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.
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.
KATHMANDU, July 16: The top three leaders of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) are holding ‘decisive talks’ at the Prime Minister K P Oli’s official residence in Baluwatar to resolve their differences within the party, which, according to some analysts, has reached the verge of a split.
KATHMANDU, Dec 25: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said academic institutions should focus on producing competent and capable human resources to meet the national aspiration for 'prosperous Nepal, happy Nepali'.
KATHMANDU, May 1: Prime Minister KP Oli on Tuesday said NCP General Secretary Bishnu Poudel had no role in registering public land as private property. Oli, who also heads the ruling party, said attempts to drag Poudel into controversy were nothing but a ploy to tarnish the party's image.
KATHMANDU, Feb 9: Following the souring of relations over the ruling party's position on the Venezuelan crisis, chairmen of Nepal Communist Party — KP Sharma Oli and Pushpa Kamal Dahal — have been holding a series of meetings to resolve their differences.
KATHMANDU, Jan 27: Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli has voiced his unawareness about a controversial statement on the South American country of Venezuela issued by fellow-Chairperson of Nepal Communist Party Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Friday.
The Oli government has recently made public their list of ‘achievements’ of the last five months or so. Some big brain within the current government thought they needed some positive vibes flowing through the populace after all the negativity of the Dr KC fiasco and general dissatisfaction with the ineptitude of the government. Presumably, this was the sort of PR stunt that could not have waited even a month more in which case they would have had a little more time to actually accomplish something.
KATHMANDU, July 29: Prime Minister KP Oli has warned of blocking what he called ‘ill-intended aid’ coming to Nepal. Speaking at a program organized in the capital, the prime minister said he would stop the money coming to Nepal with wrong motives.
KATHMANDU, July 24: While criticizing the Nepali Congress (NC) for extending support to the agitating Dr Govinda KC, Prime Minister and Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) Chairman KP Oli and fellow-Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal have spit venom against the main opposition party and Dr KC for their ongoing protests.
KATHMANDU, July 22: As the ongoing 15th hunger strike by Dr Govinda KC enters the 24th day on Monday, differences have surfaced among the top leaders of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) over addressing the demands put forth by Dr KC.
KATHMANDU, July 21: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has directed the office bearers of the Tribhuvan University to bring forth the human resources plan in line with country's resolution of 'Prosperous Nepal: Happy Nepali.'
KATHMANDU, July 18: Prime Minister and Chairman of the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) KP Oli has come down heavily on the party leaders and cadres for not defending good work done by the government and failing to tackle criticism by the opposition.
KATHMANDU, July 13: The Solidarity for Dr Govinda KC Alliance presented a kilogram of Marsi rice, a native produce of Jumla, to Prime Minister KP Oli at Baluwatar on Thursday, reminding him of a feast at the residence of businessman Durga Prasai on February 18 where Oli and former PM Pushpa Kamal Dahal were served Marsi, among other delicacies.
KATHMANDU, July 11: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that the motto of 'Prosperous Nepal, Happy Nepali' could be achieved through good-governance and development and expressed his confidence of creating a new history of good governance in the country.
KATHMANDU, July 9: Nepali Congress lawmaker Gagan Thapa urged Prime Minister KP Shama Oli to immediately address the issues raised by Dr Govinda KC by giving up his arrogance of having two-thirds majority in the parliament.
Central Working Committee member and a senior leader of Nepali Congress, Dr Shekhar Koirala is a vocal critic of internal conflict and strong advocate of change within the party. But Nepali Congress has not yet been able to stand assertively on issues of public concern and has rather been reactive to government actions. What led Congress to this situation? How will it go ahead in the days to come? How does the party evaluate performance of K P Oli’s government? Mahabir Paudyal and Kosh Raj Koirala asked.