Oli’s reluctance to step down even after failing to win a vote of confidence in parliament and his abrupt decision to dissolve parliament and announce a midterm election amid the COVID-19 pandemic had raised serious concerns that this could derail the political course in the country. The apex court’s verdict has brought the political course back on track for now. But the journey ahead is still precarious.
KATHMANDU, July 14: Newly-appointed Finance Minister Janardan Sharma has said that the Sher Bahadur Deuba-led government will revise the budget introduced by the previous government through an ordinance as per the road map of the new government.
KATHMANDU, May 10: President Bidhya Devi Bhandari has invited a political party leader who can garner majority votes in parliament with the support of two or more parties to stake claim for the post of new prime minister as per Article 76(2) of the constitution.
KATHMANDU, April 9: A three-party meeting held among the top leaders of the Nepali Congress (NC), CPN (Maoist Center) and Janata Samajbadi Party (JSP) to form a coalition government under the leadership of NC has ended on a ‘positive note’.
KATHMANDU, April 7: The main opposition, Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba has called a meeting of three political parties represented in the parliament for Friday to discuss about the formation of new government.
KATHMANDU, March 3: Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba has said he won’t shy away from the responsibility of holding the prime ministerial portfolio if such an opportunity arises in the country.
KATHMANDU, Feb 25: As both factions of the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) solicit support to form a coalition government in the aftermath of the Supreme Court’s verdict to overturn the move of Prime Minister K P Oli to dissolve the parliament, the main opposition party, Nepali Congress (NC), has decided not to give words to any of the factions until it is clear if the NCP is already split or still remains unified.
KINSHASA, Aug 26: Congo’s President Felix Tshisekedi and his prime minister named a new government for first time since winning an election last December, a statement from prime minister Illunga Illunkamba’s office said on Monday.