KATHMANDU, August 29: CPN-UML General Secretary Shankar Pokharel has said that in order to bring the Nepali politics back on the right track, the party’s Chairman KP Sharma Oli had to be put forward as the prime ministerial candidate.

SURKHET, July 24: CPN-UML General Secretary Shankar Pokharel has said that the way the Citizenship Bill was passed through parliament with the consent of the Maoists immediately after the India visit by Chairman of the CPN (Maoist Center) Pushpa Kamal Dahal is suspicious.

KATHMANDU, July 24: CPN-UML General Secretary Shankar Pokharel has expressed his dissatisfaction to the political parties for failing to come together in regard to the nation's development and prosperity.

KATHMANDU, July 21: CPN-UML General Secretary Shankar Pokharel has claimed that CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal is running abroad to become the prime minister again.

CPN-UML General Secretary Shankar Pokharel has said that the party is not in favor of changing the government.

DHARAN, Feb 5: CPN-UML General Secretary Shankar Pokharel has accused the coalition government of showing anti-democratic character by moving ahead with a plan to make the local governments without people's representatives.

KATHMANDU, Jan 14: CPN-UML General Secretary Shankar Pokharel has tested positive for COVID-19. He tested positive through a PCR test conducted on Friday.

KATHMANDU, August 11: The chief minister (CM) of Lumbini Province, Shankar Pokharel resigned from his post on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, August 11: A no-confidence motion filed earlier against Chief Minister of Lumbini Province Shankar Pokharel is being discussed in the provincial assembly on Wednesday.

BUTWAL, June 13: The policies and programs of Lumbini Province for the new fiscal year were endorsed by a meeting of the provincial assembly on Sunday.

No-confidence motion registered against Lumbini CM Pokharel for second time

BUTWAL, May 2: Shankar Pokharel has been re-appointed as the chief minister of Lumbini Province.

DANG, May 2: Bimala Khatri, who was elected as a member of the Lumbini Province Assembly from the erstwhile Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has opted to stay with the CPN (Maoist Center).

KATHMANDU, May 2: Hours after the resignation by chief minister of Lumbini Province, Shankar Pokharel, the ruling CPN-UML has decided to form a new government under the leadership of Pokharel himself.

BUTWAL, May 2: The resignation of the chief minister of Lumbini Province, Shankar Pokharel has been approved.

KATHMANDU, May 2: Chief Minister of Lumbini Province Shankar Pokharel has tendered resignation on Sunday.

Chief Minister Pokharel reshuffled his cabinet shortly after two ministers belonging to the CPN (Maoist Ministers) – Kul Prasad KC and Sudarshan Baral – tendered resignation shortly before filing a no-confidence motion.

BUTWAL, April 19: Chief Minister of Lumbini Province, Shankar Pokharel has reshuffled his Cabinet.

BUTWAL, April 19: A no-confidence motion has been registered against Shankar Pokharel, Chief Minister of Lumbini Province.

BUTWAL, Jan 12: Defending the dissolution of the 275-member House of Representatives (HoR) by Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, one of his close aids Shankar Pokharel has said that the dark clouds in the Nepali political sky would clear after the elections announced for April and May this year.

BUTWAL, Oct 6: Chief Minister of Province 5 Shankar Pokharel has said that Rapti Valley of Dang has been discovered as the most appropriate place for the capital of Province 5 as it “rightly represents the common psychology of the people of the province.”