KATHMANDU, July 31: CPN-UML Chairman KP Oli has said that a ‘traitor’ like Madhav Kumar Nepal who toppled the leftist government and paved the way for the formation of a rightist government has no space in the party.
KATHMANDU, July 25: Pradeep Gyawali, a standing committee member of the CPN-UML has said that no one can break the unity of the party even if someone wants to. He said that the party would move forward unitedly as per the 10-point agreement earlier prepared by the joint task force.
KATHMANDU, July 22: Communist Party of Nepal-Unified Marxist Leninist (CPN-UML) Chairman KP Sharma Oli has said that he is ready to make senior leader Madhav Kumar Nepal the second chairman as he faces mounting pressure to maintain unity within the party. Addressing the party's central committee meeting, he said that he was ready to give the position of second chairman to Nepal.
KATHMANDU, July 19: The CPN-UML has asked its 22 lawmakers, who voted in favor of Nepali Congress(NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba during the vote of confidence motion in parliament on Sunday evening, to submit clarifications within 24 hours.
KATHMANDU, July 18: Ram Kumari Jhakri, a lawmaker belonging to the Madhav Kumar Nepal-led faction of the CPN (UML) has said that it is the duty of all lawmakers of the faction to give a vote of confidence to Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba.
KATHMANDU, July 16: Expressing serious reservation over the Supreme Court’s verdict to reinstate parliament and issue a mandamus to appoint Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba as new Prime Minister, the CPN-UML-led by K P Oli has announced to launch ‘exposure' campaign across the country.
KATHMANDU, July 12: The rival faction leader within the ruling CPN-UML Madhav Kumar Nepal has said that the support of 23 UML lawmakers given earlier to Nepali Congress(NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba in his prime ministerial bid is still intact.
KATHMANDU, July 12: The CPN-UML Task Force members have finalized a 10-point proposal to end disputes seen within the party just before the verdict of Supreme Court (SC) on the House of Representatives (HoR) dissolution case.
KATHMANDU, July 11: The task force constituted to resolve the intraparty dispute in the ruling CPN-UML is announcing the final deal reached between the two senior leaders to settle the intra-party row today.
KATHMANDU, July 7: The ruling CPN-UML Spokesperson Pradeep Kumar Gyawali has expressed confidence that the dispute seen with Madhav Kumar Nepal-led faction within the party will be resolved by tomorrow.
KATHMANDU, July 2: The ruling CPN-UML has directed the party’s lawmakers of the dissolved parliament to withdraw their support to the writ petition filed by Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba at the Supreme Court.
KATHMANDU, June 11: Prime Minister K P Oli, who is already feeling heat after 23 CPN-UML lawmakers close to Madhav Kumar Nepal signed in the writ petition filed at the Supreme Court demanding appointment of Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba as new Prime Minister, has found himself in further difficult situation after three separate orders issued by the Supreme Court on Thursday.
KATHMANDU, June 3: While concluding that party chairman K P Oli was not ready to meet their demands, the CPN-UML faction led by Madhav Kumar Nepal has expedited final preparations to form a new political party.
KATHMANDU, May 25: A day after the party expelled him from even the party's general membership, CPN-UML leader Madhav Kumar Nepal has accused the party Chairman KP Oli of splitting the UML at the behest of forces hatching conspiracies.
KATHMANDU, May 22: The CPN-UML has initiated process to take action against 11 lawmakers of the dissolved parliament on charge of supporting opposition party leader to oust the party chairman K P Oli from power.
KATHMANDU, May 13: As an effort to avert the possible resignation of lawmakers close to the Madhav Kumar Nepal-led faction, CPN-UML Chairman KP Oli has withdrawn the party's earlier decision to suspend four leaders - Nepal, Bhim Rawal, Surendra Pandey and Ghanashyam Bhusal.
BUTWAL, May 2: Following the re-appointment of Shankar Pokharel as the chief minister of Lumbini Province, a lawmaker of the ruling CPN-UML has resigned from his post while two others have joined the opposition party.
KATHMANDU, April 29: A Constitutional Bench at the Supreme Court was yet to pass its verdict to overturn Prime Minister KP Oli’s decision to dissolve the House of Representatives (HoR) in February. While justifying his ‘unconstitutional’ move to dissolve the lower house of the federal parliament, Prime Minister Oli then predicted that a dirty game of horse-trading would begin if the apex court was to reinstate parliament. Two months since the apex court reinstated parliament, what Oli predicted has come to be true. But those involved in the horse trading, as it appears, are not the country’s opposition parties, but the ruling party led by Oli himself.
KATHMANDU, April 23: The ruling CPN-UML has removed leaders close to senior leader Madhav Kumar Nepal during the formation of the party’s Standing Committee. Leaders close to Bam Dev Gautam, however, have been included in the Standing Committee.
KATHMANDU, April 21: As the last-ditch effort to settle the intra-party row, CPN-UML Chairman K P Oli and senior leader Madhav Kumar Nepal have held a meeting on Wednesday. The meeting being held at a hotel in Kathmandu is also attended by Finance Minister Bishnu Paudel.
KATHMANDU, April 21: The second-rung leaders of the ruling CPN-UML have intensified negotiation to save party unity after Chairman KP Oli, who is also the prime minister, sought clarification from 27 lawmakers of the federal parliament and five of the Karnali Province Assembly as preparation to suspend their position as lawmaker on Tuesday.
KATHMANDU, April 20: Senior leader of CPN-UML, Madhav Kumar Nepal has called a meeting of lawmakers close to him after the party’s president and parliamentary party leader KP Oli sought clarifications from them asking why they should be not relieved from their positions of the party’s lawmakers.
KATHMANDU, April 2: The Madhav Kumar Nepal-led faction of the ruling CPN-UML has condemned the disciplinary action taken by the party leadership against its senior leaders Surendra Pandey and Ghanshyam Bhusal.
KATHMANDU, April 1: The ruling Communist Party of Nepal-Unified Marxist Leninist (CPN-UML) on Thursday suspended even the ordinary membership of its leaders Ghanshyam Bhusal and Surendra Pandey, accusing them of carrying out anti-party activities.
KATHMANDU, March 30: The disciplinary action taken by CPN-UML Chairman K P Oli against the party's senior senior leader Madhav Kumar Nepal and Vice Chairman Bhim Rawal has pushed the ruling party on the verge of vertical split.
KATHMANDU, March 26: Lawmakers of the rival faction of the ruling CPN-UML led by senior leader Madhav Kumar Nepal have reached Baluwatar to attend the parliamentary party meeting called by party Chairman KP Sharma Oli.
KATHMANDU, March 26: A section of parliamentarians belonging to the Madhav Kumar Nepal-led faction of the ruling Communist Party of Nepal-Unified Marxist Leninist (CPN-UML) are also joining the party's parliamentary party meeting called by Chairperson KP Sharma Oli this afternoon.