KATHMANDU, May 7: Senior leader of the ruling CPN-UML Madhav Kumar Nepal has said that there has not been any deal with the party Chairman K P Oli even they have exercised maximum flexibility and held talks to save the party unity.
KATHMANDU, May 4: While concluding that the announcement of Prime Minister K P Oli to seek vote of confidence in the parliament is guided by a conspiracy to bypass the parliment, the main opposition party, Nepali Congress (NC), has decided to thwart any such conspiracy.
KATHMANDU, May 3: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has appointed Sita Paudel and Ganga Prasad Yadav as the governors of Sudur Pashchim Province and Gandaki Province, respectivley, at the recommendation of Prime Minister K P Oli.
KATHMANDU, April 29: A Constitutional Bench at the Supreme Court was yet to pass its verdict to overturn Prime Minister KP Oli’s decision to dissolve the House of Representatives (HoR) in February. While justifying his ‘unconstitutional’ move to dissolve the lower house of the federal parliament, Prime Minister Oli then predicted that a dirty game of horse-trading would begin if the apex court was to reinstate parliament. Two months since the apex court reinstated parliament, what Oli predicted has come to be true. But those involved in the horse trading, as it appears, are not the country’s opposition parties, but the ruling party led by Oli himself.
KATHMANDU, April 23: The ruling CPN-UML has removed leaders close to senior leader Madhav Kumar Nepal during the formation of the party’s Standing Committee. Leaders close to Bam Dev Gautam, however, have been included in the Standing Committee.
KATHMANDU, April 21: As the last-ditch effort to settle the intra-party row, CPN-UML Chairman K P Oli and senior leader Madhav Kumar Nepal have held a meeting on Wednesday. The meeting being held at a hotel in Kathmandu is also attended by Finance Minister Bishnu Paudel.
KATHMANDU, April 21: The second-rung leaders of the ruling CPN-UML have intensified negotiation to save party unity after Chairman KP Oli, who is also the prime minister, sought clarification from 27 lawmakers of the federal parliament and five of the Karnali Province Assembly as preparation to suspend their position as lawmaker on Tuesday.
KATHMANDU, April 3: Senior leader of the main opposition, Nepali Congress (NC), Ram Chandra Paudel has announced to sponsor a vote of no-confidence against Prime Minister K P Oli “if he does not step down voluntarily”.
KATHMANDU, March 30: The disciplinary action taken by CPN-UML Chairman K P Oli against the party's senior senior leader Madhav Kumar Nepal and Vice Chairman Bhim Rawal has pushed the ruling party on the verge of vertical split.
KATHMANDU, March 16: The ruling CPN-UML that was revived by the Supreme Court verdict earlier last week is set to see a formal split with the party's establishment faction issuing threat to take disciplinary action against those attending the national gathering being organized by Madhav Kumar Nepal-led faction in the party.
KATHMANDU, March 15: The Madhav Kumar Nepal-led faction of the CPN-UML has decided not to stop the national gathering of party leaders and cadres scheduled to be held for March 17 and 18 as there was no sign of reaching agreement with Chairman K P Oli-led faction of the party.
KATHMANDU, March 13: Protesting against Chairman KP Oli’s decision to unilaterally strip all leaders close to the faction off their responsibilities in the party, the Madhav Kumar Nepal-led faction of the CPN-UML has formed parallel committees in the party.
KATHMANDU, March 12: Expressing serious reservation over the unilateral decisions taken by the Central Committee meeting of the establishment faction, the Madhav Kumar Nepal-led faction of the CPN-UML has decided to form parallel committees of the party from the center to local level.
KATHMANDU, March 12: Chairman of the CPN-UML, KP Sharma Oli has nominated 23 new members to the party’s Central Committee (CC). A meeting of the party’s CC members close to Oli made a decision to nominate 23 former Maoist leaders who chose to join the UML as CC members.
KATHMANDU, Feb 24: Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba has asked Prime Minister K P Oli to either prove the support of the majority of the 275-member parliament in his favor or step down from the post of prime minister.
KATHMANDU, Feb 5: Prime Minister and chairman of a faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) KP Oli has said the question as to which faction of the NCP is the main party has been resolved from Friday.
“Shall I now start killing people, making women widows and making them cry?” asked Oli in a satirical way, alluding to the killing of innocent people during the decade-long Maoist insurgency led by Dahal.
KATHMANDU, Jan 5: Supreme Court on Monday sought written clarification from the government over the latter's decision to expand cabinet even after the recommendation made to dissolve the House of Representatives.
Singh was elected from Rautahat-1 to the Constituent Assembly as an independent candidate without making any public appearance during the election campaign. He was on the 'most wanted list' of Nepal police at the time of the election on a charge of inciting a violent uprising against Maoists on March 21, 2007, in Gaur where 27 Maoist cadres were brutally killed.
KATHMANDU, Dec 22: A group of lawmakers close to the rival faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has filed a writ petition at the Supreme Court demanding the reinstatement of the House of Representatives (HoR). Those registering the writ petition include NCP's Chief Whip of the dissolved HoR Dev Gurung.
Executive Chairman Dahal also agrees to withdraw his political paper that Oli has described as 'allegation paper' from the Standing Committee meeting as a part of the agreement reached between the two sides to bury the hatchet.
KATHMANDU, Nov 12: After denial to call the party's Secretariat meeting, for weeks, Prime Minister K P Oli, who is also the party's chairman, has agreed to call the Secretariat meeting of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) for Friday afternoon.
KATHMANDU, Nov 6: Prime Minister K P Oli has said that the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) is already reached the point of split and that only a formal announcement is due now, according to a top NCP leader.
KATHMANDU, Oct 31: Amid growing rift between the top leaders within the party over some of the decisions taken by Prime Minister K P Oli, Chairman of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Pushpa Kamal Dahal has proposed holding the party's Secretariat meeting at the earliest to resolve the disputes seen in the party in recent days.