ITAHARI, Oct 10: Sunsari leader of the Nepali Congress (NC), Rajiv Koirala who has staked his claim to the post of Province 1 chief minister has said that the senior leader of the party Ram Chandra Paudel and leaders from the Koirala family have not raised a single question over the decision of the party’s President Sher Bahadur Deuba.
KATHMANDU, Oct 3: The ruling CPN (Maoist Center) is scheduled to hold discussions in the standing committee (SC) meeting on Sunday regarding the leaders to be sent from the party to join the government as ministers.
KATHMANDU, Sept 23: A meeting of the top leaders of the ruling parties on Wednesday ended inconclusively as the coalition partners could not agree on a power sharing deal in the new cabinet. The top leaders are expected to sit again today to finalize the deal.
KATHMANDU, Sept 12: A meeting of the ruling coalition held on Sunday morning failed to draw any conclusion on the issue of cabinet expansion once again. The meeting was held at the Prime Minister’s residence in Baluwatar.
KATHMANDU, Sept 10: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has asked the top leaders of the ruling coalition partners for the list of ministers saying that it has become too late to give full shape to the cabinet.
KATHMANDU, Sept 8: Bagmati Province Chief Minister Asta Laxmi Shakya has expanded the Cabinet today, inducting six ministers and four ministers of state into her Cabinet. In the expanded Cabinet, Rachana Khadka, Bijay Subedi, Shanti Prasad Poudel, Pradip Kumar Katuwal have been appointed as ministers for Economic Affairs and Planning; Social Development; and Industry, Tourism, Forest and Environment and Health, respectively.
KATHMANDU, August 30: A meeting between members of the ruling coalition government is currently underway at the Prime Minister’s residence in Baluwatar. Sources said the meeting is focused on finalizing the allocation of ministries to coalition partners and giving full shape to the cabinet that has only six members even a month after the formation of a new government.
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, Aug 5: The 'indecisiveness' of the Madhav Kumar Nepal-led faction of the CPN-UML over whether to join the government has caused an inordinate delay in the expansion of the Sher Bahadur Deuba-led Cabinet.
KATHMANDU, Jan 5: Supreme Court on Monday sought written clarification from the government over the latter's decision to expand cabinet even after the recommendation made to dissolve the House of Representatives.