KATHMANDU, Feb 20: Overturning former Prime Minister’s recommendations of National Assembly members, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has proposed Yubaraj Khatiwada, Ramnarayan Bidari and Bimala Paudel Rai in today’s cabinet meeting, a source said.
KATHMANDU, Feb 19: With preparations underway to elect parliamentary party (PP) leader following the parliamentary polls, leaders belonging to rival factions within the Nepali Congress (NC) have decided to challenge party President Sher Bahadur Deuba's bid to get elected as PP leader for the second time.
KATHMANDU, August 26: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba's assurance to India that the ruling parties in Nepal would introduce a fresh constitution amendment bill in parliament has drawn flak not only from the main opposition CPN-UML but also from his own coalition partner, CPN (Maoist Center).
DHANGADHI, July 1: The ruling Nepali Congress has been defeated in the district headquarters of Dadeldhura, the home district of NC President and Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, in the second phase of local level elections.
Everybody hopes but few believe that now four-time prime minister Sher Bahadur Deuba can successfully hold all three sets of elections stipulated in the new constitution by the constitutional deadline of January 21, 2018. In fact, it would be a mini-miracle if he does. What are the kinds of challenges he is likely to face in the next seven months in the lead up to the deadline? Is there really room for hope? Kosh Raj Koirala explores.
KATHMANDU, June 7: Few Nepali politicians have been luckier than Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba. He led the government three times before reaching the prime of his political career. Deuba first became the prime minister in 1995, benefiting from a bitter power struggle between the then party president Girija Prasad Koirala and Ganesh Man Singh. It was a remarkable feat for a second-rung leader with his roots in the far-western region which until then was politically excluded.
KATHMANDU, June 8: Ram Chandra Paudel-led faction of the ruling Nepali Congress (NC) has expressed serious dissatisfaction with the party president and prime minister Sher Bahadur Deuba over what it described as an opaque deal on government formation and ministers selection.
KATHMANDU, JUNE 6: Born in Ruwakhola, Asigram-5 of Dadeldhura district, Mahakali Zone in 1946, Sher Bahadur Deuba is a founding member of the Nepali Congress (NC) student wing, Nepal Students Union (NSU), and was its president from 1971 and 1980.
KATHMANDU, June 7: Born in Ruwakhola, Asigram-5 of Dadeldhura district, Mahakali Zone in 1946, Sher Bahadur Deuba is a founding member of the Nepali Congress (NC) student wing, Nepal Students Union (NSU), and was its president from 1971 and 1980.
KATHMANDU, May 10: Main opposition CPN-UML Chairman K P Oli has rejected a proposal from ruling Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba for endorsing the constitution amendment bill in parliament immediately after the first phase local polls.
KATHMANDU, Nov 12: CPN-UML lawmaker Rajan Bhattarai has sought clarification of the government on the Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba's controversial presence in a conference in Goa, India recently.
KATHMANDU, Nov 11: Even as former prime minister Sher Bahadur Deuba and his aides have continued to dismiss media reports that he met head of the Tibetan government in exile Lobsang Sangay at a conference in Goa, India, many photos that came out in public on Thursday show him sitting next to Sangay.
DHANGADHI, Nov 8: Nepali Congress (NC) General Secretary Shashank Koirala has said that the reported participation of the party president Sher Bahadur Deuba as speaker in a conference in India along with the leader of Tibetan government in exile, to China’s irritation, was ‘inappropriate’.
KATHMANDU, Aug 22: Major ruling coalition partner Nepali Congress, which had earlier insisted that local polls be held only after the restructuring of the local bodies, has said that the government should conduct local polls for the interim period under the existing local structures.