Often, petty interests of political parties override national interests. Since more parties mean more diverse interests, undue pressure is put on the Prime Minister to reconcile differences, and at a certain point, it leads to their breaking.
Despite their past ideological and organizational differences, the fact that Dahal and Oli have reunited has led many to question whether the coalition is driven by opportunism rather than a shared vision or policy agenda.
BHAKTAPUR, Oct 27: President of Nepali Congress (NC), Sher Bahadur Deuba has pledged to address the grievances of Bhaktapur NC workers after the election. In a meeting with the party workers in Madhyapur Thimi on Thursday, Deuba said due to the compulsion of the alliance, the provincial assembly (2) seat of Bhaktapur had to be given to other parties. This will be compensated after the election.
KARNALI, Oct 24: Prime Minister and Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba has said the ruling five-party alliance has safeguarded constitution and federalism, calling the alliance a historical necessity.
KATHMANDU, September 15: Nepali Congress leader Prakashman Singh has claimed that the then erstwhile CPN government led by KP Oli did not act according to Nepal's constitution and dissolved parliament twice, so the coalition government was formed to protect the constitution.
KATHMANDU, July 17: Nepali Congress President and Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has made it clear that he will proceed in harmony with the political parties in the ruling coalition in the province and House of Representatives elections. Deuba made it clear that there is no option to form a coalition in the upcoming elections at the meeting of the central committee held at the party central office on Saturday. The meeting of the Central Committee will continue from Monday.
KATHMANDU, July 12: UML Chairperson KP Sharma Oli has said that the current five-party coalition government is dead. In an interaction with editors on Monday, Oli said that the government, which has become lifeless, would spread cholera in society.
BUTWAL, July 10: Chairman of the CPN (Unified Socialist) Madhav Kumar Nepal has said that the alliance is a national necessity. Stating that the five-party alliance has saved the country from various crises, he said that it will continue till the next election as per the needs of the country.
KATHMANDU, June 15: The CPN (Unified Socialist) has concluded that the ruling coalition parties have not been sincere and do not want to form an alliance with the party, after reviewing the local level elections.
MADHYAPUR THIMI, May 18: Nepali Congress (NC) candidate Surendra Shrestha registered his win as a mayor of Madhyapur Thimi municipality. Shrestha defeated CPN-UML candidate Madan Sundar Shrestha by a margin of 4,063 votes.
KATHMANDU, April 16: CPN (Maoist Center) leader and Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Pampha Bhusal has stressed on the need to follow the instructions of the top leaders of the ruling coalition.
BIRATNAGAR, April 1: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Minister Prem Bahadur Ale has said that the decision made by Nepali Congress (NC) has given enthusiasm to the coalition for the upcoming elections.
KATHMANDU, Feb 16: A meeting of the five-party ruling coalition has been called for Thursday. The meeting is scheduled for 3PM at the official residence of Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba. The meeting is said to discuss forging consensus over the US-funded Millenium Challenge Corporation (MCC) compact agreement before tabling it in parliament.
KATHMANDU, Feb 7: The government has informed Speaker of the House of Representatives (HoR), Agni Prasad Sapkota, regarding its preparations to table the US-funded Millenium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Compact Agreement at parliament.
KATHMANDU, Jan 7: The high-level political coordination committee meeting of the ruling alliance held at the official residence of Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba on Friday has decided to take initiatives for the smooth running of parliament.
KATHMANDU, Jan 5: CPN (Unified Socialist) Chairperson Madhav Kumar Nepal has assured that the coalition between the Nepali Congress and his party will get continuity in other elections in the future as well.
SURKHET, Dec 8: The government of Karnali Province has not been able to take full shape due to the disagreements seen in the distribution of ministerial berths among the coalition partners - Nepali Congress (NC), CPN (Maoist Center), and CPN (Unified Socialist).
KATHMANDU, Mar 5: Leaders of the ruling left alliance and the Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) held two rounds of talks on Sunday to finalize a coalition deal but the negotiations ended inconclusively, according to the leaders.
KATHMANDU, Feb 10: Ending over two-month long political speculation, the Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) and Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) have inked a deal to form a coalition government in Province 2, the only plain-only province in the country.
KATHMANDU, Feb 3: A cloud of political uncertainty hovers over Province 2 as negotiations over the formation of the government in the sole plains-only province fail to gather pace even two months after the elections.
YEMEN, Feb 3: According to a confidential document obtained by al-Jazeera news broadcaster, the Saudi-led military coalition killed 68 children and wounded 36 others in war-torn Yemen from July to September 2017.
After more than four weeks of intense pre-coalition talks in Germany, the Free Democrats (FDP) pulled the plug on a very broad four-party alliance on Sunday. There are now two main options on how to proceed. Incumbent Chancellor Angela Merkel could form a minority government with her Christian Democrats (CDU) and the Bavarian sister-party, the Christian Social Union (CSU).
KATHMANDU, May 29: Lawmakers Meen Bahadur Bishwakarma and Tek Bahadur Basnet, who proposed and seconded the impeachment motion against Chief Justice Sushila Karki, said that withdrawing the motion would be against the prerogative rights of the parliament.
KATHMANDU, May 11: Health Minister and Nepali Congress (NC) leader Gagan Thapa has said that the present ruling coalition between NC and CPN (Maoist Center) will not break up until January, 2018, the constitutional deadline for concluding the local, provincial and national elections.
KATHMANDU, March 14: The United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF), an alliance of seven Madhes-based parties, is no longer a part of the governing coalition now onward, two senior leaders of the front said on Tuesday.
KATHMANDU, March 15: The United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF), an alliance of seven Madhes-based parties, is no longer a part of the governing coalition now onward, two senior leaders of the front said on Tuesday.
KATHMANDU, Jan 12: The already troubled relation between the ruling coalition and the main opposition party is likely to worsen further, with the government deciding to sack the chief of National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) Sushil Gyewali.