KATHMANDU, Feb 2: Attorney General Agni Prasad Kharel has argued that though dissolving the House of Representatives (HoR) was a compulsion, it was constitutional.

KATHMANDU, Jan 29: While expressing serious dissatisfaction over the criticisms being made against the apex court in relation to the ongoing hearing on the case related to the dissolution of the House of Representatives(HoR), Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana has urged lawyers' bodies to help protect the independence of the judiciary.

KATHMANDU, Jan 11: After Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli abruptly dissolved parliament on December 20, the entire country, except Oli and his faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP), stood against the move. Major political parties of the country, civil society, former chief justices, civic leaders, legal practitioners, indegenous groups and all professionals of the country stand against the dissolution of parliament.

KATHMANDU, Jan 10: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli will address the National Assembly meeting this afternoon.

KATHMANDU, Jan 7: Chairman of the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Dahal-Nepal faction, Madhav Kumar Nepal has accused Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli of destroying not only the party but also the country and has proposed an all-party protest agitation against it.

KATHMANDU, Jan 6: The Supreme Court (SC) will begin hearing of 13 writ petitions filed against Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli’s decision to dissolve the parliament starting today.

BIRATNAGAR, Jan 4: Minister for Land Management, Cooperatives and Poverty Alleviation, Shivamaya Tumbahangphe on Monday said that the provincial assemblies, too, could be dissolved.

KATHMANDU, Jan 3: Ruling out any possibility of the revival of parliament, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Sunday said that the midterm elections will take place on the stipulated dates.

Speaker of the dissolved House of Representatives says he will convey his opinion to the Supreme Court.

KATHMANDU, Dec 30: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, who is also the chairperson of a faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party, accused Pushpa Kamal Dahal of breaching various agreements reached between them on multiple occasions to keep the party unity intact.

KATHMANDU, Dec 30: The Dahal-Nepal faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) on Wednesday afternoon picked Ashta Laxmi Shakya as the provincial parliamentary party leader of Bagmati.

KATHMANDU, Dec 28: President of the main opposition Nepali Congress (NC), Sher Bahadur Deuba has tagged the Oli-led government as “a terrorist government”.

TANAHU, Dec 28: Senior leader of the Nepali Congress Ram Chandra Poudel said on Monday that he is upbeat about the revival of the House of Representatives (HoR).

NEPALGUNJ, Dec 28: Leader of Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Dahal-Nepal faction, Yogesh Kumar Bhattarai, has said that leaders of his faction are still in favor of party unity.

KATHMANDU, Dec 27: Former Prime Minister Baburam Bhattara has accused Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli of pushing the country back toward regression by dissolving the House of Representatives (HoR).

KATHMANDU, Dec 25: The provincial assembly members close to the Dahal-Nepal faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) on Friday filed a no-confidence motion against chief minister (CM) of Bagmati Province, Dormani Poudel, who is close to the Oli-led faction.

KATHMANDU, Dec 25: A constitutional bench headed by Chief Justice (CJ) Cholendra Shumsher Rana is scheduled to begin hearings on more than a dozen writ petitions filed at the Supreme Court against the dissolution of parliament.

KATHMANDU, Dec 24:  A central committee meeting of the Oli-led faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has decided to curtail the executive rights granted to Executive Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal.

KATHMANDU, Dec 24: The rival faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) led by Pushpa Kamal Dahal and Madhav Kumar Nepal has decided to take to the streets against the government's decision to dissolve the House of Representatives.

KATHMANDU, Dec 24: The two rival factions of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP), which suffered a split recently, are holding parallel central committee meetings on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 24: A group of civil society activists has announced a mass civil movement considering the impending constitutional crisis that the country may face after the dissolution of parliament by Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli.

KATHMANDU, Dec 23: The Election Commission (EC) on Wednesday said that it will conduct a thorough investigation to verify claims made by the rival factions of the ruling Nepal Communist Party before granting an official recognition to one of them.

Although the writ petitioners demanded an interim order against the decision to dissolve the HoR, the apex court has denied issuing any such order.

KATHMANDU, Dec 22: China has no preference about who the ruling party is, but only hopes that Nepal has a stable government, a Chinese scholar has said.

JERUSALEM, Dec 22: Israel appeared headed to its fourth election in two years on Tuesday after a last-ditch effort to keep the government afloat and push off the automatic dissolution of parliament failed.

KATHMANDU, Dec 22: As the final preparation to announce formal split of the party, rival factions led by KP Sharma Oli and Pushpa Kamal Dahal of the ruling Nepal Communist Party are holding separate central committee meetings in Kathmandu on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 21: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that he was forced to take the decision to dissolve parliament after conspiracies were made against his government and it was not allowed to function properly.

KATHMANDU, Dec 21: A day after the Standing Committee meeting of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) decided to take disciplinary action against the party’s chairperson KP Sharma Oli for his act of dissolving the House of Representatives and announcing midterm elections, the party informed the Election Commission (EC) about the same on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 21: Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Executive Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has urged NCP leaders and cadres to stand united against all sorts of tendencies and elements that weaken the party.

KATHMANDU, Dec 21: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is set to address the nation on Monday afternoon, one of his aides said.

KATHMANDU, Dec 21: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Monday said that he was forced to dissolve parliament and announce mid-term elections after he learnt about a plan to file a vote of no-confidence against him and impeach President Bidya Devi Bhandari through parliament.

KATHMANDU, Dec 21: Prime minister and chairperson of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) KP Sharma Oli held a gathering of his party’s lawmakers of the dissolved House of Representatives who are close to him.

KATHMANDU, Dec 21: The main opposition party, Nepali Congress (NC) has called an all-party meeting to forge a common strategy to fight back the 'unconstitutional' move of Prime Minister K P Oli to dissolve the parliament.

KATHMANDU, Dec 20: The main opposition Nepali Congress has taken to street against government's decision to dissolve parliament.

KATHMANDU, Dec 20: A meeting of the National Security Council is currently underway.

KATHMANDU, Dec 20: Leaders of various opposition parties have termed Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli’s move to dissolve parliament unconstitutional.

KATHMANDU, Dec 20:  President of the main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) has termed the recent move of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli a path toward authoritarianism.

KATHMANDU, Dec 20: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has decided to recommend to President Bidya Devi Bhandari to dissolve parliament.

KATHMANDU, Dec 20: The government is mulling over declaring a state of emergency in the country, sources said.

KATHMANDU, Dec 20: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has reached Sheetal Niwas, the President's Office, a while ago.