KATHMANDU, July 16: The sudden alliance between the main opposition Nepali Congress and one of the ruling partners CPN (Maoist-Center) against the KP Oli-led government took many by surprise, as a similar attempt just in the recent past had failed to bear fruit.
July 16, 2016 03:38 PM NPT
KATHMANDU, July 17: Legal experts have suggested that a new government be formed under Article 298 at a time when the Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has been ruling out the formation of a new government.
KATHMANDU, July 15: Joint Secretary at the Ministry of Irrigation Sagar Kumar Rai has revealed that outgoing minister Umesh Kumar Yadav demanded a bribe of Rs 10 million in exchange for the post of director general at the Department of Irrigation (DoI).
July 16, 2016 02:20 AM NPT
KATHMANDU, July 16: With some legal and constitutional experts arguing that a new government cannot be formed unless and until an election for a House of Representatives is held, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, who finds himself in a minority in Parliament following the withdrawal of the CPN (Maoist Center) from the coalition government, discussed the constitutional issue with CPN-UML lawmakers at a parliamentary party meeting on Thursday.
July 16, 2016 01:00 AM NPT
KATHMANDU, July 16: A cabinet meeting held on Friday has decided that the government would face the no-confidence motion registered at Parliament by the ruling CPN (Maoist Center) and the Nepali Congress (NC).