KATHMANDU, March 29: The ruling Communist Party of Nepal-Unified Marxist Leninist (CPN-UML), has suspended even the ordinary membership of its senior leader Madhav Kumar Nepal and vice chairperson Bhim Rawal, accusing them of carrying out anti-party activities.
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 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 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: 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.
BUTWAL, March 12: Chairman of Nepal Communist Party (Maoist Center), Pushpa Kamal Dahal said that he presented a 19-page political report in an apparent bid to revolt against Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli.
KATHMANDU, March 8: Leaders close to Madhav Kumar Nepal-led faction, which was earlier part of the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) rival faction led by Pushpa Kamal Dahal, has decided to stay within the CPN-UML that was revived by the Supreme Court’s decision on Sunday.
KATHMANDU, Feb 24: A meeting of the standing committee of the Prime Minister KP Oli-led faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has decided to call the meeting of the restored lower house of parliament within 13 days, as per the verdict of the Supreme Court (SC).
KATHMANDU, Feb 23: Senior leader of the ruling Nepal Communsit Party (NCP) Madhav Kumar Nepal has said that the historic verdict of the Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday scrapping the government’s decision to dissolve the House of Representatives (HoR) has marked the victory of people.
KATHMANDU, Feb 20: Former speaker and a key leader of the Oli-led faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP), Subash Chandra Nembang said that Prime Minister KP Shamra Oli is 200 percent convinced that the Supreme Court will uphold his House dissolution move.
KATHMANDU, Feb 16: Three students close to the Dahal-Nepal faction of the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) were injured in an attack by the Oli-led faction of the party on the premises of Nepal Manabiki Campus, popularly known as RR Campus, in the capital, on Tuesday afternoon.
CHITWAN, Feb 16: Pushpa Kamal Dahal, chairperson of the agitating Dahal-Nepal faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party, has said that he is holding talks with the leaders of the main opposition Nepali Congress, Janata Samajbadi Party and other political parties to launch a joint agitation against the dissolution of the House of Representatives.
KATHMANDU, Feb 15: Prime Minister KP Shama Oli said that the House of Representatives (HoR) was dissolved as some leaders of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) attempted to form a ‘parallel government’.
KATHMANDU, Feb 10: In a veiled threat to use force to meet their demands, co-chairperson of the Dahal-Nepal faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Wednesday said that millions of people would be forced to picket Singha Durbar and Baluwatar if Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli failed to correct his mistakes.
KATHMANDU, Feb 10: Narayan Kaji Shrestha, spokesperson for the Dahal-Nepal faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party, has said that they are trying to bring other political parties including the Nepali Congress (NC) and Janata Samajbadi Party (JSP) onboard their ongoing battle against the dissolution of the House of Representatives.
KATHMANDU, Feb 10: Ahead of its massive gathering scheduled to be held today afternoon against the government's act of dissolving parliament, the Dahal-Nepal faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) is now taking out protest rallies from various places of the Kathmandu Valley including Pulchowk, Maitighar, Keshar Mahal, Jamal and Tripureshwar.
"We have conveyed to the international community that the prime minister's move has resulted in the death of democracy and we need support from the international community including India, China, European Union and the United States to protect our democracy," Dahal said.
KATHMANDU, Feb 4: Students and youths affiliated to the faction of the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) led by Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Thursday afternoon organized a march-past at Putalisadak in Kathmandu on the eve of the mass gathering of the faction scheduled for Friday.
KATHMANDU, Feb 4: Dahal-Nepal faction chairman of Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that the notion that the current tension is because of differences between Dahal and Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is an “utter misinterpretation”.
KATHMANDU, Feb 2: Leaders of the Dahal-Nepal faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) including chairpersons Pushpa Kamal Dahal and Madhav Kumar Nepal reached the Election Commission office at Kantipath in the capital on Tuesday morning, demanding that they be granted the official recognition as the legitimate NCP and the election symbol ‘sun’, claiming that the faction commands a two-thirds majority in the party.
KATHMANDU, Feb 1: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that the dates announced for the midterm elections won’t change since the Election Commission (EC) has already initiated preparations for holding the polls. The government has announced to hold the parliamentary election in two phases for April 30 and May 10.
KATHMANDU, Feb 1: A group of cadres of the Dahal-Nepal faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) vandalized a vehicle in which Deputy Prime Minister Ishwar Pokharel was journeying toward Nuwakot district to attend a function organization by the NCP's Oli-led faction.