KATHMANDU, Sept 18: CPN (Unified Socialist) Chairman Madhav Kumar Nepal has said that efforts are being made to break the ruling coalition by raising the issue of MCC. Speaking at the party’s office inauguration ceremony on Friday, Nepal said that different tactics are being used to break the ruling alliance in the name of MCC.
NEPALGUNJ, Sept 12: CPN (Unified Socialist) Chairman Madhav Kumar Nepal has said that KP Oli's CPN-UML party has now turned into a private company. He said that the party led by Oli was moving in a downward direction.
KATHMANDU, Sept 9: A meeting of the top leaders of the ruling parties is currently underway at the Prime Minister’s Official Residence in Baluwatar. Sources said the meeting has been organized to forge consensus among the ruling parties to endorse the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) agreement through parliament.
TAPLEUNG, Sept 6: As many as nine people’s representatives, including Deputy Chief of District Coordination Committee Devimaya Nepali on Sunday authenticated their signatures in favour of the CPN (Unified Socialist) led by Madhav Kumar Nepal in Taplejung district.
SUDURPASCHIM, Sept 6: Three additional Province Assembly members elected on behalf of the CPN-UML in the Sudurpaschim Province on Sunday have authenticated their signatures identifying them to be a part of the CPN (Unified Socialist)-led by Madhav Kumar Nepal.
KATHMANDU, September 4: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has held discussions with the Speaker of the House of Representatives (HoR), Agni Prasad Sapkota and other leaders of the ruling alliance. The meeting was held at Baluwatar in the presence of CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal and CPN (Unified Socialist) Chairman Madhav Kumar Nepal earlier today.
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, August 29: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has decided to give full shape to his Cabinet as soon as possible. Though Prime Minister Deuba earlier announced to allot six ministerial berths and “two more ministries if necessary” to the newly-formed CPN (Unified Socialist) party led by former PM Madhav Kumar Nepal, the latter’s party has found it quite difficult to choose leaders from his party for ministerial berths in the Deuba-led government as there are too many aspirants.
KATHMANDU, August 28: CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli said that he had made every possible effort he could to keep the party’s unity intact. Speaking at a program in the capital on Saturday, Oli said that he had called Madhav Kumar Nepal over 20 times to maintain the unity in the party.
KATHMANDU, August 27: A race of sorts has begun among the lawmakers of the CPN (Unified Socialist) to become a minister in the Sher Bahadur Deuba-led Cabinet after he announced to give six ministerial berths and “two more ministries if necessary” to the newly-formed party led by former PM Madhav Kumar Nepal.
KATHMANDU, August 27: CPN (Unified Socialist) party Chairman Madhav Kumar Nepal has accused CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli of leaning toward the right-wing groups. Nepal said that Oli had started to become oppressive since he became the party’s chairman and has finally shifted toward the right-wing groups.
KATHMANDU, August 25: Former Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal, who applied for the registration of his new party CPN (Unified Socialist), has reached the Election Commission (EC) for the verification process. Nepal is accompanied by some lawmakers close to him.
KATHMANDU, August 25: Former Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal, who has formed a new party, the CPN (United Socialist), after splitting from the CPN-UML, has claimed that KP Sharma Oli is the reason behind the party split.
KATHMANDU, August 24: The newly-formed CPN (Unified Socialist) led by former CPN-UML leader Madhav Kumar Nepal has said it will move forward on the path of socialism by protecting the norms and values of people's multi-party democracy, a political notion propagated by the late UML general secretary Madan Bhandari.
KATHMANDU, August 24: Chairman of the proposed CPN (Unified Socialist) party, Madhav Kumar Nepal has claimed that CPN-UML leader Ashtalakshmi Shakya had become the Chief Minister (CM) of Bagmati Province as per his wish and suggestion “but she is in a dilemma now”.
KATHMANDU, August 24: Madhav Kumar Nepal said UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli is responsible for the split in the CPN-UML. Nepal accused Oli of being the reason for the party split while speaking at a meeting of the Central Committee of the CPN (Unified Socialist) held at Chandragiri Resort on Monday.
KATHMANDU, August 20: Senior CPN-UML leader Madhav Kumar Nepal sent a request to register a new party at the Election Commission, stating that he was not given a place in the party by CPM-UML Chairperson KP Sharma Oli. However, the second generation leaders of the UML are trying to halt the split in the party and request Nepal to take his decision back.
KATHMANDU, August 19: Chairman of the CPN-UML, KP Sharma Oli has claimed that Chairman of CPN-UML (Socialist), Madhav Kumar Nepal, won’t be able to garner the support of even 10 percent of Central Committee (CC) or Parliamentary Party (PP) members of the party.
Sources close to Madhav Kumar Nepal said the two leaders did not hold any consultation with him prior to their departure to New Delhi. "This is not a pre-scheduled visit. We are surprised to learn that they have flown to New Delhi," said a leader close to Nepal, asking not to be named.
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, July 31: CPN-UML Chairman KP Oli has said that a ‘traitor’ like Madhav Kumar Nepal who toppled the leftist government and paved the way for the formation of a rightist government has no space in the party.
KATHMANDU, July 22: Amid mounting pressure within the party to save party unity, CPN-UML Chairman K P Oli has softened his stance toward the party's lawmakers who casted their votes in favor of Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba in parliament.
KATHMANDU, July 19: The CPN-UML has asked its 22 lawmakers, who voted in favor of Nepali Congress(NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba during the vote of confidence motion in parliament on Sunday evening, to submit clarifications within 24 hours.
KATHMANDU, July 12: The rival faction leader within the ruling CPN-UML Madhav Kumar Nepal has said that the support of 23 UML lawmakers given earlier to Nepali Congress(NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba in his prime ministerial bid is still intact.
KATHMANDU, July 7: The ruling CPN-UML Spokesperson Pradeep Kumar Gyawali has expressed confidence that the dispute seen with Madhav Kumar Nepal-led faction within the party will be resolved by tomorrow.
KATHMANDU, July 6: The dispute seen between Chairman K P Oli and senior leader Madhav Kumar Nepal within the ruling CPN-UML appears nowhere close to consensus even as the two sides have already held several rounds of talks.
KATHMANDU, June 5: At a time when a section of leaders with the ruling CPN-UML have been maintaining in public that the party’s unity must be saved even if this means offering the post of prime minister to the rival faction leader, senior leader Madhav Kumar Nepal, who leads the rival faction within the party, has claimed that he had rejected the offer made by the establishment faction of the party to become prime minister.
A former leader of CPN-UML affiliated All Nepal National Free Students Union, Jiwan Rai has registered a new political party called CPN (United). The aim of the new political party is said to unite all fringe leftist parties in the country.
KATHMANDU, June 11: Prime Minister K P Oli, who is already feeling heat after 23 CPN-UML lawmakers close to Madhav Kumar Nepal signed in the writ petition filed at the Supreme Court demanding appointment of Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba as new Prime Minister, has found himself in further difficult situation after three separate orders issued by the Supreme Court on Thursday.
KATHMANDU, June 7: The Madhav Kumar Nepal-led faction of the ruling CPN-UML has called a Standing Committee meeting today to discuss the six-point unity proposal put forth by the party Chairman K P Oli, who is also the prime minister, to save the party unity.