KATHMANDU, Nov 11: Supreme Court has denied issuing an interim order on the case relating to the nomination of ruling party NCP Vice-Chairman Bam Dev Gautam to the National Assembly member, on Wednesday. This paves way for Gautam not only to retain his post as a member of the Upper House but also to assume ministerial portfolio.
The Constitutional Bench led by Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana has begun testing the constitutional ground of the appointment ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Vice Chairman Bamdev Gautam as a member of National Assembly (NA) and his possible appointment as a minister.
KATHMANDU, Sept 30: The Constitutional Bench led by Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana has begun testing the constitutional ground of the appointment ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Vice Chairman Bamdev Gautam as a member of National Assembly (NA) and his possible appointment as a minister.
KATHMANDU, July 28: Amid deepening row in the party that has pushed it on the verge of split, Vice Chairman of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Bam Dev Gautam has floated a 'middle path' solution to resolve the conflict between Prime Minister K P Oli and Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal.
KATHMANDU, May 7: The Nepal Communist Party’s (NCP) intra-party dispute that seemingly came to an end has surfaced again after Prime Minister and the party's Chairman KP Sharma Oli expressed his unwillingness to convene a meeting of the party's Standing Committee.
KATHMANDU, April 30 : Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has offered to make the party's senior leader Bam Dev Gautam the new prime minister and Madhav Kumar Nepal the chairman in order to settle the intra-party disputes within the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP).
KATHMANDU, Feb 29: A majority of ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Secretariat members have mounted pressure on Prime Minister KP Oli, who is also chairman of the party, to nominate Bamdev Gautam as an upper house member as decided earlier by the secretariat. Oli is seen to be on the defensive now that his once trusted colleague Bishnu Poudel has also joined the gang of top NCP leaders demanding that Gautam be picked for the upper house.
CHITWAN, Feb 28: Ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has clarified that the Prime Minister and party chair KP Sharma Oli will follow the party secretariat meeting decision of recommending its vice-chair Bamdev Gautam as a member of the National Assembly.
KATHMANDU, Feb 27: Top guns of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) are sharply divided after Prime Minister KP Oli refused to recommend party Vice-chairperson Bamdev Gautam for upper house membership despite a recommendation by the party secretariat meeting on Wednesday.
KATHMANDU, Feb 26: The rift within the ruling Nepal Communist Party’s (NCP) top leadership has widened, with Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli rejecting to the party secretariat's proposal to appoint central vice-chairperson Bamdev Gautam the National Assembly member.
KATHMANDU, Feb 26: Under pressure from all quarters, the ruling Nepal Communist Party is likely to shelve its plan to amend the constitution to empower an upper house member to lead the government in capacity of the prime minister.
REPUBLICA, Feb 24: The ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has formed a task force to do its homework for amending the constitution to allow upper house members to become prime minister. The party plans to elect its vice-chairman Bamdev Gautam to the upper house and clear the way for him to become prime minister.
KATHMANDU, Feb 13: Chairperson of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Thursday said that the things which used to be considered impossible have turned easy and possible only because of the right principle and leadership.
KATHMANDU, Feb 4: Ahead of the 2017 parliamentary elections, Bamdev Gautam was in the political limelight for his efforts to get the then two communist parties-CPN-UML and UCPN (Maoist)—to merge into one to counter the Nepali Congress.
KATHMANDU, March 3: Nepal Communist Party (NCP) leader Bamdev Gautam on Saturday denied 'rumors' that he was considering running in a by-election for the parliamentary seat from Kaski which has fallen vacant with the sudden demise of Tourism, Culture and Civil Aviation Minister Rabindra Adhikari.
KATHMANDU, Oct 12: Following a rift within the party and a red signal from Prime Minister KP Oli, senior Nepal Communist Party (NCP) leader Bamdev Gautam has decided to back away from his decision to contest a by-election from Kathmandu-7, according to aides.
KATHMANDU, Oct 10: Nepal Communist Party lawmaker Rambir Manandhar has announced resignation from his parliamentary seat to make way for party senior leader Bamdev Gautam, who has been trying desperately to get back into parliament from any constituency in the country.