KATHMANDU, Jan 17: Advocate Santosh Bhandari has said that the Prime Minister does not have the right to dissolve the House of Representatives, which has a full term of five years, midway. Bhandari today on behalf of the writ petitioners spoke during a hearing on a writ petition against the HoR dissolution that is ongoing at the Constitutional Bench of the Supreme Court.
KATHMANDU, Jan 7: Leader of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP), Bamdev Gautam, said that he would have resigned from the post (if he were the prime minister) if there were attempts to oust him through a vote of no-confidence.
Should the Supreme Court nullify the dissolution and reinstate the House, PM Oli’s position will be threatened and he will need to scramble for new alliances with Nepali Congress and the Janata Samajwadi Party.
KATHMANDU, Jan 2: Prime Minister K P Oli has said that the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has started moving forward smoothly after “two rusty nuts and bolts got loosened and fell apart. Prime Minister Oli was referring to the party's Executive Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal and senior leader Madhav Kumar Nepal, who decided to remove Oli from the post of party chairman after the lower house of parliament was dissolved.
KATHMANDU, Jan 1: Prime Minister KP Oli has said that the application filed by the Pushpa Kamal Dahal and Madhav Nepal-led faction regarding the official recognition of their faction as the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) was trashed by the election body.
KATHMANDU, Jan 1: Prime Minister KP Oli has accused executive chairman of the recently-split Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Pushpa Kamal Dahal of investing in media and running media through relatives to erode his credibility.
KATHMANDU, Dec 30: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, who is also the chairperson of a faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party, accused Pushpa Kamal Dahal of breaching various agreements reached between them on multiple occasions to keep the party unity intact.
KATHMANDU, Dec 24: A central committee meeting of the Oli-led faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has decided to curtail the executive rights granted to Executive Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal.
KATHMANDU, Dec 22: As the final preparation to announce formal split of the party, rival factions led by KP Sharma Oli and Pushpa Kamal Dahal of the ruling Nepal Communist Party are holding separate central committee meetings in Kathmandu on Tuesday.
KATHMANDU, Dec 21: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that he was forced to take the decision to dissolve parliament after conspiracies were made against his government and it was not allowed to function properly.
KATHMANDU, Dec 21: A day after the Standing Committee meeting of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) decided to take disciplinary action against the party’s chairperson KP Sharma Oli for his act of dissolving the House of Representatives and announcing midterm elections, the party informed the Election Commission (EC) about the same on Monday.
KATHMANDU, Dec 21: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Monday said that he was forced to dissolve parliament and announce mid-term elections after he learnt about a plan to file a vote of no-confidence against him and impeach President Bidya Devi Bhandari through parliament.
KATHMANDU, Dec 21: Prime minister and chairperson of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) KP Sharma Oli held a gathering of his party’s lawmakers of the dissolved House of Representatives who are close to him.
KATHMANDU, Dec 13: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has expressed Nepal’s commitment to submit enhanced Nationally Determined Contributions by the end of this year and develop an ambitious long-term strategy on climate change to reach the net zero-carbon scenario by 2050.
KATHMANDU, Nov 28: Referring to the recent report of Transparency International that the corruption perception had increased significantly in Nepal in the past 12 months, a civil society group has alleged that Prime Minister K P Oli had himself obstructed anti-graft bodies of the government to probe cases of big corruption in the country.
TAPLEJUNG, Nov 19: Prime Minister K P Oli is visiting the Ghunsa area in Taplejung district on Sunday. District Administration Office, Taplejung has received information about the visit that was earlier scheduled for Friday. The visit was put off in the eleventh hour amid deepening intra-party rift within the ruling Nepal Communist Party(NCP)
KATHMANDU, Nov 4: Hinting at recent media reports that rival faction leaders within the party are preparing to oust him from power, Prime Minister K P Oli has alleged that a section of people in the country is trying to bring instability in the country.