Dancing with Deuba

July 21, 2024 08:30 am

There is an astrological predicament: Deuba becoming PM for the seventh time. He has already served five terms; two more terms to go. This has become a popular joke, cynicism, or even a criticism of Deuba.

KATHMANDU, July 14: Three years ago, on July 12, 2021 (Asar 28, 2078), CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli was ousted from the government following a Supreme Court verdict. Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba then assumed command of the government. Coincidentally, three years later, Sher Bahadur Deuba, president of the Nepali Congress, approached President Ram Chandra Paudel with signatures of support from his party to make KP Sharma Oli the prime minister.

KATHMANDU, July 2: Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba briefed party officials on the agreement with the CPN-UML during a meeting of party office-bearers and former office-bearers at his residence in Budhanilkantha this morning.

KATHMANDU, May 26: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has urged the major opposition Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba to end the ongoing deadlock in parliament.

KATHMANDU, March 6: Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba visited the residence of CPN (Unified Socialist) Chairman Madhav Kumar Nepal in Koteshwar today.

WALING, Jan 25: Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that his party forged an alliance in forming the government as his party has not obtained a majority given the provisions of the constitution.

JANAKPURDHAM, Dec 22: Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba has blamed the electoral system behind the formation of alliance government. He argued it is the electoral system that ensures inclusion and proportional representation, but not a single- party majority.

KATHMANDU, Oct 29: Visiting United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres today paid a courtesy visit to Nepali Congress (NC) President and former Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba.

KATHMANDU, Sept 21: Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba has nominated eight individuals as Central Working Committee (CWC) members. The appointments were made in accordance with Article 21 (10) of the NC statute.

KATHMANDU, Sept 7: Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba has expressed sorrow over the demise of Mukunda Rijal, the NC regional president from the Kathmandu electoral constituency-7 and Kathmandu metropolis ward number 16 chair.

KATHMANDU, Sept 2: Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba reached the Chhauni-based Birendra Sainik Hospital today and took stock of the health of party Vice President and Deputy Prime Minister Purna Bahadur Khadka.

KATHMANDU, August 11: The differences between the two main ruling parties, the Nepali Congress (NC) and the CPN (Maoist Center), have widened following the latest arrest of NC lawmaker Sunil Sharma in connection with fake academic certificates.

KATHMANDU, July 18: The Nepali Congress (NC) Disciplinary Committee has proposed action against 87 people and acquittal of 35 people for their activities against the decisions of the party and the party alliance in matters related to the elections at various levels.

KATHMANDU, July 5: Nepali Congress (NC)  has called a meeting of its central committee on July 12. On Wednesday,  the party’s President  Sher Bahadur Deuba along with  the vice-president  and general secretaries decided the date for the central committee meeting.

KATHMANDU, June 14: Nepali Congress (NC) President and former Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has flown to Singapore for medical treatment. His wife, Arju Rana Deuba, has accompanied him to Singapore.

KATHMANDU, May 10: Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba has called a meeting of the party’s top leaders following the arrest of senior leader Bal Krishna Khand in connection with the fake Bhutanese refugee scam.

KATHMANDU, April 17: The top leaders of the three major parties are scheduled to hold a meeting today.

KATHMANDU, April 10: The Supreme Court rejected the writ petition demanding that Nepali Congress President and former Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba should not be recognized as the main opposition party leader.

KATHMANDU, March 20: President of the Nepali Congress (NC),  Sher Bahadur Deuba has emphasized the need for moving ahead with consensus on common issues of national concern.

KATHMANDU, Feb 28: Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba has sent a letter to CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli asking for votes to senior NCleader Ramchandra Poudel, who has become a candidate on behalf of the eight-party alliance, in the presidential election to be held on March 9.

KATHMANDU, Feb 9: The Supreme Court has denied issuing an interim order in a writ petition filed against Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba in the status of main opposition leader.

KATHMANDU, Jan 10: Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba has proposed to give a vote of confidence to Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal, who is scheduled to take a vote of confidence in parliament later today.

KATHMANDU, Jan 7: Nepali Congress (NC), which is the largest party in the House of Representatives, has expedited negotiations to revive the electoral alliances it had forged with four other parties including CPN (Maoist Center), CPN (Unified Socialist) and Loktantrik Samajbadi Party

KATHMANDU, Jan 5: As Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal, who is planning to seek a vote of confidence in parliament on January 10, has intensified negotiations with other parties, Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba is also quietly holding negotiations with the leaders of various parties that have supported the new government.

KATHMANDU, Dec 27: Outgoing Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba will leave the Prime Minister’s Residence in Baluwatar on Thursday.

NC leaders demand Deuba's resignation

December 26, 2022 13:05 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 26: Leaders of his own party have asked Sher Bahadur Deuba, president of the Nepali Congress (NC), to resign from the post.

Deuba calls and congratulates Dahal

December 26, 2022 12:25 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 26: Outgoing Prime Minister and President of Nepali Congress Sher Bahadur Deuba called and congratulated the newly-appointed Prime Minister and Chairman of CPN (Maoist Center) Pushpa Kamal Dahal.

Dahal breaks ruling alliance, becomes PM with support of seven parties including UML

KATHMANDU, Dec 25: Amid concerns that the coalition partners have  parted their ways, Minister for Communications and Information Technology, Gyanendra Bahadur Karki expressed his belief that Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba will succeed in keeping the ruling coalition intact.

KATHMANDU, Dec 24: Nepali Congress (NC) lawmakers have demanded the formation of a new government under the leadership of party President Sher Bahadur Deuba.

KATHMANDU, Dec 21: Nepali Congress (NC) General Secretary Gagan Kumar Thapa has said that prime minister and party President Sher Bahadur Deuba has to withdraw his candidacy for the leader of the parliamentary party (PP) and make a historic decision.

KATHMANDU, Dec 14: Prime Minister and Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba has expressed deep sorrow over the demise of 11 people in a jeep accident that occurred in Jajarkot district on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 11: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has requested all levels of government to unite for the successful implementation of federalism.

KATHMANDU, Dec 8: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that the Jyapu community, known as a hardworking and honest community, is an integral part of the Nepali society and culture.

KATHMANDU, Dec 7: The political parties and candidates who participated in the House of Representatives and Provincial Assembly elections held on November 20 have start submitting details of their election-related expenses.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Dec 1: Maoist Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal wants to maintain the current alliance and become the first Prime Minister of the new government. He also revealed that he has claimed the leadership of the new government after meeting with the current Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba.

KATHMANDU, Nov 29: Nepali Congress(NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba, who is facing mounting pressure within his party to pave the way for youth leadership, has started soliciting votes for the crucial Parliamentary Party (PP) leader’s elections due in next few weeks.

KATHMANDU, Nov 28: Meetings and discussions between the top leaders of the five-party ruling coalition have begun as the vote count of the House of Representatives and provincial assemblies elections held on November 20 is nearing the final stage.

KATHMANDU, Nov 24: As the final results of the House of Representatives and provincial assembly elections are pouring in from across the country, top leaders of two major political parties—Nepali Congress(NC) and CPN-UML – have started initiating dialogues to forge alliance with the CPN (Maoist Center).

DADELDHURA, Nov 19: Security has been beefed up in Dadeldhura, the home district of Prime Minister and Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba, in view of the elections to the Member of the House of Representatives and Province Assembly. The voting for the twin elections is taking place on Sunday across the country.

PM Deuba arriving in Dailekh today

November 15, 2022 13:27 pm

KARNALI, Nov 15: Prime Minister and Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba is arriving in Dailekh today.

CHITWAN, Nov 12: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has arrived in Chitwan to address an election assembly organized by democratic-left alliance here today.

KHALANGA (DARCHULA) Nov 9: Prime Minister and Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba has said the country’s revised political and administrative map that includes Nepali territories, Kalapani, Limpiyadhura and Lipulekh was passed with collective voice from the parliament.

KATHMANDU, Nov 9: Prime Minister and Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba has expressed his sorrow over the demise of Province 1 Minister Shekhar Chandra Thapa.

KATHMANDU, Nov 9: Prime Minister and President of Nepali Congress Sher Bahadur Deuba has instructed the relevant agencies to arrange immediate and proper treatment of injured in the earthquake-affected areas.

DADELDHURA, Nov 5: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba is addressing two election assemblies in the district today.

KATHMANDU, Nov 3: Nepali Congress (NC) President and Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has reached his home district Dadeldhura to address the public meeting organized for election campaign.

KATHMANDU, Oct 22: Prime Minister and President of Nepali Congress (NC) Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that it is natural for the ruling five parties to form an electoral alliance to safeguard the constitution.

KATHMANDU, Oct 18: CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli has said that he is ready to participate in a ‘live debate’ with Nepali Congress (NC) President and Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba for an agenda-based debate.

PM Deuba grieves over Joshi's demise

October 16, 2022 11:01 am

KATHMANDU, Oct 16: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has expressed sorrow over the death of Centenarian Satya Mohan Joshi. He died at the age of 103 while undergoing treatment at KIST Medical College, Gwarko, Lalitpur this morning.