Baburam Bhattarai

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Baburam Bhattarai told : “The significance of Maoist party ended [after the constitution promulgation]. As a movement, it accomplished its job. I abandoned the party saying that I should start afresh to work towards achieving socialism,” External link

kathmandupost Wednesday, April 14, 2021 5:20:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “Parties have become a brand these days. Parties are not something like, say, Coca-Cola,” “Parties are made for a certain period and to fulfil certain objectives” External link

kathmandupost Wednesday, April 14, 2021 5:20:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “The way Oli has been destroying and controlling all the organs of the state, it will lead the country towards disaster,” External link

kathmandupost Tuesday, March 30, 2021 5:02:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “Earlier in 2008 when the Maoists joined the peace process and had a comprehensive peace agreement with the parliamentary parties, we had an understanding to form a consensus government. Unfortunately, it broke down. As a result, parts of the peace process was left unfinished. Secondly, the Constitution we made has not been owned by large sections of the people like the Madhesis and the Janjatis. With a national consensus government we can speak in unified voice with India and find a solution to the boundary dispute as well,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, March 2, 2021 9:59:00 PM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “Earlier in 2008 when the Maoists joined the peace process and had a comprehensive peace agreement with the parliamentary parties, we had an understanding to form a consensus government. Unfortunately, it broke down. As a result, parts of the peace process was left unfinished. Secondly, the Constitution we made has not been owned by large sections of the people like the Madhesis and the Janjatis. With a national consensus government we can speak in unified voice with India and find a solution to the boundary dispute as well,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, March 2, 2021 8:14:00 PM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai told : “The people’s war was one of the historic events that brought significant changes in modern Nepal that ended the 250-year-old monarchy and established a federal democratic republic. And for the first time, the constitution was promulgated through the Constituent Assembly,” External link

kathmandupost Saturday, February 13, 2021 4:58:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “But due to the delay in concluding the peace process, they are having trouble,” “The commissions formed to look into war-era cases should complete their work at the earliest” External link

kathmandupost Saturday, February 13, 2021 4:58:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai added ( about Sharma Oli ) : "Oli has the backing of former royalists, and so he might go for Hindu state and revival of monarchy in the country," External link

thehimalayantimes Sunday, February 7, 2021 7:21:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said ( about Sharma Oli ) : “The main leadership of the Nepali Congress is the sole obstacle to holding the joint agitation,” “The Nepali Congress has shown an oscillating character against Oli’s move” External link

kathmandupost Friday, February 5, 2021 5:38:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “What if the two factions decide to patch up? Our protest movement will be meaningless then. We want to be clear which side the Nepal Communist Party is on,” External link

kathmandupost Thursday, January 7, 2021 6:19:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “I myself oversaw five-six ministries and assigned other vacant portfolios to other Cabinet ministers. I did not expand the Cabinet as that would have violated political morality,” External link

thehimalayantimes Monday, December 28, 2020 5:25:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said ( about Sharma Oli ) : “PM Oli is pushing the country backward, this has been proved by his past actions against federalism,” External link

thehimalayantimes Monday, December 28, 2020 5:25:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai stated ( about Sharma Oli ) : “PM Oli’s move to recommend house dissolution is against the spirit of democracy is anti-constitution. Prime Minister’s irresponsible is harmful for democracy,” External link

thehimalayantimes Sunday, December 20, 2020 10:38:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai wrote : “My question to those who are trying to fish in muddy waters created by Oli’s bad governance is: if we have failed to clean up the dirt of autocracy, poverty, unemployment, corruption and discrimination given by the 240-year-old monarchy in last 12 years of republican set up, shall we return to the same dirt or try to clean up this mess?” External link

kathmandupost Tuesday, December 8, 2020 5:19:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai told : “A lot of time and energy went into materialising the merger and organisational set-up [of our party],” External link

kathmandupost Tuesday, December 8, 2020 5:19:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : "It has already done a huge damage, and if Nepal is unable to bring the economy back on track, millions of people could lose jobs," External link

kathmandupost Sunday, May 31, 2020 2:39:00 PM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “He is in the middle. That’s ‘Asanism’—standing in the middle of Asan bazaar,” External link

kathmandupost Saturday, May 30, 2020 5:05:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “It would have been better to deposit Rs5,000 each into the bank accounts of poor families at a time of crisis than ask unemployed people to uproot grass and pay them,” External link

kathmandupost Saturday, May 30, 2020 5:05:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai told : “Our point is that the ruling party has a good opportunity to build trust among all the parties,” External link

kathmandupost Monday, May 25, 2020 6:05:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “We can form a common understanding on all issues, including those raised by the Madhesis, Janajatis and Tharus,” External link

kathmandupost Monday, May 25, 2020 6:05:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “Our proposal was that Deuba, as the leader of the main opposition, should take the lead in creating an environment for national unity to resolve all outstanding issues, national and international,” External link

kathmandupost Monday, May 25, 2020 6:05:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “We can form a common understanding on all issues, including those raised by the Madhesis, Janajatis and Tharus,” External link

kathmandupost Monday, May 25, 2020 6:05:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai told : “Our point is that the ruling party has a good opportunity to build trust among all the parties,” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, May 24, 2020 5:07:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “We can form a common understanding on all issues, including those raised by the Madhesis, Janajatis and Tharus,” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, May 24, 2020 5:07:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “Our proposal was that Deuba, as the leader of the main opposition, should take the lead in creating an environment for national unity to resolve all outstanding issues, national and international,” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, May 24, 2020 5:07:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “First, I have urged the government to gather enough evidence so that we have a strong case,” “Second we have to reactivate the boundary mechanism with India” External link

kathmandupost Wednesday, May 13, 2020 8:07:00 PM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “Morality counts the most in politics. Oli should make a self-confession and retire to rest,” External link

kathmandupost Friday, May 8, 2020 6:07:00 PM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “It is high time we revived the culture of consensus among the parties in some major issues,” “The government now should focus on reviving the economy which is hit hard by Covid-19, bringing the people stranded in different countries back home and providing relief to the poor, which are suffering the most due to the lockdown” External link

kathmandupost Friday, May 8, 2020 6:07:00 PM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai told ( about Sharma Oli ) : “If we fail to check Oli’s fascism on time, it will cost the country and our society dearly,” External link

kathmandupost Tuesday, May 5, 2020 4:53:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “Now is the time to stand united and fight against the epidemic. However, the government has proven that it has hit rock-bottom and shows no signs of straightening up after this ordinance issuance,” “The country is headed towards further danger” External link

thehimalayantimes Tuesday, April 21, 2020 4:02:00 PM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai wrote : “I fail to understand why the government is wasting its time and state coffers by forming a new commission,” External link

kathmandupost Friday, April 17, 2020 6:08:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai told : “We want to act as a bridge between the public and the government,” External link

kathmandupost Tuesday, April 14, 2020 6:10:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “The state historically tends to act in monopoly and, thus, creates a gap with the society while exercising power,” “Therefore, to fill the gap, the role of civil society–non-state actors from different professions–is essential” External link

kathmandupost Tuesday, April 14, 2020 6:10:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai told : “Unification talks are moving ahead smoothly,” External link

kathmandupost Wednesday, March 11, 2020 5:24:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “If I had distributed the land to any of my relatives, that could be investigated,” “I will make everything clear with all the documents at Wednesday’s Parliament meeting” External link

kathmandupost Wednesday, February 26, 2020 5:05:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai wrote ( about Krishna Bahadur Mahara ) : “The court judgment is in line with my presumption that Mahara's case was moral rather than legal. That's probably the truth,” External link

kathmandupost Tuesday, February 18, 2020 5:23:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai told : “But it was taken after ‘thorough scrutiny’ from then chief secretary Leela Mani Paudyal and the Cabinet's social committee,” External link

kathmandupost Friday, February 7, 2020 5:13:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “Due to the existing procedures of the probe, many innocents could get indicted,” External link

kathmandupost Friday, February 7, 2020 5:13:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “A special ombudsman should be in place and he should be accountable to the legislature instead of the executive head,” External link

kathmandupost Friday, February 7, 2020 5:13:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : "My heart-felt solidarity with my alma mater JNU! Please save this holy temple of learning!," External link

business-standard Monday, January 6, 2020 12:04:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai told : “We need to expedite the ongoing merger talks and take them to a logical conclusion at the earliest,” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, November 17, 2019 5:14:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : "The border dispute should be resolved through diplomatic initiative. The Prime Minister should approach his Indian counterpart and seek to resolve the matter by forming a political commission. The issue should be resolved on the basis of historical documents," External link

news18 Saturday, November 9, 2019 9:11:00 PM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said ( about Party Nepal ) : “We are trying hard for an early decision on the unification with the Rastriya Janata Party,” External link

kathmandupost Monday, October 28, 2019 5:50:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai says : “It has a lot to do with visibility,” “Others who were accused had a smaller circle, but people from across the country know Mahara” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, October 13, 2019 5:10:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai says : “New parties have come up and new faces are joining politics with an innocence that they will change things,” “It’s good to talk about changing the political culture but they’re only talking about good governance and corruption and issue-based activism. That’s like painting the wall when there are huge cracks underneath. There are institutional and structural issues that need to be tackled” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, October 13, 2019 5:10:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai says : “I had asked politically affiliated student unions to take up the issue but I was shocked that none of the unions or current students or faculty did,” “That’s when we ex-students stepped in to bring faculty and students together. The rector had promised to form a special committee to look into sexual harassment complaints. The committee has since been formed and they have a three-month consultation mandate” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, October 13, 2019 5:10:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai replies : “The student unions also do seasonal politics,” “If it’s election season then everything becomes a sensitive issue. Some student leaders even told me that the women weren’t even current students so how would raising this issue help them in the election” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, October 13, 2019 5:10:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai says : “There’s a lot of double standards and hypocrisy in Nepali society, especially with those who talk about liberal values and portray themselves as progressives,” “It’s not just men but women also. They have a list of things they can be progressive about and other uncomfortable things where they would rather not speak. It has a lot to do with social capital and networks, and the networks that form the fastest tend to be that of men” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, October 13, 2019 5:10:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai says : “We left the communist party because we didn’t believe that they would take up any progressive agendas to the extent that they could,” “So we decided to do it on our own. Even after this massive two-thirds majority, we were skeptical but hopeful that they would respect the people’s mandate and bring about some changes. But we’ve only seen a kind of boastful pride in the two-thirds majority” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, October 13, 2019 5:10:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai says : “That’s the important thing—how to move forward,” “We have to build mechanisms and make more people aware of what sexual harassment is and how to minimise it. The onus is not on a bunch of women who have to get together and decide what needs to be done. Those in power need to take this up and address it on a broader scale” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, October 13, 2019 5:10:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai wrote : “Using his power, a person has illicit relations! Once the relations become public, [he] forces her to make a u-turn by threatening/persuading her and saves himself! Another male/husband expels her from her home for such relations! When will the culture of sacrificing Sita in a Ram-Ravan fight end? Is this women's liberation/cultural revolution comrades?” External link

kathmandupost Saturday, October 5, 2019 4:36:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said ( about Party Nepal ) : “If parties wish, the amendment is not a big deal; but the prime minister and the main leadership of the ruling Nepal Communist Party have become reluctant,” External link

kathmandupost Friday, September 20, 2019 6:52:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “But we are already in our mission now. We won’t rest unless we ensure that the constitution is corrected,” External link

kathmandupost Friday, September 20, 2019 6:52:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “The ruling class should act more responsibly to ensure lasting peace,” External link

kathmandupost Friday, September 20, 2019 6:52:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “It’s just an extended form of the five development regions loaded with political rights,” “But there is hardly any room for different when it comes to their rights” External link

kathmandupost Friday, September 20, 2019 6:52:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “It cannot be termed a criminal act,” “If the Jhapa rebellion and the ‘people’s war’ are political events, then the Tikapur incident also needs to be treated similarly” External link

kathmandupost Wednesday, August 28, 2019 10:49:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “Resham Lal Chaudhary is a member of the Parliament, elected by the people. I don’t see any reason why he should be behind bars,” External link

thehimalayantimes Sunday, August 25, 2019 7:18:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said ( about Party Nepal ) : “The constitution should be amended to correct the boundaries of the provinces as per agreement with the Samajwadi Party Nepal, but there was no indication of such thing in the government’s policies and programmes,” External link

thehimalayantimes Saturday, June 22, 2019 10:52:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “The recently unveiled policies and programmes of the government seem to be more political, hinting that the upcoming budget will be ‘populist’ in nature. The government should be aware of it and introduce policies and programmes that can be properly executed,” External link

thehimalayantimes Thursday, May 9, 2019 9:39:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “We have already reached an agreement to launch our struggle for an amendment to the constitution,” External link

ekantipur Tuesday, May 7, 2019 5:27:00 PM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : "The country is going to see the rise of the new alternative political force that will work to push for the agenda of economic prosperity with its ideology of improved federal socialism. We will be totally different from those traditional political parties who have been practicing the ideologies of communism and capitalism," External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, May 7, 2019 7:09:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : "To ensure the proportional representation of all communities including Arya, indigenous nationalities and Madhesis are essential to achieving peace and stability in the country," External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, May 7, 2019 7:09:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “We have already reached an agreement to launch our struggle for an amendment to the constitution,” External link

ekantipur Tuesday, May 7, 2019 5:48:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “The government has given assurances that it would amend the constitution,” “But the party would launch a struggle anytime if the government fails to keep its word” External link

ekantipur Tuesday, May 7, 2019 5:48:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “We have already reached an agreement to launch our struggle for an amendment to the constitution,” External link

kathmandupost Tuesday, May 7, 2019 5:23:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “The government has given assurances that it would amend the constitution,” “But the party would launch a struggle anytime if the government fails to keep its word” External link

kathmandupost Tuesday, May 7, 2019 5:23:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai remarked : “The government has apparently failed to take action against the corrupt, which is unfortunate,” External link

thehimalayantimes Thursday, March 28, 2019 8:06:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said ( about Sharma Oli ) : “Oli has been centralising power and paralysing other state mechanisms, including ministries, thus killing democracy and institutionalising totalitarianism,” External link

thehimalayantimes Tuesday, March 19, 2019 7:34:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “The economic index does not match the ‘happy Nepali, prosperous Nepal’ slogan, budget implementation during half of the year has brought frustration and irregularities and corruption are being institutionalised by the state mechanism” External link

thehimalayantimes Tuesday, March 19, 2019 7:34:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “It is completely unjust to treat all other movements as political incidents except the Tikapur one, which has been treated as a criminal incident. The Tikapur movement must be addressed as a political incident and all those convicted including Resham Chaudhary must be released,” External link

kathmandupost Tuesday, March 19, 2019 7:31:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “Deaths of a child and security personnel were certainly unfortunate but that was basically Tharu community’s political revolt against the model of provinces. Chaudhary’s election from that constituency has also authenticated the revolt,” External link

kathmandupost Tuesday, March 19, 2019 7:31:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “It is completely unjust to treat all other movements as political incidents except the Tikapur one, which has been treated as a criminal incident. The Tikapur movement must be addressed as a political incident and all those convicted including Resham Chaudhary must be released,” External link

ekantipur Tuesday, March 19, 2019 7:21:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “Deaths of a child and security personnel were certainly unfortunate but that was basically Tharu community’s political revolt against the model of provinces. Chaudhary’s election from that constituency has also authenticated the revolt,” External link

ekantipur Tuesday, March 19, 2019 7:21:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “The journey to prosperity is suffering due to the tendency among political leaders to throw monkey wrench in others’ works, which is not good,” External link

thehimalayantimes Friday, February 15, 2019 11:35:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “The country is mired in scams such as wide-body, Ncell, 33 kg gold smuggling case, rape and murder,” External link

thehimalayantimes Thursday, February 14, 2019 8:34:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai observed : “While the government has failed to come up with major projects that could significantly change people’s lifestyle by creating enough employment opportunities, disappointment reigns in the public sentiment as the government has failed to ensure good governance, justice and peace and security,” External link

thehimalayantimes Tuesday, February 5, 2019 10:16:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “As our political leadership is yet to recover from the psychological hangover of the erstwhile centralist regime, devolution of power to the local levels hasn’t taken place, which is the reason why institutionalisation of democracy is taking time,” External link

thehimalayantimes Saturday, February 2, 2019 8:19:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai argued : “Democracy can’t be institutionalised until the people can exercise their sovereign rights,” External link

thehimalayantimes Saturday, February 2, 2019 8:19:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “The government must be serious and take initiatives to hold talks with Dr KC to address his demands, which are linked to the public,” External link

thehimalayantimes Thursday, January 31, 2019 8:54:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai observed : “The people must force the present leadership to correct its course, otherwise there will be no option but to support an alternative force to drive away all these ills plaguing the nation,” External link

thehimalayantimes Thursday, January 31, 2019 8:54:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “While on the march, we will monitor national pride projects that are under-construction and aim to take our concept and model of inclusive progress to the general public,” External link

thehimalayantimes Wednesday, January 30, 2019 10:27:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “He had told me he would make a move with the bill only after the prime minister returned from Davos. I then left the House. But I came to know later that the bill had been endorsed,” “It would have been better if the government had held discussions with Dr KC before pushing the bill” External link

ekantipur Sunday, January 27, 2019 5:18:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “He had told me he would make a move with the bill only after the prime minister returned from Davos. I then left the House. But I came to know later that the bill had been endorsed,” “It would have been better if the government had held discussions with Dr KC before pushing the bill” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, January 27, 2019 5:06:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “It has been there for years now,” “But I’m not aware of its purpose” External link

kathmandupost Friday, January 18, 2019 5:51:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “It has been there for years now,” “But I’m not aware of its purpose” External link

ekantipur Friday, January 18, 2019 5:34:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said ( about Centre ) : “The electoral alliance between UML and Maoist Centre was formed just for their hunger for power and they will part ways after the elections” External link

ekantipur Monday, October 23, 2017 4:36:00 PM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “I request the voters to cast their precious votes to the candidates with clean image,” External link

ekantipur Tuesday, September 12, 2017 3:10:00 PM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said ( about Centre ) : “There is no possibility of unification with the Maoist Centre anytime soon,” External link

ekantipur Saturday, July 29, 2017 5:37:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “The major parties’ lust for power has kept the government from announcing the date for civic polls,” External link

thehimalayantimes Thursday, February 9, 2017 9:26:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai argued : “There is no alternative to holding elections following constitution amendment to address the concerns of disgruntled communities,” External link

thehimalayantimes Tuesday, February 7, 2017 9:49:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “The constitution is not a permanent document and should be changed as per the need of the hour. As our new charter didn’t address the concerns of ethnic communities and Madhesi people, it should be amended to establish the fundamental rights of those communities,” “Constitution promulgation is a great achievement of the second people’s movement. Hence, all the parties and public should be unite for effective implementation of the statute,” External link

thehimalayantimes Tuesday, February 7, 2017 9:49:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “I started Naya Shakti because of my differences in opinion with the Maoist party. If we are successful in thriving new ideas without forgoing the essence of dialectal materialism, we can discuss for unification in future,” External link

ekantipur Monday, December 26, 2016 3:36:00 PM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai told : “The amendment proposal cannot resolve the problem. It needs to be revised,” External link

ekantipur Thursday, December 22, 2016 8:22:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : "This has made middle-path leaders from Madhes weaker and empowered leader like CK Raut who advocates disintegration," "The tendencies of so-called nationalist and CK Raut are two sides of a coin" External link

ekantipur Sunday, December 18, 2016 5:18:00 PM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said ( about Commission ) : “Political parties should amend the constitution at the earliest based on the reports prepared by the State Restructuring Commission and the Constituent Assembly’s State Restructuring Committee,” External link

ekantipur Friday, November 25, 2016 7:58:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : "Efforts have been made to mislead public to protest the constitution amendment. This is against national interest," External link

ekantipur Thursday, November 24, 2016 6:56:00 PM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai argued : “To connect Chinese autonomous region Tibet and Nepal (possibly to expand up to India) by railway and road is possible both technically and economically. So, in these circumstances, the concept of geographical difficulties in developing an economic corridor of China-India-Nepal is not relevant,” External link

thehimalayantimes Friday, October 28, 2016 7:02:00 PM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “Attempts are being made to regain power by provoking people over their religious sentiments,” External link

ekantipur Sunday, October 23, 2016 9:00:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai added : “The communiqué made me sleepless. It is still troubling me that the government has made an unfair deal with the southern neighbour,” External link

thehimalayantimes Saturday, October 1, 2016 12:43:00 PM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “Frequent change of government has hurt the nation’s economy. It is high time we ended this practice,” External link

thehimalayantimes Sunday, August 7, 2016 1:41:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai wrote : “Instead of withdrawing names of ambassadors from one party to send those of other parties,” External link

thehimalayantimes Friday, August 5, 2016 2:49:00 PM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “All the leaders remain tight-lipped [on the matter]. The act of not proceeding with impeachment even after the issue was registered in Parliament is disrespecting the sovereign legislature,” External link

ekantipur Sunday, July 31, 2016 7:45:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “Frequent changes in government leadership could also have an adverse effect on issues concerning national security,” External link

ekantipur Friday, July 15, 2016 7:09:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “We have decided to elect representatives right from the village level to the top. None of these representatives will be allowed to hold a position for more than two terms,” External link

ekantipur Friday, July 1, 2016 7:59:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “We strongly condemn such action and demand immediate release of Arun Sah,” External link

thehimalayantimes Wednesday, June 15, 2016 7:30:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “In two years after local, provincial or general election, Naya Shakti will emerge as a number 1 party of the country,” External link

ekantipur Monday, June 13, 2016 9:19:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “As far as I know, this is the first time a party has been formed through a mass gathering,” External link

ekantipur Monday, June 13, 2016 9:19:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “Every epoch poses leaders of the time a recurring question: What is the main task of this age?” “Only those who have the vision and ability to fulfill the task of the time leave a legacy behind” External link

ekantipur Monday, June 13, 2016 9:19:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “If we still continue to ignore prosperity, our democracy and national independence will be as good as a piece of paper,” External link

ekantipur Monday, June 13, 2016 9:19:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai told ( about Kathmandu Nepal ) : “Today we announce the establishment of a new political party, Naya Shakti Nepal, an alternative political force… to fulfil the hope of justice, equality, freedom, identity, liberty and prosperity of the people,” External link

tribune Sunday, June 12, 2016 5:24:00 PM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “If we want peace and stability in the nation,” External link

thehimalayantimes Sunday, June 12, 2016 3:42:00 PM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai told : "Today we announce the establishment of a new political party, Naya Shakti Nepal, an alternative political force... to fulfil the hope of justice, equality, freedom, identity, liberty and prosperity of the people," External link

afp-en Sunday, June 12, 2016 3:10:00 PM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai told : “An assembly of as many as 100,000 founding members will declare the party historically with the oath taking programme,” External link

thehimalayantimes Friday, May 20, 2016 3:59:00 PM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai told : “An assembly of as many as 100,000 founding members will declare the party historically with the oath taking programme,” External link

thehimalayantimes Friday, May 20, 2016 3:00:00 PM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai claimed : “We wanted to improve on the electoral system of ‘first past the post’ practised by the U.K. and India, by introducing proportional representation that would include Dalits, women and other oppressed identities into the system. Federalism and inclusive democracy are the two issues the old parties don’t want change in, whereas the Maoists and new parties do,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, March 3, 2015 11:05:00 PM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said ( about Mr Modi ) : “The people just want to conclude the peace process according to the earlier understanding, especially the comprehensive peace agreement [CPA]. In that sense, Mr. Modi’s statements on both his visits were taken positively by Nepal,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, March 3, 2015 11:05:00 PM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai claimed : “We wanted to improve on the electoral system of ‘first past the post’ practised by the U.K. and India, by introducing proportional representation that would include Dalits, women and other oppressed identities into the system. Federalism and inclusive democracy are the two issues the old parties don’t want change in, whereas the Maoists and new parties do,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, March 3, 2015 9:53:00 PM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said ( about Mr Modi ) : “The people just want to conclude the peace process according to the earlier understanding, especially the comprehensive peace agreement [CPA]. In that sense, Mr. Modi’s statements on both his visits were taken positively by Nepal,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, March 3, 2015 9:53:00 PM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai added : “A new wave will rise leading to a new conclusion after the February 28 show of strength,” External link

thehimalayantimes Sunday, March 1, 2015 4:53:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
leader12.10%EN02/13/201713/02/2017
coordinator0.72%EN02/11/201711/02/2017
prime minister67.08%EN12/26/201626/12/2016
minister0.31%EN12/26/201626/12/2016
deputy2.87%EN10/13/201613/10/2016
shakti party coordinator0.21%EN10/04/201604/10/2016
naya shakti party coordinator0.21%EN10/04/201604/10/2016
senior leader3.49%EN11/30/201330/11/2013
former prime minister5.85%EN11/25/201325/11/2013
senior maoist leader0.62%EN11/25/201325/11/2013
former premier0.31%EN11/23/201323/11/2013
maoist leader0.41%EN08/13/201313/08/2013
vice chairman1.03%EN07/20/201320/07/2013
accused prime minister1.64%EN01/04/201304/01/2013
under prime minister0.62%EN01/04/201304/01/2013
current prime minister0.41%EN12/25/201225/12/2012
incumbent prime minister1.64%EN12/20/201220/12/2012
premier0.41%NL05/04/201204/05/2012
dirigente0.10%ES04/28/200628/04/2006
Names Lang Count
Baburam BhattaraiEN27.64%
Baburam BhattaraiFR14.11%
Baburam BhattaraiIT13.92%
Baburam BhattaraiNO13.92%
Baburam BhattaraiEU13.92%
Baburam BhattaraiPL13.92%
Babu Ram BhattaraiEN1.62%
Baburam BhattariEN0.54%
Baburam BhattaraiSA0.19%
Baburam BhattaraïFR0.15%
Baburam BhatteraiFR0.08%
バブラム・バッタライJA0.00%


 
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Baburam Bhattarai told : “The significance of Maoist party ended [after the constitution promulgation]. As a movement, it accomplished its job. I abandoned the party saying that I should start afresh to work towards achieving socialism,” External link

kathmandupost Wednesday, April 14, 2021 5:20:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “Parties have become a brand these days. Parties are not something like, say, Coca-Cola,” “Parties are made for a certain period and to fulfil certain objectives” External link

kathmandupost Wednesday, April 14, 2021 5:20:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “The way Oli has been destroying and controlling all the organs of the state, it will lead the country towards disaster,” External link

kathmandupost Tuesday, March 30, 2021 5:02:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “Earlier in 2008 when the Maoists joined the peace process and had a comprehensive peace agreement with the parliamentary parties, we had an understanding to form a consensus government. Unfortunately, it broke down. As a result, parts of the peace process was left unfinished. Secondly, the Constitution we made has not been owned by large sections of the people like the Madhesis and the Janjatis. With a national consensus government we can speak in unified voice with India and find a solution to the boundary dispute as well,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, March 2, 2021 9:59:00 PM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “Earlier in 2008 when the Maoists joined the peace process and had a comprehensive peace agreement with the parliamentary parties, we had an understanding to form a consensus government. Unfortunately, it broke down. As a result, parts of the peace process was left unfinished. Secondly, the Constitution we made has not been owned by large sections of the people like the Madhesis and the Janjatis. With a national consensus government we can speak in unified voice with India and find a solution to the boundary dispute as well,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, March 2, 2021 8:14:00 PM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai told : “The people’s war was one of the historic events that brought significant changes in modern Nepal that ended the 250-year-old monarchy and established a federal democratic republic. And for the first time, the constitution was promulgated through the Constituent Assembly,” External link

kathmandupost Saturday, February 13, 2021 4:58:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “But due to the delay in concluding the peace process, they are having trouble,” “The commissions formed to look into war-era cases should complete their work at the earliest” External link

kathmandupost Saturday, February 13, 2021 4:58:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai added ( about Sharma Oli ) : "Oli has the backing of former royalists, and so he might go for Hindu state and revival of monarchy in the country," External link

thehimalayantimes Sunday, February 7, 2021 7:21:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said ( about Sharma Oli ) : “The main leadership of the Nepali Congress is the sole obstacle to holding the joint agitation,” “The Nepali Congress has shown an oscillating character against Oli’s move” External link

kathmandupost Friday, February 5, 2021 5:38:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “What if the two factions decide to patch up? Our protest movement will be meaningless then. We want to be clear which side the Nepal Communist Party is on,” External link

kathmandupost Thursday, January 7, 2021 6:19:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “I myself oversaw five-six ministries and assigned other vacant portfolios to other Cabinet ministers. I did not expand the Cabinet as that would have violated political morality,” External link

thehimalayantimes Monday, December 28, 2020 5:25:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said ( about Sharma Oli ) : “PM Oli is pushing the country backward, this has been proved by his past actions against federalism,” External link

thehimalayantimes Monday, December 28, 2020 5:25:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai stated ( about Sharma Oli ) : “PM Oli’s move to recommend house dissolution is against the spirit of democracy is anti-constitution. Prime Minister’s irresponsible is harmful for democracy,” External link

thehimalayantimes Sunday, December 20, 2020 10:38:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai wrote : “My question to those who are trying to fish in muddy waters created by Oli’s bad governance is: if we have failed to clean up the dirt of autocracy, poverty, unemployment, corruption and discrimination given by the 240-year-old monarchy in last 12 years of republican set up, shall we return to the same dirt or try to clean up this mess?” External link

kathmandupost Tuesday, December 8, 2020 5:19:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai told : “A lot of time and energy went into materialising the merger and organisational set-up [of our party],” External link

kathmandupost Tuesday, December 8, 2020 5:19:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : "It has already done a huge damage, and if Nepal is unable to bring the economy back on track, millions of people could lose jobs," External link

kathmandupost Sunday, May 31, 2020 2:39:00 PM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “He is in the middle. That’s ‘Asanism’—standing in the middle of Asan bazaar,” External link

kathmandupost Saturday, May 30, 2020 5:05:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “It would have been better to deposit Rs5,000 each into the bank accounts of poor families at a time of crisis than ask unemployed people to uproot grass and pay them,” External link

kathmandupost Saturday, May 30, 2020 5:05:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai told : “Our point is that the ruling party has a good opportunity to build trust among all the parties,” External link

kathmandupost Monday, May 25, 2020 6:05:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “We can form a common understanding on all issues, including those raised by the Madhesis, Janajatis and Tharus,” External link

kathmandupost Monday, May 25, 2020 6:05:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “Our proposal was that Deuba, as the leader of the main opposition, should take the lead in creating an environment for national unity to resolve all outstanding issues, national and international,” External link

kathmandupost Monday, May 25, 2020 6:05:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “We can form a common understanding on all issues, including those raised by the Madhesis, Janajatis and Tharus,” External link

kathmandupost Monday, May 25, 2020 6:05:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai told : “Our point is that the ruling party has a good opportunity to build trust among all the parties,” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, May 24, 2020 5:07:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “We can form a common understanding on all issues, including those raised by the Madhesis, Janajatis and Tharus,” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, May 24, 2020 5:07:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “Our proposal was that Deuba, as the leader of the main opposition, should take the lead in creating an environment for national unity to resolve all outstanding issues, national and international,” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, May 24, 2020 5:07:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “First, I have urged the government to gather enough evidence so that we have a strong case,” “Second we have to reactivate the boundary mechanism with India” External link

kathmandupost Wednesday, May 13, 2020 8:07:00 PM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “Morality counts the most in politics. Oli should make a self-confession and retire to rest,” External link

kathmandupost Friday, May 8, 2020 6:07:00 PM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “It is high time we revived the culture of consensus among the parties in some major issues,” “The government now should focus on reviving the economy which is hit hard by Covid-19, bringing the people stranded in different countries back home and providing relief to the poor, which are suffering the most due to the lockdown” External link

kathmandupost Friday, May 8, 2020 6:07:00 PM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai told ( about Sharma Oli ) : “If we fail to check Oli’s fascism on time, it will cost the country and our society dearly,” External link

kathmandupost Tuesday, May 5, 2020 4:53:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “Now is the time to stand united and fight against the epidemic. However, the government has proven that it has hit rock-bottom and shows no signs of straightening up after this ordinance issuance,” “The country is headed towards further danger” External link

thehimalayantimes Tuesday, April 21, 2020 4:02:00 PM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai wrote : “I fail to understand why the government is wasting its time and state coffers by forming a new commission,” External link

kathmandupost Friday, April 17, 2020 6:08:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai told : “We want to act as a bridge between the public and the government,” External link

kathmandupost Tuesday, April 14, 2020 6:10:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “The state historically tends to act in monopoly and, thus, creates a gap with the society while exercising power,” “Therefore, to fill the gap, the role of civil society–non-state actors from different professions–is essential” External link

kathmandupost Tuesday, April 14, 2020 6:10:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai told : “Unification talks are moving ahead smoothly,” External link

kathmandupost Wednesday, March 11, 2020 5:24:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “If I had distributed the land to any of my relatives, that could be investigated,” “I will make everything clear with all the documents at Wednesday’s Parliament meeting” External link

kathmandupost Wednesday, February 26, 2020 5:05:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai wrote ( about Krishna Bahadur Mahara ) : “The court judgment is in line with my presumption that Mahara's case was moral rather than legal. That's probably the truth,” External link

kathmandupost Tuesday, February 18, 2020 5:23:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai told : “But it was taken after ‘thorough scrutiny’ from then chief secretary Leela Mani Paudyal and the Cabinet's social committee,” External link

kathmandupost Friday, February 7, 2020 5:13:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “Due to the existing procedures of the probe, many innocents could get indicted,” External link

kathmandupost Friday, February 7, 2020 5:13:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “A special ombudsman should be in place and he should be accountable to the legislature instead of the executive head,” External link

kathmandupost Friday, February 7, 2020 5:13:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : "My heart-felt solidarity with my alma mater JNU! Please save this holy temple of learning!," External link

business-standard Monday, January 6, 2020 12:04:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai told : “We need to expedite the ongoing merger talks and take them to a logical conclusion at the earliest,” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, November 17, 2019 5:14:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : "The border dispute should be resolved through diplomatic initiative. The Prime Minister should approach his Indian counterpart and seek to resolve the matter by forming a political commission. The issue should be resolved on the basis of historical documents," External link

news18 Saturday, November 9, 2019 9:11:00 PM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said ( about Party Nepal ) : “We are trying hard for an early decision on the unification with the Rastriya Janata Party,” External link

kathmandupost Monday, October 28, 2019 5:50:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai says : “It has a lot to do with visibility,” “Others who were accused had a smaller circle, but people from across the country know Mahara” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, October 13, 2019 5:10:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai says : “New parties have come up and new faces are joining politics with an innocence that they will change things,” “It’s good to talk about changing the political culture but they’re only talking about good governance and corruption and issue-based activism. That’s like painting the wall when there are huge cracks underneath. There are institutional and structural issues that need to be tackled” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, October 13, 2019 5:10:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai says : “I had asked politically affiliated student unions to take up the issue but I was shocked that none of the unions or current students or faculty did,” “That’s when we ex-students stepped in to bring faculty and students together. The rector had promised to form a special committee to look into sexual harassment complaints. The committee has since been formed and they have a three-month consultation mandate” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, October 13, 2019 5:10:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai replies : “The student unions also do seasonal politics,” “If it’s election season then everything becomes a sensitive issue. Some student leaders even told me that the women weren’t even current students so how would raising this issue help them in the election” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, October 13, 2019 5:10:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai says : “There’s a lot of double standards and hypocrisy in Nepali society, especially with those who talk about liberal values and portray themselves as progressives,” “It’s not just men but women also. They have a list of things they can be progressive about and other uncomfortable things where they would rather not speak. It has a lot to do with social capital and networks, and the networks that form the fastest tend to be that of men” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, October 13, 2019 5:10:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai says : “We left the communist party because we didn’t believe that they would take up any progressive agendas to the extent that they could,” “So we decided to do it on our own. Even after this massive two-thirds majority, we were skeptical but hopeful that they would respect the people’s mandate and bring about some changes. But we’ve only seen a kind of boastful pride in the two-thirds majority” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, October 13, 2019 5:10:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai says : “That’s the important thing—how to move forward,” “We have to build mechanisms and make more people aware of what sexual harassment is and how to minimise it. The onus is not on a bunch of women who have to get together and decide what needs to be done. Those in power need to take this up and address it on a broader scale” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, October 13, 2019 5:10:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai wrote : “Using his power, a person has illicit relations! Once the relations become public, [he] forces her to make a u-turn by threatening/persuading her and saves himself! Another male/husband expels her from her home for such relations! When will the culture of sacrificing Sita in a Ram-Ravan fight end? Is this women's liberation/cultural revolution comrades?” External link

kathmandupost Saturday, October 5, 2019 4:36:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said ( about Party Nepal ) : “If parties wish, the amendment is not a big deal; but the prime minister and the main leadership of the ruling Nepal Communist Party have become reluctant,” External link

kathmandupost Friday, September 20, 2019 6:52:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “But we are already in our mission now. We won’t rest unless we ensure that the constitution is corrected,” External link

kathmandupost Friday, September 20, 2019 6:52:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “The ruling class should act more responsibly to ensure lasting peace,” External link

kathmandupost Friday, September 20, 2019 6:52:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “It’s just an extended form of the five development regions loaded with political rights,” “But there is hardly any room for different when it comes to their rights” External link

kathmandupost Friday, September 20, 2019 6:52:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “It cannot be termed a criminal act,” “If the Jhapa rebellion and the ‘people’s war’ are political events, then the Tikapur incident also needs to be treated similarly” External link

kathmandupost Wednesday, August 28, 2019 10:49:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “Resham Lal Chaudhary is a member of the Parliament, elected by the people. I don’t see any reason why he should be behind bars,” External link

thehimalayantimes Sunday, August 25, 2019 7:18:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said ( about Party Nepal ) : “The constitution should be amended to correct the boundaries of the provinces as per agreement with the Samajwadi Party Nepal, but there was no indication of such thing in the government’s policies and programmes,” External link

thehimalayantimes Saturday, June 22, 2019 10:52:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “The recently unveiled policies and programmes of the government seem to be more political, hinting that the upcoming budget will be ‘populist’ in nature. The government should be aware of it and introduce policies and programmes that can be properly executed,” External link

thehimalayantimes Thursday, May 9, 2019 9:39:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “We have already reached an agreement to launch our struggle for an amendment to the constitution,” External link

ekantipur Tuesday, May 7, 2019 5:27:00 PM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : "The country is going to see the rise of the new alternative political force that will work to push for the agenda of economic prosperity with its ideology of improved federal socialism. We will be totally different from those traditional political parties who have been practicing the ideologies of communism and capitalism," External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, May 7, 2019 7:09:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : "To ensure the proportional representation of all communities including Arya, indigenous nationalities and Madhesis are essential to achieving peace and stability in the country," External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, May 7, 2019 7:09:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “We have already reached an agreement to launch our struggle for an amendment to the constitution,” External link

ekantipur Tuesday, May 7, 2019 5:48:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “The government has given assurances that it would amend the constitution,” “But the party would launch a struggle anytime if the government fails to keep its word” External link

ekantipur Tuesday, May 7, 2019 5:48:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “We have already reached an agreement to launch our struggle for an amendment to the constitution,” External link

kathmandupost Tuesday, May 7, 2019 5:23:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “The government has given assurances that it would amend the constitution,” “But the party would launch a struggle anytime if the government fails to keep its word” External link

kathmandupost Tuesday, May 7, 2019 5:23:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai remarked : “The government has apparently failed to take action against the corrupt, which is unfortunate,” External link

thehimalayantimes Thursday, March 28, 2019 8:06:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said ( about Sharma Oli ) : “Oli has been centralising power and paralysing other state mechanisms, including ministries, thus killing democracy and institutionalising totalitarianism,” External link

thehimalayantimes Tuesday, March 19, 2019 7:34:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “The economic index does not match the ‘happy Nepali, prosperous Nepal’ slogan, budget implementation during half of the year has brought frustration and irregularities and corruption are being institutionalised by the state mechanism” External link

thehimalayantimes Tuesday, March 19, 2019 7:34:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “It is completely unjust to treat all other movements as political incidents except the Tikapur one, which has been treated as a criminal incident. The Tikapur movement must be addressed as a political incident and all those convicted including Resham Chaudhary must be released,” External link

kathmandupost Tuesday, March 19, 2019 7:31:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “Deaths of a child and security personnel were certainly unfortunate but that was basically Tharu community’s political revolt against the model of provinces. Chaudhary’s election from that constituency has also authenticated the revolt,” External link

kathmandupost Tuesday, March 19, 2019 7:31:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “It is completely unjust to treat all other movements as political incidents except the Tikapur one, which has been treated as a criminal incident. The Tikapur movement must be addressed as a political incident and all those convicted including Resham Chaudhary must be released,” External link

ekantipur Tuesday, March 19, 2019 7:21:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “Deaths of a child and security personnel were certainly unfortunate but that was basically Tharu community’s political revolt against the model of provinces. Chaudhary’s election from that constituency has also authenticated the revolt,” External link

ekantipur Tuesday, March 19, 2019 7:21:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “The journey to prosperity is suffering due to the tendency among political leaders to throw monkey wrench in others’ works, which is not good,” External link

thehimalayantimes Friday, February 15, 2019 11:35:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “The country is mired in scams such as wide-body, Ncell, 33 kg gold smuggling case, rape and murder,” External link

thehimalayantimes Thursday, February 14, 2019 8:34:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai observed : “While the government has failed to come up with major projects that could significantly change people’s lifestyle by creating enough employment opportunities, disappointment reigns in the public sentiment as the government has failed to ensure good governance, justice and peace and security,” External link

thehimalayantimes Tuesday, February 5, 2019 10:16:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “As our political leadership is yet to recover from the psychological hangover of the erstwhile centralist regime, devolution of power to the local levels hasn’t taken place, which is the reason why institutionalisation of democracy is taking time,” External link

thehimalayantimes Saturday, February 2, 2019 8:19:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai argued : “Democracy can’t be institutionalised until the people can exercise their sovereign rights,” External link

thehimalayantimes Saturday, February 2, 2019 8:19:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “The government must be serious and take initiatives to hold talks with Dr KC to address his demands, which are linked to the public,” External link

thehimalayantimes Thursday, January 31, 2019 8:54:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai observed : “The people must force the present leadership to correct its course, otherwise there will be no option but to support an alternative force to drive away all these ills plaguing the nation,” External link

thehimalayantimes Thursday, January 31, 2019 8:54:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “While on the march, we will monitor national pride projects that are under-construction and aim to take our concept and model of inclusive progress to the general public,” External link

thehimalayantimes Wednesday, January 30, 2019 10:27:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “He had told me he would make a move with the bill only after the prime minister returned from Davos. I then left the House. But I came to know later that the bill had been endorsed,” “It would have been better if the government had held discussions with Dr KC before pushing the bill” External link

ekantipur Sunday, January 27, 2019 5:18:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “He had told me he would make a move with the bill only after the prime minister returned from Davos. I then left the House. But I came to know later that the bill had been endorsed,” “It would have been better if the government had held discussions with Dr KC before pushing the bill” External link

kathmandupost Sunday, January 27, 2019 5:06:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “It has been there for years now,” “But I’m not aware of its purpose” External link

kathmandupost Friday, January 18, 2019 5:51:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “It has been there for years now,” “But I’m not aware of its purpose” External link

ekantipur Friday, January 18, 2019 5:34:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said ( about Centre ) : “The electoral alliance between UML and Maoist Centre was formed just for their hunger for power and they will part ways after the elections” External link

ekantipur Monday, October 23, 2017 4:36:00 PM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “I request the voters to cast their precious votes to the candidates with clean image,” External link

ekantipur Tuesday, September 12, 2017 3:10:00 PM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said ( about Centre ) : “There is no possibility of unification with the Maoist Centre anytime soon,” External link

ekantipur Saturday, July 29, 2017 5:37:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “The major parties’ lust for power has kept the government from announcing the date for civic polls,” External link

thehimalayantimes Thursday, February 9, 2017 9:26:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai argued : “There is no alternative to holding elections following constitution amendment to address the concerns of disgruntled communities,” External link

thehimalayantimes Tuesday, February 7, 2017 9:49:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “The constitution is not a permanent document and should be changed as per the need of the hour. As our new charter didn’t address the concerns of ethnic communities and Madhesi people, it should be amended to establish the fundamental rights of those communities,” “Constitution promulgation is a great achievement of the second people’s movement. Hence, all the parties and public should be unite for effective implementation of the statute,” External link

thehimalayantimes Tuesday, February 7, 2017 9:49:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “I started Naya Shakti because of my differences in opinion with the Maoist party. If we are successful in thriving new ideas without forgoing the essence of dialectal materialism, we can discuss for unification in future,” External link

ekantipur Monday, December 26, 2016 3:36:00 PM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai told : “The amendment proposal cannot resolve the problem. It needs to be revised,” External link

ekantipur Thursday, December 22, 2016 8:22:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : "This has made middle-path leaders from Madhes weaker and empowered leader like CK Raut who advocates disintegration," "The tendencies of so-called nationalist and CK Raut are two sides of a coin" External link

ekantipur Sunday, December 18, 2016 5:18:00 PM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said ( about Commission ) : “Political parties should amend the constitution at the earliest based on the reports prepared by the State Restructuring Commission and the Constituent Assembly’s State Restructuring Committee,” External link

ekantipur Friday, November 25, 2016 7:58:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : "Efforts have been made to mislead public to protest the constitution amendment. This is against national interest," External link

ekantipur Thursday, November 24, 2016 6:56:00 PM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai argued : “To connect Chinese autonomous region Tibet and Nepal (possibly to expand up to India) by railway and road is possible both technically and economically. So, in these circumstances, the concept of geographical difficulties in developing an economic corridor of China-India-Nepal is not relevant,” External link

thehimalayantimes Friday, October 28, 2016 7:02:00 PM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “Attempts are being made to regain power by provoking people over their religious sentiments,” External link

ekantipur Sunday, October 23, 2016 9:00:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai added : “The communiqué made me sleepless. It is still troubling me that the government has made an unfair deal with the southern neighbour,” External link

thehimalayantimes Saturday, October 1, 2016 12:43:00 PM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “Frequent change of government has hurt the nation’s economy. It is high time we ended this practice,” External link

thehimalayantimes Sunday, August 7, 2016 1:41:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai wrote : “Instead of withdrawing names of ambassadors from one party to send those of other parties,” External link

thehimalayantimes Friday, August 5, 2016 2:49:00 PM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “All the leaders remain tight-lipped [on the matter]. The act of not proceeding with impeachment even after the issue was registered in Parliament is disrespecting the sovereign legislature,” External link

ekantipur Sunday, July 31, 2016 7:45:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “Frequent changes in government leadership could also have an adverse effect on issues concerning national security,” External link

ekantipur Friday, July 15, 2016 7:09:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “We have decided to elect representatives right from the village level to the top. None of these representatives will be allowed to hold a position for more than two terms,” External link

ekantipur Friday, July 1, 2016 7:59:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “We strongly condemn such action and demand immediate release of Arun Sah,” External link

thehimalayantimes Wednesday, June 15, 2016 7:30:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “In two years after local, provincial or general election, Naya Shakti will emerge as a number 1 party of the country,” External link

ekantipur Monday, June 13, 2016 9:19:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “As far as I know, this is the first time a party has been formed through a mass gathering,” External link

ekantipur Monday, June 13, 2016 9:19:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “Every epoch poses leaders of the time a recurring question: What is the main task of this age?” “Only those who have the vision and ability to fulfill the task of the time leave a legacy behind” External link

ekantipur Monday, June 13, 2016 9:19:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “If we still continue to ignore prosperity, our democracy and national independence will be as good as a piece of paper,” External link

ekantipur Monday, June 13, 2016 9:19:00 AM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai told ( about Kathmandu Nepal ) : “Today we announce the establishment of a new political party, Naya Shakti Nepal, an alternative political force… to fulfil the hope of justice, equality, freedom, identity, liberty and prosperity of the people,” External link

tribune Sunday, June 12, 2016 5:24:00 PM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said : “If we want peace and stability in the nation,” External link

thehimalayantimes Sunday, June 12, 2016 3:42:00 PM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai told : "Today we announce the establishment of a new political party, Naya Shakti Nepal, an alternative political force... to fulfil the hope of justice, equality, freedom, identity, liberty and prosperity of the people," External link

afp-en Sunday, June 12, 2016 3:10:00 PM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai told : “An assembly of as many as 100,000 founding members will declare the party historically with the oath taking programme,” External link

thehimalayantimes Friday, May 20, 2016 3:59:00 PM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai told : “An assembly of as many as 100,000 founding members will declare the party historically with the oath taking programme,” External link

thehimalayantimes Friday, May 20, 2016 3:00:00 PM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai claimed : “We wanted to improve on the electoral system of ‘first past the post’ practised by the U.K. and India, by introducing proportional representation that would include Dalits, women and other oppressed identities into the system. Federalism and inclusive democracy are the two issues the old parties don’t want change in, whereas the Maoists and new parties do,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, March 3, 2015 11:05:00 PM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said ( about Mr Modi ) : “The people just want to conclude the peace process according to the earlier understanding, especially the comprehensive peace agreement [CPA]. In that sense, Mr. Modi’s statements on both his visits were taken positively by Nepal,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, March 3, 2015 11:05:00 PM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai claimed : “We wanted to improve on the electoral system of ‘first past the post’ practised by the U.K. and India, by introducing proportional representation that would include Dalits, women and other oppressed identities into the system. Federalism and inclusive democracy are the two issues the old parties don’t want change in, whereas the Maoists and new parties do,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, March 3, 2015 9:53:00 PM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai said ( about Mr Modi ) : “The people just want to conclude the peace process according to the earlier understanding, especially the comprehensive peace agreement [CPA]. In that sense, Mr. Modi’s statements on both his visits were taken positively by Nepal,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, March 3, 2015 9:53:00 PM EAT

Baburam Bhattarai added : “A new wave will rise leading to a new conclusion after the February 28 show of strength,” External link

thehimalayantimes Sunday, March 1, 2015 4:53:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
leader12.10%EN02/13/201713/02/2017
coordinator0.72%EN02/11/201711/02/2017
prime minister67.08%EN12/26/201626/12/2016
minister0.31%EN12/26/201626/12/2016
deputy2.87%EN10/13/201613/10/2016
shakti party coordinator0.21%EN10/04/201604/10/2016
naya shakti party coordinator0.21%EN10/04/201604/10/2016
senior leader3.49%EN11/30/201330/11/2013
former prime minister5.85%EN11/25/201325/11/2013
senior maoist leader0.62%EN11/25/201325/11/2013
former premier0.31%EN11/23/201323/11/2013
maoist leader0.41%EN08/13/201313/08/2013
vice chairman1.03%EN07/20/201320/07/2013
accused prime minister1.64%EN01/04/201304/01/2013
under prime minister0.62%EN01/04/201304/01/2013
current prime minister0.41%EN12/25/201225/12/2012
incumbent prime minister1.64%EN12/20/201220/12/2012
premier0.41%NL05/04/201204/05/2012
dirigente0.10%ES04/28/200628/04/2006
Names Lang Count
Baburam BhattaraiEN27.64%
Baburam BhattaraiFR14.11%
Baburam BhattaraiIT13.92%
Baburam BhattaraiNO13.92%
Baburam BhattaraiEU13.92%
Baburam BhattaraiPL13.92%
Babu Ram BhattaraiEN1.62%
Baburam BhattariEN0.54%
Baburam BhattaraiSA0.19%
Baburam BhattaraïFR0.15%
Baburam BhatteraiFR0.08%
バブラム・バッタライJA0.00%


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