KATHMANDU, May 13: CPN-UML Chairman KP Oli and senior leader of the party, Madhav Kumar Nepal, have been holding talks to resolve their differences to save party unity.

KATHMANDU, May 13: As 28 CPN-UML lawmakers close to a faction led by senior leader Madhav Kumar Nepal prepare to resign from their posts to pave the way for Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba to form a majority government, Prime Minister and UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli has held a telephone conversation with leader Nepal in an apparent bid to convince the dissident faction.

KATHMANDU, May 13: As an effort to avert the possible resignation of lawmakers close to the Madhav Kumar Nepal-led faction, CPN-UML Chairman KP Oli has withdrawn the party's earlier decision to suspend four leaders - Nepal, Bhim Rawal, Surendra Pandey and Ghanashyam Bhusal.

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 6: A senior leader of the CPN-UML, Madhav Kumar Nepal has called on President Bidya Devi Bhandari.

KATHMANDU, April 26: Supreme Court has denied issuing an interim order to stop Chairman K P Oli from taking action against lawmakers close to Madhav Kumar Nepal-led faction of the CPN-UML.

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 22: CPN-UML Chairman K P Oli and senior leader Madhav Kumar Nepal are holding talks again on Thursday afternoon in a bid to save the party’s unity.

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 20: Senior leader of CPN-UML, Madhav Kumar Nepal has called a meeting of lawmakers close to him after the party’s president and parliamentary party leader KP Oli sought clarifications from them asking why they should be not relieved from their positions of the party’s lawmakers.

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.

The clarification given by senior leader Madhav Kumar Nepal and Vice-Chairman Bhim Rawal liable for disciplinary action.

KATHMANDU, March 25: Senior leader of CPN-UML Madhav Kumar Nepal has submitted his clarification to the party Chairman K P Oli.

“Oli and the people’s multiparty democracy are poles apart”

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?

Senior leader Madhav Kumar Nepal among five lawmakers asked to furnish clarification

KATHMANDU, March 17: Amid growing intraparty rift within the party, the Madhav Kumar Nepal-led faction of the CPN-UML has decided to boycott the parliamentary party meeting called by the party.

KATHMANDU, March 17: Amid deepening rift within the ruling Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist Leninist), the Madhav Nepal-led faction of the party is holding a two-day national gathering beginning today.

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 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.

CPN-UML which was revived after the apex court verdict is again on the verge of a formal split

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.

All office bearers’ positions except Chairman and General Secretary scrapped

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, March 7: Amid allegations of the Oli-led faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) that Speaker Agni Prasad Sapkota had been dancing to the tune of the NCP rival faction, Speaker Sapkota has held a meeting with the rival faction leaders Pushpa Kamal Dahal and Madhav Kumar Nepal at his office in  Singh Durbar Sunday morning.

“The battle continues until Oli is ousted.”

KATHMANDU, Feb 24: The Dahal-Nepal faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has called a meeting of the party’s standing committee.

KATHMANDU, Feb 23:  The chairmen duo of the rival faction of the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Pushpa Kamal Dahal and Madhav Kumar Nepal have celebrated their victory in Chitwan after the Supreme Court decided to reinstate the House of Representatives (HoR) that was dissolved by Prime Minister K P Oli.

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 22: In an apparent bid to set up a separate organizational structure following the vertical split in the party after Prime Minister KP Shamra Oli’s House dissolution move on December 20 last year, the rival faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) led by Pushpa Kamal Dahal and Madhav Kumar Nepal has finalized the names of chairpersons and secretaries in 64 districts across the county.

KATHMANDU, Feb 10: Co-chairman of Dahal-Nepal faction of the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Madhav Kumar Nepal has urged the Election Commission (EC) to settle the authenticity disputes of the NCP on the basis of majority members of the party’s existing Central Working Committee.

KATHMANDU, Jan 31: Pushpa Kamal Dahal and Madhav Kumar Nepal, the chairmen duo of the Dahal-Nepal faction of the ruling Nepal Communist party (NCP) are scheduled to participate in a sit-in protest at Maitighar today.

BIRENDRANAGAR, Jan 21: One of the two chairpersons of the Dahal-Nepal faction of the Nepal Communist Party (NCP), Madhav Kumar Nepal has said that their faction is preparing to strip Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli of the party’s general membership.

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 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, Dec 28: A visiting high-level delegation of the Communist Party of China (CPC) held a meeting with Madhav Kumar Nepal, one of the two chairmen of the rival faction of the Nepal Communist Party (NCP), on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 22: A Central Committee meeting of the Dahal-Nepal faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has decided to name Madhav Kumar Nepal as the party's other chairman.

KATHMANDU, Dec 21: A meeting of the three party represented in the dissolved House of Representatives (HoR) that was held at the headquarters of the main opposition party Nepali COngress (NC), has concluded that Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli’s move to dissolve the HoR is an severe assault on the spirit of the Constitution of Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Dec 21: An all party meeting called by the Nepali Congress (NC) is underway at the headquarters of the party in Sanepa, Lalitpur.

KATHMANDU, Dec 21: A meeting of 114 dissident lawmakers of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has decided to proceed with the meeting of the House of Representatives (HoR) which was dissolved by President Bidya Devi Bhandari at the recommendation of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 21: A meeting of the ex-lawmakers close to the dissident faction led by executive chairman of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP), Pushpa Kamal Dahal and senior leader Madhav Kumar Nepal is being held at the federal parliament building in New Baneshwar, Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, Dec 21: Senior leaders of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) have consulted various constitutionalists and legal experts over the possible strategies they could formulate following the dissolution of the House of Representatives (HoR) by Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli.

KATHMANDU, Dec 20: Seven cabinet ministers close to Executive Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal and senior leader Madhav Kumar Nepal of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) have resigned from their post after the controversial move of Prime Minister K P Oli to recommend dissolution of the House of Representatives.

KATHMANDU, Dec 20: Senior leader of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Madhav Kumar Nepal said that the government’s decision to dissolve  parliament  is against the constitution.

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 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 9: Senior leader of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Madhav Kumar Nepal has said that party Chairperson KP Sharma Oli is responsible for present crisis within the party.

KATHMANDU, Nov 8: Amid the deepening crisis in the party, Prime Minister and one of two chairmen of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP), KP Sharma Oli is holding a discussion with some key leaders of the rival faction in the party at his official residence in Baluwatar in the capital.