“During this difficult time Poudel talked to both Oli and Dahal’s top aides to find a middle path,” said a National Assembly member close to Poudel. “He was on high alert even before Oli and Dahal’s disagreement became public. He was talking to everyone,” added the National Assembly member.
The Nepal Communist Party (NCP) secretariat has decided to nominate the party’s vice-chairperson Bamdev Gautam as a member of the National Assembly. Narayan Kaji Shrestha and few other NCP leaders who had lost the election have already been nominated to the National Assembly. People have voiced strong objections to such nominations, jeopardizing the legitimacy of the Assembly itself. People are talking of the Assembly as a place to settle the rejected political leaders.
KATHMANDU, Sept 10: Chairman duo of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) K P Sharma Oli and Pushpa Kamal Dahal have agreed to endorse the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Compact through parliament after making necessary amendments to the agreement.
KATHMANDU, Sept 7: The Standing Committee (SC) meeting of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) is scheduled to be held on September 11, according to Prime Minister K P Oli's Press Adviser Surya Thapa.
KATHMANDU, Aug 13: After a hiatus of seven days, executive chairperson of the ruling Nepal Communist Party, Pushpa Kamal Dahal and another chairperson of the party and prime Minister KP Sharma Oli held a meeting at the latter's official residence in Baluwatar on Thursday morning.
KATHMANDU, Aug 3: Intra-party dispute in the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has shown no sign of coming closer to an end even on Monday as Prime Minister K P Oli and Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal differ whether to call the party’s Secretariat meeting or the Standing Committee meeting to resolve the differences.
KATHMANDU, July 25: Stating that the possibility of the split of his party is not over yet, chairman of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Pushpa Kamal Dahal has alleged that a group of people registered the CPN-UML at the Election Commission (EC) at the behest of the party’s another chairman and Prime Minister KP Oli.
KATHMANDU, July 21: The month-long row within the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has taken a new twist after Prime Minister K P Oli promised Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal to extend his support during the party’s unity general convention, likely to be held within a year.
KATHMANDU, July 5: Amid growing intra-party rift within the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP), top leaders of the rival factions have held a meeting with President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Sunday morning.
KATHMANDU, July 3: Chairpersons of the ruling Nepal Communist Party KP Sharma Oli and Pushpa Kamal Dahal held a meeting on Friday apparently in a bid to resolve their differences over a host of issues including the growing call for the resignation of Oli from the post of Prime Minister within the party.
KATHMANDU, July 3: The intra-party disputes within the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) took a new twist on Thursday after Prime Minister KP Oli decided to prorogue the ongoing session of the federal parliament. The decision of Prime Minister Oli, who is lately under pressure to quit from power, has left many asking a question: What will happen next?
KATHMANDU, July 2: At a time when the intra-party row in the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) is at its peak due to factional feud over a host of issues including the performance of the KP Oli-led government, executive chairman of the party, Pushpa Kamal Dahal held a meeting with President Bidya Devi Bhandari at Sheetal Niwas, the President’s Office on Thursday.
KATHMANDU, May 7: Executive Chairperson of the ruling Nepal Communist Party, Pushpa Kamal Dahal, on Thursday said that the party's Standing Committee meeting scheduled for today had been postponed at the last minute due to the lack of homework.
KATHMANDU, April 29: A Secretariat meeting of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) is currently underway at the Prime Minister’s Official Residence in Baluwatar. The meeting that began at 5 pm is being seen with keen interest as both Prime Minister K P Oli and the rival factions within the party are expected to show their strength within the party.
KATHMANDU, April 29: The ruling Nepal Communist Party’s disputes surfaced after Prime Minister K P Oli introduced a controversial ordinance to facilitate the split of the Socialist Party led by Upendra Yadav. This episode has now reached its climax, as rival factions seek to oust Oli from power.
KATHMANDU, April 22: Prime Minister and Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Chair KP Sharma Oli and another Chair of the party Pushpa Kamal Dahal have begun discussions with the lawmakers representing the party in the Federal Parliament on the occasion of the party establishment day.
KATHMANDU, April 22: Nepal Communist Party (NCP) chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' has said it is the historic responsibility of the NCP to prepare the basis of socialism by respecting the public mandate and aspirations while defeating the reactionary conspiracy.
KATHMANDU, April 11: While the parliaments and their committees in many countries have been holding virtual meetings for coordination and monitoring of their response to the coronavirus pandemic, a new debate has started in Nepal over setting up an inter-party political mechanism for a similar purpose.
In January 2020, in a festival to mark Tharu culture, Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ made what by any standards is an unusual statement. He rejected the idea that the 17,000 deaths from decade-long conflict could be blamed on him. But he readily accepted responsibility for 5000 deaths. Certainly some organisations have clearly been responsible for many more deaths than this. In the case of the Nazis and Khmer Rouge, to name but two, they were responsible for millions of innocent deaths. But this sort of perverse number game does nothing to diminish the significance of Prachanda’s admission.
SUKUTE, Mar 1: Executive Chairman of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Pushpa Kamal Dahal has revealed that their attempt to amend the constitution was made at the behest of the party’s senior leader Bam Dev Gautam.
KATHMANDU, Feb 22: Chairman of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that Nepali communists have a tendency of turning corrupt once they come into the power despite having a political background of contributing to revolutionary changes in the country.
SURKHET, Feb 19: Nepal Communist Party chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' has claimed that this party has changed the political landscape of Nepal. He said this in his inaugural address to the Karnali province-level frontline cadres' gathering organized by NCP at Karnali province capital Surkhet on Tuesday
KATHMANDU, Jan 25: Chairman of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that projects under the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) will be expedited in the best interests of the country after negotiating with the US on its terms and conditions if deemed necessary.
KATHMANDU, Jan 22: Chairman of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Pushpa Kamal Dahal has urged the Chairman of Samajbadi Party Nepal and his former colleague Dr Baburam Bhattarai and a senior leader of the same party Ashok Rai to join his party instead of being role less in their party.
KATHMANDU, Jan 17: The statement of ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal in public that he takes responsibility for the killing of 5,000 people in the course of the decade-long Maoist armed insurgency and that he would secure the early release of someone convicted for the Tikapur massacre has stirred serious debate in the legal fraternity.
KATHMANDU, Jan 16: Chairman of ruling Nepal Communist Party, Pushpa Kamal Dahal, who led the decade-long Maoist armed insurgency, said on Wednesday that as the leader of the rebel group he would take responsibility for the killings of 5,000 people during that conflict, but not 17,000.
BIRATNAGAR, Jan 12: Even though ruling party members of the provincial assembly of Province 1 have been saying in public that an 'agreement will be reached among political parties over naming the province', the process of formally deciding a name has been in limbo for the past several months while the provincial government awaits a nod from the center.
KATHMANDU, Jan 11: An effort made by Prime Minister KP Oli and Chairman of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Pushpa Kamal Dahal to pick a new House speaker candidate from within the NCP failed as Deputy Speaker Shiva Maya Tumbahangphe insisted that she would resign from the post only if she is offered the post of speaker.
SINDHULI, Jan 4: Targeting Visit Nepal Year (VNY), Chetana Village Resort has come into operation at Khaniya Kharka in the district. Operator of the resort, Yadav Humagain said the total investment for the resort stood at Rs 120 million.
KATHMANDU, Dec 21: Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has hinted at prolonging the parliamentary endorsement process for the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) grant provided by the United States if the grant is part of America’s Indo-Pacific Strategy.
KATHMANDU, Dec 6: Chairman of ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that Nepal should first make an attempt to resolve the issue of the Kalapani border through political and diplomatic negotiations.
KATHMANDU, Nov 29: Chairman of the ruling Nepal Communist Party Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Thursday said that Nepal should not agree to 'China-India Plus’ cooperation model pushed forward by the two immediate neighbors.