KATHMANDU, July 16: The Press Council Nepal has given 24 hours to furnish a clarification from Ajaya Babu Shiwakoti for publishing a news report against Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli in Hamrakura.com.

KATHMANDU, July 15: A senior Indian Congress leader Dr Karan Singh has said that the remarks made by Prime Minister K P Oli that Lord Ram was born in a village in East Nepal and that Ayodhya was only an artificial concept created by India was ‘mind-boggling’.

KATHMANDU, July 15: A day after Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli accused the southern neighbor India of creating an artificial Ayodhya by manipulating the cultural facts, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) on Tuesday clarified that the remarks made by Prime Minister Oli “are not linked to any political subject and have no intention at all to hurt the feelings and sentiments of anyone.”

KATHMANDU, July 14: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Monday accused India of creating an artificial Ayodhya by manipulating the cultural facts.

KATHMANDU, July 5: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli said on Saturday that the ruling Nepal Communist Party is facing a grave crisis while indicating that the party may split soon.

KATHMANDU, July 1: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, who was admitted to Shahid Gangalal National Heart Center, Bansbari, in the capital on Wednesday afternoon, has been discharged from the hospital.

KATHMANDU, July 1: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli was admitted to Shahid Gangalal National Heart Center, Bansbari, in the capital on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, July 1: Just a couple of days after Prime Minister KP Oli said that forces within Nepal and India were conspiring against him to oust him from power, senior leaders of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) have asked Oli to step down from the posts of both prime minister and the party’s chairman.

KATHMANDU, June 28: Amid souring relations with India after his government endorsed Nepal's new political map that includes Kalapani, Lipu Lekh and Limpiyadhura, Prime Minister KP Oli has alleged that India along with a section of political forces in Nepal was conspiring to oust him from power in an apparent bid to take revenge against him for the new map.

KATHMANDU, June 24: Executive Chairperson of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Pushpa Kamal Dahal lambasted the government for its lackluster performance during the party's Standing Committee meeting which began earlier on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, June 22: While the Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli keeps saying that Nepalis have “strong immune systems” and suggests consuming turmeric to tackle the COVID-19 infection, the government data shows two in three deaths in Nepal are related to chronic diseases.

KATHMANDU, June 18: Prime Minister KP Oli has said that the expenditures made by the government in quarantine management, food, medicines and health supplies are transparent.

KATHMANDU, June 10: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that more than 85 percent of COVID-19 patients in Nepal are India-returnees.

KATHMANDU, June 10: Prime Minister K P Oli has said that India has encroached Nepali territory by stationing its army personnel in Kalapani region.

PM Oli addresses parliament meeting

June 10, 2020 11:22 am

KATHMANDU, June 10: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli addressed the House of Representatives on Wednesday. Oli spoke on a range of contemporary issues including the government's efforts to contain the coronavirus disease.

KATHMANDU, May 26: As the country is battling the COVID-19 pandemic, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has called an all-party meeting at 5 pm today.

KATHMANDU, May 26: Prime Minister K P Oli has said that the government will evacuate Nepali nationals living in distressed conditions in various countries.

KATHMANDU, May 25: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has vowed to expand the scope of COVID-19 testing to at least two percent of the country’s population.

KATHMANDU, May 25: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli's address to the nation is dwelling on the efforts made by the government to contain the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) including the nationwide lockdown measures.

KATHMANDU, May 25: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has urged the Muslim community to observe the Eid al-Fitr festival by adopting precaution measures to be safe from COVID-19.

KATHMANDU, May 19: Prime Minister KP Oli has said that China has clarified that its agreement with India to open a link road through the Lipu Lekh pass does not affect the outstanding boundary questions between Nepal and India.

KATHMANDU, May 19: Prime Minister KP Oli has said that Kalapani, Lipu Lekh and Limpiyadhura are indisputably Nepali territories which were made to look like disputed ones after the Indian army occupied them without any grounds in 1962.

KATHMANDU, May 19: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli briefed the federal parliament about the ongoing efforts of the government to contain the COVID-19.

KATHMANDU, May 6: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that the role played by the media fraternity in the country's democracy movement was unforgettable.

KATHMANDU, May 5: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) must use its numerical and moral strength to unite the world at this critical moment of human history.

KATHMANDU, May 1: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has extended best wishes to the workers within the country and abroad on the occasion of May Day 2020.

KATHMANDU, May 1: Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli and President of the State of Israel Reuven Rivlin discussed the measures taken by their respective governments to tackle the coronavirus pandemic during their telephone conversation on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, April 28: A debate is raging on social media platforms about the role of state-funded media after Radio Nepal removed an interview with former Prime Minister Dr Baburam Bhattarai from its online archive.

Death of a political virus

April 25, 2020 08:45 am

The good news is that the Oli government has withdrawn the two controversial ordinances it had introduced four days ago on Monday. The two ‘surprise’ ordinances - one to amend the Political Party Act so as to ease splits in political parties and the other to amend the Constitutional Council Act in order to allow the Constitution Council to conduct meetings even in the absence of the main opposition leader – have been withdrawn. Following a Cabinet decision on Friday, President Bidya Bhandari announced the repeal of the ordinances as swiftly as she had certified them within a couple of hours of receiving them from the government.

KATHMANDU, April 24: Prime Minister K.P Sharma Oli held telephone conversation with his Qatari counterpart Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al Thani on Thursday evening

KATHMANDU, April 23: On the eve of the 14th Loktantra Diwas, PM KP Sharma Oli orchestrated a massive political drama, eclipsing Sher Bahadur Deuba’s long-forgotten strategy of flipping members of parliament overnight. Biswadeep Pandey, deputy chief of central communication department and central committee member of Samajwadi party, has been tweeting (@BishwadeepP) the political drama since late last night. He Tweeted at 7:43PM last night, saying that the former state minister of health and central committee member of Samajwadi Party, Dr. Surendra Yadav, was “kidnapped from his home in Janakpur and was brought to Kathmandu, on the direct orders from PM Oli”.

KATHMANDU, April 22: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Wednesday held telephone conversation with President of Cyprus, Nicos Anastasiades and took note of the condition of Nepali students and others involved in various businesses in Cyprus.

KATHMANDU, April 20: An internal rift within the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has reached to its climax after Prime Minister K P Oli unilaterally decided to introduce an ordinance that makes it easy to split the party

KATHMANDU, April 20: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has expressed happiness with a 21-year-old youth from Kailali returning home after successful treatment of coronavirus.

KATHMANDU, April 17: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has 22 ministers, including three junior ministers, in his cabinet. But as the country expects the government to help people hit-hard by the prolonged nationwide lockdown, a majority of the ministers are nowhere to be seen in action.

KATHMANDU, April 13: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Monday announced that he will contribute his salary to the coronavirus prevention and control fund unless the situation returns to normalcy.

KATHMANDU, April 11: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Saturday said that lockdown measures will not be lifted immediately.

KATHMANDU, April 10: When India's Modi government was struggling to calm down the country's Muslim population over the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC) bill late December last year, PM KP Sharma Oli's twitter handle (@PM_Nepal) “accidentally” retweeted a tweet (by Indian journalist @DilliDurAst) where Sonia Gandhi was criticizing Modi for crackdown on protests. This was December 20, 2019.

KATHMANDU, April 8: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has lauded the role played by the Nepal Army in the fight against novel coronavirus. The Prime Minister said this in a message sent to the newly-commissioned officer cadets completing officer cadet basic course at the Nepali Military Academy, Kharipati, Bhaktapur. A total of 132 cadets including four foreign nationals completed the 48th batch of the course today.

KATHMANDU, March 27: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli was admitted to Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital late Thursday with complaints of chest pain and breathing difficulty.

‘Galbandi’ hit maker Prakash Saput donated Rs 200,000 to COVID- 19 minimization fund established by the Government of Nepal.

KATHMANDU, March 22: President Bidya Devi Bhandari and Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli have held discussions on the contemporary issues of the country as well as about the measures taken to prevent pandemic COVID-19.

KATHMANDU, March 20: The government has banned long distance vehicles from plying the roads from March 23 until further notice due to coronavirus outbreak fears.

KATHMANDU, March 20: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Friday said that all international incoming flights have been restricted from March 22 to 31 to rein in coronavirus.

KATHMADU, March 20: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is currently addressing the nation from his official residence Baluwatar.

KATHMANDU, March 15: Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli, despite recuperating from kidney transplant surgery, is taking part in a meeting of SAARC leaders via video conferencing on Sunday.

PM Oli discharged from hospital

March 14, 2020 07:58 am

KATHMANDU, March 14: After  spending 12 days in hospital, Prime Minister KP Oli was discharged from Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH) at Maharajgunj  on Friday evening. He was  taken directly  to his official residence at Baluwatar.

PM Oli discharged from hospital

March 13, 2020 19:03 pm

KATHMANDU, March 13: Prime Minister K.P Sharma Oli has been discharged from TU Teaching Hospital this evening after ten days of his kidney transplant.

KATHMANDU, March 13: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, who underwent kindney transplant ten days ago, is all set to be discharged from TU Teaching Hospital today evening.

KATHMANDU, March 13: Leaders of Nepal, Sri Lanka, the Maldives and Bhutan have welcomed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's proposal to chalk out joint strategy against coronavirus.