KATHMANDU, Feb 10: The meeting of the high-level political mechanism of the ruling coalition has ended without reaching any conclusion on the alliance’s candidate for the new president of the country. Surya Kiran Sharma, a member of the Prime Minister's Secretariat, said although the meeting was called to discuss the presidential candidate, other contemporary issues were discussed instead.

KATHMANDU, Feb 9:  A meeting of the high-level political mechanism of the ruling coalition called for 3 pm today has been deferred. Instead, a meeting between Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal and CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli was held.

KATHMANDU, Feb 7: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal and CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli have discussed the issue of presidential election.

Oli, Dahal and Deuba meet at PMO

February 6, 2023 15:44 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 6: Discussions on various contemporary issues were held among Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal, Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba and CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli at the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) at Singha Durbar.

KATHMANDU, Feb 2: Chairman of CPN-UML, KP Sharma Oli has said that according to the agreement reached during the formation of the government, the Ministry of Home Affairs should be given to the Rastriya Swatantra Party (RSP). He said that during the formation of the government, there was an agreement between the ruling alliance parties to give the Ministry of Home Affairs to the RSP.

KATHMANDU, Jan 26: CPN-UML Chairman K P Oli has held a meeting with Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal at the latter’s residence in Baluwatar on Thursday morning.

KATHMANDU, Jan 13: National Assembly Member Bamdev Gautam has described CPN-UML Chairman Oli as the 'planner' of the recent political change, which he termed as “the great political quake”, and Prime Minister Dahal as the executor of the plan.

KATHMANDU, Jan 12: CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli has reached Baluwatar to meet Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal to discuss power sharing.

KATHMANDU, Jan 11: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal will be visiting Balkot directly from Gorkha to meet CPN-UML Chairman KP Oli today.

KATHMANDU, Jan 10: CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli and Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba exchanged barbs in the meeting of the House of Representatives (HoR) on Tuesday.

PM’s promise is promising: Oli

January 10, 2023 14:53 pm

KATHMANDU,Jan 10: CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli has said that Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal's promise is promising and no one should disagree with it.

KATHMANDU, Dec 25:  UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli has agreed to make Pushpa Kamal Dahal, Chairman of CPN Maoist Center, as the new prime minister.

KATHMANDU, August 17: Chairman of CPN-UML KP Sharma Oli has said that the current alliance is traitorous.

KATHMANDU, July 27: Chairman of the CPN-UML, KP Sharma Oli is going to interact with the activists and voters of Jhapa Constituency 5 for three days. Oli will participate in the program of the Nepal Oppressed Ethnic Liberation Society, Birtamod on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, July 4: Chairman of the main opposition CPN-UML, KP Oli on Monday demanded the government form a parliamentary probe committee to investigate the involvement of ‘outsiders’ in the drafting of the budget for fiscal year 2022/23.

TANAHUN, May 7: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that all political parties are committed to making the electoral alliance among the ruling coalition victorious in the upcoming local polls. The PM also said that the nation needs the alliance at the moment.

KATHMANDU, April 27: Nepali Congress (NC) Spokesperson Dr Prakash Sharan Mahat has said that CPN-UML Chairperson KP Sharma Oli's recent remarks were condemnable.

KATHMANDU, April 1: As the local poll nears, CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli and Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) General Secretary Dr Dhawal Shamsher Rana have discussed the possibility of an electoral collaboration between the two parties for the local, provincial and federal polls.

KATHMANDU, March 29: Chairman of the Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Socialist) Madhav Kumar Nepal has said that CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli has been meeting royalist forces and making ‘dangerous plans’.

KATHMANDU, March 27: State Councilor and Minister for Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China, Wang Yi is holding a courtesy meeting with President Bidya Devi Bhandari today.

JHAPA, March 6: CPN (UML) Chairman KP Sharma Oli has argued that the sports sector should not be part of politics.

KATHMANDU, March 4: Nepali Congress(NC) General Secretary Bishwaprakash Sharma has called on every person who has reached the age to participate in the local level election to be held on May 13.

KATHMANDU, Feb 23: Home Minister Bal Krishna Khand called on chairman of the ruling coalition partner CPN (Maoist Center) Pushpa Kamal Dahal and chairman of the main opposition party CPN-UML KP Sharma Oli this morning to discuss issues including approval of the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) compact agreement tabled in parliament.

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: The main opposition CPN-UML has concluded that the five-party coalition government led by Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has failed in six months.

KATHMANDU, Dec 15: Nepali Congress senior leader Ram Chandra Poudel has accused CPN-UML of trying to push the country toward instability.

CHITWAN, Nov 25: CPN (UML) Chairman KP Sharma Oli reached Chitwan on Thursday for the 10th National General Convention of the party.

KATHMANDU, August 25: Chairman of CPN-UML, KP Sharma Oli has urged the leaders and cadres of the splinter faction of UML led by Madhav Kumar Nepal to return to the mother party.

KATHMANDU, July 16: CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli has said that his party would play a constructive and active role as the opposition party.

KATHMANDU, July 14: Chairman of CPN-UML, KP Sharma Oli has maintained that senior leader Madhav Kumar Nepal cannot be accepted in the party even if he acknowledges his mistakes and self-criticizes for the same.

KATHMANDU, July 13: The out-going Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has accused the Supreme Court (SC) of ‘deliberately’ passing a verdict in favor of the opposition parties.

KATHMANDU, July 13: Outgoing Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is addressing the nation from the Singha Durbar-based Office of Prime Minister and Council of Ministers (OPMCM).

KATHMANDU, June 24: Two days after the Supreme Court annulled the cabinet expansions following the dissolution of the lower house of federal parliament, the existing five members of the KP Sharma Oli-led Cabinet have been assigned additional ministerial portfolios.

A Case of Two Cartoons

June 11, 2021 13:58 pm

There is a thin line separating creative provocation from group defamation. All too often we see TV shows or cartoons stir up discord for their libelous content or politicians and celebrities from the majority community open their mouths and emit a torrent of snobbish and racist prejudice.

KATHMANDU, June 7: Chairman of CPN (Maoist center) Pushpa Kamal Dahal has maintained that it is a conspiracy of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli to make a remark that the unity between the CPN (Maoist center) and CPN-UML was unsuccessful because of him.

PM Oli calls upon political parties to form all-party government and hold elections

The meeting is expected to seek clarification from the UML lawmakers signing in the writ petition to be filed against the dissolution of House of Representatives (HoR) at the apex court by the opposition parties today.

KATHMANDU, May 21: A writ petition has been filed against President Bidya Devi Bhandari and Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Friday.

KATHMANDU, May 21: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is to hold a press conference at the latter’s office at Baluwatar.

KATHMANDU, May 14: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli will take the oath of office and secrecy on Friday afternoon.

KATHMANDU, May 10: Lawmakers close to the Madhav Kumar Nepal-led faction of the ruling CPN-UML have decided to abstain from voting in parliament today.

PM Oli summons cabinet meeting

May 8, 2021 11:24 am

KATHMANDU, May 8: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has summoned a cabinet meeting for Saturday evening.

KATHMANDU, April 22: Amid the widening intraparty rift within the ruling CPN-UML, the party’s Chairman KP Sharma Oli and senior leader Madhav Kumar Nepal met at a hotel in the capital on Thursday in what is said to be the ‘last ditch effort’ to save party unity.

PM Oli to address nation tomorrow

April 13, 2021 13:35 pm

KATHMANDU, April 13: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is scheduled to address the nation on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, March 24:  Prime Minister and Chairman of the ruling CPN-UML, KP Sharma Oli visited and inspected the party's new central office at Thapathali in Kathmandu on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 13: Following the dissolution of the lower house of the federal parliament and announcement of the midterm election, factions within the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) appear to be spending all their energy to show their strength.

Rival faction of the NCP led by Pushpa Kamal Dahal has dragged India into controversy again alleging that PM Oli had dissolved the parliament at India’s behest.

Oli, Dahal meet at Baluwatar

October 31, 2020 15:56 pm

The two chairmen of the ruling NCP have seen each other after 11 days

KATHMANDU, Aug 17: The ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) and the main opposition party, Nepali Congress (NC), have expedited consultations to make appointments at various constitutional bodies that have some 40 positions vacant.

KATHMANDU, Aug 17: The Secretariat meeting of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has convened on Monday after a hiatus of almost a month following an agreement between two top leaders not to raise the issue of the resignation of Prime Minister K P Oli.

KATHMANDU, July 31: With the start of an ‘ideological polarization’ among the leaders of the erstwhile CPN-UML and the CPN (Maoist Center) which merged to form the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP), the embattled Prime Minister K P Oli has grown stronger within the ruling party in recent days.