KATHMANDU, Jan 17: One of the two chairmen of the Dahal-Nepal faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP), Madhav Kumar Nepal has said that Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, who leads the other rival faction of the NCP after the vertical split in the party following the dissolution of the House of Representatives (HoR), is merely a leader of a small group like Madan Bhandari Foundation.

KATHMANDU, Jan 17: Chairperson of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (Dahal-Nepal faction), Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Sunday accused Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli of killing the constitution by dissolving parliament.

KATHMANDU, Jan 16: Subash Chandra Nembang, a key leader of the NCP (Oli faction) said that the party led by Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and General Secretary Bishnu Poudel is the official ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP).

KATHMANDU, Jan 15: The rival faction led by Pushpa Kamal Dahal and Madhav Kumar Nepal in the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has been preparing to oust Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli from the party as a disciplinary action.

KATHMANDU, Jan 14: Prime Minister K P Oli-led faction of Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has concluded that their faction had the overwhelming support of people at the grass-root level.

KATHMANDU, Jan 14: One of the two chairpersons of the ruling Nepal Communist Party's Dahal-Nepal faction, Madhav Kumar Nepal has claimed that Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is not in favor of holding midterm elections on the scheduled dates.

KATHMANDU, Jan 9: While taking exception to the joint statement of four former chief justices of the Supreme Court, Prime Minister K P Oli has accused them of threatening justices at the apex court.

KATHMANDU, Jan 9: A faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) close to Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has staged a rally in Kathmandu in an attempt to express their solidarity with PM Oli and his decision to dissolve the House of Representatives (HoR).

KATHMANDU, Dec 28: The vertical split in the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) following the decision of Prime Minister KP Oli to dissolve the House of Representatives (HoR) has sent ripples across the provincial governments led by the NCP in the country.

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).

POKHARA, Dec 28: Leader of the rival Dahal-Nepal faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP), Dev Gurung, on Monday claimed that the government is making preparations to impose a state of emergency in the country if the Supreme Court does not issue a verdict in favor of the government after hearings on the writ petitions filed against the dissolution of the House of Representatives (HoR).

*Prime Minister Oli appoints eight new cabinet ministers, one state minister *The prime minister has also made a massive reshuffle in the ministerial portfolios of the incumbent ministers. *Minister for Youths and Sports Jagat Bahadur Bishwakarma and State Minister for Industry Modi Dugad relieved from their positions.

KATHMANDU, Dec 25: Prime Minister KP Oli has inducted five new ministers into his cabinet.

KATHMANDU, Dec 24: A Secretariat member of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP), Ram Bahadur Thapa has said that the dissolution of the House of Representatives (HoR) will steer the country toward stability and revolutionary transformation.

KATHMANDU, Dec 24: A secretariat member of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP), Ram Bahadur Thapa has reached Baluwatar in the capital to attend the ongoing central working committee meeting of a faction close to the party Chairman and Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli.

KATHMANDU, Dec 22: A meeting of the Nepal Communist Party (NCP)’s Central Committee members close to Executive Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal and senior leader Madhav Kumar Nepal that was organized by the rival faction of the ruling party has decided to expel chairman and Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli from the post of party chairman.

KATHMANDU, Dec 21: A day after the dissolution of the House of Representatives and announcement of fresh dates for mid-term elections by President Bidya Devi Bhandari upon the recommendation of the government, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has addressed the nation.

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KATHMANDU, Dec 21: Bibeksheel Sajha Party on Monday held a protest demonstration against the dissolution of the House of Representatives (HoR) by Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli.

KATHMANDU, Dec 20: A key leader of Nepali Congress (NC) Gagan Thapa has blamed the Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli for the current political crisis in the country.

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Prime Minister Oli betrayed the people’s mandate for stability, development and dignity and decided to cut short the life of five-year parliament in less than three years.

KATHMANDU, Dec 20:  Following the latest move of dissolution of the House of Representatives (HoR) by Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli earlier on Sunday morning, people across the country have taken to the streets to express their dissatisfaction against the ‘undemocratic’ and ‘unconstitutional’ step taken by the country’s executive head.

Sensing possible violence and protests, the government has asked security forces to stay on high alert

KATHMANDU, Dec 19: In a series of meetings on Saturday, the Chairman of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) and  Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has reached Pulchowk to meet the Minister for Home Affairs (MoHA) and party’s Secretariat member Ram Bahadur Thapa at the latter’s official residence.

KATHMANDU, Dec 16: Ahead of the party’s Standing Committee meeting, Nepal Communist Party chairman duo KP Sharma Oli and Pushpa Kamal Dahal held a one-on-one meeting at the Prime Minister's Official Residence in Baluwatar.

KATHMANDU, Dec 15: Rival faction leaders within the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) have gathered at the residence of the party’s Executive Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal in Khumaltar to discuss the situation emerging after the government move to introduce an ordinance related to the Constitutional Council.

KATHMANDU, Dec 14: As the intraparty rift within the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has further widened in recent months, prime minister and the party’s chairperson KP Sharma Oli has made attempts to woo his party's Executive Chairperson Pushpa Kamal Dahal and senior leader Madhav Kumar Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Dec 6: Amid growing internal rift within the ruling Nepal Communist Party due to factional feud, chairperson of the ruling Nepal Communist Party KP Sharma Oli on Sunday skipped a crucial meeting of the party's Standing Committee.

KATHMANDU, Dec 5:  Secretariat meeting of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) held on Saturday afternoon has decided to take separate proposals presented earlier by chairmen duo KP Sharma Oli and Pushpa Kamal Dahal to the Standing Committee meeting scheduled for Sunday for further discussions.

KATHMANDU, Dec 4: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has underlined the necessity of universal access to COVID-19 vaccines once they are available for use.

KATHMANDU, Dec 1: The Secretariat meeting of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) is taking place this afternoon as the intra-party rift within the party continues to escalate further.

KATHMANDU, Nov 28: The Secretariat meeting of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has concluded.

KATHMANDU, Nov 19: Giving a new twist to the intraparty conflict, chairman of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) KP Oli, who is also the prime minister, has said that Executive Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal should resign from his position if the allegations he has made against Oli in a political paper presented at the Secretariat meeting are proved wrong.

KIMATHANKA, Nov 11: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli carried out an onsite visit of Kimathanka border point and North-South highway on Wednesday. On the occasion, he expressed his confidence that India and China would be connected with each other soon.

KATHMANDU, Nov 10: Executive chairman of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP), Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Tuesday asked the other Chairman and Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli to call the meeting of the party's Secretariat on coming Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 6: Leaders close to Prime Minister KP Oli have chosen to boycott a secretariat meeting of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) called by its executive chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Friday.

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KATHMANDU, Oct 9: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that the government’s main focus right now is safeguarding the people’s lives by preventing and controlling COVID-19. The PM also urged the stakeholders concerned to carry out more research on and expansion of Nepali food recipe’s rich tradition and knowledg

KATHMANDU, Oct 3: Three key advisors of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, Oct 3: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli’s Chief Advisor Bishnu Rimal and Press Advisor Surya Thapa have tested positive for COVID-19.

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.

KATHMANDU, Sep 26: Dr Dibya Singh Shah, the personal physician of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, has contracted coronavirus.

Those arrested have been kept at Nepal Police Health Club

KATHMANDU, Sep 25: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has reiterated that the government is committed to ensuring that “no one remains hungry, and no one dies of hunger”.

KATHMANDU, Sept 19: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has attributed the ongoing threat of pandemic as the main hindrance to achieve the targeted improvement in the number of economic indicators.

KATHMANDU, Sept 18: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that the government is ready to amend the constitution, if required, in course of its implementation.

KATHMANDU, Sept 15: The government has appointed former Finance and Communication and Information Technology Minister Yuba Raj Khatiwada as the Chief Economic Advisor of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli.

Unity General Convention to be held in April, 2021

KATHMANDU, Sept 7: The Standing Committee (SC) meeting of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) is scheduled to be held on September 11, according to Prime Minister K P Oli's Press Adviser Surya Thapa.

KP Oli’s vision to action

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“Too many politicians and leaders but no statesman” is a statement often used by pundits to explain bad political situations. But what makes a politician a leader and then a statesman and how does this relate to present Nepal?

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