Ram Baran Yadav

  • Akhilesh Yadav on a 2-day visit to Nepal, likely to discuss border issues February 18, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav is on a two-day official trip to Nepal, officials said on Tuesday. He is accompanied by a delegation, including his uncle and Public Works Department Minister Shivpal Singh Yadav. Akhilesh, who left late on Monday, is scheduled to meet Nepal Prime Minister Sushil Koirala and President...
  • Nepal Constituent Assembly members to take oath Tuesday January 19, 2014

    Veteran lawmaker Surya Bahadur Thapa will administer the oath to the members of the newly-elected Nepal constituent assembly, officials said on Sunday. The constituent assembly secretariat informed media that senior lawmaker Thapa will administer the oath to members Tuesday afternoon at the assembly building after himself being sworn-in by President Ram...
  • Nepal President to meet Shinde, Antony today December 27, 2012

    New Delhi: Nepal President Ram Baran Yadav will meet Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde and Defence Minister AK Antony on Thursday evening, as part of his five-day visit to India. Baran on Wednesday met President Pranab Mukherjee, and thanked him for the development assistance extended by India in virtually every...
  • Army Chief Gen VK Singh meets Nepal President April 5, 2012

    Kathmandu: Army Chief Gen VK Singh on Thursday met Nepal President Ram Baran Yadav and wished peace and prosperity for his country. Singh, who is in Nepal to attend the three-day Regional Seminar on Natural Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance, called on President Yadav at the Rastrapati Bhawan in the...
  • Nepal detains hundreds of Ramdev supporters June 6, 2011

    Kathmandu: Nepal police on Monday detained over 200 supporters of Baba Ramdev while they were holding a demonstration outside the Indian Embassy in Kathmandu against the crackdown on the yoga guru and his followers in New Delhi. Some of the members of Patanjali Yogpeeth, established by 46-year-old Baba Ramdev, submitted a...
  • Nepal deadlock: Madhesi parties hold key to new govt May 8, 2009

    Kathmandu: With the formation of a national unity government appearing unlikely by Saturday's deadline, three ethnic Indian Madhesi parties, with a combined strength of 83 seats in Parliament, hold the key to breaking the political logjam in Nepal. Major political parties were engaged in parleys and...
  • Riot police beat back Maoist protests in Nepal May 8, 2009

    Kathmandu: Riot police beat back hundreds of women from Nepal's Maoist party who protested on Thursday in front of the President's house to demand that he fire the country's army chief. Nepal's Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal, also known as Prachanda — leader of the Maoist rebels who laid down arms...
  • Turmoil in Nepal: Maoists may go to court against Prez May 4, 2009

    Kathmandu: Nepal's political crisis deepened on Monday with the Maoists terming President Ram Baran Yadav's directive to sacked army chief Gen Rukmangad Katawal to continue in office as a "constitutional coup" and threatened to move the court against it. The tussle between Prime Minister Prachanda and the President came amid a...
  • First President of Republic of Nepal sworn in July 24, 2008

    New Delhi: The first President of the Republic of Nepal was sworn into office on Wednesday at the presidential palace in Kathmandu. Sixty-one-year-old Ram Baran Yadav is an ethnic Madheshi and had contested on a Nepali Congress ticket. He had defeated Maoist candidate Ramraja Prasad Singh. Maoists now say they...
  • Nepal picks first president, rejects Maoist nominee July 21, 2008

    Kathmandu: Nepal’s lawmakers picked the country's first president on Monday, rejecting a candidate backed by former Maoist rebels in a move that could plunge the Himalayan nation's nascent republic into more political turmoil. Ram Baran Yadav, an ethnic Madheshi from the centrist Nepali Congress party, won 308 out of the 590...