Two ministers said to be close to PM Oli being replaced

KATHMANDU, Oct 16:  The government has transferred nearly a dozen secretaries on the same day three newly-appointed ministers took the oath of office and secrecy. A cabinet meeting held on Thursday evening took a decision to this effect.

KATHMANDU, Oct 15: The three newly-appointed ministers have taken the oath of office and secrecy on Thursday.

Republica Morning Brief: October 15

October 15, 2020 06:20 am

In case you missed them, here are the major news stories that Republica covered in the past 24 hours.

KATHMANDU, Oct 7: The plan of Prime Minister K P Oli to bring a reshuffle in the cabinet has failed to materialize as differences continue to persist between PM Oli and the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal over the ministerial candidates.

KATHMANDU, Oct 5: Nagarik Daily reports today that NCP’s senior leader Bishnu Poudel is likely to be the next finance minister.

KATHMANDU, Sept 27: Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Chairman and Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and the executive chairperson of the party, Pushpa Kamal Dahal held a meeting on Sunday to discuss the proposed Cabinet reshuffle.

Republica Morning Brief

September 23, 2020 06:00 am

Dr Govinda KC was brought to Kathmandu on Tuesday, and he was forcibly taken to the National Turma Center. Dr KC, a senior orthopedic surgeon, who has been staging a hunger strike for the 19th time demanding reforms in the medical sector, was brought to Kathmandu through a flight at 11:45 AM. Although he wanted to go to TU Teaching Hospital in Maharajgunj, the police had forcibly taken him to the National Trauma Center as soon as he landed in Kathmandu. He managed to leave the Trauma Center with the help of his aides later in the evening and was admitted to TU Teaching Hospital, Maharajgunj.

KATHMANDU, Sept 22: A Secretariat meeting of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has decided to reshuffle the cabinet at the earliest possible date to ensure the effective functioning of the government.

KATHMANDU, Sept 21: A meeting of the Secretariat of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) scheduled for Monday has been postponed to Tuesday.

The next meeting is scheduled for 1PM on Monday

It’s time to deliver

November 24, 2019 09:27 am

Ending months of speculations regarding who will be in and who will be out in the cabinet, Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli inducted nine new faces in his cabinet while bidding bye to as many number on Thursday afternoon. Cabinet reshuffle was the talk of the town for many months but it had not materialized mainly due to differences within the ruling Nepal Communist Party as to who should actually be relieved of duty.

SPN not to quit govt immediately: Leaders

November 23, 2019 07:09 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 23: Regardless of  internal pressure from a section  in the  Samajwadi Party Nepal (SPN) to take umbrage and quit the government following the unilateral move of Prime Minister KP Oli to change the ministerial portfolio of party Chairperson Upendra Yadav and recall a state minister from the party in the recent cabinet reshuffle without any prior notification, SPN leaders have said that they will not be walking out of the government immediately.

KATHMANDU, Nov 22: Samajwadi Party Nepal (SPN) leaders have accused Prime Minister KP Oli of disregarding coalition culture by keeping them in the dark about the cabinet reshuffle. Prime Minister Oli late Wednesday evening brought in nine new faces into the cabinet in the first major reshuffle since he took office in February last year.

Nov 21: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

November 21, 2019 18:00 pm

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KATHMANDU, Nov 21: President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Thursday administered the oath of office and secrecy to newly-appointed ministers.

KATHMANDU, Nov 20 : Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has reshuffled the Cabinet on Wednesday evening.

KATHMANDU, Nov 20: The secretariat meeting of the ruling Nepal Communist Party has started at Baluwatar, the official residence of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli.

PM Oli to reshuffle cabinet today

November 20, 2019 06:00 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 20: After a month-long exercise Prime Minister KP Oli has decided to reshuffle his cabinet on Wednesday, ousting some ministers to induct new faces and shunting some others to new portfolios.

Pick the right candidates

November 18, 2019 09:10 am

For many months now, Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli has been considering changing some of the ministers in his cabinet in the face of growing public criticisms against the government. Indeed, some ministers have landed in controversies. Minister of Physical Infrastructure and Transport Raghubir Mahaseth, for example, was in the limelight from the beginning of his tenure for his supposed role in impeding the implementation of the government decision to end syndicate and cartels in public transport.

KATHMANDU, Nov 18: The ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) on Sunday gave its nod to the plan of Prime Minister KP Oli to reshuffle the cabinet.

KATHMANDU, Nov 17: Even as Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli replaced some of his aides and advisors, the much-talked-about cabinet reshuffle is expected to take some more time despite the prime minister’s series of consultations with top ruling leaders about changing the ministers of his Cabinet.

KATHMANDU, Oct 17: Senior leader of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Madhav Kumar Nepal has said that there is no possibility of cabinet reshuffle at least before the by-elections scheduled for November 30.

KATHMANDU, Oct 1: Amid criticism from across the political spectrum, including the ruling Nepal Communist Party, for failing to deliver results as expected by the general public, Prime Minister KP Oli has renewed his efforts to reshuffle the cabinet. A reshuffle is expected to take place once internal differences about whom to pick as new ministers or whose portfolios to change are ironed out.

KATHMANDU, July 30: Lal Babu Raut, the chief minister of Province 2, has rejected the possibility of the cabinet being reshuffled in his province.

BUTWAL, July 2: Minister for Agriculture Chakrapani Khanal said on Tuesday that there is no possibility of the cabinet reshuffle in the immediate future.

KATHMANDU, June 27: Minister for Physical Infrastructure an Transport Raghubir Mahaseth has ruled out the immediate possibility of a cabinet reshuffle. He said the reports of cabinet reshuffle were just rumors.

KATHMANDU, March 17: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Sunday ruled out the possibility of reshuffle in the Council of Ministers immediately.

KATHMANDU, March 15: The Minister for Industry, Commerce and Supplies, Matrika Prasad Yadav hinted that he might be axed from his ministerial portfolio if Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is to reshuffle his cabinet.