KATHMANDU, July 24: The CPN-UML that revived its youth wing, Youth Force, days after Chairman K P Oli was ousted from power has formed its 1101-member Valley Command Force.

Who is Oli?

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KATHMANDU, July 13: Chairman as well as parliamentary party leader of the CPN-UML, KP Sharma Oli was formally relieved as the 38th prime minister of the country on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, July 12: Senior leader of CPN-UML Madhav Kumar Nepal has announced to quit opposition alliance in view of the Supreme Court's decision to reinstate the dissolved parliament.

KATHMANDU, June 8: The Madhav Kumar Nepal led-faction of CPN UML has decided to support the Chief Minister of Sudurpaschim Province, Trilochan Bhatta, who is seeking a vote of confidence in the provincial assembly today. However, the KP Sharma Oli led-faction of the party has decided not to give a vote to CM Bhatta.

KATHMANDU, May 20: The ruling CPN-UML has condemned the violation of party directive by the voters of the National Assembly by-election held on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, May 16: Ruling CPN-UML Chairman and Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and senior leader of the party Madhav Kumar Nepal have agreed to form a ten-member task force to settle the disputes in the party.

KATHMANDU, May 12: An influential leader of the ruling CPN-UML Pashupati Chaulagain has died of COVID-19 on Tuesday evening.

KATHMANDU, May 6: A Standing Committee meeting of the ruling CPN-UML was held at Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli’s official residence in Baluwatar, Kathmandu.

DANG, May 2: Bimala Khatri, who was elected as a member of the Lumbini Province Assembly from the erstwhile Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has opted to stay with the CPN (Maoist Center).

KATHMANDU, May 2: Hours after the resignation by chief minister of Lumbini Province, Shankar Pokharel, the ruling CPN-UML has decided to form a new government under the leadership of Pokharel himself.

KATHMANDU, April 7: The Madhav Kumar Nepal-led faction of the ruling Communist Party of Nepal-Unified Marxist Leninist (CPN-UML) has formed a parallel party committee in Sudurpaschim Province.

SURKHET, April 6: Three ministers representing the CPN-UML in the Karnali Province government have resigned en masse.

KATHMANDU, April 1: The Supreme Court has refused to review its March 7 verdict to revive the CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center).

KATHMANDU, March 31: Amid deepening rift within the ruling Communist Party of Nepal-Unified Marxist Leninist (CPN-UML), the Madhav Kumar Nepal-led faction of the party is preparing to set up its separate office.

KATHMANDU, March 26: A central committee meeting of the Madhav Kumar Nepal-led faction of the Communist Party of Nepal-Unified Marxist Leninist (CPN-UML) is currently underway in Kathmandu to chalk out its strategy amid heightened dispute within the ruling party owing to a factional feud.

KATHMANDU, March 25: The Madhav Kumar Nepal-led faction of the Communist Party of Nepal-Unified Marxist Leninist (CPN-UML) has called its central committee meeting on Friday to chalk out its strategy amid the heightened dispute within the ruling party owing to factional feud.

KATHMANDU, March 22: The ruling Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist Leninist) has sought clarification from its four leaders including Madhav Kumar Nepal for carrying out activities against the party interests.

KATHMANDU, March 20: With the central committee meeting of the ruling CPN-UML on Saturday deciding to seek clarifications from four of key rival faction leaders, many within the UML and outside the UML have started asking a question: Is the ruling CPN-UML on the verge of split?

KATHMANDU, March 17: Chairperson of the ruling Communist Party of Nepal-Unified Marxist Leninist, KP Sharma Oli, who is also the prime minister, has called the party's parliamentary party meeting on Thursday.

SURKHET, March 17: The ruling Communist Party of Nepal-Unified Marxist Leninist has decided to withdraw its support to the CPN (Maoist Center)-led government in Karnali Province.

KATHMANDU, March 16: The Madhav Kumar Nepal-led faction of the Communist Party of Nepal (Marxist Leninist) has accused party chairperson KP Sharma Oli of trying to divide the party.

KATHMANDU, March 16: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has directed the leaders and cadres of his party, the Communist Party of Nepal (UML), not to join in the ‘factional national gathering’ being organized by the party’s rival faction led by senior leader Madhav Kumar Nepal.

KATHMANDU, March 15: The Madhav Nepal-led faction of the ruling Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist Leninist) has taken strong exception to "unilateral decisions" taken by the party's central committee meeting on March 12.

KATHMANDU, March 15: A meeting between two major factions of the ruling CPN (UML)--one close to Prime Minister and party Chairman KP Sharma Oli and the other close to senior leader Madhav Kumar Nepal--concluded a while ago at the party headquarters in Dumbahari.

KATHMANDU, March 13: Chairman of the ruling CPN (UML), KP Sharma Oli, through a public speech on Saturday, asked the senior leader of the party Madhav Kumar Nepal to join in the party’s central committee meeting scheduled for March 20.

KATHMANDU, March 13: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that he will make another entry into Singha Durbar, the government seat, after 20 months, winning a two-thirds majority in the next general election.

All office bearers’ positions except Chairman and General Secretary scrapped

KATHMANDU, March 10: CPN (UML) leader Subash Chandra Nembang has said that the disgruntled side in the party will be treated respectfully. He said so while coming out from the meeting of the House of Representatives today.

KATHMANDU, March 10: CPN (UML) senior leader Jhalanath Khanal has said now they will work toward enabling the incumbent government to complete its remaining two years' term.

KATHMANDU, March 9: Chairman of the Janata Samajbadi Party (JSP), Mahantha Thakur has formed a task force to hold talks with the recently-revived Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist Leninist) regarding the formation of a coalition government of the two parties in the changed context.

KATHMANDU, March 9: The Election Commission (EC) on Tuesday asked the recently-revived Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxit Leninist) and Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Center) to come up with a new name and election symbol of the party if they decide to merge the two parties again.

KATHMANDU, March 9: A couple of days after the Supreme Court (SC) issued a verdict scrapping the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) registered in the name of KP Sharma Oli and Pushpa Kamal Dahal, the Election Commission (SC) has decided to uphold the court’s verdict and revive the two parties --  Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist and Leninist) and Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Center).

KATHMANDU, March 9: The Communist Party of Nepal (United Marxist Leninist), which was revived after the Supreme Court's verdict on Sunday, placed its signboard at the Dhumbarahi-based party headquarters on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, March 7: The Supreme Court has invalidated the unification between the erstwhile CPN-UML led by KP Oli and CPN (Maoist Center) led by Pushpa Kamal Dahal that took place some three years ago.

Is the party over?

January 15, 2020 08:36 am

Three decades of politics based on party system following the restoration of democracy in 1990 requires some serious introspection. This is particularly pertinent at a time when a single party or amalgamation leading to a large party formation has actually put the country at an important crossroads. Nepal Communist Party (NCP) formed following the merger of former CPN (UML) and former Maoist (Center) has a historic opportunity before them.