KATHMANDU, Sept 8: A section of leaders in the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP), mainly those loyal to Madhav Kumar Nepal and former Maoists, are pushing for giving the responsibility of handling party affairs solely to Pushpa Kamal Dahal, one of the party's two chairmen in the context of the other chairman KP Oli already heading the government.

Nearly two years after then CPN-UML and Maoist Center announced electoral alliance in October, 2017 and a year after the two parties formally merged into single political entity of Nepal Communist Party, which rules the country now, the unification process of the party’s lower committees has not yet completed.

KATHMANDU, Oct 23: When the chairman of the erstwhile CPN-UML, KP Oli, got elected as prime minister in February, many were hoping that he would steer Nepal into an era of peace, prosperity and equality.

KATHMANDU, Mar 31: The Left Alliance had pinned hopes that a party merger would be in place before Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, who is also the chairperson of CPN-UML, embarked on his official visit to India on April 6.