KATHMANDU, Sept 15: CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that they may have to take to the streets to bring amendments to the current constitution.

Dahal calls standing committee meeting

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KATHMANDU, Sept 14: CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has called a meeting of the standing committee of the party at the party’s headquarters in Parisdanda at 3PM.

KATHMANDU, Sept 10: Vice President of Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Fatima Sumar, who is on a four-day visit to Nepal, has intensified meetings with top leaders of various political parties.

KATHMANDU, Sept 9: A meeting of the top leaders of the ruling parties is currently underway at the Prime Minister’s Official Residence in Baluwatar. Sources said the meeting has been organized to forge consensus among the ruling parties to endorse the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) agreement through parliament.

KATHMANDU, Sept 8: CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) agreement with the USA was being used to break the ruling coalition.

KATHMANDU, September 4: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has held discussions with the Speaker of the House of Representatives (HoR), Agni Prasad Sapkota and other leaders of the ruling alliance. The meeting was held at Baluwatar in the presence of CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal and CPN (Unified Socialist) Chairman Madhav Kumar Nepal earlier today.

KATHMANDU, September 1: CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has met with CPN (Unified Socialist) senior leader Jhalanath Khanal at the latter’s residence in Dallu today.

Deuba, Dahal, Nepal meet at Baluwatar

August 29, 2021 12:45 pm

KATHMANDU, August 29: A meeting among Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal and CPN (Unified Socialist) Chairman Madhav Kumar Nepal was held today at the PM’s residence in Baluwatar on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, August 28: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba and CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal met earlier this morning. According to Ganga Dahal, daughter and personal secretary of Chairman Dahal, the two discussed the issue of giving full shape to the Deuba-led Cabinet.

KATHMANDU, August 18: CPN (Maoist center) Chairperson Pushpa Kamal Dahal has underscored the need for self-review and determination, citing the complaints that Maoists have forgotten their ‘revolutionary character and culture’ after the peace agreement was signed.

KATHMANDU, August 14: CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has proposed holding the party's national convention from December26 to 28 in Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, August 8: Former Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has expressed his dissatisfaction over the government’s failure to accelerate the work for providing relief supplies to flood and landslide victims of Melamchi in Sindhupalchowk.

MANANG, August 7: Former Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal and Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation, Pampha Bhusal reached Manang today to observe the damage caused by floods and landslides in the region.

KATHMANDU, May 26:  Chairperson of CPN (Maoist Centre), Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that there is no option to waging a struggle against regressive thoughts and tendencies as Buddha did against the traditional thinking and awareness.

KATHMANDU, May 10: Chairman of CPN (Maoist Center) Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that Prime Minister K P Oli does not have any moral ground to seek a vote of confidence in the parliament that he dissolved earlier.

KATHMANDU, May 8: Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba and CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal have reached an understanding to foil the bid of Prime Minister K P Oli to secure vote of confidence from parliament.

Announces to forge electoral alliance with other parties to reduce Oli-led UML to fourth largest party in upcoming elections

KATHMANDU, April 3: Chairman of the CPN (Maoist Center), Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that the country’s political scenario has taken a turn for the better.

KATHMANDU, March 30: Chairman of CPN (Maoist Center) Pushpa Kamal Dahal has filed a review petition against the Supreme Court verdict that invalidated the unification between the erstwhile CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center).

KAVRE, March 24: Chairperson of CPN (Maoist Centre) Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' on Wednesday said that discussions on the course that the party should pursue were underway in the party’s central committee.

KATHMANDU, March 16: The Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Center) has picked its Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal as its parliamentary party leader.

BUTWAL, March 12: Chairman of Nepal Communist Party (Maoist Center), Pushpa Kamal Dahal said that he presented a 19-page political report in an apparent bid to revolt against Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli.

KATHMANDU, March 9: President of the Nepali Congress, Sher Bahadur Deuba and Chairman of the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Center) held a meeting at the former’s Budhanilkantha-based residence on Tuesday.

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.

KATHMANDU, Feb 28: Submitting his written response to the Supreme Court over contempt of court charge on Sunday, one of the two chairmen of the Dahal-Nepal faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP), Pushpa Kamal Dahal said that courts can never be influenced by rallies, slogans and speeches.

KATHMANDU, Feb 27: Rival faction chairman of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP), Pushpa Kamal Dahal has courted a serious controversy after he said in a television interview that a power equation between their faction of the NCP, Nepali Congress and Janata Samajbadi Party would be 'comfortable' to India as well.

KATHMANDU, Feb 25: The Supreme Court (SC) has asked Pushpa Kamal Dahal, chairman of Dahal-Nepal faction of Nepal Communist Party (NCP) to present himself or his representatives in the court with a written response on the contempt of court case filed against him.

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: Chairman of the rival faction of the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Pushpa Kamal Dahal has expressed confidence that the Supreme Court will reinstate the dissolved House of Representatives (HoR), correcting the unconstitutional move taken by Prime Minister KP Oli.

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.

Sources claimed that Prime Minister Oli along with a few senior leaders of his faction is visiting the EC office to furnish claims to recognize his faction of the party as the official NCP.

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.

ARGHAKHANCHI, Jan 30: Former energy minister Barsha Man Pun has said that the then Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal and former energy minister Janardan Sharma should be given full credit for ending the chronic load-shedding problem that Nepal witnessed for a long time.

BIRATNAGAR, Jan 29: Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Dahal-Nepal faction Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that the country has been witnessing a big political crisis of late.

KATHMANDU, Jan 28: The Election Commission (EC) has invited both factions of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) for holding discussions on the preparations for the upcoming midterm elections.

The election body says NCP is still one on legal ground.

KATHMANDU, Jan 23: Rival faction of Chairman of Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Pushpa Kamal Dahal and the top leader of Janata Samajbadi Party Dr Baburam Bhattarai have held a joint meeting with Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun at the latter's office in Lainchaur, sparking fresh speculation in the political circle.

KATHMANDU, Jan 17: Chairperson of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (Dahal-Nepal faction), Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Sunday accused Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli of killing the constitution by dissolving parliament.

“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 13: Chairman of the rival faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that they will be provided the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) as the name and Sun as the election symbol of the party by the Election Commission (EC).

Shatrudhan Mahato who is close to the Dahal-Nepal faction has been elected as the party’s parliamentary leader in the province, replacing Mandal.

KATHMANDU, Jan 4: Chairperson of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (Dahal-Nepal faction) Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Monday left for Mumbai, India, for his wife Sita's treatment.

KATHMANDU, Dec 30: Sita Dahal, wife of Pushpa Kamal Dahal, has been admitted to Mediciti Hospital for treatment on Wednesday.

What next in Nepal?

December 30, 2020 07:00 am

If the Supreme Court reinstates the House, state of emergency will be declared. Oli then may join hands with pro-monarchy forces which have been demanding constitutional monarchy and a Hindu state.

KATHMANDU, Dec 28: The vertical split in the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) following the decision of Prime Minister KP Oli to dissolve the House of Representatives (HoR) has sent ripples across the provincial governments led by the NCP in the country.

KATHMANDU, Dec 26: Vice chairman of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP), Bamdev Gautam reached Khumaltar, Lalitpur to meet the party’s Executive Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal following a split in the party after the dissolution of the House of Representatives (HoR) by the party’s other Chairman and Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli.

KATHMANDU, Dec 24: The rival faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) led by Pushpa Kamal Dahal and Madhav Kumar Nepal has decided to take to the streets against the government's decision to dissolve the House of Representatives.

KATHMANDU, Dec 23: Pushpa Kamal Dahal, who was elected as the parliamentary party leader by a rival faction of the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) lawmakers close to Dahal and senior leader Madhav Kumar Nepal, has said that his first priority would be to restore the dissolved House of Representatives (HoR) and form a new government.

KATHMANDU, Dec 23: The Dahal-Nepal faction of the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has elected Pushpa Kamal Dahal as their parliamentary leader.

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.