan Prasad Ghimire (rn 28/03/2014)

Former PLA fighters feel insurgency was waste of time, by Devendra Basnet (rep 27/03/2014)

CPN-Maoist debates collective and centralized leadership, by Ashok Dahal (rep 25/03/2014)

Two Maoist parties are not yet on the path to unification, interview with Pampha Bhusal, CPN-M (kp 24/03/2014)

Frustrated UCPN-M figures quitting politics, by Tika R. Pradhan (ht 24/03/2014)

Frustration And Fantasy, by Nandalal Tiwari (rn 24/03/2014)

Maoists decry anti-money laundering provisions (kp 24/03/2014)

Statute impossible from CA, says CPN-M (ht 24/03/2014)

Nuisance value as a strategy: What do you expect from someone who still admires Mao and Stalin?, by Trishna Rana (nt 21/03/2014)

UCPN (M), CPN-M unification: Bhattarai puts reforms ahead of party merger (kp 18/03/2014), Bhattarai against party unity with Baidya (ht 18/03/2014), Baidha talks about possibility of party unity with UCPN (M) (nn 18/03/2014), No party unification until UCPN-M adopts our line, says Baidhya (ht 19/03/2014), Baidhya rules out unity with UCPN-M (ht 20/03/2014), Thapa rules out unity with UCPN-Maoist (ht 21/03/2014), Who’s delaying reunion of Maoist parties?, by Tika R. Pradhan (ht 22/03/2014)

Rising powers: Talk of unification between the two Maoist parties, though welcome, has raised concerns about constitution drafting, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 18/03/2014)

Prelude To Maoist Unity, by Nandalal Tiwari (rn 17/03/2014)

UCPN-M internal election probe committee’s term extended (ht 17/03/2014)

Events favour merger of two parties, interview with Pushpa Kamal Dahal (kp 16/03/2014)

Marginalised, two Maoist parties looking for merger, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 13/03/2014), Bhattarai presses Dahal for restructuring (kp 13/03/2014), Bhattarai throws salvo at Dahal: Love-hate relationship between the two again in the air?, by Ram Kumar Kamat (ht 13/03/2014), Unification with UCPN-M impossible, says Gajurel (ht 13/03/2014)

Bhattarai for reshaping party ideology first (kp 11/03/2014)

UCPN-Maoist’s district conveners’ workshop today (ht 07/03/2014), Give party panels a new lease of life: UCPN-M, by Tika R. Pradhan (ht 08/03/2014), UCPN-M district conveners’ meet ends (ht 09/03/2014), Party ideology ‘disillusions’ UCPN (Maoist) cadres (kp 09/03/2014)

UCPN-Maoist in unity talks with splinter: Unification parleys between CPN-M, fringe parties stalled (ht 04/03/2014)

A Tale Of Two Maoist Parties Reeling Under Utter Identity Crisis?, by Ritu Raj Subedi (rn 23/02/2014), Unity possible if UCPN-M corrects course: Baidhya (ht 23/02/2014)

Bouncing back: To regain its political ground, the UCPN (Maoist) needs to stick to agendas of change, by Dipendra Jha (kp 21/02/2014)

Identity crisis: Having seemingly abandoned the class struggle, the Maoists are now searching for a new political identity, by Prakash Chandra Lohani, RPP (kp 19/02/2014)

Stay order on UCPN-Maoist PR candidate’s CA membership (ht 18/02/2014)

UCPN (Maoist) not to join govt now (kp 17/02/2014), UCPN-M to stay out of government (ht 17/02/2014), UCPN (Maoist) won't join govt: Bogati (rep 17/02/2014)

Both Maoist factions call for left unity on 'People's War Day' (rep 13/02/2014), People’s war anniversary: Dahal appeals for party unification (kp 14/02/2014), Maoist parties rue split, stress re-unification (rep 14/02/2014)

Chitra Bahadur Ale joins CPN-Maoist (ht 11/02/2014)

Maoists or Dengists? When our Maoists declare their intellectual allegiance to Mao, how do they see its relevance in Nepal?, by Prakash Chandra Lohani, leading RPP politician (kp 04/02/2014)

CPN-M sets terms for unification (kp 04/01/2014), Baidhya puts forth riders for unity with UCPN-Maoist (ht 04/02/2014), No possibility of unification with CPN-Maoist: Bogati (nn 05/02/2014)

Maoists vying for Assembly chair (kp 03/02/2014)

UCPN (Maoist) forms 'shadow cabinet', by Ashok Dahal (rep 03/02/2014)

Maoists In Dilemma, by Nandalal Tiwari (rn 03/02/2014)

Bhattarai, Shrestha table differing views over Dahal paper: Maoist national convention on May 1, by Ashok Dahal (rep 02/02/2014)

UCPN-Maoist apex body meet put off (ht 01/02/2014)

Settle ideological issues first: Bhattarai (rep 01/02/2014)

CPN-M set to bring fringe leftist forces, by Roshan Sedhai (kp 31/01/2014)

UCPN (M) to hold separate conventions (kp 30/01/2014), UCPN (Maoist) mulls distinct leftist identity: To hold national convention in April, by Ashok Dahal (rep 30/01/2014), UCPN (M) conclave in May (kp 31/01/2014), UCPN-M plans to dissolve
all lower committees: April conference to downsize Central Committee
(ht 31/01/2014)

Difficult mix: Given the Maoist reluctance to embrace accomodation and tolerance, why are their democratic commitments taken seriously?, by Sukhdev Shah (rep 28/01/2014) [??]

Dahal under pressure to take PP leadership (kp 26/01/2014), UCPN-M fails to select PP leader (ht 26/01/2014), Dahal likely to become UCPN-M PP leader: Maoist central committee meeting postponed (ht 27/01/2014), UCPN (M)'s top leadership to decide upon consensus candidate for party's PP leader (nn 27/01/2014), UCPN (M) will help ensure new constitution within a year despite remaining in opposition: Dahal (nn 27/01/2014), Dahal to assume PP leadership (kp 28/01/2014), Dahal likely to be Maoist PP leader, by Ashok Dahal (rep 28/01/2014), Dahal picked as UCPN (Maoist) PP leader (rep 29/01/2014), Dahal to be the UCPN (M) parliamentary party leader (nn 01/02/2014), UCPN-M selects Dahal as PP leader (ht 02/02/2014)

UCPN-M revival plan sought, by Tika R. Pradhan (ht 25/01/2014)

UCPN (Maoist) Chairman Dahal to revise political paper, by Ashok Dahal (rep 25/01/2014)

Maoist PP leader after CC meet (ht 24/01/2014)

Country back to square one: Baidya (ht 24/01/2014), Statute already ready, says Gajurel (ht 24/01/2014), Baidya threatens protest after March (rep 24/01/2014)

Gajurel rules out party unity with UCPN (M) (nn 23/01/2014)

Communes dwellers have ‘ditched’ feeling (ht 23/01/2014)

Dahal, Bhattarai pitching for their own favourites (kp 23/01/2014), Maoists likely to pick PP leader other than Dahal, by Ashok Dahal (rep 23/01/2014)

CA Court bars Mandal from participation in Assembly (kp 22/01/2014), Court stops Maoist lawmaker from attending CA, by Nabin Khatiwada (rep 22/01/2014)

UCPN (Maoist) chief says no to leadership handover (kp 20/01/2014), Dahal refuses to quit Chair: Says resignation demand wrongly timed (ht 20/01/2014), Time for reshuffle? UCPN (Maoist) leadership (rep 20/01/2014), Dahal must mend his ways: Shrestha: Says now is not the righ time for change of the guard (kp 21/01/2014), Shrestha tells Dahal to transform (ht 21/01/2014), Shrestha for Dahal continuing as party chief: Proposes rotation of leadership, by Ashok Dahal (rep 21/01/2014) [This is not enough; the party needs new faces from non-Tagadhari circles, especially women!!], No need for change of guard in party: Bogati (kp 21/01/2014)

Plea for Maoist CA-elect arrest (kp 20/01/2014), SC moved to suspend murder accused from CA (ht 20/01/2014)

Bhattarai sees ‘Stalin’ in Dahal: Asks boss to vacate driving seat for younger generation (kp 19/01/2014), Might as well merge with UML if party won’t transform: Bhattarai (ht 19/01/2014)

UCPN-M not rigid on President’s re-election (ht 18/01/2014), In U-turn, Dahal proposes tough stance against India, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 18/01/2014)

UCPN (M) top brass urged to end factional politics (kp 18/01/2014), Leadership blamed for UCPN-Maoist’s defeat in CA polls, by Tika R. Pradhan (ht 18/01/2014), Maoist top guns face flak for financial lapses, by Ashok Dahal (rep 18/01/2014), UCPN (M) still in Stalin-era, laments Bhattarai (nn 18/01/2014), UCPN (M) distributes certificates to proportionate CA members; Bhattarai, Shrestha remain absent (nn 18/01/2014)

UCPN-M organisational convention proposed (ht 17/01/2014)

Dahal ready to own up poll debacle: All senior leaders ‘to be blamed’ (kp 15/01/2014), Dahal aims to transform party organisation (ht 16/01/2014), UCPN (Maoist) to adopt democratic exercise (rep 16/01/2014)

Dahal ‘to propose’ new party set-up (kp 13/01/2014), Bhattarai, Shrestha want major revision of Dahal's paper: Seek rewriting the party reform policy, by Ashok Dahal (rep 13/01/2014), Team Bhattarai to tour nation for grip on party (kp 13/01/2014), Maoist central meet expected to repair rift (kp 14/01/2014), Dahal faces pressure to keep his word: Bhattarai says just writing down plans does not transform party (ht 14/01/2014), Bhattarai, Shrestha headed for separate documents, by Ashok Dahal (rep 14/01/2014), Bhattarai, Shrestha not to present separate papers: Poll loss due to ethnic-based federalism, weak stance on nationalism: Dahal, by Ashok Dahal (rep 15/01/2014), Dahal begins consultations on his political document (ht 15/01/2014)

UCPN-Maoist will focus on statute from opposition (ht 13/01/2014)

Advisors urge single document at Maoist CC (rep 12/01/2014)

Maoists ‘ready’ to join Koirala govt (kp 12/01/2014), UCPN-M leaders send contradicting signals: Ready to be in opposition, says party spokesperson Agni Sapkota; Willing to join govt: Gajurel (ht 12/01/2014)

BRB not to take key posts for now (kp 11/01/2014)

The Maoist Mess: Weeks after crying foul over election results, the UCPN-Maoist finds itself in greater mess with old wounds opening up in the leadership (sp 10/01/2014)

Dahal targets own leaders (ht 10/01/2014), Can Dahal keep party and position intact?, by Ashok Dahal (rep 10/01/2014), And they all fall down: The long-simmering internal quarrels in the UCPN (M) now threaten to tear the party apart, by Muma Ram Khanal (nt 10/01/2014)

CPN-M seeks closer ties with UCPN (Maoist): Both parties under ‘tremendous pressure’ to join hands, by Roshan Sedhai (kp 09/01/23014)

BRB, Shrestha ask Dahal to fess up (kp 07/01/2014), Bhattarai, Shrestha not working closely: Dahal out to downsize party committees, by Ashok Dahal (rep 07/01/2014), UCPN (M) meeting postponed amid internal feuds (nn 07/01/2014), Dahal postpones Central Committee meeting (kp 08/01/2014), ‘Demands not for landing posts’ (kp 08/01/2014), UCPN (Maoist) defers CC to patch up rifts, by Ashok Dahal (rep 08/01/2014), Rest assured, UCPN (Maoist) won't split, interview with Post Bahadur Bogati (rep 09/01/2014)

Bhattarai’s democracy call ‘a bargaining tactic’ (kp 06/01/2014), Will China be able to unite two Maoist parties?, by Purna Basnet (rep 06/01/2014)

CPN-M seeks to unite with allies (kp 05/01/2014)

Talk of UCPN-M division rubbished (ht 05/01/2014), Change of guard sought in UCPN-M: 'Party betrayers' hold separate meeting (ht 05/01/2014), Dahal prepares to confront dissident leaders, by Ashok Dahal (rep 05/01/2014)

UCPN (Maoist) PR anger spills: Bhattarai, Shrestha in ‘tactical alliance’ against Dahal, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 02/01/2014), Bhattarai, Shrestha up the ante against Dahal: Lodge protest letter,seeking to amend PR list (ht 02/01/2014), Note of dissent worsens UCPN (Maoist) row, by Ashok Dahal (rep 02/01/2014), 12 hurt as rival factions clash (kp 02/01/2014), Leaders quit en masse in Kalikot (kp 02/01/2014), Bhattarai and Shrestha can choose to leave: Kirati (nn 02/01/2014), 'Grave consequences if leadership doesn't correct ways': Bhattarai; no intension of splitting the party, by Ashok Dahal (rep 03/01/2014), ‘Consequences if Dahal fails to make amends’, by Kamal Dev Bhattarai (kp 03/01/2014), Democratisation of party is my agenda, interview with Baburam Bhattarai (kp 03/01/2014), Dahal should own up  defeat, says Bhattarai: ‘Decision not to correct PR list unfortunate’ (ht 03/01/2014), Nepal's Maoist party on verge of split, by Yubaraj Ghimire (Indian Express 03/01/2014), Bhattarai concerned about fate of 'agenda of change' (ht 04/01/2014), No unconditional support to NC-led govt: Bhattarai; Maoists to take to streets over public concerns (rep 04/01/2014), Dahal to table disputes at CC meeting (rep 04/01/2014), Why Dahal refuses to listen to Bhattarai‚ Shrestha, by Tika R. Pradhan (ht 04/01/2014)

Maoist factional feud deepens (kp 01/01/2014), Senior leaders in bid to drive Dahal into corner: Bhattarai, Shrestha turning tables on party chair, by Tika R. Pradhan (ht 01/01/2014)

A tumultuous year for UCPN (Maoist), by Ashok Dahal (rep 01/01/2014)

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